Sleep Like a Champion

Sleep tips for athletes including needs, impact, and benefits of proper sleep.

Volunteer Spotlight: Gabi Guerrini

In the world of volunteers, there are people whose lives are so fulfilling, they leave you breathless, yet motivated to do better and give more. We are humbled by their selfless gift to others, yet gasping in the wake of their activity. Gabriela…
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Start Training For The Modesto Marathon

Who doesn’t need exercise? Join the ShadowChase training program for the Sutter Health Memorial Medical Center Modesto Marathon, Half Marathon and 5k. We have groups of all ages and paces. There is a place for everyone from walkers up…
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New Name And Look For The Modesto Marathon

The Modesto Marathon is getting a new name and look thanks to a multi-year partnership announced this week. The race will now be called the Sutter Health, Memorial Medical Center Modesto Marathon. A new logo to reflect the change has been unveiled. "I…

Are You Ready For SAMM?

Live runner tracking The Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon is just TWO DAYS AWAY!!! While you’re out on the course Sunday, let your loved ones know how you’re doing. Use this link and follow the directions for runner tracking: There’s…

Fitness Expo is Saturday from 10-6

Pick up your race packet and check out the booths: Whether you’re running the Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon or not, you won’t want to miss checking out the Golden Valley Health Centers Fitness Expo on Saturday at the Modesto Centre…

Bib Numbers Are Ready

Nothing makes race day seem so close as getting your bib number. Knowing the number you will be sporting all those miles makes things a bit more real. Find your bib number now.

Race Day Road Closures

Wondering how the Modesto Marathon will impact your driving through the city? We've got you covered. This map shows the race course through the city limits with the approximate times of road closures. 2015 City Resident Notification Map Hope…

Our Most Competitive Field Ever

Looks like we'll have a world class runner on the course, not to mention a very competitive field! Modesto's own Jon Olsen, two-time SAMM winner, has been working his way back from injury. He'll be joining the Get Fit Pace Team, pacing the 3:30…

Massage Therapists Announced for 2015 Race

Is there anything better than a post-race massage? Getting that rubdown right at the finish line feels great and starts the recovery process. The Modesto Marathon has once again formed a team of massage professionals to take care of our…

Race Course Nutrition Set

We have finalized the list of nutritional supplements that will be served at the 2015 Modesto Marathon. For electrolyte drink, Tri Berry Nuun Hydration will be served at aid stations. Gels will be handed out at several aid stations. This…

7 Marathon Training Tips on a Hectic Schedule

The best of us have a busy schedule. The worst of us have a hectic schedule. So when it comes to training and working out, it can seem impossible to find the time to fit it in. I mean… among work obligations, family obligations, and other…