You'll be logging 10-14 miles on Saturday depending upon your training level. Here's a link to the course map-
Saturday Long Run
We'll launch this run from Crissy Field and head out on the Marina Promenade towards the Warming Hut.
Upon reaching the Warming Hut, 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
Continue to the end of the bridge to the Visitor Center.
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 back the way you came towards the Marina Green Monkey Bars.
Follow Marina Boulevard past the Marina Green Monkey Bars and head towards Fort Mason Hill. Beginners will crest this hill and head back to our starting point for 10 MILES!
Everyone else will head down into Aquatic Park. At the end of Aquatic Park/edge of Fisherman's Wharf, Intermediate runners will turn around here and head back to the starting point for 11 MILES!
Advanced and Race level runners will run along the waterfront into
Fisherman's Wharf. You will be on Jefferson. Please
keep a watchful eye for tourists, cyclists, and other traffic in
Fisherman's Wharf. Continue running to the intersection of
Jefferson/Powell. There is a large CVS Pharmacy on the right. Advanced level runners turn around here and head back to the monkey bars for 12 MILES!
runners will continue running to the intersection of Embarcadero/Green. Turn around here and head back to our starting point for 14 MILES!