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Walk, Run or Relax | October 28, 2023

San Francisco, California 2023

Our annual San Francisco event for migraine is a fundraising event organized by our nonprofit to raise awareness and funds for those affected by migraine and headache disease. We have a professionally timed San Francisco 5K run and an untimed walk. Funds raised go towards supporting local migraine research, education for headache fellows (doctors getting specialty training in the field of headache medicine) as well as Miles for Migraine programming here in San Francisco.

This is a Hybrid Event

  • Date

    LIVE: October 28, 2023 8:30 AM PST
    VIRTUAL: October 27-31, 2023

  • Distance

    2 Mile Walk / 5K Run / Relax

  • Beneficiaries

    UCSF Headache Center,
    UCSF Children's Hospital &
    Stanford Headache Center

  • Location

    Bandshell at Golden Gate State Park
    John F Kennedy Dr & Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive,
    San Francisco, CA

  • Packet Pickup

    A Runner's Mind
    3575 Sacramento St
    San Francisco, CA 94118

    Friday October 27th, 4-7PM

Frequently Asked Questions

The main difference between a virtual event and an in-person event in San Francisco is that a virtual event can be completed from anywhere, while an in-person race requires participants to physically be at the event location on the event date. In a virtual event, participants can complete any form of intentional movement, at their own pace and on their own schedule, while an in-person race follows a set course and schedule. Virtual Participants have their event swag and finisher medal mailed to them for an added fee.

Registration for the in-person event is completely free and open to all. You can register for the San Francisco event on this registration page. Simply select whether you'd like to participate in-person or virtually, the event you want to participate in (2 Mile Walk, 5K, or Relax), fill out the registration form, and submit your information.


All proceeds from the San Francisco race for migraine go towards funding migraine research, education, and advocacy efforts. By participating in the race, you are helping to raise awareness of the impact of migraine and supporting the efforts to find better treatments and a cure for this debilitating condition.

All funds raised from the San Francisco event are donated to the Stanford Headache Center, UCSF Headache Center and UCSF Children's Hospital Fellowship programs to support training for providers in the field of headache medicine and to support local migraine & headache disease research right in San Francisco. Funds are also used to support Miles for Migraine programming. By participating in the event, you are helping to raise awareness of the impact of migraine and supporting the efforts to find better treatments and a cure for this debilitating disease.

The prizes available for fundraising for the event in San Francisco vary depending on the amount raised. You can find more information on our Fundraising page. The more you raise, the more you can earn, including things like a duffle bag, Yeti Rambler, Yeti Hopper or Apple Watch.

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