Official Ambassadors of The San Francisco Marathon

Each year, a team of Ambassadors represents The San Francisco Marathon in their local running communities. Ambassadors represent a broad range of runners who participate in The San Francisco Marathon–from competitive athletes with ambitious goals to amateur runners who run to keep fit and have fun.

The San Francisco Marathon is proud to support runners who embody our ethos–the spirit of camaraderie and the pursuit of challenge. To that end, we are looking for ambassadors who positively impact their community by training and competing with heart and integrity. Do you volunteer for races when you are sidelined with an injury? Do you offer an encouraging word to a fellow struggling to make it across the finish line? If so, please apply! We want you to help us bring our running spirit and values to life. We deeply value our ties to our community of runners.

Now accepting applications!

We are seeking dedicated runners and engaged community members who can help us spread the word about The San Francisco Marathon on social media, at our training programs, pre and post race events, and more!

The application closes Jan 31, 2018 at midnight (PT). We are recruiting 26 ambassadors.


  • Willing to have fun and a healthy sense of humor
  • Commitment to running and a regular training program
  • Established public social media account on Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter and willingness to post about The San Francisco Marathon
  • Ability to attend one event with one of our affiliated charities (e.g. SF Parks Alliance, Girls on the Run, Back On My Feet)
  • Availability to appear at The San Francisco Marathon/RUN365 events once per quarter
  • Running The San Francisco Marathon 2018 (or have completed The San Francisco Marathon at least once since 2012)


  • Product samples and complimentary gear from our many fabulous sponsors and friends (Fitbit, Jaybird, Florastor, Sports Basement, Lululemon, Lyft, On Running to name just a few)
  • Exclusive The San Francisco Marathon branded Ambassador gear that is not available for sale
  • Entry into The San Francisco Marathon 2018 (or reimbursement of race fees if already registered)
  • Cameo with links to your social media channels/website from the Ambassador page on The San Francisco Marathon web site

Apply today!