San Francisco Runs You Might Like - December

San Francisco Runs You Might Like - December

Here are some upcoming runs you might like to try in San Francisco this December. One event offers the ultimate swag: A Santa suit! Another promises secret Santas bearing gifts.

Road Runs

Girls on the Run Fall 5K

Girls on the Run Fall 5k

Date: December 2, 2017
Distance: 5k

This fun-filled 5k event is the culmination of a 10-week course for the Sonoma County Girls on the Run program. Everyone is invited to participate in the run to support this excellent organization. And hey, the course is flat and fast!

> Learn more about Girls on the Run Fall 5k

Run Wild Santa Francisco

Run Wild Santa Francisco

Date: December 3, 2017
Distance: 5k

Run this flat, fast 5k around Crissy Field and enjoy the spectacular view of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay. And don't be surprised if a Secret Santa stops you to bestow a gift en route!

> Learn more about Run Wild Santa Francisco

Walnut Creek Half Marathon

Walnut Creek Half Marathon

Date: December 9, 2017
Distance: 5k, Half marathon, Half marathon relay

Come to lovely Walnut Creek for this holiday Half Marathon, Half Marathon Relay or 5k run, just a stone's throw over the Bay Bridge and up Highway 24 from San Francisco, an easy drive on a Saturday morning. The course is scenic and the voluteers are your vocal support chorus.

> Learn more about the Walnut Creek Half Marathon...

San Francisco Great Santa Run

San Francisco Great Santa Run

Date: December 10, 2017
Distance: 5k

Coupon: Get 20% off your entry with code RUN

Get your Santa on and embrace the holiday spirit in this flat, fast run at Crissy Field on a "figure 8" loop. You can also choose the Rudolph 1-miler if you don't care to cover 5k in bright red togs and a beard.

> Learn more about the San Francisco Great Santa Run...

Elf on the Run 5k & 10k

Elf on the Run 5k & 10k

Date: December 16, 2017
Distance: 5k & 10k

Coupon: Get 10% off entry with code 10PERCENT

Elf on the Run is a 5k & 10k charity race that runs along the San Francisco Bay Area trail with gorgeous views of the Golden Gate Bridge.

> Learn more about Elf on the Run 5k & 10K

Trail Runs

Peacock Gap Trail Run

Peacock Gap Trail Run

Date: December 2, 2017
Distance: 5k, 10k, Half marathon, 35k

Take a jaunt out to China Camp is San Rafael, just a few miles north of San Francisco for a challenging 5k, 10k half marathon or 35k trail race. An extensive trail network greets you with views of Mt. Tam, San Pablo Bay, and San Francisco Bay as you traverse twisting single-track trails, climbing up and over the peak.

> Learn more about the Peacock Gap Trail Run...

Presidio Cross Country 5k

Presidio Cross Coungry 5k

Date: December 17, 2017
Distance:
5k

This low cost, low-key run is a great way to embrace the fun of cross-country running, courtesy of the Dolphin South End Runners. Okay so you run down a big hill, then back up in the course of the race. That's what makes it so fun!

> Learn more about the Presidio Cross Country 5k...
 

Looking for more races?

Already familiar with these? You can always head to www.runguides.com/san-francisco/runs to get a full list of upcoming San Francisco road runs, trail runs, and OCRs.

Published on Dec 01, 2017

Steve Lafler writes for RunGuides and prefers red wine to gatorade.