Berkeley Half Marathon

COVID-19 Race Update
This race is usually an in person event, but due to COVID-19 they have gone virtual. We recommend checking the official race website and social media channels to get current information about this year's event.
Berkeley Half Marathon
Date Dec 13, 2020
Distance 5k, 10k, Half-marathon
Course Type Road
COVID-19 Race Update
Due to COVD-19 this race is now a virtual run for 2020. We recommend checking the official race website and social media channels to get current information about this year's event.

Race Reports

Read first hand reports and reviews from runners who have completed this race in the past!

2016 Berkeley Half Marathon Race Report
"I had long ago relegated myself to having that 1:33 be my half PR forevermore, so the possibility that it could fall was entirely surprising..."
2016 Berkeley Half Marathon Race Report
"Around mile 4, maybe, it started to drizzle, which was actually nice and refreshing."
2014 Berkeley Half Marathon - Race Report
"At about mile 4 Michelle dropped us like a bad cold and sped up."

Race Information

This 13.1-mile loop course will give you a fantastic tour of Berkeley’s best spots. Run up iconic Telegraph Avenue, through the historic UC Berkeley campus, under gorgeous tree canopies, through the hip personality-filled neighborhoods, and out along the waterfront. You’ll see a bit of everything that makes Berkeley one of the best cities in California.

If you aren't up to running 13.1 miles, there's also a 5K and 10K race option. All runners are invited to participate in the official Half Marathon Finish Line Festival at the end of the event.


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