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San Francisco Marathon

The San Francisco Marathon Turns to Technology to Attract New Runners

Alicia Jessop | Posted 07.24.2016 | Sports
Alicia Jessop

This isn't your mama's San Francisco Marathon. The sport of running has hit a renaissance in the United States. These days, it's not uncommon for elite level runners to brush elbows alongside first-time marathoners while traversing race courses.

I Completed My First Half Marathon! Does That Mean I Am A Runner?

Hege Thorbjornsen | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Hege Thorbjornsen

During the race all I could think was, "Why would anybody do this to themselves? Why would I pay to do this? This is the most ridiculous thing I have ever done and I will never do it again!" As soon as I saw that finish line I was thinking to myself, "Oh, this wasn't really that bad."

Homeless Artist To Run San Francisco Half Marathon For Charity That Helps People On The Streets

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.18.2014 | Impact

Ronnie Goodman might not have a comfortable place to rest his aching feet at night, but that’s not keeping this homeless artist from running 13.1 mi...

Young Woman Suffers Heart Attack Running San Francisco Half Marathon

The Daily Review, Hayward, Calif. | Natalie Neysa Alund | Posted 06.07.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- A 30-year-old woman suffered a heart attack mid-Sunday morning while running a half-marathon in the city, a fire dispatcher said. Pa...

PHOTOS: SF Marathon Takes A Surprising Twist

Robin Wilkey | Posted 07.30.2012 | San Francisco

The sun may not have been shining on Sunday morning, but that didn't stop thousands from running in the 35th annual San Francisco Marathon. It also di...

Robin Wilkey

PHOTOS: SF Marathon Boasts Pack Of Record-Breakers | Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.01.2011 | San Francisco

It was a truly San Francisco experience. The summer sky was gray and drizzly; food trucks circled like wagons, and runners passed rock bands, drum cir...