Headlands Marathon, 50, 75 & 100
Saturday & Sunday, 9-10 September 2017
Marathon, 50 Miles, 75 Miles, & 100 Miles

Register Now Past Results | 
Start Times
Marathon - 7:00AM
50mi - 7:00AM
75mi - 7:00AM
100mi - 7:00AM
Registration Open! 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). 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. The start is at 7:00 AM.

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 & Drop Bags:

Pacers are welcome in the 100 Mile after 50 miles. Pacers are not allowed in Marathon, 50 or 75 Mile races. The 50, 75 and 100 mile runners may bring drop bags with personal needs which we will transport to aid stations. The drop bags will be returned to Rodeo Beach at 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 10 for pick up.

Event Check In/Bibs:

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

Shirt Options:

When you register for Headlands Endurance Runs, you will get a Headlands branded jacket and other awesome swag! If you do not want any swag from the race, then we will take off $30 from your registration fee. Please select "No Swag Option" in checkout. Buckle is not swag. Buckle is your award for finishing Headlands Hundred.

After August 28 there will be no apparel available to order for runners on registration.


Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley


Rodeo Beach, Golden Gate National Recreation, CA. Directions


Map  |  Elevations  |  Turn-by-turn

Aid Stations:

We will provide a variety of fresh fruit, salty snacks, salted potatoes, PB&J sandwiches, salt tabs, sugary snacks, Clif Shot bloks, electrolytes sports drink, Coke, ginger ale and water. Rodeo Beach and Tenessee Valley Aid Stations will have soup and “real” foods during the night and second morning. It is highly recommended that runners carry at least 20 oz. of water between aid stations.


Placement Awards are given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place overall female and male finishers in each distance, as well as age group winners. Custom coasters will be given to the 50 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. Marathon runners will receive a Headlands logo and dated finishers medallion.

Entry Fees:

(Add $25 if registering after August 14, 2017.)
  • Marathon - $105.00
  • 50mi - $130.00
  • 75mi - $170.00
  • 100mi - $225.00
  • (Registration closes Saturday, September 2nd @ 11:59PM pst)

    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
    Larisa Dannis, 28, Mill Valley, CA ('15) 3:36:11
    50 MilePhil Shaw, 25, Oakland, CA ('11) 6:59:03
    Prudence L'Heureux, 38, Bend, OR ('09) 7:52:00
    75 MileLucas Baxter, 24, Chico, CA (’16) 13:36:49
    Julie Callejas, 43, Carmichael, CA ('16) 23:57:02
    100 MileChikara Omine, 34, Daly City, CA (’16) 16:56:31
    Beverly Anderson-Abbs, 49, Red Bluff, CA ('13) 20:27:24
    PCTR Facebook Fan Page