Apr 3 2016

San Francisco: Entertainment

Your Post-Race Concert Festival Lineup featuring the American Authors!

Post Race Concert Schedule:

Civic Center Plaza: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm


9:15-10:20am: AMERICAN AUTHORS

10:50am-Noon: Cosmo Alleycats

*all times subject to change

American Authors

Brooklyn-based alt rock band American Authors first met as students at Berklee College of Music. Shortly after, the foursome dropped out, moved into a small apartment in Bushwick, New York, and started a band. While playing a show in the city, the band was noticed by music producers Shep Goodman and Aaron Accetta, who eventually signed them to their production company, Dirty Canvas. They went on to write ‘Believer,’ the first song to develop their signature sound.

Self-described “laid-back dudes,” American Authors is comprised of Zac Barnett (vocals), James Adam Shelley (guitar/banjo), Dave Rublin (bass), and Matt Sanchez (drums). Together they hail from the four corners of the country, each bringing their own influences and experiences to the writing table to create pop-flavored alt rock sprinkled with four-part harmonies, spirited lyrics, and contagious optimism. “We’re the authors of our lives, creating music from what we’ve lived, from what we hope for, from what we feel. Every day is different and like everyone, our emotions change according to our personal highs and lows and by the challenges or triumphs that affect all of us,” said Barnett. “We’re not afraid to be goofy one day and serious the next. We just want to be true to ourselves and share our stories for as long as people are willing to listen.”


Bands Wanted to Perform Along the Course

Is your band ready to rock for thousands of athletes and spectators? We will be recruiting the best local bands from all genres to take the stage along the course.


Be prepared to complete a contact information sheet and submit it with samples of your music, a band bio and a publicity photo.

Click Here to View the Bands and Entertainment on Course

Spirit on the Course

Decked out cheerleaders lined both race courses to dance, motivate, and cheer participants every step of the way. Costumed and enthusiastic, these cheerleaders not only rocked out to support the participants amazing efforts, but they cheered to win for their squad.

Apply by emailing sfcheer@competitorgroup.com.

Congrats to our 2015 Cheer Winners!

1st Place: San Marin High School

2nd Place: Southgate Elementary

3rd Place: November Project

Thank you to all that participated in this year’s competition and cheering on all of our awesome runners!

Schedule of Events

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Start Time: 6:30am

Race Day–1/2 Marathon

Event DetailsCourse Map

March 27-28, 2015

Health & Fitness Expo

Moscone Center North, Hall D
Friday, March 27: 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Saturday, March 28: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Expo Details