Mar 29 2015

San Francisco: Road Closures

Information regarding the 2015 Transamerica Rock ‘n’ Roll 1/2 Marathon San Francisco road closures is now available.  More information will be posted as available.  Information provided on this page is subject to change.


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Use the free Waze App on your iphone for point to point directions on race day around road closures!

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Be Aware. Plan Ahead.

Drivers are encouraged to adjust travel time within and around the race course.

  • The Transamerica Rock ‘n’ Roll 1/2 Marathon San Francisco will bring thousands of runners and walkers to San Francisco, in addition to tens of thousands of spectators, family and friends.
  • To get the most out of your weekend and minimize stress, be aware of the road closures in your area and plan ahead for an alternate route or added travel time.
  • Join the festivities! San Francisco residents are encouraged to visit the FREE Health & Fitness Expo at the Moscone Center, volunteer during race weekend and/or line the course to cheer runners. The finish line festival is also free at Civic Center Plaza after the runners finish.

Interactive Road Closure Map

To view a map that outlines the road closures, highlights alternate routes and provides access information for popular destinations which will be affected by road closures during the race, CLICK HERE.

At most points along the course, pedestrians and bicyclists may cross the course during safe gaps in runners. Please follow the discretion of a traffic controller if present. Google Maps does NOT take into account the road closures on race day. To request assistance with alternate directions please contact the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series community relations by completing the community contact form.

Road Closures & Metering Points

Most road closures and detours will be in effect between the hours of 6:00 am and 12:45 PM. At 6:00 am, Police and event personnel may implement a soft closure along the entire race course. At most points along the course, pedestrians and bicyclists may cross the course during safe gaps in runners. Please follow the discretion of a traffic controller if present. The races begin at 7:00am, and streets will reopen on a rolling basis as soon as the last participant has passed and all course support materials have been removed. Streets along the earlier miles of the route will open earlier than roads along the end of the route.

There will be metering points at the following areas for vehicle access:

  • Geary Blvd & Anza St. at 34th and 35th Ave
  • 27th & 26th Ave at El Camino Del Mar
  • Webster St. & Marina Green Drive at Marina Blvd – Access to Farmers Market, Marina, and Yacht Club
  • Bay St. & Polk St.
  • Polk St. & Larkin St. – all streets between Vallejo St. and Ellis St.

Please review the road closure grid  and course map for more information. Residents and businesses located near the race course are urged to plan ahead and to be aware of road closure schedules and alternate access routes.

No Parking

Streets along the race course will be marked with No Parking signs.  Vehicles in violation of these posted signs will be ticketed and towed at the owners’ expense.  View a complete list of No Parking Zones here.

SFMTA Information

Please visit the SFMTA website for up to date information regarding public transportation on race day.

For More Information

If your question is not answered on this website, please complete this community contact form so we may better assist you.

Schedule of Events

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Start Time: 6:30am

Race Day–1/2 Marathon

Event DetailsCourse Map

March 27-28, 2015

Health & Fitness Expo

Moscone Center North, Hall D
Friday, March 27: 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Saturday, March 28: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Expo Details