San Francisco Runs You Might Like - March 2017

San Francisco Runs You Might Like - March

Are you ready to hit the roads and trails for some runs in and around San Francisco this March? Here are a few road and trail runs that you may want to get into your racing calendar.

Already tried these runs? Be sure to check out our complete San Francisco runs calendar for a full calendar of road, trail and OCR runs.

Marin Ultra Challenge

Marin Ultra Challenge

Date: March 11, 2017
Distance: 25k, 50k, 50 mile

The premier Marin County race for you ultra trail enthusiats! Cruise over ample hills and sweeping descents. Participants choose from 25k, 50k and 50-mile races distances. The fun begins underneath the Golden Gate Bridge, then traverses the Marin Headlands, Stinson-facing Mt. Tamalpais and Muir Woods.

St. Patrick's Day 5K & Kid's Run

St. Patrick's Day 5k and Kid's Run

Date: March 12, 2017
Distance: 5k

This 5k features an out & back course along the San Francisco Bay. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in a convivial atmosphere with this low-key race, staged by the Dolphin South End (DSE) running club, a beloved San Francisco running institution putting on dozens of low cost, well managed runs around town all year long.

Badger Cove Half Marathon

Badger Cove Half Marathon

Date: March 18,2017
Distance: 5k, 10k, Half Marathon

Come celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a Half Marathon, 10k or 5k at the picturesque Del Valle Regional Park in Livermore! From waterfront views under oak groves to panoramic vistas, these courses have a lot to offer.

Golden Gate Headlands Marathon

Golden Gate Headlands Marathon

Date: March 25, 2017
Distance: 10k, Half marathon, Marathon

The course is a combination of single track hiking trails and fire roads. As runners reach the summits of this course, they are treated to views of the San Francisco Bay tucked behind the rolling green hills of the Marin Headlands to the east, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

Rock 'n' Roll San Francisco Half Marathon

Rock 'n' Roll San Francisco Half Marathon

Date: March 26, 2017
Distance: Half marathon

Join more than 10,000 participants at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon San Francisco. Runners dash across the Golden Gate Bridge followed by a tour of picturesque San Francisco up and down its hilly terrain. Runners will race through stunning neighborhoods and waterfront property.

Livermore Half Marathon

Livermore Half Marathon

Date: March 26, 2017
Distance: Half Marathon

Take a running tour of Livermore's premier wineries as you work your rhythm over the half marathon distance. Runners enjoy free admission to the post-race RunLiv wine and music festival where they can enjoy local wines. There's also a beer garden if you are Joe Six-pack!

Published on Jan 27, 2017

Steve Lafler, RunGuides staff writer, fuels his writing and running with an unholy combination of strong coffee and red wine.