Running in South San Francisco

Up to 52% Off Singles 5K Run

LUV RUN San Francisco

Crissy Field

$55 $27

5K course that starts in Crissy Field and encourages mingling between runners who wear bibs denoting their romantic availability

Up to 77% Off Running Training

Runnerspeaks Whole Person Running Coaching

On Location

$60 $19

With an emphasis on the mind, body and spirit, instructor culls from many disciplines to help runners earn their goals and love the sport

Up to 67% Off Marina Bay Half Marathon Entry

Marina Bay Half Marathon

Richmond

$105 $39

Half-marathon course weaves around the shore, past sweeping views of the Bay and city skylines

Up to Half Off Color in Motion 5K Entry

Color in Motion 5K

Alameda County Fairgrounds

$50 $25

Runners in white are playfully pelted with safe, biodegradable color powder that turns their clothes purple, blue, and yellow

Up to 51% Off Donate Life Run/Walk 5K

California Transplant Donor Network

Great America

$50 $25

Raise funds for organ and tissue donation during a family-friendly 5K held at Great America; includes t-shirt, expo bag, and breakfast

Up to 62% Off Walking and Running Classes

Lew's Walk 'n' Run

Multiple Locations

$70 $29

Program designed to build strength in upper body and core while also training athletes for 5Ks, 10Ks, or half marathons

Up to 45% Off Color Dash 5K Entry

The Color Dash 5k

Rancho Mendanos Junior HS

$45 $29

Run or walk along a noncompetitive 5K course through bursts of electric colors

Up to 45% Off at the 5K Foam Fest

5K Foam Fest

San Joaquin Fairgrounds

$90 $55

Racers tackle 15–30 obstacles, such as mud pits and foam-covered Slip 'n Slides, then move on to other muddy games at an after-party

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The inspiring trainers at each MetaBody location lead troops of workouteers in results-oriented workouts several times weekly. Sweat sessions utilize a variety of exercises and disciplines to produce full-body results in a supportive environment, ideal for beginners and hard-core core-hardeners alike. During any class, motivational instructors will use the instinctual distrust of routine to their advantage. Begin a day of litigating with a refreshing early-morning boot-camp session, or wind down by burning evidence and pounds with a late-evening yoga class. Muscles are kept guessing with new and challenging moves during each session, so participants never fall into a boring, ineffective routine, such as regular teeth brushing. In addition to the fitness classes, students receive a success guide to help prepare for imminent pound loss, a nutrition guide, and a $100 gift certificate for individual coaching. Because the pass sets a 10-class cap at any given location, roving fitness mavens can further shake up their workout regimens by vetting a series of classes or instructors that work best for them.

387 Grand Avenue
San Francisco,
CA
US

Run or Dye is making race running a little more colorful, one major city at a time. This 5K is divided up into four separate courses of varying lengths, each designated by a separate color––which also reflects the color of safe, eco-friendly powered dye the participants get splashed with. At the end of the race, they'll cross into the aptly-named Dye Zone—a polychromatic free-for-all, where fluorescent color is thrown freely from all sides, allowing runners to splash their fellow runners or get colorful revenge on their friends, family members, and any cranky art-history teachers that happen to be walking by.

Unlike some races that rank runners by time, Run or Dye only measures success in color and fun. While the safe-to-eat dyes should wash out of clothing, runners are encouraged to wear things they don't mind getting dirty, preferably in white, gray, or another neutral color to give the dyes maximum visibility.

2495 S Delaware St
San Mateo,
CA
US

The crew members at The Electric Tour Company believe that San Francisco is the most fun town in the world, and that one of the best ways to explore its diverse streets are on unique vehicles such as the Segway and electric bikes. This led them to develop tours—for locals and tourists alike—which have attracted attention and praise from outlets such as Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and the Los Angeles Times. Atop the sturdy deck of an i2 Segway, groups wheel past famed sights including Fisherman’s Wharf, Alcatraz prison, and the city’s notoriously hilly streets. Night tours facilitate a deeper exploration of neighborhoods such as Little Italy and Chinatown, and electric-bike tours whizz straight over the Golden Gate Bridge.

75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr.
San Francisco,
CA
US

CitySolve Urban Race lets citizens explore their metropolis through a one-day odyssey that tests speed, stamina, and smarts. Teams scamper through their burb as they solve clues ranging from anagrams and pop-culture trivia to deciphering graffiti written in pig Latin. Interspersed throughout the race are mettle-testing physical challenges, molding iron wills to such tasks as dodgeball, improv comedy games, or identifying ice-cream flavors. Each day's race also awards winners for best costumes and best tweet. Each urban iditarod takes between two to three hours, and jet packs are strictly prohibited.

128 King St
San Francisco,
CA
US

Golden Gate Knights began when two Star Wars fans discovered they had something in common. Alain Bloch, who also has experience with Kung Fu and other martial arts systems, and Matthew Carauddo, who is a licensed fencing instructor, joined forces and developed their own unique system to teach students how to effectively and safely wield a lightsaber. During classes they focus on techniques to develop electrifying choreographed fights, including proper warm-ups, flourishes, spins, and meditation.

19 Heron St.
San Francisco,
California
US

A picturesque course takes racers through some of most beautiful scenery and landmark attractions in the city Runner's World named Best Running City in America. Gallop past Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge and shuffle through the terrains of the Marina, Crissy Field, and the Presidio. Humanoid gazelles are given a full three hours to complete the venture with the motivational hydration of water, sports drinks, and warm milk served at aid stations along the way. Though participants will be timed during the 13.1-mile trek, casual joggers are encouraged to join the pack.

548 Market Street
San Francisco,
CA
US