5 Reasons to Run the 5K

With views of the Bay Bridge, the iconic Ferry Building, Coit Tower, and more, it's no wonder why this race in particular has exploded in popularity among experienced athletes and new runners alike. More

The San Francisco Marathon Course: Mile 19

Mile 19 takes runners through the final stretch of Golden Gate Park along wide, open John F. Kennedy Drive. This section is relatively flat, and begins just past the de Young Museum. It then passes another favorite cultural institution, the California Academy of Sciences. Runners looking down Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive to their right will ... More

Protect yourself on Race Day by registering with RaceSafe

RaceSafe allows runners to confidentially provide their medical history in advance which can be accessed in an emergency by medics and volunteer physicians on Race Day. More

The San Francisco Marathon Course: Mile 18

Mile 18 continues on the paved path around Stow Lake, past some of the lake’s most scenic spots: a Chinese pavilion and a cascading waterfall. More

Dean Karnazes’ Three Tips for Running a Successful San Francisco Marathon

1) Listen to Everyone, Follow No One Fitbit Ambassador Dean Karnazes often tells runners to “Listen to everyone, follow no one.” But what does he mean? “All of us are built differently and we certainly train differently,” says Karnazes. You can take Karnazes’ advice about individual differences and incorporate it into various ... More

Power Crunch & The San Francisco Marathon

Whether taken before a work out, as a meal replacement, for recovery, or simply for a healthy snack option, Power Crunch offers the most scientifically advanced High-DH Hydrolyzed Whey Protein for optimal protein digestion. More

The San Francisco Marathon Course: Mile 17

Ever wondered what running The San Francisco Marathon course is like? We asked local writer and runner, Erin Mara, to take us through the experience of running The San Francisco Marathon from a mile-by-mile perspective. What better way to join in the experience of the course than being able to get a sneak peek? Mile 17 begins just as ... More

The San Francisco Marathon Course: Mile 16

Runners pass through peaceful eucalyptus trees on an approach toward the course favorite, Stow Lake. More

FUELING: The Secret to Conquering the Wall & Enjoying a Marathon

If we do not put gas in our car, it does not move. And that is what happens when we run out of stored glycogen: we hit the wall, and moving becomes an enormous mental battle and physical challenge, just like pushing our car would be. More

The San Francisco Marathon Course: Mile 15

A peaceful push through dense forests, Mile 15 continues along quiet MLK Jr. Drive, with towering trees on both sides of the route. More