Levi’s Presidio 10

April 1, 2019

Coming April 14, 2019. A race that crosses the Golden Gate Bridge? Yes, please! The Levi’s Presidio 10 offers 3 distances: 10 mile, 10K, or 5K, with the promise of an over and back on the Golden Gate Bridge for the first 2 lengths. Choose the latter if you want to run with your stroller. […]

ODYSSEY Alcatraz Swim

August 6, 2018

Coming September 29, 2018. Would you like to visit Alcatraz? Then grab your wetsuit and hop in the Bay! Join the folks at ODYSSEY for a friendly open water swim to Alcatraz. It’s about 2 miles from Alcatraz Island to the St. Francis Yacht Club at the marina in San Francisco. You should be a […]

CCHP Chinese New Year Run

February 16, 2018

Coming March 4, 2018. Woof, woof! It’s the Year of the Dog so celebrate Chinese New Year in North America’s biggest Chinatown with the CCHP Chinese New Year Run held in San Francisco, California. This 5K or 10K timed race is a popular one with a colorful lion dance kicking off the start for good luck […]

Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon San Francisco

February 1, 2017

Coming March 26, 2017. A thrill to run across the Golden Gate Bridge! The Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon San Francisco has one of the most scenic courses in this very popular race series. Starting in Golden Gate Park, you’ll travel through residential neighborhoods until you reach Lincoln Boulevard with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean. […]

Run the Road to Super Bowl 50

January 7, 2016

Coming January 10, 2016. Get ready for the big game with the Run the Road to Super Bowl 50! Choose from a 10K, 5K, or Kids Fun Run with all routes beginning and ending at Levi’s Stadium – yes, the field where Super Bowl 50 will be played in February! In keeping with the football […]

Paddle Golden Gate

October 26, 2015

Coming February 5, 2016. A glorious 3-day event on the water in the San Francisco Bay! Paddle Golden Gate offers experienced and novice water enthusiasts a wide range of classes on and off the water as well as evening entertainment with informal social gatherings and keynote speakers. Classes include SUP foundation skills development, outrigger canoeing, […]

Alice’s Summerthing, San Francisco

June 24, 2015

Coming June 28, 2015. Music…outdoors…free…yes, please! It’s Alice’s Summerthing, a fun, free, concert held in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. An impressive line up of musicians features Kelly Clarkson, Mat Kearney, Rachel Platten, and Elle King. Enjoy food trucks, plenty of open space, and a forecast of sun for Sunday (yes, a sunny, San Francisco, […]

Wanderlust 108 San Francisco

May 13, 2015

Coming May 16, 2015. A day of “pushing your body, calming your mind, and connecting with others“…that describes Wanderlust 108 in a nutshell. This weekend, San Francisco, our favorite City by the Bay, is hosting this event that includes a 5K run, a 90-minute yoga session, and a guided meditation. Spend the day with views […]

The Winery SF

February 27, 2015

Wine-curious? How about a night out with the girls just chilling and mixing your own blend to take home. The Winery San Francisco, located on Treasure Island in the middle of the Bay, provides all you’ll need. Or maybe you all would have fun learning how to pair wine and food, or wine and cheese… […]

Chinese New Year 5K/10K Run/Walk – Year of the Ram 2015

February 18, 2015

Coming March 1, 2015. Kick off the Year of the Ram with the Chinese New Year 5K/10K Run/Walk in San Francisco! The largest Chinatown outside of Asia as well as the oldest Chinatown in North America hosts this fun event that wind through Chinatown, North Beach and the Financial District. The course is mostly flat […]

I Left My Heart in San Francisco 10k, Half Marathon

February 13, 2015

Coming February 14, 2015. Grab you sweetie or your best TrailblazerGirl-friends and head to the City by the Bay on Valentine’s Day for the I Left My Heart in San Francisco 10K, Half Marathon. This fun, urban race starts with map indicating where 20 hearts are located throughout the city. Then, in teams of 1 […]

Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon

September 2, 2014

Coming June 7, 2015. An ultra-popular triathlon in one of the most beautiful cities in the world (okay, we’re a little biased!). Mark your calendars for September 1, 2014, because that’s the date the lottery registration opens for the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon. Past years have sold out within hours, so don’t be disappointed, because […]

