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CIM boasts strong field

Nov. 18, 2014 For immediate release Africans head men’s standouts; American seeks women’s win A strong group of international runners heads the men’s field while a talented American runner looks like the favorite on the women’s side for the 32nd annual California International Marathon on Dec. 7. Kenyans Julius Koskei, Eliud Ngetich and Jacob Chemtai,...

USABA event returns to CIM

Oct. 30, 2014 For immediate release Visually Impaired Championships Continue to Attract Marathoners The USA Blind Athletes National Championships return to the California International Marathon this year with more runners and an enhanced reputation as a destination event for visually impaired athletes. A field of 43 is expected for the sixth annual USABA...

CIM embraces new sponsors

Nuun, Erdinger and Eternal help with hydration, fueling Running your best marathon requires planning, from a good training schedule to a racing strategy to a thoughtful sense of what to put in your body along the 26.2-mile journey. The California International Marathon has enhanced its fueling and hydration options for the Dec. 7 race to help runners deliver...

Conley heads NorCal Distance Project

Oct. 6, 2014 For immediate release Elite local training group offers structure, support Talented distance runners find the competitive landscape shifts dramatically after college, a sudden uncertainty bringing unsettling questions. Who’s my coach? Where do I find the right training partners? And how do I pay for it all? Drew Wartenburg hopes the NorCal Distance...

CIM Reaches Registration Cap

Sept. 19, 2014 For immediate release A field of 9,000 entrants expected for Dec. 7 race The California International Marathon has reached its registration cap for the sixth consecutive year. But there are still two ways runners can gain a spot in the Dec. 7 race, which is put on by the Sacramento Running Association. There are 300 charity entries available at...