The Biofreeze Berkeley Half Marathon

Run historic Telegraph Avenue, through beautiful North Berkeley and the vibrant Fourth Street district, along the waterfront and back to the Finish Line in Downtown Berkeley

Race Date: Sunday, November 18, 2018

Race Start Time: 7:30AM @ Milvia St. at Kitteredge St, Berkeley, CA 94704

Race Finish: Martin Luther King, Jr. Way at Allston St., Berkeley, California 94704

Course Certification: The Half Marathon course is USATF certified

Race Distance: 13.1 Miles

Run historic Telegraph Avenue, pass through Cal’s iconic Sather Gate, through beautiful North Berkeley and the vibrant Fourth Street district, along the waterfront and back to the Finish Line in Downtown Berkeley

2018 Half Marathon Course Map

2018 course shown. Course is subject to change.

    Half Marathon Details

  • Corrals
    Start Location: Milvia St. at Kittredge St, Berkeley, CA 94704

    Sunday, November 18th, 2018

    Runners will be assigned to a lettered start corral based on their Estimated Finish Time (EFT). The corral assignment will be printed on your bib number. Large flags will designate the corral entrances at the start line – please enter the corral at the flag that corresponds to your corral assignment.

    All runners need to be in their corral at the start of the race – the start time for the half marathon is 7:30am. As the race starts, corral monitors will bring your corral group forward to the Start Line to start the race.

    Corral time and locations are subject to change.

    Interested in running with our pacer groups? Learn more on the Race Weekend Overview page.

  • Course Limits
    All Half Marathon participants are required to finish the race within 4 hours, an 18:20 minute/mile pace. The Finish Line will close promptly at 12:00 pm. Runners who come in after this time will not be considered official finishers.
  • Water Stops
    There are 7 water stops along the Half Marathon course, and Water Stop 3 has GU.
  • Elevation

  • Amenities
    All participants receive a technical fabric long-sleeved shirt. Finishers receive a finisher’s medal, free photos, electronic finisher’s certificate, and individual care, both on and off the course and following – including food, beverage, heat sheet and medical care.

  • Awards and Scoring
    Awards will be given to the top three overall women and top three overall men in the Half Marathon. Age group awards will be given to the top three females and top three males in the Half Marathon in each age division. Top 3 overall winners will be removed from age group awards (no double dipping). Age group awards will be mailed after the event.
  • Divisions
    Half Marathon, 5K and 10K awards will be given to the top three finishers in the following age divisions: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.

Race details subject to change.