17 results for tag: Race Day

The Best Race of My Life

Contributed by Jenni Dubman, a 2018 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon.  It was a day just like any other… just kidding. My alarm went off in the dead of night at 3:30am. This was no ordinary day. And I didn’t know it yet, but on that day I was about to have the best race of my life. Everything ... More

2018 Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon: By the Numbers

This 2018 Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon recap gives you some saucy statistics to sum up this year's race. We had a blast, and we hope you did too. Is it July 28, 2019 yet? We'll see you there! Mark your calendars for next year's marathon! Register now before the price increases, and book your ticket to run the streets ... More

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 ... More

Race Recap: Victory at the 2018 San Francisco Double Marathon

You may recall technology entrepreneur and trail runner, Scott Dunlap's review of the 2017 BSFM Ultramarathon (see "The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon 52.4 Mile Ultra - Two Sides Of A Great City": Part I and Part II). Scott tackled the ultra again this year, and WON! Check out his entertaining race recap below! --- Last ... More

RACE RECAP: THE 2018 SAN FRANCISCO MARATHON (1ST HALF)

Race day is over, and we're reliving the moment by digging through race photos and posts, getting excited for next year! Check out this fantastic recap of the 1st Half, courtesy of Jennifer and her blog, J Bird Runs. --- I got the opportunity to run this race through Jaybird Sport – I am so grateful to them! They ... More

Train Well 4: Tips for a Happy/Safe Biofreeze SF Marathon, by Dr. Jeff (Advice from the Medical Tent)

As you prepare for race weekend, we have one final bit of advice from Dr. Jeff: Saturday To reduce your chance of post-BSFM illness, don’t shake hands. Hugs reduce blood pressure, release good chemicals in the body, and do not transmit microbes. Skip the carb loading meal and run empty (see Train Well 1 blog: Carb ... More

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 ... More

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 ... More

Train Well 3: Eating During a Marathon Myth, by Dr. Jeff (Advice from the Medical Tent)

Does consuming calories during a marathon improve performance? Physiology’s answer is no. Facts: 2,000 calories of carbohydrate (glucose in glycogen) are stored in the body (1,600 calories in muscle, and 400 calories in liver). 110,000 calories of fat (3 fatty acids in triglycerides, released by Lipase) are stored in ... More

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 ... More