Fastest course in the west.

Guaranteed Entry


Guaranteed Entry
The CIM is the major marathon with the largest percentage of Boston Qualifiers (besides Boston itself). As a service to runners trying to use the CIM as a Boston Qualifier CIM allows anyone who has run within 5 minutes of their BQ time within the last two years a guaranteed entry during the Guaranteed Entry Period (October 1 – October 16, 2015). Guaranteed Entries are $175.

Guaranteed Entry Standards
Age Men Women
18-34 3 hrs 10 min 3 hrs 40 min
35-39 3 hrs 15 min 3 hrs 45 min
40-44 3 hrs 20 min 3 hrs 50 min
45-49 3 hrs 30 min 4 hrs 00 min
50-54 3 hrs 35 min 4 hrs 05 min
55-59 3 hrs 45 min 4 hrs 15 min
60-64 4 hrs 00 min 4 hrs 30 min
65-69 4 hrs 15 min 4 hrs 45 min
70-74 4 hrs 30 min 5 hrs 00 min
75-79 4 hrs 45 min 5 hrs 15 min
80 over 5 hrs 00 min 5 hrs 30 min
  • Entry standard must have been achieved within 24 months of this year’s CIM.
  • Standard Achievers’ times will be verified by CIM Staff.
  • Chip times are accepted.
  • System uses registrant’s age on CIM race day.