General Info

Alaska Airlines Bay to Breakers is a race built by the people. Since 1912, Over 2 million costumed runners, walkers and centipedes have completed the iconic 12K journey from the San Francisco Bay to the breakers on Ocean Beach.

REGISTRATION OPTIONS

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! TAKE ADVANTAGE OF LEVEL 3 PRICING (25% OFF THE FINAL PRICE) BEFORE THE NEXT PRICE INCREASE!

Adults: Ages 18 & Older

  • Current Price: $59.99
  • Child: Ages 3 – 17 (Children 2 and under are free), child registrants receive a 50% discount off the adult price
    • Current Price: $29.99
  • Centipedes: Groups of 13 or more runners linked together, centipede groups receive a $5 discount for each registrant, more information here.
    • Current Price: $49.99 per person
  • VIP: Receive exclusive access and additional runners perks, see below, more information here.
    • Current Price: $129.99
  • Virtual Runner: Can’t make it to the race this year, but still want all the cool SWAG? Register as a virtual runner and have your bib, shirt and medal mailed to you after the race.
    • Current Price: $69.99

Alaska Airlines Bay to Breakers is proud to offer an exclusive discount to active military, veterans and their family members.  Special discount codes are distributed through ID.me. Please click the logo below to verify your status and receive the discount code.

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RUNNER PERKS

  • Official Runners Tech T
  • Finisher Medal
  • Recovery Food & Beverages
  • Course Entertainment
  • Finish Line Festival Access

VIP BENEFITS

(To upgrade your existing registration to VIP see order additions below)

  • Priority Packet Pick-Up at the Alaska Airlines Bay to Breakers Expo
  • Start Area VIP Zone Access: continental breakfast (coffee, bananas, bagels, etc.) and runner amenities (sunscreen, tape, chafing cream, etc.)
  • Finish Line Festival VIP Zone Access: catered lunch with beverages including Angel City beer (21+), soda and water
  • Private Gear Check
  • Private Restrooms at the Start Area and Finish Line Festival
  • Commemorative Alaska Airlines Bay to Breakers item
  • Includes Regular Adult Registration

breakers bonus

Introducing the 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 12k to 15k!

Bonus runners will receive:

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

Find out more information on the Breakers Bonus HERE.

THE EXPO

May 18 (11 AM – 7 PM) & May 19 (9 AM – 5 PM),

2018 Location:
Pier 35
1454 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94133

More information here

THE RACE

May 20, 2018

START TIME

To be announced at a later time

THE START

Main St. & Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105

THE FINISH LINE FESTIVAL

Ocean Beach Parking Lot
Great Highway [B/W JFK Dr. & Lincoln Way]
San Francisco, CA 94122
More information here

RACE PACKET PICK-UP

In-Person
Participants may pick up their race packets at the 2018 Alaska Airlines Bay to Breakers Expo taking place Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19. Please check out more information regarding the Expo here. If a participant cannot attend the Expo, someone else may pick up their packet as long as they have a copy of the participant’s ID and order confirmation number.

Mail
The deadline to purchase the mail option for your registration is March 31, 2018. Mail packets will be sent out approximately 2 weeks before the race. The cost is $20 per order. (To add the mail option to your existing registration see Order Additions below)

Race Packet Contains

  • Runner Bib with Timing Tag
  • Race Instruction Guide
  • Partner Premiums & Collateral

ORDER ADDITIONS (Upgrade to VIP or add Mail Packet or Transportation)

Participants who have already registered, but would like upgrade their existing registration to VIP or add the mail option or transportation will need the following information:

  • Primary email address used for your registration
  • Last name of the primary person for your registration
  • Booking code for the registration

To access the Order Additions website please follow the link here.

OFFICIAL RUNNERS’ TECH T DISTRIBUTION

Participants who pick up their race packet at the Expo will also receive their Official Runners’ Tech T at that time. Participants who choose to have their race packet mailed can pick up their Runners’ T at the Finish Line Festival on race day or may come to the Expo as well.

REFUND POLICY

Alaska Airlines Bay to Breakers reserves the right to reject any entry and adheres to the standard running industry policy: All entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. The entry fee for this year’s event will NOT transfer to next year’s event, without exception.