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

“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

“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

SFM Runner Spotlight Blog

Half Marathon San Francisco Story #ThursdayVibes Week Two: Runner Spotlight

Lexxi Conroy This week's #ThursdayVibes is a #runnerspotlight on @cb_runnerchic : She IS the Half Marathon San Francisco Story In an amazing feat, Celeste ran FIFTY half marathons in FIFTY states! We're honored to have been the last leg of her race as Half Marathon San Francisco, pun definitely intended! Here's what Celeste had to ... 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