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San Luis Obispo Marathon + Half Marathon Post-Event Recap & Fast Facts

5th Anniversary “Small Town, Big Race” celebration weekend set for April 29 – May 1, 2016; “More Cowbell” theme for 5th edition SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – (May 13, 2015) – The 4th San Luis Obispo Marathon + Half presented by LeftLaneSports.com was held on April 24-26 with more than 4,000 runners finishing one of the weekend’s events including the Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K and Kids’ Quarter Mile and 1-Mile fun run. Starting and finishing at the landmark …

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San Luis Obispo Marathon + Half Marathon Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Jamba JuiceⓇ with Protein Chocolate Marathon Smoothie

Jamba celebrates 25 years of inspiring healthy living and the “Small Town, Big Race” experience on April 24-26 SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – (April 22, 2015) – The San Luis Obispo Marathon, Half Marathon + 5K presented by LeftLaneSports.com celebrates the 25th anniversary of Jamba Juice with the Protein Chocolate Marathon smoothie, specifically designed for participants to recover post-race with the right balance of protein to carbohydrates. The smoothie is exclusively available for participants of the 4th event edition, a …

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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 …

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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 LeftLaneSports.com 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 …

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Training Tip – 2 Weeks to Race

From Coach Greg: The two weeks prior to the marathon is what I call the ‘great marathon freak out’. Questions abound. Self-doubt creeps in. Fear is ever-present. The marathon becomes monumental. Don’t worry. Everyone feels this way. We put so much into training and want desperately for the race to go well. Use this peaking time to reflect on all your successes during training. Think good thoughts. Run strong in the remaining workouts and focus on relaxing the body/mind. Negative …

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