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Race Dates

2017: Saturday, March 25, 2017
2016: Saturday, April 2, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Very Hilly
Type: Multiple Loops
Surface: Trail
Certified?: No

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 55°F (12°C)
Average High: 63°F (17°C)
Average Low: 47° F (8°C)

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: N/A
Course Score: N/A

Race Size

2016: 41 Finishers
2015: 42 Finishers
2014: 34 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: N/A
2015: N/A
2014: N/A

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Golden Gate Headlands Marathon starts and finishes at Rodeo Beach located at Fort Cronkite in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (west of the Golden Gate Bridge in Marin County).

The course runs along the trail through the Marin Headlands,with panoramic vistas of the Golden Gate Bridge, the San Francisco cityscape and the Pacific shoreline.

The course is a combination of single track hiking trails, fire roads, pavement and a beach crossing.

Marathon Rankings

The Golden Gate Headlands Marathon was the 556th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 567th largest in 2014.

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 780 feet (237m)
Min Elevation: 200 feet (60m)

No course elevation available at this time.

Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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