Weekend Festivities: Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon, Corn Dogs and Easter Egg Hunts
This weekend you can enjoy an island Easter egg hunt, National Corn Dog Day and a chance to run off all those extra calories while rocking and rolling 13.1 miles though the city.
Rock'n Roll San Francisco Half Marathon on April 3, 2016. Photo: Jun Selta/Flickr
National Corn Dog Day
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Creative corn dog specials from an all-star lineup of food trucks, PBR specials and swag giveaways, a cornhole tournament and corndog eating contest are just a few of the features of the country’s biggest National Corn Dog Day festival. Stop by the SoMa StrEat Food Park this Saturday for a unique day of food and fun.
How to Get There on Muni: The 9 San Bruno/9R-San Bruno Rapid, 12 Folsom/Pacific and 47 Van Ness will take you to the event while the 19 Polk will take you to within a short walk from the area.
Muni service note: There are no service delays or changes expected for this event.
Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Hop over to Treasure Island for this month’s Easter-themed Treasure Island Flea. The two-day event will feature a golden egg hunt, morning mimosas, food truck brunch, Easter DIY craft workshops and more.
How to Get There on Muni: The 25 Treasure Island Route will take you to and from Treasure Island.
Muni service notes: Due to increased ridership, the 25 Treasure Island Route may see delays.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon
Sunday, 6:15 to 10 a.m.
For 20 years running, the Rock N’ Roll Marathon Series has raised over $310 million for charity nationwide. Shimmy out for the 5th annual San Francisco version this Sunday. Starting in Golden Gate Park at John F. Kennedy Drive and 36th Avenue, the course will take runners across the Golden Gate Bridge and back onto Marina Boulevard, culminating at the Civic Center for a post-race concert.
How to Get There on Muni: The N Judah Line, 18 46th Avenue, 29 Sunset and 5 Fulton/5R Fulton Rapid routes will get participants close to the marathon's starting line.
Muni service note: The 1 California, 2 Clement, 3 Jackson, 5 Fulton/5R Fulton Rapid, 10 Townsend, 12 Folsom-Pacific, 18 46th Avenue, 19 Polk, 27 Bryant, 28 19th Avenue, 29 Sunset, 30 Stockton, 31 Balboa, 38 Geary/38R Geary, 43 Masonic, 45 Union/Stockton, 47 Van Ness, 49 Van Ness/Mission, 76X Marin Headlands Express routes and California Cable Car Line may see delays or re-routes.
Transbay Terminal Construction Reminder
Now through Saturday, April 1: Construction work for the Transbay Terminal requires a closure of Beale Street between Mission and Howard streets. All routes terminating at Transbay Terminal will have minor reroutes.
Van Ness Construction Impacts
Lanes on Van Ness from Lombard to Market, and on South Van Ness from Market to Mission have been reduced from three to two.
All left turn lanes on Van Ness Avenue have been removed with the exceptions of those at Broadway (southbound), Lombard Street (northbound) and temporarily at Hayes Street (northbound).
For complete details on these changes, please visit our Van Ness Improvement Project page.
Temporary J Church and K Ingleside Service Changes Reminder:
Due to Balboa Park Station Area and Plaza Improvement construction work, there are now temporary stop changes in effect for the J Church and K Ingleside lines at Balboa Park Station. These stop changes will be in place through the end of April. For details go to sfmta.com/greenlightrail.
“On Tap” gives you a heads up about the big events in town and what Muni routes and lines will get you to the party. Look for this feature to be posted usually on Wednesdays for a look ahead to the weekend.