The Zappos.com Bay to Breakers 12K race runs west through the city and finishes at the Great Highway along the Pacific Coast’s Ocean Beach. Participants run up the iconic Hayes Street Hill, along the Panhandle and through Golden Gate Park, while the city of San Francisco cheers them on.
Check out the course’s elevation map here.
The infamous Hayes Hill (pictured above) is one of the most notorious hills in all of racing.
- Starting Point: Mile 2
- Length: Approximately 2/3 miles
- Average Grade: 5.5%
- Steepest Grade: 11%
Check back here in the weeks leading up to the race for the schedule of street closures around San Francisco on race day.