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Rain expected for US Half Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 6

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If you or your friends are headed to San Francisco this weekend, be prepared for possible traffic delays and street closures. The US Half Marathon will take place this Sunday, Nov. 6, in San Francisco.

This weekend promises to be the first really cold and really wet weekend that San Francisco has had in a really long time. Travelers and visitors to San Francisco should be extra careful because of the rain and how the rain can slow drivers and cause distractions.

If you are unsure of your plans and want to know what the weather will be like in San Francisco, make sure to visit this page of weather.com which has specific weather information for the City by the Bay.

The US Half Marathon

The US Half Marathon in San Francisco is an event that is held twice a year, in the fall and in the spring. It is divided in halves, hence the name of the event. The event for this weekend appears to be full so if you are interested in the spring half make sure to register as soon as possible.

Though it may be cold and rainy this Sunday, you can bet that this event will be lots of fun and quite memorable for all of the participants. According to the event's information website at ushalf.com/race-day, this Sunday's race will start at the intersection of Van Ness and Beach.

Make sure to visit ushalf.com/race-course for a fun map of the race. You can see that the race takes runners along spectacular views of the city and then over the Golden Gate Bridge, and then back to the city.

What about registration? The ushalf.com site has all the information you need on their frequently asked questions page. For those interested in who won the race, check out the winners page.

Be Prepared for Travel

The Golden Gate Bridge is being used as part of the route for this race. So if you are thinking about driving across or bicycling across the Golden Gate Bridge on Sunday, Nov. 6, you better visit goldengate.org. This website has great information about how the Golden Gate Bridge will be affected this Sunday.

If you are planning to participate or just watch the US Half Marathon this Sunday, make sure to allow for plenty of time to get to the starting line or to the viewing areas. Take extra precautions to be safe during this wet and cold weekend in the City by the Bay.

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