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Roger Warnes has been selected by the San Luis Obispo Marathon, Half Marathon + 5K as the 2014 inductee into the San Luis Obispo Marathon Hall of Fame. The designation is meant to recognize a person/people who have contributed significantly to the running community of San Luis Obispo through competition, initiative, generosity in education, coaching and personal passion for the sport. Locally, Warnes is best known as the face of the SLO Roadrunners Running & Triathlon Club, a …


San Luis Obispo Marathon + Half Marathon to Feature Injured Troops from the Challenged Athletes Foundation Operation Rebound Program

Athletes Will Compete on April 27, 2014 SAN LUIS OPBISPO, CA – The 2014 San Luis Obispo Marathon and Half Marathon presented by is proud to partner with the Challenged Athletes Foundation Operation Rebound Program, the premier sports and fitness program for injured military personnel, veterans and first responders. San Luis Obispo Marathon + Half participants can fundraise for the organization by going to the CAF event fundraising page. The SLO …


Countdown Kick-off To SLO Marathon in Full-Swing

Lots of great things upcoming SLO Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K! First, don’t forget the deadline to get your name on your bib is February 27th. You must REGISTER by the end of day. Next, come to our film “Running for Jim” at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival on Thursday, March 6th at the Fremont Theatre. Film starts at 7 p.m. and we just might have some goodies to give-away. LEARN MORE

San Luis Obispo Marathon + Half supports Max Cure Foundation to “Dunk Your Kicks”

We’re happy to announce that we are supporting “Dunk Your Kicks” and the Max Cure Foundation to help raise funds for pediatric cancer research. How can you help – DONATE your used running shoes and clothing. We’ll have bins at the SLO Life Expo and at the Starting Line on Sunday morning. We’re honoring Sammy Jeffers, an eight-year-old who lost his battle with cancer. …


San Luis Obispo Marathon + Half Unveils Medal

The San Luis Obispo Marathon + Half presented by LeftLane Sports unveils it medals for the 2014 races. Featured for 2014 is the iconic Art Deco Fremont Theatre, a local landmark that is on marathon and half marathon course on Monterey Street. The marathon medal is slightly larger than the half marathon and each is marked with mileage distances. With its pink façade, bright neon, soaring swan and art deco Streamline Moderne nautical features, the theatre opened in 1942 at the beginning …