The 2014 San Francisco Marathon will showcase over a dozen different entertainment groups and cheer stations which reflect its unique artistic community. We hope our course entertainment will aid in keeping runner spirits and vigor up during the race!
|Start Line||SF Cable Car Chorus||Barbershop Quartet/National Anthem|
|Mile 3||Tipping Point||Cheer Station|
|Mile 4||Sports Basement||Cheer Station|
|Mile 6||The Gillbillies||Surf Rock Band|
|Mile 9.5||Team Red White and Blue||Cheer Station|
|First Half Finish||El Arbol and DJ Izzy Wise||DJ and the Bike Tree|
|Second Half Start||Lindsay Leaver||National Anthem Singer|
|Mile 14||Drum Circle with Joel Elrod||Crum Circle|
|Mile 15||Mind Over Distance||Cheer Station|
|Mile 15.5||Deadlies||Surf Rock Band|
|Mile 17.1||The Joy Drops||Americana Band|
|Mile 18||San Franpsycho||Cheer Station|
|Mile 18.2||Freddie Future||DJ|
|Mile 19||Cello Joe||Beatbox Cello Looping|
|Mile 21||Mind Over Distance||Cheer Station|
|Mile 21.5||Nothin’ But Fun Band||Blue/Rock’n’roll Band|
|Mile 22||Sports Basement||Cheer Station|
|Mile 22.5||Marjikeze||Rock/Funk/Reggae Band|
|Mile 23||lululemon||Cheer Station|
|Mile 23.75||Hiwatters||Surf Rock Band|
|Mile 24.25||Mind Over Distance||Cheer Station|
|Mile 24.5||Batalá San Francisco||Drum Ensemble|
|Finish Line||Con Brio||Finish Line Band|
If you or your group wishes to participate, please review the following Call For Participation. Each group chosen to participate will be designated a performance area along our 26.2 mile race route.
For any inquiries regarding course entertainment, please contact Molly Portillo at [email protected]. For any inquiries regarding community impact and entertainment, please fill out the following form, and one of our race staff team will contact you shortly. Thanks!
Call For Participation: Performers, Cheer Groups, and Volunteers
The Annual San Francisco Marathon is seeking entertainment and volunteers to participate on race day for our event on Sunday, July 27th, 2014. We welcome entertainers that reflect the unique artistic culture of the San Francisco community.
In order to effectively respond to this call, you must submit your reply no later than June 2nd, 2014 in the format provided below. All artists are welcome to apply. Groups will be listed on the San Francisco Marathon website and a small stipend will be provided.
The areas we are seeking your participation in are as follows:
We are looking for individuals or groups of musicians, roving performers, etc. who have a proven track record of engaging, interactive public performances in a variety of settings in various parts of our 26.2 mile course.
2. Cheer Stations
For the participants along the route, spectator participation is crucial. We welcome unique cheer station ideas for groups of 10 – 30 people. Art cars and other types of eye-catching cheer zones are ideal! You will be able to “brand” your cheer station within reason.
We look forward to working with you in either of the above capacities. To be considered for this project, please send your responses in the following format to [email protected] no later than June 2nd with the following subject line header: San Francisco Marathon Call for Participation
- your name or group name
- short description about you/your group
- any links to music sites, facebook page other websites etc.
- the name of your group
- how many people will be available on the day of the race (July 27th, 2014)
- creative ideas you have to enhance runner and spectator experience
Thank you so very much for your consideration and please feel free to contact Molly Portillo [email protected] with any questions!