QUICK FACTS

Livermore Half Marathon 2015

Friday, March 27th, 2015
Expo & Packet Pickup: Bankhead Theater Plaza (details)
Downtown Livermore (First and McLeod St.)
Times: 2:00pm - 8:00pm

Saturday, March 28th, 2015
Start & Finish Location: First Street & S. Livermore Ave
Half Marathon Start: 8:00am
Family funK: 8:15am
Wine & Music Festival: 9:10am

Race Rules

  • Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions.
  • Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate, you may not give or sell your race number to anyone else, and you may not transfer your entry fee to future races.
  • If you attempt to sell your event number, you may not be able to participant in future events.
  • You must be at least 12 years old to participate in the Half Marathon. If accompanied by a parent or guardian, any age can participate in the Family funK.
  • You must be in good health.
  • There is no event day packet pickup.
  • Event packets (timing chip, shirt, number) must be picked up RunLiv Expo on Friday.
  • You must show photo ID/Confirmation to receive a event number and timing chip.
  • We allow a friend or family member to pickup up packets with a copy of ID/Confirmation.
  • Event numbers are required to participate and access the course.
  • No bikes, in-line skates, skateboards, baby joggers or dogs will be allowed on the course.

Course Time Limits

To ensure that roads reopen to vehicular traffic at the scheduled times, the course time limits will be strictly enforced. Participants must maintain a pace of 14:00 min / per mile to finish the 13.1 miles in under 3 hours. A cut-off location will be enforced on the course; runners or walkers who do not reach the cut-off location by this time will be stopped and shuttled to the finish line area.

Medical Information

Our Medical Team is a dedicated group of multidisciplinary medical professionals, available to help assess your race day medical needs and administer acute first aid when necessary. Numerous medical stations will be located at the Finish as well as at the start and along the course.

Gear Check

Gear check will be available near the start line for your pre-race/post-race clothing. While you run, it’ll be held securely while you experience a grand tour of Livermore. When you finish, simply return to the same location to claim your belongings.

Please note: DO NOT leave valuables, cash or jewelry in your gear bag. The event is not responsible for any lost items. Gear bags must be claimed before close of the Finish Line Festival on race day.

Runner Zone Presented by Muscle Milk

Once you cross the finish line, you’ll enter a secure participant only area. In the Runner Zone Presented by Muscle Milk, you’ll rehydrate, refuel as well a be awarded your well deserved finisher’s medal and commemorative wine glass. Be sure to grab all your goodies, because once you exit this area, you can’t re-enter. Besides, there’s a party going on and its time to celebrate.

COURSE & VENUE

Click to download the official Livermore Half Marathon Course Map PDF (subject to change)

Course Map

Click to view the Interactive Course Map (subject to change)

Interactive Map

On-Course Nutrition

Water as well as Vega Electrolyte Hydrator will be available at miles 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12 to keep you refreshed and focused on the finish.

In addition, Vega Endurance Gel will be available at Mile 8. We recommend trying it as part of your training routine for peak performance.

On-Course Hydration

There’s no need to be thirsty thanks to Culligan Water, which will be available at each aid station on course as well as at the finish line.

On-Course Celebration

Mile 11 is the Blackhawk Network Celebration Station. Fist pump to a DJ and get fired up for the home stretch.

FESTIVAL

You’ve crossed the finish line on First Street in the heart of Downtown Livermore and met with local volunteers placing a finisher’s medal around your neck. As you are catching your breath, you’re awarded with a commemorative wine glass and escorted to celebrate your accomplishment.

Before you partake in the revelry, engage in recovery with Muscle Milk. They’ll set you up with their Recovery Beverage and give you some much-needed protein.

From there it’s onto a local collection of live music, food, beer & wine to reflect the spirit of the Livermore culture.

To celebrate the completion of 13.1 miles, we’ve brought in 13 of the finest local wineries for tasting. We didn’t forget about the .1 either... you’ll know what we mean when you get here.

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Have no fear, there will be beer!
In addition to their Tap Takeover at First Street Alehouse Friday night (see “The Weekend’s” Schedule), consider the Strike Beer Garden your hoppy place at the RunLiv Festival. Enjoy a full pour post race and taste what’s on tap at the Alehouse.

RUNNER PERKS

  • Gorgeous course showcasing the Livermore Valley, Wine Region and Historic Downtown District
  • Commemorative Wine Glass (yes, for wine tasting!)
  • Gender Specific Technical Shirt (one you’ll actually wear)
  • Awesome Finishers Medal (we’re talking serious hardware)
  • Free Admission to the post-race RunLiv Wine & Music Festival on First St.
    (the reason we all run, right?)
  • More to come!

