Nike Women’s Marathon SF

September 20, 2011


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Nike Women’s Marathon in San Francisco, California is the largest woman’s marathon in the world, and the 2013 run will be the 10th anniversary of the event. The Nike Women’s Marathon is open to both women and men. A full 26.2 mile certified marathon course is available, as well as a half-marathon distance race of 13.1 miles.  If you are looking to qualify for the Boston Marathon, you can do so on this USATF-certified course. However, it is quite hilly and difficult, so be prepared!

Race Date

Oct 20, 2014

Event Type

Start Times

Men: 6:30 am
Women: 6:30 am

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Race Registration

To participate in Nike Women’s Half Marathon you can register in the official website. 

Course / Route Map

The course for the Nike Women’s Marathon San Francisco will start at Union Square and finishes along the Great Highway at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach. The course is about 98% asphalt. The San Francisco course is a point-to-point race.

Race Profile / Elevation Map

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Race Tags

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Time Limits & Cutoffs

The course in San Francisco will be open for 3 hours. You must maintain a 15:00 min/mile pace in order to receive and a Tiffany & Co. Finisher’s Necklace.

Course Records

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Prize Money & Awards

The Nike Women’s Marathon San Francisco will recognize and award the top three female runners to cross the finish line in half marathon.

T-Shirts, Medals, Certificates

Each finisher of the Nike Women’s Half Marathon will receive an official finisher’s necklace designed by Tiffany & Co.

Water Stops & Refreshments

The course will have 14 aid stations along the course. Porto-lets will be available at all aid stations.

Expected Race Day Weather

The temperature typically varies from 55°F to 69°F and is rarely below 51°F or above 78°F. Relative humidity ranges from 58% (mildly humid) to 83% (humid), rarely dropping below 38% (comfortable), or exceeding 94% (very humid).

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