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, 10 Mile, or 10K!

Getting to the start line:

If you are coming to the event via Hwy 80, please use the Ashby Exit!
Take Ashby east from Hwy 80.
Then go north on Adeline/Shattuck to get to the start line and the area parking garages.
The westbound Hwy 80 exit to University Ave is closed at 6:00am.
The eastbound Hwy 80 exit to University Ave has a detour, and University Ave will have delays due to race day closures.

Please avoid University Ave by using Ashby on race morning.

Directions for Spectators: Getting From The Start Line To The Finish Line

From Downtown Berkeley Go South on Shattuck or MLK Turn Right (West) on Ashby Go East/North on Hwy 80 Exit Buchanan Turn Left (West) on Buchanan and proceed to the Golden Gate Fields Parking Lot

Getting to the Berkeley Marina on Race Day 6am-noon

From Hwy 80 EB (from SF, Oakland, Emeryville):

Exit at University Ave
Follow signs towards Frontage road.
Right (east) on Hearst
Right (south) on 6th
Right (west) on University
Travel on University will be in coned lanes.
Allow extra travel time as there will be delays

From Hwy 80 WB (from Albany, Richmond, Sacramento):

Exit at Gilman St.
Left (east) on Gilman
Right (south) on 6th
Right (west) on University
Travel on University will be in coned lanes.
Allow extra travel time as there will be delays

From anywhere in Berkeley:

Travel on University will be in coned lanes.
Allow extra travel time as there will be delays

AC Transit Detours in Downtown Berkeley

Race Day Traffic Advisories:

- The eastbound lanes of University Ave will be closed from 7:00am-10:00am.  There will be eastbound and westbound traffic in coned lanes on the normally westbound side of the road.  Please allow extra travel time in this area. – Eastbound Hwy 80 off ramp to Eastbound University Ave will be closed 6:00am to 12:00pm. Sub-exits to Hearst Ave and 2nd St are open. – 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 across University Ave. will be allowed during the hours of 8:00am to – 9:45am at the following intersections. Please allow extra travel time through these areas: – University Ave and San Pablo Ave – University Ave and Sacramento St. – University Ave and MLK Jr. Way – University Ave and Shattuck Ave.

Street To Be Closed From – To Details Closure Start – Closure End
Center St Milvia St – MLK Way Complete Closure 2:00am-2:00pm
Allston St Milvia St – MLK Way Complete Closure 2:00am-2:00pm
Milvia St Center St – Durant Ave Complete Closure 7:45am-9:00am
Durant Ave Milvia St – Shattuck Ave Complete Closure 7:46am-9:05am
Durant Ave Shattuck Ave – Fulton St #1 and #2 Lanes Closed 7:47am-9:05am
Fulton St Durant Ave – BancroftWay #2 SB Lane Closed 7:47am-9:12am
Fulton/Oxford St Bancroft Way – University Ave SB Lanes Closed 7:47am-9:12am
University Ave Oxford St – Grant St EB Lanes Closed, Two Way Traffic on WB Side 7:00am-10:00am
University Ave McGee Ave – Acton St EB Lanes Closed, Two Way Traffic on WB Side 7:00am-10:00am
University Ave Bonar St – 10th St EB Lanes Closed, Two Way Traffic on WB Side 7:00am-10:00am
University Ave 9th St – Frontage Rd EB Lanes Closed, Two Way Traffic on WB Side 7:00am-10:00am
Grant St University Ave – Addison St Complete Closure 7:53am-9:27am
Addison St Grant St – McGee Ave Complete Closure 7:53am-9:27am
McGee Ave Addison St – University Ave Complete Closure 7:53am-9:27am
California St University Ave – Addison St Complete Closure 7:54am-9:38am
Addison St California St – Bonar St Complete Closure 7:54am-9:38am
Acton St University Ave – Addison St Complete Closure 7:54am-9:38am
Bonar St Addison St – University Ave Complete Closure 7:54am-9:38am
Curtis St University Ave – Addison St Complete Closure 7:58am-9:49am
Addison St Curtis St – 9th St Complete Closure 7:58am-9:49am
San Pablo Cowper – Addison St #2 NB Lane Closed 7:58am-9:49am
10th St University Ave – Allston Way Complete Closure 7:58am-9:49am
Allston Way 10th St – 9th St Complete Closure 7:58am-9:49am
9th St Allston Way – University Ave Complete Closure 7:58am-9:49am
Frontage Rd University Ave – Access Rd Complete Closure 6:00am-11:30am
University Ave Frontage Rd – Marina Blvd #2 WB Lane Closed, #2 EB Lane Closed 8:04am-10:56am
Marina Blvd University Ave – Spinnaker Way NB Lane Closed for southern 250 ft. 8:27am-11:05am
Spinnaker Way Marina Blvd – Cesar Chavez Pathway Shoulder Closed, western 350 ft. closed 8:30am-11:09am
Cesar Chavez Pathway Spinnaker Way – Virginia St Extension Runners Have Priority 8:31am-11:31am
Virginia St Extension Cesar Chavez Pathway – Eastshore Pathway Runners Have Priority 8:37am-11:40am
Frontage Rd. University Ave – Gilman St Complete Closure 8:04am-12:10pm
Eastshore Pathway Virginia St Extension – Buchanan St Extension Runners Have Priority 8:49am-12:20pm
Buchanan St Extension Eastshore Pathway – Golden Gate Fields Parking Lot SB Lane Closed, Two Way Traffic on NB Side 8:52am-12:35pm