Golden Gate Half Marathon (formerly US Half)

5 stars4 reviews

San Francisco, California

Occurred on November 8, 2015
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13.1 miles
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More about this race

Registration$49 - $109
Now Closed
Race Size3,600 participants
Packet PickupExpo Only
Time Limit14 min/mile
Inauguration2002
Timed RaceYes
Minimum Age12 years old

Race Day!

Start Time7:00 AM
Bag CheckAvailable
Past Weather
2013 N Partly Cloudy 48°F → 57°F
2012 N Partly Cloudy 56°F → 63°F
2011 N Partly Cloudy 50°F → 54°F

Showing temperature at start time and 2 hours later.

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4 participant reviews

Overall Rating 5 stars
Course Scenery 5 stars
Event Organization 4.5 stars
Vibe / Energy 5 stars
Participant Shirt 5 stars
Finisher Medal 5 stars
Expo / Packet Pick-up 4.5 stars
Event Start 5 stars
Course Entertainment 4 stars
Restrooms Sufficient
Course Aid Sufficient
5 starsalmost 3 years ago by Karlie D.

Great course, great views from the Golden Gate Bridge! The switchbacks at the end of the bridge are a little challenging, but it is a fun and challenging race. I would definitely recommend doing this boutique race - I love that it is a smaller sized race because it is not too overwhelming of a start or a finish.

2013's long sleeve tech tee is one of my favorites but unfortunately the threading is coming apart a little bit. It's not a huge deal but I wished the material was a little more hardy.

Overall, well-organized race and I always recommend this to my friends!

Review of 2013 Race · Casual Racer · Local to Race

4 starsalmost 3 years ago by Eli K.

First time doing this race, and like the course which I've run before.

Medal and shirt are super nice.

Crowded on the bridge running, but other than that, course is easy and fun. plenty of bathrooms.

Will do it again next year!

Review of 2014 Race · Casual Racer · Local to Race

5 starsalmost 3 years ago by Simone W.

This was my most exciting half marathon! I loved it! Favourite part: the bridge, the scenery. I think I might have liked a wave start to get up to my speed and rhythm faster. All else was perfect!

Review of 2014 Race · Race Junkie · Local to Race

5 starsalmost 3 years ago by Tatiana C.

Loved this race! Already signed up for next years race. So excited!

Review of 2014 Race · First Timer · Local to Race