The Power of Positive Thinking

Contributed by Erin Garvey, a 2017 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. By now, as you’ve likely begun your training for any of The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon events - the Full Marathon, either half marathon, the 5K, or the 52.4 mile Ultramarathon - you’ve probably already noticed something rather surprising. ... More

Weird, Embarrassing, and Gross Moments in Running

Contributed by Stephanie Laska, M.Ed – Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon, known for becoming “half” the person she used to be by losing 140 pounds and winning FIRST PLACE, Athena division, in her very first marathon (Modesto Marathon, 2015) – follow more of her story on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook at @140lost... More

Miles with Mom at The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon & Beyond

Contributed by Kelli Tanghe, a 2017 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. To My Dear Children, Mother’s Day 2017 is almost here. This week many spouses, sons and daughters will be busy planning, buying or making gifts for their mom to cherish. While I love sweet gestures and thoughtful treats, I don’t need flowers, ... More

5 Reasons to Run the 2nd Half Marathon at #TSFM2017

Fast, flat, scenic, and iconic. Tour San Francisco's gems in the 2nd Half Marathon. More

Reasons to Run The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon

Contributed by Erin Garvey, a 2017 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. In case you haven’t heard the big news, with more than two months before race weekend, the 1st Half Marathon of The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon is officially at capacity, and the Full Marathon will follow within the next week. (There are still ... More

Raising Runners

Contributed by Dr. Lisa Marie Gonzales. Lisa and her twin daughters, Kennedy and Landry, are 2017 Ambassadors for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. This post originally appeared on Lisa's blog. Early on in their childhood, I knew it was important to raise children who loved reading. Reading has always been the gateway to all ... More

Dos and Don’ts of Training for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon

With 100 days to go until race day at The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon (or 5K, Half Marathon, or Ultramarathon), for many of us, if we haven’t already begun our training, it’s probably about time we do so. More

5 Tips to Make Your Running More Social

I’ve been running for a long time now, and my tried-and-true method for beating the periodic boredom that comes with the endurance training territory is simple: make it social. More

Take a Runcation: Why I Travel to Run Marathons

Runcation: Traveling to a new beautiful destination and working a race into the vacation. More

Upgrade Your Race Distance in 2017: The 40 for 40 Challenge is Worth it

What if 2017 were the year that you committed yourself to doing something that you never thought you could do? If you’re going to go big, The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon is the place to do it. More