October 2019 – October 2020

Oct
6
Sun

Both races start at 9am; course closes at 11:00am for both races.

Course Description

Run one or two 4.5 mile clockwise loops around the lake staying entirely on jogging/pedestrian path.

Course Map

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Course Map for Lake Merced Single Loop
Jan
19
Sun

Flat, fast and scenic out/back courses. Both courses are paved and closed to traffic, following the Bay Trail along the waterfront.

Start Time

Both the 10M and 5K start at 9:00am. Both courses close at 11:30 am.

10M Course Description & Map

Run southbound on paved Bay Trail, past Oyster Point, Genentech, and Point San Bruno to the turnaround. Return same way to finish. There will be an aid station located at approximately 3.5M and 7M. USATF Certified #CA12024TK.

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Waterfront10M-2020

 

5K Course Description & Map

Run southbound on paved Bay Trail towards Oyster Point to the turnaround prior to Oyster Point Marina. Return same way to finish. USATF Certified #CA12025TK.

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Waterfront5k2020

Mar
12
Thu
Mar 12 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Aug
9
Sun

Course Description

Start/Finish at the north end Lake Merced Parking Lot (foot of Sunset Blvd). Run 3 clockwise loops around the lake staying entirely on jogging/pedestrian path. The 1st loop is cut shorter by crossing the “drawbridge” east to west at the southern end of the lake. There will be at least 1 aid station per 4.5 mile loop with Water/Nuun near the start/finish area. If you need water more often, please carry a water bottle to refill at each loop. There is also a water fountain in the parking lot near the picnic tables on John Muir Dr around 2.5 miles.

* 8:00am Start time for the Half Marathon
* 9:00am Start time for the 4.5 mile single loop

The 4.5 mile race is one clockwise loop around the lake.

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LakeMercedHalfMarathon2017
Oct
4
Sun

Both races start at 9am; course closes at 11:00am for both races.

Course Description

Run one or two 4.5 mile clockwise loops around the lake staying entirely on jogging/pedestrian path.

Course Map

Printable Map
Course Map for Lake Merced Single Loop