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Hydration Tips for Running

Nutrition with Becca Blumberg Water is essential for us humans. Without it, our bodies can’t function, period. But since we’re kind of a running-focused company, let’s talk about hydration in running. As a nutritionist and long-distance runner, I want to share my best Hydration Tips for Running with you. Hydration Tips for Running ... More

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

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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

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San Francisco’s Becca Blumberg, MS, RDN: Gut Nutrition is Key for Running, Think Ahead and Start From Day One

By Becca Blumberg If you are new to running, or new to the marathon distance, you might wonder why a dietitian would be a part of your training team. Why talk about nutrition for running at all? The truth is, whether you are running 5k or 50k, nutrition can make or break your race day experience. It impacts every aspect of your ... More