Posted October 11, 2012

Make a Run for San Francisco: It’s Marathon Time!


On your mark, get set … book it.

It’s Nike Women’s Marathon time and more than 25,000 runners, men and women alike, will tear through the streets of San Francisco this Sunday.

If you’re one of the ambitious participants, take some tips from the fitness buffs at Sir Francis Drake hotel in Union Square, just steps from the starting line. They offer six tips for getting ready for the big race. Go ahead – read them online.

Our favorite is #3: Cruise around by cable car for Saturday sightseeing (you can catch one right outside the hotel). Your calves will get enough of a workout the following day, so tackle those hearty San Francisco hills aboard a city icon.

Sir Francis Drake has rooms available for the race. So, like we said – book it.

Make a dash for Sir Francis Drake, located at 450 Powell Street, San Francisco (415-392-7755 or


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