We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank residents of Berkeley for enabling us to stage this race in your great city! We encourage you to come out and cheer on the runners as they achieve an amazing accomplishment by running a half marathon or 5K!

Parking Restrictions Be aware that there will be restricted and limited parking along the route. We encourage you to park outside of the course area beginning the evening of Saturday, November 8th to avoid ticketing and towing. For information on towed vehicles, please contact the Berkeley Police Customer Service Counter (510) 981-5750.

Street Closures Please review the information on the other side of this page which indicates the street closure schedule. Please do not plan to drive your car along the course during these times. Main closure and detour information is listed below.

  • Eastbound Hwy 80 off ramp to Eastbound University Ave will be closed 6:00am to 12:00pm.
  • Westbound Hwy 80 off ramp to University Ave will be closed 6:00am to 12:00pm.
  • Use Gilman or Ashby exits from Hwy 80
  • Off ramps from Hwy 80/Ashby Ave. to Frontage Rd. will be closed 6:00am to 12:00pm.
  • Intermittent north/south traffic on Shattuck at Channing will be allowed during the hours of 8:00am to 9:30am. Please allow extra travel time through this area.
  • Intermittent east/west traffic across Shattuck on Hearst will be allowed during the hours of 8:00am to 9:30am. Please allow extra travel time through this area.
  • Intermittent north/south traffic across Page and Jones on San Pablo, and Bancroft and Channing on San Pablo will be allowed during the hours of 8:00am to 12:00pm. Please allow extra travel time through this area.
  • Intermittent north/south traffic across Bancroft and Channing on Sacramento will be allowed during the hours of 8:00am to 12:00pm. Please allow extra travel time through this area.

For details on AC Transit detours, please see here on the AC Transit website.

For details of the route on the UC Berkeley campus, please see this map.

Detailed list of closures – The table below list complete details of streets and closure times.

Street From To Start Time End Time Closure
Center St. MLK Jr. Way Milvia St. 11/8/14 5:00 PM 5:00 PM Complete
Allston St. MLK Jr. Way Harrold Way 11/8/14 5:00 PM 5:00 PM Complete
Milvia St. Center St. Bancroft Way 12:01 AM 5:00 PM Complete
Milvia St. Bancroft Way Channing Way 7:00 AM 12:31 PM Complete
Channing Way Milvia St. Fulton St. 7:45 AM 9:45 AM Complete
Fulton St. Channing Way Dwight Way. 7:47 AM 9:47 AM Complete
Dwight Way Fulton St. Telegraph Ave. 7:47 AM 9:50 AM Complete
Dana St. Dwight Way Ward St. 7:48 AM 9:56 AM Complete
Ward St. Dana St. Telegraph Ave. 7:47 AM 9:58 AM Complete
Telegraph Ave. Ward St. Dwight Way 7:50 AM 10:03 AM 2 SB Lanes Closed
Telegraph Ave. Dwight Way Durant Ave. 7:52 AM 10:07 AM Complete
Durant Ave Telegraph Ave. College Ave. 7:53 AM 10:12 AM #2 and #3 lanes closed
College Ave. Durant Ave. Bancroft Way 7:54 AM 10:12 AM Complete
Bancroft Way College Ave. Piedmont Ave. 7:54 AM 10:14 AM Complete
Piedmont Ave. Bancroft Way Optometry Ln. 7:55 AM 10:16 AM SB Parking lane only
Optometry Ln. Piedmont Ave. College Ave. 7:55 AM 10:18 AM Complete
College  Ave. Optometry Ln. South Dr. 7:56 AM 10:20 AM Complete
South Dr. College Ave. S. Hall Dr. 7:56 AM 10:23 AM Complete
S. Hall Dr. South Dr. University Dr. 7:57 AM 10:25 AM Complete
University Dr. S. Hall Dr. The Crescent 7:58 AM 10:34 AM Complete
The Crescent University Dr. Oxford St. 8:00 AM 10:34 AM Complete
Oxford St. University Ave. Hearst Ave. 8:00 AM 9:30 AM 2 NB lanes
Hearst Ave. Oxford St. Shattuck Ave. 8:01 AM 9:34 AM 2 EB lanes
Walnut St. Hearst Ave. Delaware St. 8:01 AM 9:32 AM Complete
Delaware St. Walnut St. Shattuck Ave. 8:01 AM 9:34 AM Complete
Shattuck Ave. Hearst Ave. Rose St. 8:02 AM 9:43 AM 2 NB lanes
Shattuck Ave. Rose St. Amador Ave. 8:04 AM 9:48 AM Complete
Amador Ave. Shattuck Ave. Mariposa Ave. 8:06 AM 9:50 AM Complete
Mariposa Ave. Amador Ave. Los Angeles Ave. 8:06 AM 9:54 AM Complete
Los Angeles Ave. Mariposa Ave. Marin Ave. 8:07 AM 9:58 AM Complete
Marin Ave. Los Angeles Ave. Monterey Ave. 8:08 AM 10:01 AM EB lane
Monterey Ave. Marin Ave. Hopkins St. 8:09 AM 10:10 AM EB lane
Hopkins St. Monterey Ave. Gilman St. 8:12 AM 10:14 AM WB lane
Gilman St. Hopkins St. Santa Fe Ave. 8:13 AM 10:21 AM Complete
Santa Fe Ave. Gilman St. Page St. 8:15 AM 10:25 AM Complete
Page St. Santa Fe Ave. 10th St. 8:16 AM 10:25 AM Complete
Kains Ave. Page St. Jones St. 8:16 AM 10:25 AM Complete
Jones St. Kains Ave. 4th St. 8:16 AM 10:29 AM Complete
10th St. Page St. Jones St. 8:17 AM 10:38 AM Complete
4th St. Jones St. Virginia St. 8:19 AM 10:51 AM Complete
4th St. Virginia St. University Ave. 8:20 AM 10:58 AM NB lane
University Ave. 6th St. Frontage Rd. 8:23 AM 11:47 AM 2 EB lanes
Frontage Rd. University Ave. Berkeley/Emeryville Border 8:25 AM 11:43 AM Complete
6th St. University Ave. Bancroft Way 8:38 AM 11:53 AM Complete
Bancroft Way 6th St. Curtis St. 8:40 AM 12:00 PM Complete
10th St. Bancroft Way Channing Way 8:41 AM 11:57 AM Complete
Channing Way 10th St. Curtis St. 8:41 AM 12:02 PM Complete
Curtis St. Bancroft Way Channing Way 8:42 AM 12:02 PM Complete
Channing Way Curtis St. Spaulding Ave 8:42 AM 12:08 PM Complete
Edwards St. Channing Way Bancroft Way 8:44 AM 12:09 PM Complete
Bancroft Way Edwards St. McKinley Ave. 8:44 AM 12:20 PM Complete
Spaulding Ave. Channing Way Bancroft Way 8:45 AM 12:13 PM Complete
McKinley Ave. Bancroft Way Channing Way 8:45 AM 12:20 PM Complete
Channing Way McKinley Ave. Milvia St. 8:48 AM 12:26 PM Complete