Do you want to run the 1st Half Marathon or the Full Marathon in 2015, but missed out on open registration? There are still limited spots available in the 2015 race from our Official Charities! Please reach out directly to the charities listed bowl to inquire about joining their charity teams in 2015:

Our Official Charities have limited inventory in our most popular events. Please contact each charity directly to learn about purchasing race registration through these charity spots. All proceeds above current event registration price go directly to the charity.


Charity Contact Full Marathon Spots Available? 1st Half Marathon Spots Available? 2nd Half Marathon Spots Available? 5k Spots Available?
Project Athena Foundation [email protected] YES
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation [email protected] YES
A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure [email protected] YES
The Pablove Foundation [email protected] YES
Getty Owl Foundation [email protected] YES YES
Tipping Point [email protected] YES
Pulmonary Hypertension Association [email protected] YES YES
CureSearch for Children’s Cancer [email protected] YES
Research Down Syndrome [email protected] YES YES YES
Lazarex Cancer Foundation [email protected] YES
Pencils of Promise [email protected] YES
Association for India’s Development [email protected] YES
Rebuilding Together San Francisco [email protected] YES YES
Children International [email protected] YES
UCSF Foundation [email protected] YES
Lung Cancer Foundation [email protected] YES YES
Fabretto Children’s Foundation [email protected] YES
Walk San Francisco [email protected] YES YES
Feeding Pets of the Homeless [email protected]
Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation [email protected] YES YES


Getty Owl Foundation

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Help us fight the #1 killer of young children, Spinal Muscular Atrophy.  When you join Team Getty, you are helping raise funds for research to end this terminal disease.  Email us at [email protected] with “The SF Marathon” in the subject line.  Help us run for those that can’t … yet.


The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation




Since 1962, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation has provided more than 33,000 need-based scholarships valued at nearly $90,000,000 to children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen attending accredited colleges, universities, and vocational/technical institutes, with particular attention to those whose parents have been killed or wounded in combat, or who have demonstrated financial need. Help us raise funds for the deserving children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen. Email [email protected] for more information.


Project Athena Foundation

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Your Power Will Empower!


A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure Foundation

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We are in a race against time to find more effective treatments and a cure for children battling brain tumors. Join A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure Foundation to raise funds to support rapid drug development research and clinical trials for children who have run out of treatment options. Give hope to children battling brain tumors so that they can fight for their dreams, not for their lives. Email: [email protected] with “The San Francisco Marathon” in the subject line for more information.


Tipping Point

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 Team Tipping Point is a group of athletes – some new, some seasoned – who get together to sweat, train, and fight poverty in the Bay Area. With 1.3 million people too poor to meet their basic needs right here in our own community, Team Tipping Point goes the extra mile to make sure that no one finishes last. Join us for our second year at the San Francisco 1st Half Marathon. Email [email protected] for more information.


National Kidney Foundation



 73 million Americans are at risk for developing kidney disease, and most of them do not know it.  Join the National Kidney Foundation’s Team Kidney to increase awareness, prevention, and treatment of kidney disease for millions of patients and their families and tens of millions of people at risk.  Click HERE to check out the team, and email [email protected] to join.


Pulmonary Hypertension Association



Join Team O2 breathe and cross the finish line knowing you have helped raise awareness and funds for PHA!  Team O2 breathe raises urgently needed funds for life-saving research and support programs that help the estimated  30,000 plus Americans that are affected by this unpredictable and potentially life-threatening disease.  Email SabrinaRodgers@phassociation.org with The San Francisco Marathon in the subject line or visit www.o2breathe.org/sfmarathon.


The Pablove Foundation



Fight childhood cancer with love on Team Pablove!  The Pablove Foundation’s mission is to invest in underfunded, cutting-edge pediatric cancer research, inspire cancer families through education, and improve the lives of children living with cancer through the arts.  If you have any questions, please contact Ashley at The Pablove Foundation at (323)657-5557 or [email protected].


Research Down Syndrome



RDS Runners has become the national program to greatly expand public support for Down syndrome research. Race for the Extraordinary! Compete as an RDS Runner to support research that will lead to drug therapies that will increase life opportunities for persons with Down syndrome. For more information contact RDS at rdsrunners@researchdsorg.


CureSearch for Children’s Cancer




CureSearch is a national non-profit that funds and supports targeted and innovative children’s research with measurable results, and is the authoritative source of information and resources for all those affected by children’s cancer.  Join us through the CureSearch Challenge in running The San Francisco Marathon to end children’s cancer.  Every day 43 children are diagnosed with cancer, and we need your help to change the odds for those children most at risk.  Email [email protected] with “The San Francisco Marathon” in the subject line for more information.


