The 2023 San Francisco Marathon: Uniting Runners from Around the World in the City by the Bay

July 17, 2023

San Francisco, CA – JULY 17, 2023/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The countdown has begun for the much-anticipated 2023 San Francisco Marathon, set to take place on July 22-23, 2023. As one of the most iconic races on the global running calendar, this event promises an exhilarating experience for participants and spectators alike.

Now in its 46th year, the San Francisco Marathon continues to captivate the running community with its scenic routes, challenging terrain, and vibrant city atmosphere. Runners from around the world will gather in the breathtaking City by the Bay, ready to conquer the hills and push their limits.

“As a testament to our commitment to inclusivity, the San Francisco Marathon proudly welcomes runners of all abilities and backgrounds,” said Lauri Abrahamsen from the race organizer, Jumping Fences Inc,. “From seasoned athletes to first-time marathoners, everyone is encouraged to participate and experience the sense of accomplishment that comes with completing a race in such a remarkable setting.”

Participants will have the opportunity to explore San Francisco’s famous landmarks and neighborhoods, including the majestic Golden Gate Bridge, bustling Fisherman’s Wharf, picturesque Golden Gate Park, and the iconic Ferry Building. The diverse and dynamic cityscape serves as a stunning backdrop to this exceptional athletic event.

The San Francisco Marathon has established a reputation for its exceptional organization, top-notch amenities, and enthusiastic crowd support. Aid stations along the route will provide hydration, nutrition, and medical assistance, ensuring the safety and well-being of all participants.

Supporting the runners are a first-class group of corporate partners, including PUMA Running, Waymo, Garmin, Nuun, Fitvine Wine, Suntory All-Free, Chargel, and SHOKZ.

Key details:

Race Dates: July 22-23, 2023

Marathon Expo:
Friday, July 21: 11am – 7pm

Saturday, July 22: 9am – 5pm

Location: Fort Mason Festival Pavilion, #2 Marina Blvd., San Francisco, California

Race Categories:

  • Full Marathon (26.2 miles)
  • First Half Marathon (13.1 miles)
  • Second Half Marathon (13.1 miles)
  • Ultra Marathon (52.4 miles)
  • 10K Race (6.2 miles)
  • 5K Race (3.1 miles)
  • Lollipop family race 1K (.62 miles)

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