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San Francisco Runs You Might Like - December 2016 / January 2017
How about putting a few races in your schedule to pull your fitness through to January?
Get to Know Your Running Clubs - Golden Gate Running Club
Get to know San Francisco's Golden Gate Running Club! Who they are, where they run, and how you can join them!
Get to Know Your Running Clubs - San Francisco Run Club
Learn all about the San Francisco 'Run Club.' Who they are, where they run, and how you can join them!
Get to Know Your Running Clubs - San Francisco Road Runners Club
Get to know the San Francisco Road Runners Club. Who they are, where they run, and how you can join them!
2017 San Francisco Road Race Series Guide
For 2017 San Francisco road race series, you get the chance to run events over the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, along with low key runs with a local flavor, some over flat, fast courses.
2017 San Francisco Trail Race Series Guide
Looking for a great Trail Race series for the S.F. Bay Area for 2017? Here's our RunGuides picks for the best San Francisco Bay Area Trail Race series for 2017.
Hills to Run in San Francisco
Want to run some hills in San Francisco? Here are three areas of town that will help you feel the burn!
San Francisco Runs You Might Like - October / November 2016
We have signature marquee events happening right here in the city, but also encourage a bit of adventure on the roads, trails and byways of the Bay Area with races in select gorgeous pockets therein.
San Francisco Runs You Might Like - September / October 2016
Few early fall runs in and around the Bay area that you may want to add to your race calendar.
2016 San Francisco Road Race Series Guide
The San Francisco Bay Area is loaded with superb running spots, and you can sample them by competing in an array of local road race running series. We've picked several excellent San Francisco series to get you out and about, racing around the bay
Running Slowly Will Get You There Faster
Seven simple ways to get the most out of your long runs.
Really Cool Runs - Empire State Building Run-Up
This isn't the longest race at only 1576 steps, but it does run straight up the Empire State Building!
Really Cool Runs - Elk Kings 25K
Looking for a new challenge? Try the Elk-Kings trail run, and summit two mountains over the course of only 25K!
Really Cool Runs - North Pole Marathon
The ultimate really cool run at the top of the planet, it's the North Pole Marathon.
Really Cool Runs - Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon
Take your runners high somewhere it's never been before: The Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon
Really Cool Runs - The Safaricom Marathon
Uh, is that a lion on the course? No, just a cheetah. Yes, it's the Safaricom Marathon.
Really Cool Runs - Atacama Crossing
Race through a virtual moonscape in the shadow of the Andes Mountains in this desert race: The Atacama Crossing.
Really Cool Runs - New Years Double Marathon
Why run one marathon when two is twice the fun? It's the New Years Double Marathon.
Really Cool Runs - El Scorcho Run
Midnight in Texas in July with plenty of bugs? Yes, it's the El Scorcho Run!
Really Cool Runs - Antarctic Ice Marathon
Bundle up for the southernmost marathon in the world! The Antarctic Ice Marathon.
Really Cool Runs - Comrades Marathon, South Africa
A 56 mile race over hills along the South African coast line, yes it's the storied Comrades Marathon!
Really Cool Runs - Jungle Marathon Brazil
Intense jungle heat, a few piranhas, welcome to the Jungle Marathon in Amazonian Brazil!
Really Cool Runs - Cappadocia Ultra Trail Turkey
Like to race amongst rugged natural towers and fairy chimneys? Check out the Cappadocia Ultra Trail in Turkey.
Really Cool Runs - Great Ethiopian Run
A cheerful romp through high altitude capital Addis Ababa - it's the Great Ethiopian Run.
Really Cool Runs - Midnight Sun Marathon
A summer solstice marathon in the Arctic Circle? Welcome to the Midnight Sun Marathon in Tromsø, Norway.
Really Cool Runs - Ultra Trail Mexico
Enjoy the stunning beauty of the Sierra de las Navajas mountains running the Ultra Trail Mexico.
Really Cool Runs - Patagonian International Marathon
A majestic marathon near the bottom of the world with a puma or two on the course? It's the Patagonian International Marathon in southern Chile.
Really Cool Runs - Volcanic 50
The Volcanic 50 is a rugged, challenging and yes, really cool run on Mt. St. Helens in Washington State.
Really Cool Runs - Bagan Temple Marathon
Temples, dirt paths, and the occasional water buffalo!?! Oh yes, it's the Bagan Temple Marathon.