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Women’s record falls at CIM

Dec. 7, 2014 For immediate release On a day of speed, Mazuronak, Chemtai race past challengers Volha Mazuronak’s surge down the stretch produced a women’s course record and Jacob Chemtai’s late move delivered a personal best en route to individual titles on a cool, fast Sunday at the California International Marathon. Mazuronak, from Belarus, pulled away from...

CIM boosts Sacramento

Dec. 5, 2014 For immediate release For 32 years, race offers competition, inspiration Amid the resurgence of the Kings, the stunning success of pro soccer and the return of prominent events to Sacramento, the California International Marathon continues to strengthen the local sports landscape. The 32nd annual race, set for Sunday at 7 a.m., has stood the test...

Baillie aims for CIM record

Dec. 4, 2014 For immediate release Women’s mark could fall; men’s race looks crowded Renee Baillie sounds ready, eager to come to Sacramento and produce a fast time, a victory and a course record in Sunday’s California International Marathon. Nickey Carroll’s women’s course mark of 2 hours 29 minutes and 21 seconds, set in 1999, appears in serious jeopardy in...

CIM delivers runners to Boston

Dec. 3, 2014 For immediate release Fast course, cool weather, big crowds lend a hand The California International Marathon starts in Folsom and winds through Orangevale, Citrus Heights, Fair Oaks, Carmichael and Sacramento before heading to a glorious finish at the state Capitol. Where the CIM really leads to, though, is Boston. The connection spans nearly...

CIM runners chase Olympic Trials

Dec. 2, 2014 For immediate release Eugene runner seeks standard after breaking foot at mile 25 Brett Ely had her fourth U.S. Olympic Trials berth all but in the bag last December. And then she broke her left foot along L Street near mile 25 of the California International Marathon. The Eugene, Ore. runner returns this year to settle some unfinished business,...

CIM Expo offers variety

Dec. 1, 2014 For immediate release Shopping, health, inspiration highlight annual gathering The California International Marathon Health & Fitness Expo, set for Friday and Saturday at the Sacramento Convention Center, offers runners and non-runners plenty of reasons to attend. Looking for just the right holiday gift for a running friend? The Expo hosts...