Course Info & Map

The Alaska Airlines Bay to Breakers 12K race runs west through the city and finishes at the Great Highway along the Pacific Coast’s Ocean Beach. Participants run up the iconic Hayes Street Hill, along the Panhandle and through Golden Gate Park, while the city of San Francisco cheers them on. The fun starts at 8:00 AM on race day!

 

Please note the course will closed at Chain of Lakes Drive in Golden Gate Park at 12:30 PM on race day. All participants not past this point at this time will be directed to Fulton or Lincoln Ave.

The Finish Line will officially close at 1:00 PM. All participants who have not crossed the finish line at this point will not receive a Finish Medal.

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Open the course in Garmin Connect to view the interactive map and elevation profile. With a free Connect account, you can adjust the pace calculator to match your goal time and send the course to your compatible Garmin device for navigational guidance during training or real-time pacing on race day.

CLICK HERE to load the Garmin Connect page of this 12K Map and load it to your Garmin Device or download for any other use.

 

 

Sutter health cpmc breakers bonus

Introducing the Sutter Health CPMC Breakers Bonus, an all new way to experience race day. For the first time in the history of the race, you can increase your run distance from a 12k to 15k!

BONUS runners will receive:

  • An extra 3k to your run (pushing your run to a 15k in length)
  • An exclusive BONUS medal (in addition to the standard Finisher Medal)
  • A drink ticket good for one Angel City Brewery beer at the Finish Line Festival beer garden 
  • BONUS entertainment in the final 3k to motivate you to the finish line

Bonus Map

ELEVATION MAP

Check out the course’s elevation map here.

HAYES HILL

The infamous Hayes Hill (pictured above) is one of the most notorious hills in all of racing.

  • Starting Point: Mile 2
  • Length: Approximately 2/3 miles
  • Average Grade: 5.5%
  • Steepest Grade: 11%
  • Learn more about Hayes Hill HERE.

 

LYFT MAKES IT EASY TO GET TO AND FROM THE RACE

With designated drop off and pick up zones a few blocks from the Start Area and Finish Line Festival, using Lyft on race day makes getting around the city easy! See map below for more information.

New to Lyft? Get $10 off your first ride using code BAY2BREAKERS18. (Subject to Lyft's Terms of Use)

  • START AREA DROP OFF ZONE: Sue Bierman Park 
  • FINISH LINE PICK UP ZONE: Northside Golden Gate Park (Fulton & Chain of Lakes/42nd Ave)

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