15 results for tag: Race Day

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

7 Tips to Crush It at The SF Marathon

Contributed by Jody Stoops, a 2018 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. This July 29th will mark my 10th year running at The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon (you can probably guess that it's one of my favorite race courses!). From the early morning start, to the sunrise on the Golden Gate Bridge, to the lush ... More

What I’m Looking Forward to Most at #TSFM2018

Contributed by Erin Mink Garvey, a 2018 Ambassador for The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. With the 2018 San Francisco Marathon weekend just eight weeks away, your training for the marathon, half marathon, 5k, or ultramarathon is probably picking up steam. You may already be imagining what it’ll feel like to cross the ... More