Stunningly beautiful San Francisco and a 12K race steeped in 102 years of history, you can't miss the annual Bay to Breakers 12K race! The San Francisco Bay to Breakers is the oldest consecutively run annual footrace in the world. So join us for this year's race that will take you from the San Francisco Bay waterfront through the heart of San Francisco and end with a majestic view from the Pacific Coast's Ocean Beach.
The San Francisco Bay to Breakers 12K course starts near the waterfront along near the Bay Bridge. From there the course runs along the Financial District and Transamerica Tower, past China Town, and through the heart of San Francisco before heading west across the city on the way to the Pacific Ocean. Along the route west, take in the splendor of San Francisco's charming neighborhoods, past Alamo Square and the Painted Ladies (the park and Victorian era buildings prominently featured in the opening of the television show "Full House"), through Haight-Ashbury, into Golden Gate Park, and spilling out onto the Great Highway. The finish line has a commanding view of the Pacific Ocean from Ocean Beach.
While in San Francisco, California, really soak up the beauty, history, great food and great people of the city. San Francisco has so much to see and do, whether it's biking along the San Francisco Bay waterfront through Presidio on the way to the Golden Gate Bridge, grabbing dinner at the famous French Laundry, strolling the kitschy storefronts of Fisherman's Wharf, riding a history trolley from Ghirardelli Square, or taking a night cruise and tour of Alcatraz Island to the sound of clanking jail-cell doors.