Golden Hills Marathon

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Lake Chabot, CA


Golden Hills Marathon Logo

Directions

Directions to the Shuttle/Finish 
From Dublin/Livermore:
Take I-580 westbound towards Oakland, take the Strobridge Avenue exit.  Turn right on Strobridge, right on Castro Valley Boulevard, and left on Lake Chabot Road.  The Lake Chabot Marina is about two miles ahead on the right. 
From San Jose:  
Take I-880 northbound towards Oakland.  Take I-238/Castro Valley (I-580) exit towards Stockton.  Merge onto I-238 south.  Take the Castro Valley Blvd/CA-238 exit towards Castro Valley Boulevard. Turn left on Castro Valley Blvd. Turn left on Lake Chabot Road.  The Lake Chabot Marina is about two miles ahead on the right. 
Alternate way from San Jose:
Take I-880 northbound towards Oakland.  Take I-238/Castro Valley (I-580) exit Stockton.  Merge onto I-238 south. Take I-580 west towards Oakland.  Take 150th Avenue/Fairmont Drive exit.  Turn right on Fairmont.  Fairmont Drive becomes Lake Chabot Road.
From Oakland/Berkeley:
Take I-580 eastbound towards Hayward, take the 150th Avenue/Fairmont Drive exit.  Turn left onto 150th Ave, right onto Foothill Blvd, left onto Fairmont Drive. Fairmont Drive becomes Lake Chabot Road.
Parking:
The marina entrance will be to the left at the bottom of the hill ($5.00 parking fee). You can park for free on either side of Lake Chabot Road. Please be careful crossing Lake Chabot Road. 
The shuttle will be parked in the upper parking lot at the Lake Chabot Marina. 
Map to Shuttle/Finish
map to shuttle/finish
Directions to the Start of the Marathon (Tilden Park-Lone Oak Picnic Area)
From Oakland:
Take I-80 eastbound. Take the Buchanan Street exit towards Albany.  Turn right onto Buchanan Street.  Bear right onto Marin Avenue.  Continue on Marin Avenue for about 2.5 miles.  Pass through one roundabout, stay on Marin Avenue, be prepared for a very steep climb.  At top of climb (0.5 miles) turn left on Grizzly Peak Blvd.  At second stop sign make a right onto Wildcat Canyon Road and an immediate left onto Canon Drive.  At bottom of Canon Drive , turn right onto Central Park Drive and left onto Lone Oak Road.  Follow Lone Oak Road until it dead ends and park in the dirt parking area.  

From Sacramento/Vallejo
Take I-80 westbound. Take the Albany Exit. Turn left at stop sign onto frontage road. Stay on frontage road veering left and then right.  At stop sign turn left (you can only turn left here) onto Buchanan Street and follow the directions above.

From Marin:
Take I-580 eastbound across the Richmond/San Rafael Bridge.  Take the Buchanan Street Exit on the left.  Turn left onto Buchanan Street and follow the directions above. 
Map to to the central portion of Tilden, at Central Park Drive, with access to start area of marathon.