WHY RUNNERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD RUN THE SAN FRANCISCO MARATHON

Contributed by Erin Mara, a writer and runner living in San Francisco. Illustrations by inoutlines We polled San Francisco Marathon runners and asked them what they loved about the race, plus what lessons running has taught them along the way. A few common themes came up, so read on to learn about why racers love running in San ... More

WHY LOCALS LOVE RUNNING THE SAN FRANCISCO MARATHON

Contributed by Erin Mara, a writer and runner living in San Francisco. Illustrations by inoutlines Jorge Leiva, 45, San Francisco Loves the beauty of the city, as he realized while running. Jorge grew up in San Francisco, but now fully appreciates the city’s scenery after running two San Francisco Half Marathons. This year, he ... More

A Holiday From Racing

For me, January is always a strange month. It’s usually the one month in the year that I have no races planned. I always have a race the first weekend of February (Superbowl 10k in Santa Cruz!), but January is a big empty space. What is a girl addicted to running to do? January means a month of training and recovery. Leading up to ... More

Beginning Anew, Again

As we draw closer to the end of January, many of those who stepped away from their New Year's Resolutions. Time to hop back onto the horse! If you missed a couple days or couple weeks, it is never too late to start a fitness and wellness program.  The choice is yours, do you feel you are worth it?  Do you feel your family is work ... More

Are you a Social Runner?

Until a little over a year ago, running was a rather solitary sport for me. Aside from long runs with my husband, I ran alone. It was my time to feel free, sort out thoughts, and generally de-stress. Although these things are still an important part of running for me, I’ve found renewed excitement in running by joining friends and groups on ... More

The Dreaded D Word

You hear about it all the time but I never thought it would happen to me. As a runner, I know I am certainly not invincible. Injuries will happen, not all runs are going to be good. Then it happened, out of nowhere, and without any warning, the dreaded D word occurs! Yes, the good ol’ DNF - Did Not Finish. It took me by surprise really. ... More

Age is just a number – A story about finding love for running later in life

New blog post from Ambassador Bruce: Age is just a number - A story about finding love for running later in life More

Sight Set for LA/SF Marathon Challenge

New blog post from Ambassador Chris - Sight Set for LA/SF Challenge More

On Running Happy

To say that I’m ready is an understatement… Let me start from the beginning (of 2012). During the first half of this year, I really struggled with running. The first three races of the year were half marathons I promised myself to train hard for, and all turned out to be complete flops. I wasn’t motivated. I wasn’t excited about my ... More

Grand Canyon Report: Rim to (almost) Rim to Rim.

New Blog Post from Staff Blogger Jojo: Grand Canyon Report: Rim to (almost) Rim to Rim. More