Berkeley Half Marathon

5 stars1 review

Berkeley, California

Occurred on November 22, 2015
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13.1 miles
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Official Description: This 13.1-mile loop course is a fantastic tour of Berkeley’s best spots. Run up the iconic Telegraph Avenue, through the historic UC Berkeley campus, under gorgeous tree canopies, through the hip personality-filled neighborhoods, and out along the waterfront. You’ll see a bit of everything that makes Berkeley one of the best cities in California.

More about this race

Registration$85 - $110
Now Closed
Race Size5,000 participants
Packet PickupExpo & Mail
Time Limit4 hours (18:20 min/mile)
Inauguration2013
Timed RaceYes

Race Day!

Start Time8:00 AM
Bag CheckAvailable
Past Weather
2013 B Clear 44°F → 53°F

Showing temperature at start time and 2 hours later.

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1 participant review

Overall Rating 5 stars
Course Scenery 5 stars
Event Organization 5 stars
Vibe / Energy 4 stars
Participant Shirt 5 stars
Finisher Medal 4 stars
Expo / Packet Pick-up 5 stars
Event Start 5 stars
Course Entertainment 4 stars
Restrooms Sufficient
Course Aid Sufficient
5 starsalmost 2 years ago by Gilbert L.

My Favorite Part

Running through the Berkeley neighborhoods (2014 edition) was a lot of fun. The community did an excellent job supporting runners with signs, cheers and even large cups of water. The race definitely featured the best of Berkeley including a Cal Football game ticket with registration.

Recommended Changes

The 2014 race was particularly warm and the "late" start time of the race didn't help. The run along the Marina was particularly warm (no cloud cover and no breeze).

Tips for Future Participants

If it is a warm day don't forget your electrolytes - enjoy the beauty of Berkeley and enjoy this race!

Review of 2014 Race · Casual Racer · Local to Race