Registration

  • How do I know if I am registered?
    You can confirm your registration HERE.
  • Can I do a race event change?
    Event changes can be made remotely until October 10th by following this link. Once completed, you will receive an email confirmation showing your new event and registration details. Please note that there will be a set price charged for upgrading, and no refunds are issued for downgrading.

    After October 10th, all changes will need to be made at packet pickup and will be based on availability. Please pick up your bib first and then head to the solutions table. For more information on packet pickup here.

  • How do I update my estimated finish time?
    Changes can be made to your EFT until October 10th. Please send us an email at customersupport@berkeleyhalfmarathon.com with what you would like your estimated finish time to be changed to.

    After October 10th all changes will need to be made in person at packet pickup. Please pick up your bib first and then head to the solutions table.

  • Can I change my starting corral?
    Corrals are assigned based on your Estimated Finish time will be sent out via email with your bib confirmation email. If your training has gone better than expected and you would like to move up to a faster corral, please pick up your bib at packet pickup and then proceed to the Solutions table to request a corral change. Please note that moving up to a faster corral is not guaranteed.

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Cancellations/Refunds

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Packet Pickup

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Bibs

  • How do I find my bib number?
    Bib numbers are assigned and sent out via email in early November.
  • How do I get my Race Bib?
    All race participants who did not select to have their packets mailed to them during registration are required to pick up their bib, timing chip, and race shirt at packet pick up. Please note that Bibs will not be available on race day.

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Shirts

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Course Time Requirements

  • What is the course limit for the Half Marathon?
    All Half Marathon participants are required to finish the race within 4 hours or an 18:20 minute/mile pace. The Finish Line will close promptly at 11:45 am. Runners who come in after this time will not be considered official finishers. If anywhere along the course you fall behind that pace time, there is a chance that water stops and aid stations may have shut down as we are required to open streets back up based on that closure. If you do not finish under the course limit, we can not guarantee you a medal or official finisher’s time.
  • What is the course limit for the 10K?
    All 10K participants are required to finish the race within 2 hour or a 19:19 minute/mile pace. If anywhere along the course you fall behind that pace time there is a chance that water stops and aid stations may have shut down as we are required to open streets back up based on that closure. If you do not finish under the course limit, we can not guarantee you a medal or official finisher’s time. Runners who come in after this time will not be considered official finishers.
  • What is the course limit for the 5K?
    All 5K participants are required to finish the race within 1 hour or a 19:21 minute/mile pace. The Finish Line will close promptly at 9:45 am. Runners who come in after this time will not be considered official finishers. If anywhere along the course you fall behind that pace time there is a chance that water stops and aid stations may have shut down as we are required to open streets back up based on that closure. If you do not finish under the course limit, we can not guarantee you a medal or official finisher’s time.

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Course Maps

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Course Rules

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Race Photos & Results

  • Where can I find the photos taken during the race?
    Marathon Photos race photographers will be on the course to capture photos of every runner. Each runner will receive one free photo, others can be purchased. We will send an email confirmation when the photos are ready. You can also access past race results and photos here.
  • How are race times tracked?
    The race is timed using ChronoTrack tag technology. Your tag is on the back of your bib, please do not remove it!
    Unofficial results will be posted in the Finish Line Festival Area and on the Results page on this website thirty minutes after the first runner crosses the finish line. Friends and family can check the website for up-to-the-minute race results.
    Any change requests regarding the unofficial results must be submitted via email to RCcorrections@rccal.com within three days after the race. Failure to contact us within three days may result in your times not being listed in our web results.
  • Where can I find my race results?
    You can access past race results and photos here.

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Challenge Elibility

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Sponsors

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Hydration

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Weekend Transportation & Road Closures

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Charity

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Gear Check

  • Where should I store my stuff on race day?
    Check your gear at Allston way just across from the High School. Gear Check will be available starting at 6:30am. Participants who are checking gear must use the bag provided at the expo. All bags MUST be clearly marked with your bib number tear off or clearly written on the bag. Please write your bib number legibly on the bag and drop it off securely tied. Biofreeze Berkeley Half Marathon is not liable for any lost, stolen, or damaged items. Do not place any valuable (like wallets, phones and keys) or heavy items in your gear bag. We also recommend that you do not over stuff your bag. Baggage claim will be open until 1:00 pm.
    Any clothing discarded at the start line will be donated to a local organization.
  • What do I do if I lose something on race day?
    Any items found on the course will be brought to the info booth at the Finish Line Festival. Please see an info booth volunteer if you have lost or found an item. All clothing not claimed at the end of race day will be donated to charity. For information on lost and found items, please contact us at customersupport@berkeleyhalfmarathon.com.
  • What if I forgot to pick up my gear bag?
    You will have five days to contact and request a bag returns and there will be a $15 shipping. All unclaimed bags will be donated to charity.

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Additional Questions?

Do you have a question not answered above?
Contact us at customersupport@berkeleyhalfmarathon.com