Last Training Post from Coach Greg McMillan

From Coach Greg: It’s here! Race week has begun. This is the time when runners get antsy. They are hypersensitive to any ache or pain. They worry if they don’t feel “amazing” on every run. This is all completely normal but must be managed otherwise you may just worry your race away. Instead of living in often-irrational thoughts, I suggest you look back at the last few weeks. Pick out and re-live your best runs. Really live in those over …


Race Weekend Instructions Posted

2015 Race Weekend Instructions have been posted on the SLO Marathon website. Everything a participant needs to know about race weekend in is included in documents that can be downloaded on the Instructions Page.

San Luis Obispo Marathon + Half Marathon Announces 2015 Elite Fields

Engaged couple Ryan Neely & Kimberly O’Donnell to defend Marathon titles; register today to be part of the “Small Town, Big Race” experience on April 24-26 SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – (April 13, 2015) – The San Luis Obispo Marathon, Half Marathon + 5K presented by has announced its elite fields which include defending Marathon champions, event record holders and engaged couple Ryan Neely & Kimberly O’Donnell, from Walnut Creek, Calif. as well as local talent such as Van …


Local Running Legend Stan Rosenfield to be Inducted into SLO Marathon Hall of Fame

Co-founder of San Luis Distance Club to be honored on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at event’s race day awards ceremony SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – (March 31, 2015) – The directors of the San Luis Obispo Marathon, Half Marathon + 5K are proud to announce that San Luis Obispo runner Stan Rosenfield will be inducted into the event’s Hall of Fame on Sunday, April 26, 2015 during the race day awards ceremony. Rosenfield has been running since his teens and …


Training Tip from Coach Greg McMillan – 3 weeks to race day

From Coach Greg: This week, you’ll put the finishing touches on the fitness-building workouts. You may be tired but that’s okay. You are about to start tapering your mileage so you can peak on race day. This week is a good time to take care of all the logistics for the race. Make sure all travel plans are completed, research and book your pre-race meal and finalize all your gear and nutrition needs. Go ahead and buy as many supplies …


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