Berkeley Half Marathon Race Weekend • Nov 16 – 17, 2024

2024 race information will be updated throughout the season

Thousands of runners will fill the streets to run the hometown favorite for The Berkeley Half Marathon on November 17, 2024. The Berkeley Half Marathon is more than just a race; it’s a fantastic celebration of community where runners are united by their dedication and their love of the sport.

Schedule of Events

Friday, Nov 15th, 2024

Saturday, Nov 16th, 2024

Sunday, Nov 17th, 2024


Race Day Results & Tracking


Course Maps & Gear Check Info


Find your bib number assignment (Race Week)

Look in your email inbox for a bib number confirmation email, subject line “Your Bib Number Assignment”.

*Bib number confirmations will be sent a week to 10 days before race day.

  • All participants who did not select bib mailing must pick up their race packet (bib, timing chip, race shirt, and sweats drop-off bag) at Packet Pick Up.
  • You will need to bring your photo ID for pickup.
  • If you are unable to attend packet pick up, a friend or family member may attend for you, they will need your bib number and a copy of your ID.
  • Race Day bib pick-up will not be available

If you added bib delivery with registration and do not receive it before race weekend, please Contact Us.

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Race Day Add-On's

To add Bart/ bus tickets to an existing registration, click here

To convert to Virtual, click here

To add Photo or Video packs to an existing registration, click here

Finish Line Festival Map

Starting Corral Information

Corral assignment is based on the entered Estimated Finish Time (EFT) and will be printed on your bib. All runners must be in their assigned corrals 15 minutes before the official race start, as the race begins, corral monitors will move your corral group forward to starting line.

Half Marathon Start Times

A – 7:30 AM
B – 7:34 AM
C – 7:38 AM

10K Start Times

A – 8:30 AM
B – 8:34 AM
C – 8:38 AM

5K Start Times

A – 8:30 AM
B – 8:34 AM
C – 8:38 AM

1 Mile Start Times

8:45 Start Time – No Corrals

Get Race Weekend Ready

bhm-travel-hotelIf you need hotel accommodations please visit the Hotel Shattuck website for an amazing hotel experience, located just steps away from the start line!


bhm-packet-pickupThe Berkeley Half Marathon Packet Pickup will take place on Friday, Nov. 17th, from 11 am to 6:30. and Saturday, Nov. 18th, from 9 am to 5 pm at Sports Basement, Berkeley. All participants that did not purchase bib mailing are required to pick up their bib and race shirt at Packet Pickup. Bring your friends and family and do some shopping at Sports Basement.


Run our Half Marathon with a pace group and achieve your race day goals. Our experienced Pacers will deliver you to the finish line on time! Any registered runner can join a pace group for free. Just look for your pacers when you line up in your starting corral (you’ll know them by their special race day gear and their tall signs showing their pace and EFT) and follow them.

bhm-spectator-info You don’t have to run a race to be a part of Race Day. The Berkeley Half Marathon encourages friends and family of runners and the Bay Area community to participate on Race Day. Your cheering and encouragement makes a meaningful impact on our runners on Race Day. Come out and find your place on the course to cheer the runners on!


bhm-volunteersThe Berkeley Half Marathon has more than 500 volunteer positions and opportunities for you and your group. From helping at our Race Weekend Expo, to providing support along the course, to aiding at the Start and Finish Lines, we’ll work with you or your organization to find an opportunity that fits.


If you qualify for a special challenge, you can pick up your challenge medal and/or pins that you earned at the finish line festival Challenges tent after your race.


Medical Information and Support Locations

Medical Support will be available at the Start/Finish Lines of the Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K courses, s as well as along each course.

Over 50 certified medical volunteers will also be on hand at 7 Aid Stations along the Half Marathon course. All treatment is provided by licensed professionals and volunteers with medical training will also assist with basic first-aid, care, and recording.



The Berkeley Half Marathon and RaceSafe have partnered to create a unique standard of care for our running community. To ensure the Race Day Medical Team can properly treat you if anything should happen while you’re on the course, please click below to safely share your emergency contacts and pertinent medical details with our medical team. RaceSafe respects your privacy and confidentiality. Complete your RaceSafe profile (it takes less than 5 minutes!) and run with peace of mind knowing you’ll be well taken care of.

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