Lazarex Cancer Foundation


Put meaning behind your miles when you join Team for Life.  We’ll help you reach all your goals!  100% of the funds you raise for Lazarex Cancer Foundation will help cancer patients have more chances to fight cancer through FDA clinical trials when there are no other treatment options.  Contact [email protected] with The San Francisco Marathon in the subject line.


UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals


Run for the kids!  Join Team UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals.  UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals is recognized throughout the world as a leader in healthcare known for innovation, technology, and compassionate care.  Through the collective power of your gift, our community’s sickest children – including babies not yet born – will be given the chance to live a happy, healthy life. Click Here to join Team UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals 2015.   For more information email: [email protected].


Rebuilding Together San Francisco


Run to Rebuild in San Francisco!  Join our SF Marathon team and you’ll help to improve the lives of low income, elderly and disabled homeowners in San Francisco.  Email: [email protected] with “Run to Rebuild” in the subject line to join us on July 26!


Children International


Children International lifts 335,000 children in 80 communities across 11 countries out of poverty! Join our Team, Children International Bay Area Team to empower children to dream big and achieve big! Email: [email protected] with “The San Francisco Marathon” in the subject line and run with us this July!


Pencils of Promise


There are currently 57 million children in the world without access to education. When you join the Pencils of Promise Half-Marathon Team, you’ll help raise funds to bring quality education to students in Ghana, Guatemala, and Laos. Email: [email protected] with “San Francisco Half Marathon” in the subject line for more information.


Walk San Francisco


Whether you are running or walking — YOU deserve safer, better streets!  Walk San Francisco is making sure you get them!  Run for Team Walk SF and help move San Francisco toward the Vision Zero goal of ending ALL serious and fatal traffic-related injuries by 2024.  Email: [email protected] with “San Francisco Marathon” in the subject line to join our team or learn more.


Lung Cancer Foundation


Lend your lung power and join Team A Breath Away.  When you join Team A Breath Away, you’ll help LCF raise funds to change lung cancer from a terminal diagnosis to a manageable chronic disease by 2023.  Email [email protected] with “The San Francisco Marathon” in the subject line to find out more.

Association for India’s Development


Association for India’s Development – Lend you strides and join Run for India team. When you join Run for India team you help give the marginalized societies spread across India struggles a voice. Email: [email protected] with “The San Francisco Marathon” in the subject line.

Fabretto Children’s Foundation

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Join Team Fabretto and advocate for the power of education over poverty! Fabretto Children’s Foundation empowers children and their families in Nicaragua through life-changing education, nutrition, and community development programs. Your support will help to bring hope through education to children in the most underprivileged communities. To sign up please email: [email protected].



Vibha’s Dream Team M is a silicon valley-based family of amateur and seasoned runners, half to ultra marathoners, 15 minute milers to 9 minute milers, who train and fundraise towards one common goal – to let children dare to dream. As part of Vibha’s movement supporting underprivileged children, each runner impacts over 50 children over a 12-week training. Email: [email protected] with “The San Francisco Marathon” in the subject line for more information. Like us to follow or inquire at facebook.com/DreamMileTeamM

Generation Alive

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Join SF Giants’ pitcher, Jeremy Affeldt’s team, Generation Alive! By joining Team Generation Alive, you will be raising funds that provide young people with lasting opportunities to make a difference in their communities, moving a generation to act! Space are available in the 5k, half marathon, and full marathon distances. Email [email protected] with “The San Francisco Marathon” in the subject line.

The San Francisco Marathon Charity Program

The San Francisco Marathon has a program which provides nonprofits with guaranteed entries, access to The San Francisco Marathon fundraising page, promotion of the program and more. Please contact one of the Official Charities before making a donation to secure a guaranteed entry.

The San Francisco Marathon events are a great way for nonprofits to raise much-needed funds.

If you are already registered for The San Francisco Marathon, and are looking to make your training and race day more meaningful, you can help raise much needed funds for any nonprofit you choose by joining The San Francisco Marathon Crowdrise Page and start your fundraiser now!

The San Francisco Marathon has a program which provides nonprofits with guaranteed entries, access to The San Francisco Marathon fundraising page, promotion of the program and more.


For more information please contact us at [email protected]

You may also inquire through Customer Support – [email protected] Phone: 888.958.6668