5 results for tag: Berkeley Half Marathon

Five Secrets to Regaining Motivation to Run

Contributed by Stephanie Laska, a 2017 Ambassador for the Berkeley Half Marathon.   So, you’ve had a dry spell – haven’t we all? Oh, and we are talking about running here! Maybe it’s been a few months (or years – gasp!) since you’ve hit the pavement, but I’m here to assure you that all is not lost. Let me ... More

3 Ways Running Changed My Life

Contributed by Amelia Wood, a 2017 Ambassador for the Berkeley Half Marathon.  Throughout my seven years of running, many of my friends and family members have wondered what inspires me to continue to lace up my shoes. I should first mention that I was not athletic at all growing up. I despised gym class and would do ... More

Top 3 Places to Run in the East Bay

Contributed by John Lee, a 2017 Ambassador for the Berkeley Half Marathon.  One of the best things about training for a race is the opportunity to explore one’s local surroundings by foot. I usually drive to work or to Trader Joe’s the same way every time, via the shortest and simplest routes. Going for a training run ... More

5 Reasons to Take on the SF/Berkeley Challenge

Contributed by Stephanie Laska, M.Ed. Stephanie is a 2017 Ambassador for the Berkeley Half Marathon. What is the San Francisco - Berkeley Challenge you ask? We challenge you to consecutively run any distance of The San Francisco Marathon and any distance of The Berkeley Half Marathon and earn a FREE, exclusive commemora... More

3 Tips for First Time Half Marathoners

Contributed by Erin Garvey, a 2017 Ambassador for the Berkeley Half Marathon. People flock to running for all types of reasons. For some, it’s about a getting a daily dose of endorphins, putting them in a good mood all day long; for others, running is about weight loss, weight management, or being an anchor in a healthy ... More