2013 Berkeley Half Marathon

The Berkeley Half Marathon

This 13.1-mile loop course is a fantastic tour of Berkeley’s best spots. Run up the iconic Telegraph Avenue, through the historic UC Berkeley campus, under gorgeous tree canopies, through the hip personality-filled neighborhoods, and out along the waterfront. You’ll see a bit of everything that makes Berkeley one of the best cities in California.

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The Event – Note: all wave times are subject to change

The Course

This 13.1-mile loop course is a fantastic tour of Berkeley’s best spots. Run up the iconic Telegraph Avenue, through the historic UC Berkeley campus, under gorgeous tree canopies, through the hip personality-filled neighborhoods, and out along the waterfront. You’ll see a bit of everything that makes Berkeley one of the best cities in California.

Course Limit

All Half Marathon participants are required to finish the race within 4 hours, an 18:20 minute/mile pace. The Finish Line will close promptly at 12:30 pm. Runners who come in after this time will not be considered official finishers.

The Start

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

The Course

This 13.1-mile loop course is a fantastic tour of Berkeley’s best spots. Run up the iconic Telegraph Avenue, through the historic UC Berkeley campus, under gorgeous tree canopies, through the hip personality-filled neighborhoods, and out along the waterfront. You’ll see a bit of everything that makes Berkeley one of the best cities in California.

Course Limits

All Half Marathon participants are required to finish the race within 4 hours, an 18:20 minute/mile pace. The Finish Line will close promptly at 12:30 pm. Runners who come in after this time will not be considered official finishers.

The Start

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

Amenities

All Half Marathon participants receive a free ticket to the UC Berkeley vs. BYU football game on Saturday, November 29th. All tickets will be provided at the Race Expo when you pick up your bib before Race Day.

All Half Marathon participants receive a technical fabric long-sleeved shirt.

Sizing Chart for Men

Sizing Chart for Men

Sizing Chart for Women

Sizing Chart for Women

Finishers receive a finisher’s medal, electronic finisher’s certificate, and individual care, both on and off the course and following – including food, beverage, heat sheet and availability of medical care, and post race massages.

Awards

Scoring

Awards will be given to the top three overall women and top three overall men in the Half Marathon. Age group awards will be given to the top three females and top three males in the Half Marathon in each age division. Age group awards will be mailed after the event.

Divisions

Half Marathon awards will be given to the top three finishers in the following age divisions: 19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 and over.

Cancellation Policy

We adhere to the standard road racing industry policy. All entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. This is noted on our registration application, and when you register for any of our events you must agree to this policy. You may not give or sell your number to another individual – if you do this could result in your disqualification as well as the runner who uses your race number.

The entry fee for this year’s event will not transfer to next year’s event, no exceptions. This policy stays in effect whether you are injured, have an unexpected business or family emergency, pregnancy, etc. There are no exceptions. Any inquiry regarding this policy will be directed back to this page.

In the event you cannot run the 2014 race at all, please enclose a written request with your cancellation and include your name, gender, address, and phone number. By canceling your registration you won’t receive a refund, but we will send you the race shirt after the race. Medals are not sent to those who do not actually complete the course. We do not accept emailed cancellations. We must receive your written cancellation by November 1st. If your written cancellation is received after that date, we will not be able to process it. Please mail cancellations to:

The Berkeley Half Marathon
Attn: Cancellation Request
P.O. BOX 77148
San Francisco, CA 94107

Event Change Requests

Runners may request an event change based on the event availability. There will be a $10.00 event change fee for all event changes, plus the difference in events. No refunds will be given for downgrading your event. All event changes must be submitted via email, and will only be accepted until September 10th, or until events sell out. To make updates to your registration or change your event email [email protected]

Wave Change Requests

Bib numbers and waves will be assigned in September via email. Runners may request a wave change at the Expo wave change table based on wave availability. Wave changes are not guaranteed and will be based on availability in the wave. Updates to your estimated finish time can be made until September 10th. Please email support@emallc.com to update your EFT.

Shirt Change Requests

We will accept shirt change requests until September 10th, 2014. You must notify us via email to switch your shirt size. After August 1st you will need to pick up your assigned t-shirt size at packet pick-up and exchange it at the Finish Line on Race Day.