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Members of the 49ers cheer squad await runners at the finish line.

Join the 4.9K Golden Heart Run

Calling on the Faithful. Come hit the pavement with us!

Run or walk your way to better fitness along a 4.9K route (3 miles) and fuel The Golden Heart Fund, a player-led support network for former 49ers and their families. All ages, all fitness levels welcome!

Participants set off from the starting line at the 2019 Golden Heart Run.

Race Information

2022 Golden Heart Run
Levi's Stadium
August 20 2022

Early registration discount!

$40 Previously cost $55 Register to Run

Registration Incentives

We’ll be holding weekly drawings until the run for a full-sized helmet signed by a 49ers great. Every registration in before each week’s cutoff date is automatically entered. The earlier you sign up, the more chances you have to win!

Winners will be contacted via phone or email. If contact cannot be made within 72 hours, a new winner will be drawn.

  • Expired
    JUL 4 – 11

    George Kittle

  • Expired
    JUL 12 – 18

    Frank Gore

  • Expired
    JUL 19 – 25

    Deebo Samuel

  • Expired
    JUL 26 – AUG 1

    Patrick Willis

  • Expired
    AUG 2 – 8

    Nick Bosa

  • Currently Active
    AUG 9 – 15

    Deion Sanders

  • Upcoming
    AUG 16 – 20

    Jerry Rice

  • Upcoming
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Top Fundraisers

Not only will we save you a spot at an exclusive event, but you can get a signed 49ers football to celebrate your achievement!

Top Fundraiser

  • 4 tickets to the invite-only VIP Reception on August 19 where you can meet some of your favorite 49ers alum
  • NFL football personalized & signed by GHF Founders: Harris Barton, Ron Ferrari, Brent Jones & Ronnie Lott

2nd Top Fundraiser

  • 2 tickets to the invite-only VIP Reception
  • 49ers helmet personalized & signed by Ronnie Lott

3rd Top Fundraiser

  • 2 tickets to the invite-only VIP Reception
Be a Top Supporter

Fundraising Milestones

Show the world you’re a Faithful 49ers fan by sporting these custom items earned for a great cause.

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Stainless Steel Waterbottle
Fanny Pack
Signed Photo from Founders

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The Golden Heart Run is a 4.9K (3 mi) fun run and signature fundraiser for the Golden Heart Fund, a player-led support network for former 49ers and their families. The Golden Heart Run 2022 will be held in person at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California on August 20, 2022. All ages, all fitness levels welcome!

  • The race starts at 8am. We recommend you arrive early enough to be inside your corral at least 15 minutes before race start.

  • Yep, we’re back!

  • We are not holding a virtual event this year. If you can’t run in person, you are welcome to register & fundraise, but you will need to have someone pick up your packet & medal locally during packet pickup at Levi’s Stadium on Thursday 8/18 or Friday 8/19. Due to limited staffing, we will not have the capacity to mail packets or medals.

  • Every registrant will get a medal and a Sport-Tek® race shirt. Both will be available for in-person packet pickup only.

  • The Golden Heart Run is 3 miles. 

  • We are happy to help you change your shirt size. Just shoot us an email at and we can help you out. After in-person packet pick up, we will not able to accommodate shirt changes or exchanges.

  • Bib numbers will be assigned closer to the date of the race.

  • Please see the size chart for the Sport-Tek® PosiCharge® Competitor™ Tee: Adult Size Chart

  • We will not be providing kid specific t-shirts.

  • The Golden Heart Fund plans to host The Golden Heart Run 2022, in person, on August 20, 2022, in Santa Clara, California, in and around Levi’s Stadium, abiding by COVID-19 mitigation guidance from Santa Clara County, as well as guidance from the Center for Disease Control (“CDC”). Given the nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, the protocols and mitigation guidance may change between the time you opt in and August 20, 2022 when The Golden Heart Run 2022 takes place.

    By agreeing to participate in The Golden Heart Run 2022, you agree to abide by the Center for Disease Control (CDC)’s recommendations for the prevention of the spread of COVID-19 and attest to having read the CDC’s guidance at: You also agree to abide by any COVID-19 distancing and other safety guidelines issued by the state, the community, or by this race for your participation in this race.

  • All registration fees are non-refundable. This policy applies to all registrants whether you are injured, have an unexpected family/business emergency, have a medical emergency, or the event time changed due to circumstances beyond our control, there are no refunds.

    If the in-person portion of The Golden Heart Run 2022 is canceled for any reason, and we pivot to a virtual run, registered participants will receive their medal and shirt after the virtual run. If we are forced to go virtual and you do not want your t-shirt or medal, you can contact us to initiate a refund at

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