Race Recap: The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon

Contributed by Kelli Hashimoto, a 2018 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. One week post-marathon and it already feels like a lifetime ago. Many of you already know my proposal story at last year’s The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. I couldn’t quite top that this year but I still had a blast. I had the pleasure ... More

Race Week blog

It’s Race Week! Tips from the Ambassadors

You may have registered at the 2017 race expo, or you may have registered ten minutes ago: regardless, without hesitation – and with a whole bunch of excitement! – we can finally say that IT’S FINALLY RACE WEEK for THE BIOFREEZE SAN FRANCISCO MARATHON, half, 5k, and ultra! People handle race week pretty differently, much like how ... More

The Biofreeze SF Marathon Finish Line

How it Feels to Cross the Finish Line

Contributed by Erin Mink Garvey, a 2018 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. One of the many things that keeps me coming back to the marathon is the feeling I get when I cross the finish line. In the past decade, I’ve had the joy of running over thirty marathons. Sometimes I wonder if continuing to do this sport is worth ... More

Running The San Francisco Marathon

Running for Charity

Contributed by Erin Mink Garvey, a 2018 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. It is very exciting to say that we are officially only a few weeks away from the 41st annual Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon, half marathon, ultramarathon, and 5k! By now, we’ve all probably begun visualizing what we’ll feel like as we toe the ... More

Pace Group at The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon

Five Surprising Benefits of Running with a Pace Group

And None Have to do with Speed! Contributed by Stephanie Laska (@140Lost), Pacer for the 2018 San Francisco Marathon and Nuun Ambassador With The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon less than a month away, you might be giddy with excitement or panicked with fear. Personally, I waffle between the two emotions right up to the start line, ... More

Overcoming Training Challenges

Overcoming Training Challenges

Contributed by Erin Mink Garvey, a 2018 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. Ask any seasoned runner who has trained for their fair share of marathons or half marathons, and they'll tell you that it’s inevitable that training will not go perfectly. Before you freak out and think that your race day goals are doomed, fear ... More

Jody Stoops running The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon

7 Tips to Crush It at The SF Marathon

Contributed by Jody Stoops, a 2018 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. This July 29th will mark my 10th year running at The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon (you can probably guess that it's one of my favorite race courses!). From the early morning start, to the sunrise on the Golden Gate Bridge, to the lush trees of ... More

The SF Marathon Top 5 Best Things

What I’m Looking Forward to Most at #TSFM2018

Contributed by Erin Mink Garvey, a 2018 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. With the 2018 San Francisco Marathon weekend just eight weeks away, your training for the marathon, half marathon, 5k, or ultramarathon is probably picking up steam. You may already be imagining what it’ll feel like to cross the starting line and ... More

race pace group

Pace Groups Etiquette, Demystified

Ever wonder how pace teams form, and what the etiquette is for running with them? Here are answers to the top 5 most commonly asked questions we hear regarding pace groups on race day. Contributed by Stephanie Laska (@140Lost), Pacer for the 2018 San Francisco Marathon and Nuun Ambassador 1. Who can join a pace team? Pacing Teams are ... More

Training for a Marathon

Let’s Do This! Training for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon

We’re now 12 weeks away from this year’s San Francisco Marathon, so it’s time to kick things into gear. If you’re anything like me, registering for a new race is exciting, but once the thrill of signing up wears off, it’s time to get down to business! So, what’s next? Well, if you haven’t registered yet, visit the registrat... More