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

Why I Run The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon

Why I Run The Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon

Written by Jeanne Corey Marchand. Jeanne is a 2019 Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon Ambassador and this 2019 Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon will be her 5th consecutive year running! You can read more from her on Instagram at @jeannecorey64   There are so many reasons why I keep coming back to run the Biofreeze San Francisco ... More

Wisdom for first time half-marathoners | SF Marathon

Wisdom For First Time Half-Marathoners

By Vanessa Wallace. Vanessa is a 2019 Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon Ambassador, and lover of selfies, cows and dance parties on the run. You can read more from her blog at vanessagoesfromfattofit.com   Toeing the line for your first half marathon is an exciting event but can come with some nerves as well!  Here are some tips ... More

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Mental Health Victories While Running

By Christina Torres. Christina  is a 2019 Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon Ambassador, Teacher, Runner, and Writer. More of her work can be found at www.christinatorres.org   I do not want to do this. This is the thought that keeps running through my mind as I’m sitting in my car at Ala Moana Beach Park. The perfect day builds a ... More

Running with a Team

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. As rewarding as it is, running can often be a very insular sport where it’s ... More

Holiday Gift Guide

The Biofreeze SF Marathon Holiday Gift Guide

With the holidays within reach, we understand that it can be a bit of a nerve-racking time trying to find the perfect gifts for the runners in your life. Admittedly, we as runners can be a bit of a fickle bunch with the gear we use or the things we need (...or want). Luckily, we’ve enlisted our experts over here to help you narrow down ... More

“Ready to Run” (…Despite the Wildfires)

Written by Scott Benbow Scott Benbow is a 2018 Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon Ambassador This past autumn, the devastating fires in Paradise, California claimed the lives of many while uprooting families and destroying property. Having lost loved ones, property, and pets, it will be years before some of the survivors return to any ... More

Making Running A Personal And Community Adventure

Four months after running her first marathon at the Biofreeze SF Marathon, Katie Burns took 39 minutes off her personal best at CIM. The marathon is an event like no other, one where elites and the everyday runners challenge their minds and bodies for 26.2 unrelenting miles together on the same course. Each runner’s story is vastly ... More