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Even More Reason to Race

Late last week, a nor’easter dumped several inches of snow and flooded parts of New York and New Jersey that were already still recovering from Hurricane Sandy.   Parts of the East Coast are suffering from back-to-back disasters, and we want to help get them back on their feet.  That’s why for every registrant who signs up by November 15th, we’ll donate 10% of the registration fee to the American Red Cross to help with relief efforts.

What’s not to love?  Registration prices go up Thursday at midnight, so you save a few bucks while also giving back and  repairing the devastation left by the storms.

How does it work? Log on to our website, enter “SandyRelief2013″ into the Coupon Code field during checkout, and we’ll donate the 10% on your behalf.

Feeling generous?  Make an additional donation on your own on the checkout page when you sign up!

By |November 13th, 2012|Categories: Latest News, Uncategorized||Comments Off

LA Marathon registration is NOW open!

Register today for the LA Marathon and you’ll be on your way to earning the LA/SF Challenge medal!  Anyone who completed The 2012 Wipro San Francisco Half or Full Marathon is eligible to earn their bling by completing the 2013 LA Marathon!  Click here to register now and enter the promo code SFVIP13 to be entered to win a VIP Package.  The VIP Package includes ASICS shoes and apparel, a VIP race day experience at the Start and Finish Line, plus much more!

Not up to running 26.2 miles… Check out our Charity Relay!  Grab a friend or family member and team up to complete the marathon together!  The Charity Relay is a unique way you and a partner can each complete a half of the LA Marathon course as part of a relay team.  This opportunity is available through participation with one of the Official Charities and has a limited number of slots available.  Click here to learn more about registering for the relay with one of the Official Charities.

Even more reason to register this week: Sign up for the LA Marathon by October 7th and you’ll be sent a discount code to register for The 2013 Wipro SF Marathon at $10 off!  All you need to do is register online for the LA Marathon, and on October 8th, 2012 you’ll get a personal discount code via email for the 2013 Half or Full Marathon in San Francisco.  Guarantee your spot into both events AND save money by registering early.

By |October 2nd, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized||Comments Off

Congratulations, 2013 Ambassador Team!

This year we received a record number of Ambassador applications!  A special thank-you to EVERYONE who applied for the Ambassador program, we’re endlessly appreciative to the leaders in this running community.  These 40 enthusiastic runners below are the best of the best, from all over the U.S, ready to lead 25,000 SF Marathoners to the finish line.  Congratulations to our 2012-2013 team:

Albert Pham
Aletta Kennedy
Alisyn Gularte
Alyssa Yell
Anthony So
Aron Eichhorn
Beki Berrey
Bruce Ahlf
Celia Kujala
Charlene Ragsdale
Charlie Johnston
Christopher Kovalchick
Christopher Malenab
Courtney Alev
Daniela Vasquez
David Pierson
Elise Nelson
Emily Favret
Heather Gonzalez
Holly Batchelder
Jane Keegan
Jon Turner
Josephine Rodgers
Joshua Snow Hansen
Keith Schlottman
Kelsey Godfrey
Kristin Tarr
Kristina Murphy
Laura Baldwin
Laura Langerwerf
Lauren Hipp
Lauren Wilke
Libby Jones
Luis Bueno
Mark Hagan
Mary Kelly Persyn
Meg Gudgeirsson
Paulette Ference
Peter Rabover
Ryan Novack
Westley Lashley

By |October 1st, 2012|Categories: Latest News||Comments Off

Best Week Ever: What to do besides Run this Week

A Note from Staff Coordinator Lea; Best Week Ever: What to do besides Run this Week
By |July 25th, 2012|Categories: Latest News, Uncategorized||Comments Off

The 12 Days of The Wipro SF Marathon

Just 12 days until the race is upon us, and we’re counting down in the best way we know how- giving away presents!

Each day, our Facebook Cover Photo will represent people we want to thank for putting the race together, reveal breaking news about the race, or highlight a favorite aspect of the course.

How do you win gear?  Like, share, or comment on the cover photos and you’ll be entered to win sweatybands, sweatbands, pasta tickets, a VIP ticket, gifts from our sponsors, merchandise and more!  If you’re a winner, you’ll be surprised with a note attached to your bib when you pick it up at the Runner Expo!

So help us celebrate the final countdown and tune in to our Facebook Page for each day’s post!

Have a happy taper,

The SF Marathon

By |July 17th, 2012|Categories: Latest News, Uncategorized||Comments Off

Safeway Refreshe Contest Winners

Safeway Refreshe Winners Announced!
By |July 2nd, 2012|Categories: Latest News, Uncategorized||Comments Off

Announcing… The 2012 Wipro SF Marathon Ambassadors!

Announcing... The 2012 Wipro SF Marathon Ambassadors!
By |November 4th, 2011|Categories: Latest News, Uncategorized||Comments Off

Special Offer from UltraLyte Electrolyte!

Congratulations SF Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5k/Progressive Finishers-  you did it!  Runners were hydrated and refueled by UltraLyte Electrolyte, the Official Performance Beverage of The San Francisco Marathon.

UltraLyte Electrolyte is formulated with easy to digest carbohydrates, electrolytes, vitamin C, amino acids and other nutrients to help fuel long workouts. UltraLyte Electrolyte Powdered supplement mix is made to Quench Your Inner Thirst and replenish nutrients your body uses during endurance training and competition. UltraLyte’s Lemon-Lime Ice doesn’t contain any artificial colors or flavors and tastes great naturally.

Want to keep the momentum going?  Train for your next endurance event with UltraLyte.  SF Marathon participants can take 25% off all orders using discount code “sfmarathon” through August 31st.  Happy hydrating!

Shop Now!

By |August 16th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized||Comments Off

Official Race Results

By |August 1st, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized||Comments Off

Creativity on the Course – Art at The SF Marathon

Local Art at The SF Marathon!...
By |July 7th, 2011|Categories: Latest News, Uncategorized||Comments Off