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

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Crossing the Finish Line

TSFM Ambassador’s Boston Marathon Experience Pt. III: Contributed by Paige Govey, a 2018 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. Photo Credit: Brian Fluharty I don’t remember much of my wait in Athlete’s Village. I do remember feeling fear, nerves, and jealousy of people who had ponchos. I thought of a time at an ... More

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TSFM Ambassador’s Boston Marathon Experience Pt. II

Contributed by Paige Govey, a 2018 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. Photo credit: AP Photo After carbing up and making it back to the hotel, the usual ritual continued: pick out what I’ll be wearing, pin my number on, and take the perfect Instagram shot. It was then that I realized I really had no idea what I was ... More

TSFM Ambassador’s Boston Marathon Experience Pt. I

Contributed by Paige Govey, a 2018 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. Photo credit: AP Photo Preparing for the Boston Marathon was nothing like I’ve ever experienced. I’ve run tons of races and plenty of miles in my life – in the snow, rain, sleet, and freezing temperatures. But this was different. This was a ... More

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Rule the Road: City Running

Contributed by Scott Benbow, a 2018 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. One of the many virtues of running The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon is the unfettered access you get to some of the most beautiful roads in the city. There are dozens of vistas on the course that are so jaw dropping, they prompt some runners to ... More

Tips to Enjoy Race Week & Race Weekend

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Lookin’ Good at 40

Contributed by Jason Hakes, a 2017 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon.  So, you’re hitting a major milestone this year, The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. To this, I must say: you look great at 40! Over the years, you’ve made changes, stood the test of time, met some interesting people along the way and have ... More

Final Month of Training for TSFM

Contributed by Erin Garvey, a 2017 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. Take a deep breath. You have T minus 1-month (or actually, less than one month!) to go until you run one of the sold-out San Francisco Marathon events: the Full Marathon, one of the Half Marathons, the 5K or the Ultramarathon. Most of your hardest ... More

The Scary Miles

Contributed by Stephanie Laska, a 2017 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. As we prepare to run The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon or Half Marathon, there comes a point in our training where we enter what I lovingly call, “the scary miles.” About a month prior to the big race, your training schedule escalates to the ... More

Running Motivation – Race Challenges

Contributed by Leanna Peppercorn, a 2017 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon is so many things. It is iconic, beautiful, and hilly. It takes place in the greatest city in the world. It also comes with some serious race bling.  When I signed up for the 2nd Half Marathon in 2015, I ... More