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CIM registration is almost full

Aug. 22, 2014 For immediate release Race expected to reach 9,000-runner cap again Despite increasing competition, the 32nd annual California International Marathon is closing in on its 9,000-runner registration cap with 3 ½ months left before the Dec. 7 race. Marathon growth has exploded since 2000, with the number of U.S. marathons increasing from...

A World Record at CIM?

Aug. 7, 2014 For immediate release Tollefsons’ combined effort sets apparent Guinness mark Tim and Lindsay Tollefson headed into the 2013 California International Marathon hoping to record qualifying times for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials. The couple might have achieved something else last December during the 26.2-mile race from Folsom to the state...

Abbott, Asch take SRA reins

July 31, 2014 For immediate release Executive director ran at Jesuit; race director comes from Texas The Sacramento Running Association stayed close to home to land its new executive director, then pivoted and reached deep into the heart of Texas to bring aboard its director of race operations. Scott Abbott, who ran with Olympian Michael Stember for legendary...

SRA offers CIM training

July 16, 2014 For immediate release Program helps runners achieve marathon goals Ready to run your first marathon, savor a personal-best effort or maybe even land a Boston Marathon qualifying time? Check out the Sacramento Running Association’s California International Marathon Training Program, which offers runners individualized attention, excellent coaching...

Conley wins national title at home

June 26, 2014 For immediate release SRA standout roars down stretch to beat Hasay in 10,000 meters Kim Conley stayed positive as Jordan Hasay passed her heading into the final turn of the women’s 10,000 meters at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships Thursday night at Hornet Stadium. “I just kept saying one word over and over, and that’s courage,”...