12k Course

Across the Bay course mapThe 12k features the same USATF certified course as years past — a point to point course starting in Sausalito, across the Golden Gate Bridge, and finishing in Aquatic Park.


We will have complimentary gear check at the 12k starting area and the 5k starting area. Both 12k and 5k gear check pickup will be right past the finish line on Van Ness Ave.

Parking (Autos, San Francisco) 

Please plan to park in San Francisco near Aquatic Park and take the shuttle bus to the Start Line in Sausalito. Buses leave from Aquatic Park beginning at 6:00 am. You must arrive by 7:30 am to ensure a seat on the bus. There is metered street parking and garages and parking lots that charge various prices to park. There will be no parking available near the Start Line. For full shuttle info please click here.

Parking (Autos, Sausalito)

There is no parking at the start. Buses will leave from downtown Sausalito between 6:30am and 7:45 am. Bus pick-up will be located at Humboldt Ave. and Anchor St., behind the Bank of America. There are NO shuttles back to the start after the race. Google Map of the pickup location.

Course Time Limit
Participants must maintain a pace of 18:20 minutes per mile.

Turn by Turn Directions
The event will start on East Road in Sausalito, Marin County.
Runners will follow East Road until turning left onto Sommerville Road.
Sommerville Road will turn into Conzelman Road as runners travel up the incline to the Golden Gate Bridge.
Runners will turn right to head South across The Golden Gate Bridge into San Francisco.
Runners will turn right onto Coastal Trail, follow the U-Turn, and end up on Battery E Trail.
Runners will turn left onto Long Avenue.
Long Avenue will turn into Marine Drive, runners will continue here until The Fort Point turnaround where they will make a turn-around.
Runners will continue on this path until turning right onto San Francisco Bay Trail.
San Francisco Bay Trail will turn into Marina Blvd, which runners will follow until the finish line at Aquatic Park.
Runners will finish on Van Ness, North of Beach Street.


finish area map