Salomon San Francisco

Race Day Information



The Salomon San Francisco Run will be held on Saturday, Mar 24th at East Beach (free parking).

Starting times for each event are as follows:

  • Half Marathon - 9:00 a.m.
  • 10 Km - 9:25 a.m.
  • 5 Km - 9:40 a.m.

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San Francisco


The course is easy to follow and will be marked with directional signage the entire way.

All races start/finish at East Beach and head West along the popular Golden Gate Promenade. The 5K event climbs up Battery East trail to the Golden Gate Bridge before heading back to the finish. The 10K and Half Marathon courses continue underneath the Golden Gate and follow the Coastal Trail to Baker Beach with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean along the way. The 10K turns around at the Baker Beach aid station while the Half Marathoners head through Seacliff and continue along Coastal Trail to the turnaround at Lands End overlooking the historic Sutro Baths.

Please be courteous on the trail. If you're passing another runner or hiker, announce "on your left" as you approach.

Headphones are allowed on dirt road sections only. Please do not wear headphones on single-track trail, while crossing paved roads, when getting aid at aid stations, or while crossing the finish line.

Your bib number indicates the distance that you're running. If you want to change your distance, please send us an e-mail or let us know by check-in, at the latest.

No dogs allowed on the course. Please don't leave pets in your vehicle.

Aid Stations

Fully-stocked aid stations every 2 - 3 miles. You can expect fresh fruit, salty snacks, assorted candy, water, and Clif Shot Electrolyte sports drink. If you would like to be sure that you have any other specific item at the event, you should carry it with you.

Distance (mi)
Next Aid (mi)
5 Km
1. East Beach (Finish)
10 Km
1. Baker Beach
2. East Beach (Finish)
Half Marathon
1. Lagoon
2. Baker Beach
3. Sutro Baths
4. Baker Beach
5. East Beach (Finish)

Post-Run Activities

There will be post-run snacks at the finish line.

Hi-tech shirts will be given to all pre-registered runners. Award medals are given to the 1st female and male finishers overall and top three finishers in each age group. All finishers will receive a custom medal.

Message Board

The Coastal Message Board is for information about Coastal events. Please post messages regarding places to eat or stay, sharing rides with fellow runners, etc. Go to Message Board (opens in a new window).

Check In

Please arrive 30 min before your event to receive your bib number.