Donate Your Miles

We are thrilled that our three-year charity partner, Schools Fund, is so close to their 2015 fundraising goal! But, we need your help to reach this goal together! We’d like each runner to Donate Your Miles to the Schools Fund to help enrich the educational experience for thousands of children in Berkelely Public Schools. Just a $3, $6, ... More

Top 10 “Must Do’s” Before Race Day

Written by Stephanie Laska, 2015 Berkeley Half Marathon [email protected] Stephanie is 100% new to running having discovered the sport two years ago; she didn't waste any time pushing herself to the limit. Stephanie won first place (Athena Division) of her very first Marathon in March -- the Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon, and ... More

Every Race Is A Learning Experience.

Written by Stephanie Davies, 2015 Berkeley Half Marathon Ambassador Stephanie Davies is a 46 year old mother of three who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.  A runner for 29 years, Stephanie brings experience and unwavering passion to the sport of running. Stephanie is deeply rooted in the running community through various ambassadorship ... More

Get Ready for “Perfect” Nutrition on Race Day

We work hard to find partners that are, just like Berkeley itself, beautiful, inside and out. So, we’re thrilled that our regional partner, family-owned-and-operated, Perfect Bar, will be delivering runners powerful superfoods at Packet Pickup, and on race day at the finish line! We wanted to break down their nutrition bars into their ... More

A Season Of Gratitude. A Season Of Giving Thanks.

Written by Erin Mink Garvey, 2015 Berkeley Half Marathon Ambassador Erin Mink Garvey has called herself a runner for most of her life and is absolutely stoked to be running the Berkeley Half Marathon this year, her first half since giving birth in early August. Since 2007, she has run 25 marathons and more than 30 half marathons and loves ... More

BHM 2015 Race Weekend App Available for Download

We have great news for runners and spectators alike. This year, The Berkeley Half Marathon is delivering free live runner tracking through our race weekend app, available for iPhone and Android, as well as race-day web-based tracking. Download the app today for free on iPhone or Android, then select The Berkeley Half Marathon in Upcoming ... More

If You Run, You Are A Runner

Written by Erin Mink Garvey, 2015 Berkeley Half Marathon Ambassador Erin Mink Garvey has called herself a runner for most of her life and is absolutely stoked to be running the Berkeley Half Marathon this year, her first half since giving birth in early August. Since 2007, she has run 25 marathons and more than 30 half marathons and loves ... More

Hydration Tips for #BHM2015

With the Berkeley Half Marathon less than a month away, we caught up with Nuun, the official electrolyte for #BHM2015, for tips on hydrating during training and race day. Direct from Nuun's "Hydration HQ," here are tips to help you hydrate for the Berkeley Half Marathon during training and on event day: Berkeley Half Marathon has a ... More

Train With Us on Cal Campus’ Track

On November 22nd, The Berkeley Half Marathon will race through Cal Campus with its 5K, 10K, relay and half marathon races. In prep for this morning of races, we’ve partnered with Cal to offer an exclusive road running training event on Edwards Track. Come join us for a free community track workout on Cal’s beautiful eight-lane ... More

The Difference Between Working Hard and Training Smart

Written by Shellin Chuong, 2015 Berkeley Half Marathon Ambassador Shellin Chuong is a third-year undergraduate student studying at UC Berkeley. She currently trains with the Strawberry Canyon Track Club and the Cal Running Club, and has raced in multiple events ranging from the 400m to the half marathon. This year will be her third year ... More