Friday, July 15, 2011

Sunday (07/18) Route Description

You will be logging between 7-10 miles depending upon your training level. Here is a link to the course map for your reference-

Sunday Long Run Course Map

We will launch from the Warming Hut and head out along the dirt path that runs along the water. The path will veer left and you will follow the path for a little over a mile until you run into a parking lot. At this point, you will take a slight right turn and cut through the 'little' Marina Green and make your way towards Marina Boulevard.

Turn LEFT onto Marina Boulevard and run along the paved path towards Fort Mason. You will run past the Marina Safeway (on your RIGHT) and head up Fort Mason Hill. You will crest this hill and then head down into Aquatic Park.

Continue running along the sidewalk adjacent to Aquatic Park into Fisherman's Wharf. Please keep a watchful eye for tourists, cyclists, and other traffic in Fisherman's Wharf. Continue running to the intersection of Jefferson/Powell. This is 3.5 miles. Beginner runners turn around here! Head back to the Warming Hut for 7 MILES!

Everyone else will running along Jefferson which will eventually turn into the Embarcadero. At the intersection of Embarcadero & Bay there is a Hillstone's restaurant on the right. This is 4 MILES. Intermediate runners turn around here. Head back to the Warming Hut for 8 MILES!

Advanced and Race level runners will continue past Embarcadero & Bay. 1/2 a mile later you will encounter the intersection of Embarcadero/Green. This is 4.5 MILES. Advanced runners turn around here. Head back to the Warming Hut for 9 MILES!

Race level runners will continue running along the Embarcadero all the way to the MAIN entrance of the Ferry Building. This is 5 MILES. Race level runners will turn around here and head back to the Warming Hut. When you get back you will have logged 10 MILES!

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