Headlands Marathon, 50, 75 & 100
Saturday & Sunday, 13-14 September 2014
Marathon, 50 Miles, 75 Miles, & 100 Miles

Start Times
Marathon - 7:00AM
0mi - 7:00AM
75mi - 7:00AM
100mi - 7:00AM
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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 course is a 25-mile loop. For the 50, 75 and 100 mile distances, the first loop is clockwise. Then the course reverses direction to counterclockwise and alternate (“washing machine” loops).

Pacers are allowed after 50 miles in the 100 mile event. They are not allowed in other distances.

Crew Driving Directions


Rodeo Beach/Sausalito


For the 100 miler, completion of any ultramarathon within prior 18 months. No qualification standards for Marathon, 50 or 75 Mile races.

Time Limit:

50 Mile - 16 hours (11 PM Saturday, “23:00”)
75 Mile - 24 hours (7 AM Sunday, “07:00”)
100 Mile - 33 hours (4 PM Sunday, “16:00”)


Pacers are welcome in the 100 Mile after 50 miles. Pacers are not allowed in Marathon, 50 or 75 Mile races.

Event Check In/Bibs:

6:oo AM at the start area at Rodeo Beach.

Shirt Options:

Russell Athletic Dri-Power Fleece Pullover Hood will be included with registration. When ordering the size, please know that they may shrink a bit.

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. When ordering the size, they tend to run small.


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Rodeo Beach, Golden Gate National Recreation, CA. Directions


Map  |  Elevations  |  Descriptions

Aid Stations:

We will provide a variety of fresh fruit, salty snacks, salted potatoes, PB&J sandwiches, salt tabs, sugary snacks, Clif Shot Bloks, electrolyte 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. It is highly recommended that runners carry at least 20 oz. of water between 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. Custom coasters will be given to 50 Mile and 75 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.



There are no walk up registrations for this run.
  • Marathon - $85.00
  • 50mi - $125.00
  • 75mi - $150.00
  • 100mi - $200.00
  • (Pre-registration ONLY through Noon PST Monday, September 8th)

    Runner Photos:

    Calvin's Photos Chris's Photos Frank's Photos Franz's Photos Lem's Photos

    Course Records:

    MarathonMarc Laveson, 28, San Francisco, CA ('13) 3:12:33
    Linden Bader, 30, San Francisco, CA ('11) 3:44:41
    50 MilePhil Shaw, 25, Oakland, CA ('11) 6:59:03
    Prudence L'Heureux, 38, Bend, OR ('09) 7:52:00
    100 MileJean Pommier, 49, Cupertino, CA ('13) 18:22:25
    Beverly Anderson-Abbs, 49, Red Bluff, CA ('13) 20:27:24
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