Headlands Marathon, 50 & 100
Saturday & Sunday, 14-15 September 2013
Marathon, 50 Miles & 100 Miles
Rodeo Beach, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Sausalito, CA
Enjoy vistas of the Pacific Coast as you take a scenic tour of the spectacular Marin Headlands with views
of San Francisco, Tiburon, the Golden Gate Bridge and California coastline.
The 100 and 50 mile events are both Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run qualifying races. The
course is a 25-mile loop. For the 50 and 100 mile distances, the first loop is clockwise. Then the course
reverses direction to counterclockwise and alternate (“washing machine” loops). Marathon runners will
add a 1.2 mile loop at the start before beginning the 25-mile loop.
Pacers are allowed after 50 miles in the 100 mile event. They are not allowed in other distances.
Crew Driving Directions
Weather: Rodeo Beach/Sausalito
Qualifications:For the 100 miler, completion of any ultramarathon within prior 18 months. No qualification standards for Marathon or 50 Mile races.
Time Limit:50 Mile - 16 hours (11 PM Saturday, “23:00”)
100 Mile - 33 hours (4 PM Sunday, “16:00”)
Pacers:Pacers are welcome in the 100 Mile after 50 miles. Pacers are not allowed in Marathon or 50 Mile races.
Event Check In/Bibs:6:ooa at the start area at Rodeo Beach.
Hi-Tech shirts will be given to all runners, or runners may upgrade to a Patagonia Capilene shirt.
Sport-Tek: These Ultra Performance shirts for ladies or men are 95/5 poly/spandex that keeps you cooler and drier while running. Raglan short sleeves add comfort and makes for easy movement. Ladies has a V-neck while the male shirt is crew.
Patagonia Shirts: Stay dry and cool and get some protection from the sun and salt in silky, lightweight Capilene. It’s quick to wick, ultra breathable and fast to dry. Made from 100% all-recycled polyester with 15 UPF sun protections and Gladiodor natural odor control.
Rodeo Beach, Golden Gate National Recreation, CA. Directions
We will provide a variety of fresh fruit, salty snacks, salted potatoes, PB&J sandwiches, salt tabs, sugary snacks, Clif Shot Sports, Drink, cola and water. Rodeo Beach and Tennessee Valley aid stations will have soup and other "real" food during the night and second morning. 50 and 100 mile runners may bring drop bags with personal needs which we will transport to aid stations. Aid Stations/Drop Bags
Awards are given to the 1st place overall female and male finishers in each distance, as well as age group winners. Medals will be given to Marathon finishers, sandstone coasters to 50 Mile finishers, and buckles will be given to 100 Mile finishers. There are two buckles: sub-24 hour finishers’ buckles and over 24 hour finishers’ buckles.
($100, $130 and $220, respectively if registering after August 31, 2013)
(Pre-registration ONLY through 5 p.m. Monday, September 9th)
Marathon - $85.00
50mi - $110.00
100mi - $200.00
|Marathon||Marc Laveson, 28, San Francisco, CA ('13)
|Linden Bader, 30, San Francisco, CA ('11)
|50 Mile||Phil Shaw, 25, Oakland, CA ('11)
|Prudence L'Heureux, 38, Bend, OR ('09)
|100 Mile||Jean Pommier, 49, Cupertino, CA ('13)
|Beverly Anderson-Abbs, 49, Red Bluff, CA ('13)