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  1. Wildlife Encounters in NorCal: How To Stay Safe

    While wildlife encounters in NorCal have historically been rare, a few instances of late illustrate the importance of staying safe.

  2. Q&A with Ultra Runner Andy Montgomery

    We sat down with San Francisco ultra runner Andy Montgomery to discuss his running career and what keeps him moving.

  3. 5 Spook-tacular Halloween Festivities in San Francisco

    October always brings an extra level of celebration to the City by the Bay. Check out these 5 Halloween festivities in San Francisco.

  4. The Best Fall Festivals in the Bay Area (and Beyond)

    Here is an in depth list of the best fall festivals in the Bay Area and beyond, from Halloween-centric events to Hopland Passport.

  5. Andy Montgomery: Trail by Trail in San Francisco

    Andy Montgomery, a trail runner based in San Francisco, talks to RootsRated about his love for local trails.

  6. 6 Water-Based Adventures in San Francisco

    San Francisco is a water lovers' dream, albeit a rather chilly one. But that's no excuse to stay on land: 6 ways to get on the water in SF.

  7. The Most Annoying Bike Riders in San Francisco

    While we love riding bikes, we don't love everyone who rides them. Here, how to spot the most annoying bike riders in San Francisco.

  8. San Francisco's Best Outdoor Bars

    Who really wants to sit in a dark bar after spending a day on the trail? Here are San Francisco's best outdoor bars.

  9. 4 Tips for Smooth Bike Riding in San Francisco

    Hopping on a bike in the City by the Bay is an excellent way to explore. Here, four tips for easier bike riding in San Francisco.

  10. 5 Amazing Hikes in Monterey Bay

    These five amazing hikes in Monterey make the most of some of the most beautiful coastline in the country.

  11. 5 Ways to Celebrate Summer in San Francisco

    Anyone who’s spent time in San Francisco knows that summer has its own special flavor here. Here, 5 adventurous ways to enjoy it.

  12. 5 Best Hikes Voted by San Francisco Locals

    San Francisco easily boasts some of the best trails in the country, and the people have voted these 5 hikes the best around.

  13. San Francisco Baykeeper: Keeping the Bay Healthy

    It's no secret that the San Francisco Bay used to be a very dirty place, and that's why Baykeeper was founded: to help cut down on pollution in the Bay.

  14. Bay Area Track Club: Founded By Elites, Open to All

    The Bay Area Track Club is much more than just a running club; it has fostered a fun environment for people from all walks of life.

  15. SUP With Sea Trek: A Pioneer in Bay Area Paddling Circles

    Sea Trek is a kayak and SUP company located in Richardson Bay that offers rentals and lessons for paddlers in the San Francisco Bay.

  16. 7 Places to Swim During the Drought in Northern California

    Northern California is in the midst of one of the most severe droughts in history, but you can still go swimming. Here, 7 places to dive in.

  17. So You Want to Swim in the Bay

    So you want to swim in the bay? There are some things you need to know before you go plunging in to this popular waterway, and this is the Inside Guide to it all.

  18. Sunday in San Francisco: Recapping a Very Festive Weekend

    This past Sunday in San Francisco was one of the most festive days the city has witnessed in 2014. Here's a recap of exactly what went down.

  19. Bay to Breakers: San Francisco's Wackiest Race

    For the 103rd year in a row, San Francisco's streets will be taken by storm by thousands upon thousands of drunk, costume-clad runners.

  20. Q&A With Nate English: Berkeley-Based Bike Guru

    Nate English is professional cyclist in the San Francisco area who makes a habit of riding up one of the most challenging mountains in the Bay Area.

  21. San Francisco Running Company: Serving Runners at Every Step

    San Francisco Running Company opened in early 2013. Store founders, Brett Rivers and Jorge Maravilla met while running on local trails themselves

  22. Bridge Bound: Navigating the Bay Bridge Path

    Bike the Bay Bridge Path with this insider's guide to enjoying the stunning span of the Bay Bridge on bike.

  23. Kurt Schwabe: Completing the 330-Mile Bay Trail in 30 Days

    Kurt Schwabe made it his goal to walk the 33-mile Bay Trail in 30 days. Read about his story.

  24. The Recyclery: Helping Underprivileged Kids Find a Love for Cycling

    Marilyn Price has devoted her life to bringing mountain biking to kids. Last year the Recyclery and Trips for Kids put on 185 rides.

  25. Baking and Running: The Story Behind M.H. Bread and Butter

    When Devon Yanko (formerly Devon Crosby-Helms) and Nathan Yanko decided to start their own bakery last year, they intended to keep up their running while baking bread. Nathan is an ultrarunner and was a baker at San Francisco’s famous Tartine bakery...

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