GETTING THERE

Livermore is located 40 miles East of downtown San Francisco. I-580, Exit N. Livermore Ave.

From the West:
Follow I-580 E to exit N. Livermore Ave.

From the East:
Follow I-580 W to exit N. Livermore Ave.

Parking

Click Here for Parking Map

By BART:
Take BART to the Pleasanton/Dublin station (the last stop) then board the Wheels Bus to Livermore. Information on public transportation routes and schedules are available through the interactive SF Bay Area Trip Planner.

Bart: http://www.bart.gov/
Wheels: http://www.wheelsbus.com/
Bay Area Trip Planner: http://tripplanner.transit.511.org

PACING

Consider the Tri-Valley Running Club as the guide to your goal! They’ll start and finish alongside you, pacing you to your desired finish time. Look for them in their team singlets carrying signs for the following expected finish times:

1:30
1:35
1:40
1:45
1:50
1:55
2:00
2:10
2:20
2:30

Meet your pacer at Friday’s packet pickup.

EXPO

Participant Info: Livermore

All event packets must be obtained at our pre-event packet pickup. Friends or family are welcome to pick up for other participants with a copy of registered runner's ID or Confirmation (digital preferred). Event packet includes a number, timing tag and performance shirt.

  • Dates: Friday, March 27th, 2015
  • Location: Livermore Performing Arts' Bankhead Theater Plaza
  • Expo Hours: 2pm - 8pm.
  • Free Admission: Open to the public
  • Directions: For directions, please visit the Bankhead Theater Plaza map

Exhibitor Info

Our RunLiv Expo takes place on Friday before the event and is the location where all participants must pick up their race packets. Free and open to the public, this expo features the latest in nutrition, gear, great events, training and more. For more information regarding exhibiting at the expo, please contact Tim Cole tim@projectsport.com.

Showcase Your Brand at our Running Events!
All Project Sport events feature a pre-event expo, where all participants must visit to pick up race packets. Free and open to the public, these expos feature the latest in running technologies, fitness apparel, health and nutrition information and interactive displays. Interested in showcasing your brand? Contact us today to get in front of the most desirable demographic!

A 10′x10′ booth comes with (1) 6′ table & (2) chairs. Booth payment is due at time of reservation and is nonrefundable. Booths are available on a first-come first-serve basis. Please submit an application to join the fun! Reserve yours today!

Our Northern California Running Event Locations:
Livermore: Livermore Half Marathon visit website »
Oakland: The Town’s Half Marathon visit website »
San Francisco: US Half Marathon visit website »

STAY

Courtyard Livermore

2929 Constitution Drive, Livermore, CA 94551 (8 minutes from start)
$99 per night
Click to Book Online »

PLAY

Sunday, March 29th
Activities Coming Soon!

http://www.livermoredowntown.com/playandstay/

SCHEDULE

Friday, March 27th, 2015
2:00pm - 8:00pm - Expo & Packet Pickup (details)
5:00pm - Strike’s Tap Takeover Welcome Party at First Street Alehouse

Kickoff the weekend with some pre-race fuel and drink at Downtown Livermore’s pristine pub. Strike Brewing Co., the Official Beer of the Livermore Half Marathon, will be on tap for all to enjoy.

Saturday, March 28th, 2015
8:00am - Half Marathon Start
9:00am - RunLiv Finish Festival Begins
9:15am - Band 1, Main Stage
11:00am - Band 2, Main Stage
12:30pm - First Street Music & Wine Tour

Sunday, March 29th, 2015
All Day - Wine Down Events TBD

SPONSORS

OUR CHARITY &
WATER STATION PARTNERS

Mile 2:
Healing Therapies Foundation
Mile 4:
Livermore Shakes
Mile 6:
Livermore Valley Education Foundation
Mile 8:
Tri-Valley Conservancy
Mile 10:
Little League World Series
Mile 12:
Livermore Rodeo Association

VOLUNTEER

Support your local community, as well as thousands of runners and walkers by volunteering! Calling all teams, corporate groups & friends and family members to fill hundreds of positions.

Race Crew members are an integral part of the event. Positions include our Expo, Start Line, Finish Line, and the Water Stations along the course.

To volunteer & be a part of our Race Crew, please Sign Up Here!

SOCIAL

RunLiv TV: vimeo.com/projectsport

Facebook: fb.com/runlivermore

Instagram: instagram.com/runlivermore

Twitter: twitter.com/runlivermore

Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/HFrlX

RESULTS & PHOTOS

Results: 2014

Wil Matthews Photography: Highlight Reel

Free Participant Photos: Find Yours Now!