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COURSE INFORMATION

THE GOLDEN GATE RELAY WALK COURSE INCLUDES MANY TOURIST DESTINATIONS.
Teams of 12 travel 125 miles through 28 cities including Marin, Sausalito, across the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, Palo Alto and Silicon Valley to the ocean in Santa Cruz.

COURSE CHANGES.
Due to the Skyline Blvd. closure (opening in 2018), see Leg 23 Van Bridge (used 2011-2016).
Exchange 35 is at 2329 Empire Grade Rd., Santa Cruz.
Finish is on Barry Swenson Builder property, Delaware Ave. at Shaffer Rd., Santa Cruz.

COURSE RESOURCES.
Portable toilets or bathrooms are provided at exchanges. Showers are available at Exchange 32 (Van 2 walkers only).

WALKERS, VOLUNTEERS, SPONSORS, FRIENDS AND FAMILY ARE INVITED TO
Saturday:
Breakfast at Marin French Cheese Co. during the (Start).
Coffee at Peet's, Corte Madera (Exch. 16).
Sunday:
Breakfast served 1-9 am at Canada College, Redwood City (Exch. 24).
Breakfast burritos/pizza at Camp Harmon, Boulder Creek (Exch. 32).
Coffee/sandwiches at Coffee 9, Ben Lomond (Exch. 33).
Enjoy beer, wine and lunch while cheering finishers at the Victory Party.

CAUTION - THINK SAFETY
Walk on the Right with traffic except part of Legs 18 and 26. Obey traffic laws including stopping at red lights and crossing roads in crosswalks or at intersections. There are no road closures, traffic control or aid stations. Vans obstructing traffic by following walkers will be penalized.

COURSE TRIVIA
The course is divided into 24 segments called "Legs" with 52 turns (24 left, 28 right). Legs vary in length (3-7 miles) and difficulty ("Easy" to "Very Hard"). Walkers travel 120 miles on shoulders of roads or sidewalks, 4 miles on four bicycle paths (Legs 17, 21, 26), and 1 mile through a quarry (Leg 35). Eight legs have ocean views (17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 31, 36) and six legs border reservoirs (13, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29).

TRIMBLE NAVIGATION PROVIDED GPS SATELLITE MAPPING FROM 24 SATELLITES
recording 22,000 positions accurate to within a meter to generate maps for 24 legs.

FOR WEATHER UPDATES, WATCH NBC 11
Spring in the Bay Area is dry and warm with light fog. Walkers travel through Marin, across the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco during the day, through San Mateo County at night, and through Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties during the day.

   
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