Finish Line Chute

Along the course, participants will be provided Electrolytes and Energy Chews. After you cross the finish line and exit the chute, you will be provided bottled water, bars, and bananas.

Finish Line Festival

Location: Civic Center Park
2151 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Finish Line Festival: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Cheer Garden: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Recover, refuel, and celebrate!

The Finish Line Festival is free and open to participants, their families, friends, and the Berkeley community. Reunite with your friends for celebratory photos, enjoy music, free snacks and beverages, and your post-race beer.

Beverages will be available within the Beer Garden area (in Civic Center Park by the Finish Line Festival). Runners receive one complimentary beverage and can take a seat and enjoy a well-deserved drink!

Note: If you would like to drink beer, you MUST have a valid ID. ID checks and wristbands will be available during packet pick up and again on race day. Underage runners and spectators will be allowed into the Beer Garden, but will not be allowed to drink alcohol.


The top 3 overall men, women, and NB+ winners will receive a winners medal, Sports Basement gift card, and a 3D Animated award*.

Age group 3d animated awards will be emailed* to the top three men, women, and NB+ winners in the following age divisions in the Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K: 19 and under, 20-­29, 30-­39, 40-­49, 50-­59, 60­-69, 70+ years old. No awards will be presented on Race Day.

  • 3d animated awards will be emailed out after the results have been finalized, 3 to 4 weeks post-race.