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Golden Gate Headlands Marathon

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25.3 mile 40.7 kilometer point to point
89% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 4,142' 1,262 m
Descent: -4,094' -1,248 m
High: 899' 274 m
Low: 18' 5 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 33% (18°)

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Panoramic vistas of the Golden Gate Bridge, the San Francisco Bay, and the lush Pacific shoreline and its wildflowers.

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Features Spring · Views · Wildflowers

Overview

As you reach the summits of this course, you'll take in a view of San Francisco Bay tucked behind the rolling green hills of the Marin Headlands to the east, and looking west, you'll view the Pacific Ocean. One thing's certain...the views this course offers are unlike any other. The event is limited to 400 participants and sells out every year, so don't wait too long to register!

Description

You'll start and finish at the historic parade ground at Ft. Barry in Rodeo Valley. Along this scenic trail run through the Marin Headlands, you'll soak in panoramic vistas of the Golden Gate Bridge, the San Francisco Bay and the lush Pacific shoreline peppered with vibrant wildflowers. The course is a combination of singletrack trails and fire roads.

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View from the SCA Trail.
Mar 3, 2016 near Sausalito, CA
Rodeo Beach.
Feb 9, 2016 near Tamalpa…, CA
The perfect outdoor classroom.
Mar 2, 2016 near Tamalpa…, CA
Tennessee Valley Hike
Sep 2, 2015 near Tamalpa…, CA
Rodeo Beach.
Mar 4, 2016 near Tamalpa…, CA
Welcoming the morning sun.
Mar 2, 2016 near Sausalito, CA

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