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Folsom runner focuses on potential

Nov. 25, 2014 For immediate release Visually impaired standout prepares for fast CIM relay Folsom’s Michael Kinoshita opened his mind to the possibilities in the 8th grade after reading a newspaper story about Richard Hunter, a fellow legally blind runner competing in the California International Marathon. Kinoshita’s father encouraged him to be active, so...

Road closures set for 32nd CIM

Nov. 24, 2014 For immediate release A mile-by-mile look at race schedule Numerous road closures will be in place on Dec. 7 during the 32nd annual California International Marathon, which begins at 7 a.m. A mile-by-mile look at closures along the course from near Folsom Dam to the state Capitol is available HERE. Folsom-Auburn Road north of the start will be...

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...