Night Sweats Trail Marathon, 15 Km & 8 Km Run
Rodeo Beach at Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Imagine looking across a valley and seeing runners' flashlights lit up like stars along the trail. Come and join the exciting adventure, you will enjoy sights and sounds that can be found at this national treasure.
The Night Sweats Marathon, 15 Km & 8 km begins at Rodeo Beach. You will see from several vantage points on the trail the beauty of the lights of San Francisco. Tiburon and the Bay Bridge. We use the entire expanse of Marin Headlands, Golden Gate National Recreation Area. You will travel well-groomed trails of Rodeo Beach, Muir Beach, while hearing the roar of the ocean and enjoy vistas of the Pacific Coastline.
The trail is marked with glow sticks and reflective ribbon to keep you safely on course. We employ the same safety procedures for our 100 mile night time event. We recommend that the runners use headlamps and/or flashlights to light up the trail.
There is nothing more peaceful, exciting and satisfying as trail running at night. And, there is no better event than Night Sweats at Headlands.
Event Check In/Bibs: 6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. at the starting area at Rodeo Beach. No fee for parking.
8:00 p.m. Marathon
8:15 p.m. 8 km
8:30 p.m. 15 km
Time Limits: There is a 7 hour cut off time.
Map Course & Description
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We will provide a variety of fresh fruit, salty snacks, salted potatoes, PB&J sandwiches, SaltStick salt tabs, sugary snacks, Clif bloks, Sports drink, coke, water and more. Additionally, it is highly recommended that runners carry at least 20 oz. of water between aid stations.
Shirts & Awards
We have found that people like a choice of shirt material. Below, please choose the shirt style with corresponding size. "Tech Material" is a Sport-Tek branded shirt that is more roomy than fitted. "Cotton Blend" material is a "Next Level" branded high quality cotton that is more fitted than roomy. If you do not want a shirt, then please choose the "No Shirt" option.
Local time: 11:46 PM
All finishers will receive a finishers medal for completing your chosen distance.
Placement Awards will be given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd female and male finishers for each distance. Age group 2017 medals are awarded to the female and male 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finisher in each ten-year age group.