2017 Ambassadors for The San Francisco Marathon

This dedicated group of endurance athletes share a passion for fitness and a love of the running community.

Bonnie Wilson – Portland, OR
Carina Kool – Roseville, CA
Casey Krizman – Denver, CO
Charles Lim – San Francisco, CA
Elizabeth Hodges – Arlington, VA
Erin Garvey – San Jose, CA
Heather Stewart – Valencia, CA
James Chong –Los Angeles, CA
Jason Hakes – San Mateo, CA
Jeanne Corey – Winsted, CT
Jess Lucana – Berkeley, CA
Jody Stoops – Yorba Linda, CA
John Lee – Oakland, CA
Kelli & Ari Tanghe (Team Ari) – Modesto, CA
Leanne Peppercorn – San Francisco, CA
Landry & Kennedy Schoennauer – San Jose, CA
Maximilien Briançon – San Francisco, CA
May Wu – Los Angeles, CA
Morgan Jaldon – Vallejo, CA
Ricky Lam – Arcata, CA
Scott Benbow – San Francisco, CA
Sheena Caines – Fairfield, CA
Stephanie Davies – Belmont, CA
Stephanie Laska – Turlock, CA
Yehoshua Bornstein – San Rafael, CA

Interested in joining the Ambassador team?

Applications for the 2018 Ambassador Team will reopen in Fall 2017.

Ambassador Perks

  • Complimentary Race Registration
  • Official The San Francisco Marathon Ambassador Gear
  • Listing on The San Francisco Marathon website
  • Access to our Ambassadors-Only Facebook Group

Ambassador Roles & Responsibilities

  • Distribute promotional materials in your local area (running stores, gyms, local races, etc.)
  • Spread the word about The San Francisco Marathon events throughout the running community (local running clubs, social media, blogging, etc.)
  • Recruit new runners, answer questions about the race, and help with signups
  • Support events during Race Weekend (July 21-23, 2017)
  • Be an expert on theThe San Francisco Marathon and the local face of the race!

In addition to the above perks and expectations, we offer additional opportunities to our Ambassadors first. In the past, these additional opportunities have included pre-race interviews and media coverage, merchandise giveaways, Pace Team invitations, sponsor product giveaways, and inclusion in special Race Weekend events. Our Ambassadors serve as both race representatives, running experts, and the local face of theThe San Francisco Marathon.

Please note that Ambassadors are NOT financially compensated in any way. We do not subsidize travel or training expenses or issue payment of any kind to our team. The Ambassadors serve for one calendar year, from January through July, though Ambassadors are encouraged to reapply each spring if they wish to continue on future years. We reserve the right to remove any Ambassador from the team at any time due to poor conduct or failure to perform duties.