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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 …


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 …


It’s Pi Day and Spirit of the Marathon II Film at the Fremont

Good morning runners!! It’s Pi Day, 3/14/15 and Spirit of the Marathon II film San Luis Obispo International Film Festival. Come join us at noon Fremont Theater for the screening. We’re giving away a FREE registration, each ticket buyer will get another ticket at the door for a chance. Hear from Producer Megan Williams and the film for next year! Don’t forget to wear your running gear for the short run to Luis Wine Bar for the after party! Don’t …


Don’t Forget – Price Bump Tonight for Marathon and Half Marathon!

It’s time to register! The price bump takes effect tonight at 11:55 p.m. We have such a great race planned for everyone. If you want a unique small town experience in wine country, then this is the race for you! Tired of theme races and want to get back to the pure joy of running, then this is the race for you. San Luis Obispo is friendly, beautiful and Classic California, come #RaceSLO with us!

8 Weeks Out – Training Tip from Coach Greg McMillan

8 Weeks till Race From Coach Greg: With two months till the race, runners often think, “How can I possibly do this?” But trust me, eight weeks is a long time till the race and the most beneficial workouts are just beginning. Your fitness will take big jumps over the next few weeks. You just may not feel them due to the fatigue from the training load. But, it’s happening and when you begin to taper down for the race; your newly …