We'll be covering 8-12 miles this Sunday. Our journey launches from outside Sports Basement on Crissy Field.
Click the map link below to take a closer look at what we'll be tackling-
Sunday's Long Run Course Map
We'll head out on the paved path on Mason Street and head towards the Warming Hut. Upon reaching the Warming Hut(roughly 2 miles), you will run past the Warming Hut and take an IMMEDIATE left to head towards LONG AVENUE. Long Avenue is effectively a short hill that heads up towards Lincoln.
Everyone will head up Long Avenue along the shoulder until you reach a stop sign. This is LINCOLN.
Take a right on to the paved cyclist/pedestrian path and follow this
path to your right. Stick to this path as it heads towards the Golden
You will follow the path for roughly 1/2-3/4 of a mile. There will be a
few points at which the path may fork, but stick to the MAIN path. You
will soon see the Golden Gate Bridge approaching.
You will reach a point where you can continue running and run underneath
the bridge or take a hairpin LEFT and wind your way up to the
pedestrian side of the bridge. You want to do the LATTER and turn left and head onto the pedestrian side of the bridge.
BE CAREFUL! THERE ARE TYPICALLY A REASONABLE NUMBER OF TOURISTS WHO
AREN'T PAYING ATTENTION. BE SMART AND BE POLITE IF YOU NEED TO GET
Everyone will continue to the end of the bridge to the Visitor Center. This is roughly 3.25 MILES.
Stop here to grab some water, use the restroom, and/or take a gel, clif
shot, etc. Everyone will turn around here and head back across the
bridge and head back towards Sports Basement.
Once you've returned to the starting point of our run, you will continue running on Mason Street EAST towards the Marina. Look for the intersection of Marina/Baker which is directly across from the volleyball court area (on your left). Beginners will turn around here and return to Sports Basement for 8 MILES!
Everyone else will continue running along Marina Boulevard towards the Marina Green Monkey Bars. Look for the intersection of Marina/Fillmore. Intermediate runners will turn around here and head back to Sports Basement for 9 MILES!
Advanced and Race level runners will continue past Marina/Fillmore. Continue along Marina Boulevard past the Marina Safeway (on your right) and up Fort Mason Hill. Upon cresting Fort Mason Hill, Advanced runners will turn around and head back to Sports Basement for 10 MILES!
Race level runners will head down Fort Mason Hill into Aquatic Park. Run through Aquatic Park into Fisherman's Wharf. Be careful in Fisherman's Wharf as it will likely be crowded. You will be on Jefferson Street.
Run to the intersection of Jefferson/Powell. Turn around here and head back to Sports Basement for 12 MILES!