Mike Wardian Nears the Finish Line of his 2022 U.S. Run

On May 1, Mike Wardian set out from San Francisco on a journey across the United States. Now, he’s got less than a week of running left, so close to reaching his goal he can taste it. Wardian’s arguably long journey has taken him through 10 states so far. It brought serious snowstorms as well as scorching sunshine, people curious, kind, ... More

A Gender-Expansive Runners Story: Cal Calamia

“Just Run if You Want to Run:” How Cal Calamia Fights for Inclusivity There’s a saying: a jack of all trades is a master of none. What most people don’t know is that there’s a second half to that saying that completely changes its meaning: a jack of all trades is a master of none but oftentimes better than a master of one.” San ... More

San Francisco Marathon Ambassador Scott Benbow Story – “It was a long road to Boston”

Meet San Francisco Marathon Ambassador Scott Benbow - attorney, nonprofit specialist, and passionate SFM runner, who lives and runs the hills of our incredibly city with us every year. Boston Marathon was his dream ... "When I was 18 years old and about to graduate from high school in Cohasset, Massachusetts, I announced in our ... More

“I started to learn what it really means to listen to your body and listen to your heart.” Training Intuitively: An Exclusive Post-Race Interview with Alexi Pappas

“First, could you introduce yourself?” “Alexi Pappas, Olympian, writer, filmmaker.” This short, to-the-point introduction belongs to none other than 2016 Olympic athlete Alexi Pappas. Besides knowing how to run really far, really fast, Pappas also published a book called Bravey and has worked on multiple films. Pappas ran ... More

#RunningHome Updated: There Has Been a Route Change for Mike Wardian’s Journey Across the US!

A run across the whole of the United States is a difficult affair to plan to say the least and it’s to be expected that some plans may have to change. That is the case for the June 5 through June 11 portion of Mike’s planned route. Those who are planning to join and support Mike during this time should consult the updated route. The ... More

“LIFE IS PRECIOUS:” SAN FRANCISCO MARATHON AMBASSADOR JONATHAN SOCKOLOSKY AND HIS RUNNING FOR MOMS

“What a loaded question! Who is Jonathan Sockolosky…?” That was Jonathan trying to find an answer to Who is Jonathan Sockolosky? It might have been an unfair thing to ask. After all, there are many ways to define oneself. Defined by his work, Jonathan is a scientist at Genentech, working in antibody engineering and large molecule ... More

Chased by Bees, Surprised by a Whiteout, and Startled by Cars: Mike Wardian Leaves California and Nevada, Heads to Utah | Newest Mike Wardian Run Update

On May 1, ultra runner Mike Wardian headed out of San Francisco on a run across the continent, as one does. Exactly two weeks later, he entered Utah, excited to run through a new state and in a new timezone. Surprised by a white-out, chased by a swarm of bees, or chastised by a lady for lack of warm clothing; for Wardian, these two weeks were ... More

recipe for endrance runners - red beans and rice

Recipe: Red Beans and Rice for Endurance Runners

Plant-based and plant forward diets are popular among endurance athletes. The carbohydrates that they provide play a key role in fueling the body for long distance events. Plants are also rich in antioxidant vitamins and minerals which promote rapid recovery. In the past, people thought that you had to have “complementary proteins” at ... More

Runner with mountains in backgrouns faces camera as he runs along highway

“This Will Be A Chance To Test Myself In A Way I Haven’t Done Before:” Mike Wardian Starts His Run Across The Continent

On May 1 at 7 a.m., ultrarunner, Guinness World Record holder, and bee-keeper Mike Wardian began his run across the continent. Starting in San Francisco and Finishing in Dewey Beach, Delaware, the Mike Wardian U.S. Run will be following Highway 50, nicknamed The Loneliest Road in America. He, however, won’t be alone. Following Wardian ... More

San Francisco Race Challenge #ThursdayVibes Week One: Meet the SoCal Sisters

Lexxi Conroy SoCal Sisters Complete San Francisco Race Challenge! Listen in to their story... “If you’ve never run this race before, you are missing out!” A direct quote from Felicia Canales, a loyal runner to the San Francisco Marathon for the past six years. Felicia and her SoCal sisters, Shelley and Gayle (who are ... More