The San Francisco Marathon

March 25, 2014

Coming July 27, 2014. Golden Gate Bridge…check…Fisherman’s Wharf…check…Golden Gate Park…check…Haight/Ashbury…check. The course route sounds like a listing of all the best landmarks in the beautiful City by the Bay. The San Francisco Marathon is expected to have over 25,000 runners participate in their marathon, 2 half marathon options, 5K, and even a 52.4 double marathon. […]

Lifetime Turkey Day 5K

November 22, 2013

Coming November 28, 2013. Thanksgiving is less than a week away, so let’s think about burning some extra calories before you sit down to your feast! The Lifetime Turkey Day 5K is being held in 5 locations, so hopefully there’s one near you. The downtown locations are scenic and flat and offer a great opportunity […]

Golden Gate Bridge Swim

September 18, 2013

Coming October 26, 2013. Calling all experienced open-water swimmers! Race in one of the most spectacular settings (ok, we’re biased, because it’s our home town!) – the Golden Gate Bridge Swim. It’s a 3K (about 1.85 miles) race starting at the south tower of the Golden Gate Bridge near Ft. Point Beach, swim under the […]

Bridge to Bridge Run

September 11, 2013

Coming October 6, 2013. Ahhh, San Francisco in the fall. Usually an ideal time of year to visit our fair City by the Bay, the 37th Bridge to Bridge Run is a scenic race starting at the Ferry Building, following along the Embarcadero, past Fisherman’s Wharf, and ending at Crissy Field near the iconic Golden Gate […]

Golden Gate Sharkfest Swim

July 30, 2013

Coming August 31, 2013. There shouldn’t be any sharks, so join Enviro-Sports’ 3rd annual Golden Gate Sharkfest Swim. The 1.6 mile open-water swim in water temperatures of ~60-62° F is not for the novice! You’ll start at the South Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge and using the bridge as your guide, swim toward the […]

Oyster the Race

July 12, 2013

Coming to Denver (in August 2013) and San Francisco (in September 2013). But wait, not that kind of oyster. Oyster, The Race, started in Denver (think Rocky Mountain Oysters) and is “the ultimate urban hybrid adventure,” with teams of 3-6 on a mystery course around the city. The course ranges from 10 to 30 miles […]

Women’s Learn to Rock Climb Class by Outdoor Adventure Club

May 21, 2013

Coming June 2, 2013. Outdoor Adventure Club is offering a small group (only 6 climbers!), women’s only rock climbing class in Cragmont in the Berkeley Hills. A professional guide will lead novice to experienced climbers at this full day class which covers equipment, terminology, safety, basic climbing and belaying, and footwork. The day ends with socializing […]

Alcatraz Escape Duathlon from Enviro-Sports

March 19, 2013

Escape from Alcatraz? And, they said it couldn’t be done. The 33rd Alcatraz Escape Duathlon organized by our friends at Enviro-Sports starts with a 1.5 mile swim from the Rock to Aquatic Park in San Francisco, and then follows with a 7 mile run to Fort Point, underneath the Golden Gate Bridge, and back. Even […]

Chinese New Year Treasure Hunt 2013

February 8, 2013

Coming February 23, 2013. One of our favorite things to do in the city, the Chinese New Year Treasure Hunt blends brains with speed in an amazing race through San Francisco during the Chinese New Year celebrations. You’ll have to zig and zag through the crowds and the wildly colorful parade to get to locations […]

Chinese New Year Run – Year of the Snake

January 30, 2013

Coming Feb. 17, 2013. A San Francisco tradition? Not quite, but it is on its way to being there. With the largest Chinatown in the US, it was just a matter of time before someone, in this case the YMCA of San Francisco, thought to create these 5K and 10K Chinese New Year Runs. Thankfully, […]

All Women’s Basic Keelboat by Tradewinds Sailing School and Club

November 29, 2012

Coming in Jan-Apr, 2013. Thought about sailing? Maybe something to try in the new year? Looking for a supportive course for women taught by women? Well, the folks at the Tradewinds Sailing School & Club are offering 3-day All Women’s Basic Keelboat (ASA101) courses that should fit the bill perfectly out of their Richmond, CA […]

Tri, Girl, Tri – All Women’s Sprint Triathlon

September 18, 2012

Coming October 6, 2012. The 9th annual Tri, Girl, Tri All Women’s Sprint Triathlon is coming up at Lake Berryessa (1.5 hour drive from San Francisco) in Napa Valley. The event includes a 500 yard swim, 11-mile bike and 3-mile run, and it’s limited to 700 participants and sells out months in advance so register […]