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San Francisco Marathon in San Francisco

The 42km (26.2 miles) marathon takes in many of the most famous sites and streets of San Francisco. Starting from the Embarcadero at the renovated Ferry Building and Food Mart, the course goes west through Fisherman's Wharf and up Fort Mason hill with spectacular views of the Bay and of the Golden Gate Bridge. It continues along the Marina, crosses the Golden Gate Bridge then loops round and returns across the bridge. The route also takes in Golden Gate Park, Stow Lake, the Japanese Tea Garden, and the famous Haight Ashbury District. The course ends along the water front back where it started at the Ferry Building. There will be waved starts and a 6-hour time limit. There is also a half marathon and 5km (3 miles) run/walk
Venue:
Streets of San Francisco. Race starts and finishes at the Ferry Building. Spectators can watch from various locations
Dates:
2008-07-01 -to- 2008-07-31
Frequency:
Annual | TBC. Usually one Sun in Jul
Hours:
Various
Price:
Free to spectators. Entry fees TBC. 2007 entry fees: Marathon from US$100; half marathon US$50; 5km run/walk from US$30
Road:
Many roads are closed on race day morning. For public transport information, visit www.sfmuni.com
Organiser:
RunSFM
Phone:
No number available
Email:
sfmarathon@westendmanagement.com

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