Scott Benbow - Setting Intentions for San Francisco Marathon 2016

Giving Thanks for Plantar Fasciitis

Written by Scott Benbow, 2016 San Francisco Marathon Ambassador Scott Benbow is proud to be a member of the Ambassador team for the 2016 San Francisco Marathon. He loves to run the hills and the occasional flats in San Francisco. His new running buddy is his eleven year old son who, like his dad, loves to run. I hit a healthy ... More

A Thankful Note To Running

Written by Bonnie Wilson, 2016 San Francisco Marathon Ambassador At 240 pounds, Pacific Northwest native Bonnie Wilson knew something needed to change -- but she never expected running to become both her passion and her freedom. It did (after a few tries!) and today, she’s completed multiple marathons, is on a journey to becoming a ... More

Completing the SF/Berkeley Challenge

Written By Meg Gudgeirsson, TSFM Ambassador The San Francisco Marathon is one of my favorite races. However, as soon as I complete it each year, I’m immediately looking toward the next race and challenge. (My guess is I’m not the only one.) Thankfully, the great folks at TSFM have us covered with The Berkeley Half Marathon in Novemb... More

Training for TSFM with Runkeeper, By The Numbers

This year The San Francisco Marathon partnered with leading fitness-tracking app, Runkeeper, to offer official full marathon and half marathon training plans from The San Francisco Marathon’s RUN365 training program to users on iPhone and Android. Thousands of runners logged on to Runkeeper to train for full and half marathon distances, ... More

Experience The Finish Line Festival

On July 26th the new Finish Line Festival at Justin Herman Plaza, across from the Ferry Building, will be unveiled. This marks our first year of hosting participants, their loved ones, and spectators alike at this scenic venue on the Bay. With a new location comes new things to do, new people to see, and a crazy good time supporting the ... More

All things Expo: The 2015 Health & Fitness Expo Roundup

Location and Hours: Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion 2 Marina Boulevard San Francisco, California 94123 Friday, July 24th 12pm-7pm Saturday, July 25th 9am-5pm The San Francisco Marathon Health & Fitness Expo will offer runners, spectators and health and fitness enthusiasts alike a must-see experience. Come to Fort Mason ... More

The San Francisco Marathon Partners With to Offer Live Streaming of all Race Events

We are committed to enabling fans to take part in our five road racing events during our 38th running on July 26th, 2015, whether they can attend in person or not. To wit, in addition to our race weekend app, which will offer live runner tracking, live leader boards and race updates, we are thrilled to announce that we are partnering with ... More

The Race Isn’t Always About the Medal

By Stephanie Davies, TSFM 2015 Ambassador Marathon weekend loomed upon me and my feelings of sadness loomed just as large. How would I bide my time and keep my mind off of what I would have been doing had I been there? How would I spend race day? The Napa Valley Marathon was to be my 11th marathon. I had to defer this year due to an ... More

Road to the Race: How one runner’s journey to the start line

Meghann Seidner, Brand Marketing Director from ZICO Coconut Water, offers her perspective on nutrition, training and all things running as she prepares to take on the 1st Half Marathon at #TSFM2015 Nutrition I follow a plant-based diet as it helps me feel my best.  I am fascinated with the fusion of plant-based nutrition with endurance ... More

How to be a part of #TSFM2015 without running a mile

We know not everyone is ready to take on our course so whether you're the family of one of our runners or looking to be a part of our 2015 race community check out all of the amazing ways you can participate in this year's race! Attend our FREE 2015 Health & Fitness Expo Come experience the latest in health and fitness gear, ... More