Tag Archives: Half Marathon

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 …


Jorge Maravilla Smashes Course Record and Defending Champion Kimberly O’Donnell Repeats to Win 4th San Luis Obispo Marathon

Husband and wife elite team Ben and Stephanie Bruce take Half Marathon titles with Ben breaking the course record. SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – (April 26, 2015) – On a perfect, sunny Central Coast Sunday morning, Jorge Maravilla (37) of Mill Valley, Calif. and Kimberly O’Donnell (25), from Walnut Creek, Calif., were the overall male and female champions respectively at the 4th San Luis Obispo Marathon presented by LeftLaneSports.com. Maravilla crushed the marathon course record by nearly eight minutes to …


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 …


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.