Join us Thursday, May 26th for a free event dedicated to skills and planning for backcountry running adventures. Ultimate Direction Ambassador Leor Pantilat will share tips and stories from his experiences during backcountry runs including his FKT's of the John Muir Trail, the High Sierra Trail, and the Rae Lakes Loop. Whether you're looking to explore remote backcountry terrain this summer or venture further beyond your local trails, this presentation will provide practical tips through first-hand accounts from the mountains. Prepare to be inspired!
Join us Thursday, April 7 for a special evening with our friend Jason Koop, Director of Coaching at Carmichael Training Systems. Jason will be discussing his about-to-be-released book Training Essentials for Ultrarunning. We will have advanced copies of the book for sale at the event that you can have autographed!
Itinerary for the evening:
6:00pm-6:45pm: Pre-Lake Sonoma 50 shakeout run with Jason Koop! We will also have demo shoes available from our friends at Nike Trail Running. This will be a casual, social run suitable for all abilities.
7:00pm: Jason Koop Presentation based off of his new book Training Essentials for Ultrarunning
7:30pm: Book signing and social hour for everyone at the event
Koop coaches many of the top ultrarunners in the USA, including locals Dylan Bowman, Alex Varner, Fernando De Samaniego Steta, and Larisa Elaine Dannis. Additionally he coaches professional ultrarunners Timothy Olson, Kaci Lickteig, Dakota Jones, and coached Dean Karnazes during his 50/50/50 and trans-USA runs.
The presentation will be an entertaining, high-level discussion of many of the topics covered in Training Essentials for Ultrarunning, including:
•The science behind ultramarathon performance
•How to use interval training to focus workouts, make gains, reduce injuries, and race faster
•Simple, effective fueling and hydration strategies
•The A.D.A.P.T. method for making the right decisions to solve a race-day crisis
•How to plan your ultra season for better racing
Additional information on Training Essentials for Ultrarunning can be found HERE.
Additional Event Details can be found on our Facebook Event Page.
This is a free event. We will have seats available, though we recommend bringing a camping chair if you would like to ensure a seat. We hope you can make the run and/or presentation, and good luck to everyone racing the challenging Lake Sonoma 50 on April 9!
Mont Blanc Movie World Premiere with Billy Yang, David Laney, Zach Miller, Tim Tollefson, and Nike Trail
Stars of the film David Laney, Zach Miller, and Tim Tollefson will be in attendance along with filmmaker Billy Yang! Stay after the movie for a Q&A with the Nike Trail Running Team and Billy Yang. Hang out after enjoying beverages by Headlands Brewing Company and spend time socializing with everyone. UltraRunning Magazine will be providing copies of their current issue with David Laney on the cover (2015 Ultrarunner of the Year).
January 30th marks SFRC's 3rd Anniversary. Thank you to the incredible running community who has supported us from the very beginning. Saturday evening will be a memorable evening at the store to celebrate!
Additional details on the FB Event Page.
Join us the evening of Thursday, January 14 in welcoming our friend Krissy Moehl back to San Francisco Running Company!
Krissy will be signing her brand new book Running Your First Ultra and presenting her "Tips and Tricks" of training for and racing ultra marathons.
Patagonia Provisions will be providing samples of their latest real-food offerings!
Sufferfest Beer Company will be providing tasty samples of their gluten-free beer!
Julbo, Pro-Tec Athletics, Flora, and Patagonia will be supporting the event with prizes for raffle with all proceeds benefitting OneTam.org, a local non-profit working to maintain the long-term health of Mount Tamalpais. Additionally we are excited to announce that Patagonia is donating an additional $500 to OneTam.org via Patagonia's Environmental Conservation Department. Thank you Patagonia!
6pm: Meet and greet with Krissy Moehl
6:30: Krissy's "Tips and Tricks" presentation, book discussion, and Q&A
7:45: Running Your First Ultra book signing
Krissy will also be sticking around to lead our SFRC Saturday 8am run on 1/16 so join us for that run as well.
This is a free event and will be a super fun evening. Bring a camping chair to ensure a seat, though we have quite a few available as well. Happy Trails!
We are super excited to welcome our friends Scott Jurek and Krissy Moehl to the Bay Area and SFRC for a group run and presentation "Preventing and Managing Injuries for the Long Run" presented by Pro-Tec Athletics!
Scott and Krissy will lead a shakeout run from SFRC at 6:00pm on Thursday, November 6, followed by an insightful presentation "Preventing and Managing Injuries for the Long Run" beginning at 7:15 back at SFRC. Our friends from Pro-Tec will have demos and crowd prizes, and our friends Clif Bar and Flora will also be here with snacks and samples for everyone in attendance.
From their combined 35 years of running ultramarathons, Scott and Krissy will cover their top tips for preventing and managing injuries, along with recommendations on how to manage five of the most common running injuries.
This will be a completely jam-packed event. Bring a camping/folding chair to ensure a seat.
Krissy Moehl will also lead out our Saturday morning run at 8am on November 8 and we will have samples from Clif Bar and Flora that morning as well.
Thank you to everyone who supports us to make these great community events possible, join us on November 6 to welcome Scott and Krissy!