“Bay to Breakers is a direct route to the city’s heart and soul.”
– San Francisco Chronicle
A quintessential San Francisco experience since 1912, the race is interwoven into the fabric of the city and is a true reflection and celebration of life between the breakers and the Bay.
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“I enjoyed the vibe, the energy, the enthusiasm. This was my 33rd Bay to Breakers and I always enjoy the energy from this crowd!”
“The best thing about the Bay to Breakers race is the fun and joyfulness of it all, and on such a beautiful course! That ocean view at the end is AMAZING!”
“I enjoyed being with participants of all levels and the overall positive, jovial and fun atmosphere. Nice mix of runners and walkers, supportive of each other. Fun!”
As participants progress throughout the course, they will pass through nine neighborhoods, each with distinctive personalities, geography and landmarks. The course is designed to deepen your love and appreciation for the city.
Start point at San Francisco Bay, blocks from The Embarcadero, running west through the city. Finishing at the Great Highway where breakers crash onto the Pacific Coast’s Ocean Beach.