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“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

SF Marathon 2022- Mile 6

The San Francisco Marathon Mile 6: Course Landmarks 2022

The San Francisco Marathon Mile 6: 2022 Landmarks The San Francisco Marathon Mile 6 STATS Neighborhood: Park Presidio Elevation Change: Starts at 7’, peaks at 110’ valley at 16’, peaks to 110’ end 60’ Stations (water/food/toilet):  none Best Spot for Family/Support: Swiss Warming Hut Beginning at the West end of Crissy ... More

SF Marathon 2022- Mile 5

The San Francisco Marathon Mile 5: Course Landmarks 2022

The San Francisco Marathon Mile 5: 2022 Landmarks The San Francisco Marathon Mile 5 STATS Neighborhood: Park Presidio Elevation Change: Starts at 16’ and ends at 7’ (no significant peaks or valleys) Stations (water/food/toilet): Water at approx. 4.8mile mark Best Spot for Family/Support: Any place along Chrissy Field Welcome all ... More

SF Marathon 2022- Mile 2

The San Francisco Marathon Mile 2: Course Landmarks 2022

The San Francisco Marathon Mile 2: 2022 Landmarks The San Francisco Marathon Mile 2 STATS Neighborhood: Fisherman’s Wharf Elevation Change: Starts at 11’ and ends at 31’ (no significant peaks or valleys) Stations (water/food/toilet): none Best Spot for Family/Support: Boudin Bakery There is so much happening at the wonderful ... More

SF Marathon 2022- Mile 4

The San Francisco Marathon Mile 4: Course Landmarks 2022

The San Francisco Marathon Mile 4: 2022 Landmarks The San Francisco Marathon Mile 4 STATS Neighborhood: Marina Green to Presidio Elevation Change: Starts at 24’ and ends at 16’ (no significant peaks of valleys) Stations (water/food/toilet): Water at approximately the 4.8mile mark Best Spot for Family/Support: Any place along the ... More

SF Marathon 2022- Mile 3

The San Francisco Marathon Mile 3: Course Landmarks 2022

The San Francisco Marathon Mile 3: 2022 Landmarks The San Francisco Marathon Mile 3 STATS Neighborhood: Aquatic Park/Ft. Mason Elevation Change: 31’ start, peaks at 105’ and ends at  24’ Stations (water/food/toilet): Water at Aquatic Park, approximately the 2.5 mile mark Best Spot for Family/Support: Aquatic Park or Ft. Mason ... More

San Francisco Marathon 2022- Mile 1

The San Francisco Marathon Mile 1: Course Landmarks 2022

The San Francisco Marathon Mile 1: 2022 Landmarks The San Francisco Marathon Mile 1 STATS Neighborhood: The Embarcadero/Financial District Elevation Change: Start at 26’ and ends at 11’ (no significant peaks or valleys) Stations (water/food/toilet): none Best Spot for Family/Support: Ferry Building (Pier 23 Restaurant/Bar post ... 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

Training tips for Marathon Week

Training Tips for Marathon Week: How to Navigate the Final Week

By Ben Connelly Training Tips for Marathon Week Read this before the big race!     It’s finally here. The final week before your marathon. How are you feeling? Nervous? Excited? Worried? A mixture of all three? Some of you will show up this week with a pop in your stride. The runs feel easy. Your training went well ... More