14 results for tag: Training

Run the 5K: New Pricing, 30-Day Challenge & Training Tips

We Have Great News - New 5K Pricing Available! Thanks to our 5K Sponsor (and Official Training Partner), The Run Experience, new pricing for our 5K is now available! If you’re not registered yet, don’t miss out! Registered and ready to run your best race yet? Check out these amazing resources The Run Experience has ... More

5 Tips for Avoiding the Bonk

Now that we've hit the 12-week countdown until The San Francisco Marathon, it's time to line yourself up for success against the dreaded wall. For anyone who’s ever bonked during a workout, the feelings of dizziness, heavy legs and brain fog are all things you want to avoid at all costs! “Bonking” or “hitting the ... More

Let’s Do This! Training for The San Francisco Marathon

We’re now 12 weeks away from this year’s San Francisco Marathon, so it’s time to kick things into gear. If you’re anything like me, registering for a new race is exciting, but once the thrill of signing up wears off, it’s time to get down to business! So, what’s next? Well, if you haven’t registered yet, visit ... More

Final Month of Training for TSFM

Contributed by Erin Garvey, a 2017 Ambassador for The San Francisco Marathon. Take a deep breath. You have T minus 1-month (or actually, less than one month!) to go until you run one of the sold-out San Francisco Marathon events: the Full Marathon, one of the Half Marathons, the 5K or the Ultramarathon. Most of your hardest ... More

The Scary Miles

Contributed by Stephanie Laska, a 2017 Ambassador for The San Francisco Marathon. As we prepare to run The San Francisco Marathon or Half Marathon, there comes a point in our training where we enter what I lovingly call, “the scary miles.” About a month prior to the big race, your training schedule escalates to the ... More

The Power of Positive Thinking

Contributed by Erin Garvey, a 2017 Ambassador for The San Francisco Marathon. By now, as you’ve likely begun your training for any of The 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. Sure, the ... More

Reasons to Run The San Francisco Marathon

Contributed by Erin Garvey, a 2017 Ambassador for The 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 San Francisco Marathon is officially at capacity, and the Full Marathon will follow within the next week. (There are still spots ... More

Raising Runners

Contributed by Dr. Lisa Marie Gonzales. Lisa and her twin daughters, Kennedy and Landry, are 2017 Ambassadors for The 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 San Francisco Marathon

With 100 days to go until race day at The 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

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 San Francisco Marathon is the place to do it. More