Children's Brain Tumor Foundation | Biofreeze SF Marathon

How The Running Community Gives Back To Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation

Written by Kayla Giacin. Kayla is a survivor of a brain tumor during her childhood. She is running the 2019 Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon on behalf of Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation (CBTF) as well as raising awareness along with two other children’s brain tumor survivors, David Cuadro and Jake Noone. If you’d like to contribute to ... More

Running To Find A Cure Through Athletes vs Epilepsy | Biofreeze SF Marathon

Running To Find A Cure Through Athletes vs Epilepsy

Written by Amy Biviano. Amy was diagnosed with partial complex epilepsy in 1997. She is a member of Athletes vs Epilepsy, and raising funds to help find cures and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy. This year she hopes to raise funds to find a cure of Epilepsy and share the message by running the Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon. You ... More

Why I'm Grateful To Volunteer At Races | Biofreeze SF Marathon

Why Volunteering At Races Makes You More Grateful

By Christine O'Connell. Christine is a 2019 Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon Ambassador, lover of all things Disney and Christmas. You can learn more from her on Instagram at ChristineHasTheRuns Always a runner, never a volunteer. That was the case for me until I had three weeks of back to back racing and while I thought about signing up ... More

5 NUTRITION TIPS TO AVOID THE BONK!

For anyone who’s ever bonked during a workout, the feelings of dizziness, heavy legs and brain fog are things you want to avoid at all costs! “Bonking” or “hitting the wall” are both commonly used terms to describe a sudden and sharp drop in mental and physical energy during exercise. Running coach & exercise scientist Greg ... More

Five Secrets I Wish I Knew Before My First Marathon | Biofreeze SF Marathon

Five Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Marathon

By Stephanie Laska, San Francisco Marathon Ambassador, Author of the #1 Bestseller - DIRTY, LAZY, KETO Getting Started: How I Lost 140 Pounds.   The marathon distance is intimidating. Throw in the hills of San Francisco and even the most experienced runners get a little queasy thinking about registering to run 26.2 miles! As a ... More

How to use mantras while running| Biofreeze SF Marathon

How to use mantras while running

Dr. Lisa Gonzales is a 2019 Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon Ambassador, and a 7-time pacer for the Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon and 5-time pacer for the Biofreeze Berkeley Half Marathon. She is a head coach for South Bay RUN365 club and is USATF certified.   Would you like to start a run with a little simplicity and focus? ... More

6 Best Things About Running With Your Friends | SF Marathon

6 Best Things About Running With Your Friends

Written by Leana Lai. Leana is a 2019 Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon Ambassador and avid runner. You can learn more from her on Instagram at @lerunssf   When I originally started running it was something I kept for myself. It was my quality time with my thoughts and a way to relieve any stress I had gathered from the day. While I ... More

5 Things I'm Doing to Prepare For My First Marathon | Biofreeze SF Marathon

5 Things I’m Doing to Prepare For My First Marathon

Written by Amber Smith. Amber is a 2019 Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon Ambassadors and running our full marathon for the first time! You can learn more from her on Instagram @beimomenti-story .   When I decided to run a marathon, I didn’t think about it... I just registered. To be honest, I knew that if I had thought about it ... More

How This Mother-Daughter Duo Trains for Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon | Biofreeze SF Marathon Blog

10 Tips On How To Train For Biofreeze SF Marathon

Written by Kelli Tanghe. Kelli and Ari are a mother-daughter duo who compete in endurance races to Raise Awareness for the Inclusion of Physically Challenged/Assisted Athletes. These women are also 2019 Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon Ambassadors! You can read more from their Facebook Page at Team Ari. “Yes, we can cross any finish line ... More

Perform For Life | Run Lab | Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon

Perform For Life: Run Lab Part 1

Written by Scott Benbow. Scott is a 2019 Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon Ambassador and avid runner. You can read more from him on Instagram at @scottbenbow   With a royal blue silicone mask strapped over my nose and mouth and the conveyor belt on a treadmill beneath me beginning to spin, Trevor Short of the Perform For Life Run ... More