If You Run, You Are A Runner

Written by Erin Mink Garvey, 2015 Biofreeze 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 Biofreeze 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 ... More

Hydration Tips for #BHM2015

With the Biofreeze 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 Biofreeze Berkeley Half Marathon during training and on event day: Biofreeze ... More

Train With Us on Cal Campus’ Track

On November 22nd, The Biofreeze 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-... More

The Difference Between Working Hard and Training Smart

Written by Shellin Chuong, 2015 Biofreeze 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 ... More

Delicious Snacks & Lunch Ideas To Keep You Going

Written by Shellin Chuong, 2015 Biofreeze Berkeley Half Marathon Ambassador If you are currently training for a half marathon, you are probably juggling many responsibilities. We runners are a busy bunch. With keeping a consistent training schedule, balancing work demands and family plans, it becomes difficult to follow a diet consisting of ... More

The Calendar Date That Changed Everything

Written by Stephanie Laska, 2015 Biofreeze Berkeley Half Marathon Ambassador Stephanie Laska works as a Medical Sales Representative for a Global Pediatric Nutrition Company. She has worked in pharmaceutical sales in the Monterey-San Luis Obispo communities in addition to the Central Valley. Stephanie holds a Masters in Education from UC ... More

A Passion For Running & Dreaming Big

Written by Stephanie Davies, 2015 Biofreeze 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 ... More

New Challenge Series in 2015

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve partnered with the Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot to offer a new 2015 race challenge: the Berkeley 2 Silicon Valley Challenge (because, we know you love running in the Bay Area, and you are always looking for your next race, and you love following up a race with a hard-earned meal). ... More

Third Year Partnering With Berkeley Public Schools Fund

Since its inaugural year, The Biofreeze Berkeley Half Marathon has aligned with local non-profit organization, Berkeley Public Schools Fund to support programs that enrich educational opportunities throughout Berkeley. Over the past two years, runners and community members have supported the Berkeley Public Schools Fund through fundraising ... More

Berkeley and San Francisco – The Challenge Awaits!

Written By Meg Gudgeirsson, TSFM Ambassador As a runner, I’m always looking for new challenges. Can I run a distance faster? Can I run a longer distance? Can I tie two of my favorite cities and running events together? The SF/Berkeley Challenge let’s me accomplish that last one! When you run one of the events at The Biofreeze San ... More