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“Is San Francisco a dreamy paradise of winding streets and fog-shrouded hills? Is it a groovy bohemian redoubt where the country’s counterculture came to flourish? Or is it a gated playground for kombucha-sipping tech workers? Outsiders can debate this endlessly, but locals know the truth: IT’S ALL OF THESE THINGS AND MUCH MORE. Getting to essence of the City by the Bay means focusing on experiences that embrace the mix – some classic, some new, some woefully overlooked.”


Find out for yourself when you run the 42nd annual Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. Take in the sites and sounds on your run-cation in San Francisco, while you visit and run with us. This is the premier west coast running event. We are USATF certified and a Boston qualifier. We are hilly, we are fast, scenic and unforgettable.

You will join 27,000 other runners and run along the Embarcadero, Fisherman’s Wharf and Crissy Field; speed past landmarks like Coit Tower, Golden Gate Park, and AT&T Park; and pound the pavement through San Francisco’s liveliest neighborhoods like Haight-Ashbury and The Mission.

The 2019 Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon starts in:

Date & Time

July 28, 2019
Full Marathon: 5:30am
1st Half : 6:30am
2nd Half: 6:45am
Ultra: Sat July 27, 11pm

Entry Includes

2-Day Expo
Long sleeve technical shirt
Finisher’s Medal
Course Entertainment
Heat Sheet
Goodie bag
Finish line party


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  • “As good as it gets for views.” read more - ESPN
  • “A favorite among runners — for the beauty, now, and the singular challenge” read more - The San Francisco Chronicle
  • “#1 Running City in America.” read more - Runner's World
  • “Challenging and beautiful…one of the country’s best big city marathons.” - Bart Yasso, Chief Running Officer of 'Runner's World'
  • “San Francisco…a city where Olympic dreams can be realized…” read more - Mercury News

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