juliestanley

Twelve Days

Twelve days.  Twelve days to the big event.  I’ve been working toward this event for six months now.  Or a year.  Or a couple of years.  Or a lifetime.  It all depends on where you want to start counting, on what you want to mark as…
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Taking Pride in the Course

Nearly 60 volunteers came out this morning to spruce up part of the Modesto Marathon course. Trash was picked up and graffiti was painted over along the 2 mile stretch down 9th street. Thank you to our volunteers. Your efforts will make…
inshapelockerroom

Hot Showers After The Race

Coming in from out of town to run the race? Like to shower before heading home but you couldn't get a late check out or you just drove in for the race? No worries. Go to any of the In-Shape Health Clubs. They'll let you use their awesome…
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Sneak Peak at SAMM Swag

You probably are already super excited about this year's Modesto Marathon. In case you need something to take that excitement to the next level, here is a sneak peak at the medals, shirts, jackets and vests.
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Eat Frozen Yogurt for TRM

Do you love frozen yogurt? Of course you do. Why not enjoy this guilty pleasure while helping a great cause? Enjoy any tempting treat at the Yogurt Mill this Tuesday, March 4th. 20% of your purchase will be donated to Teens Run Modesto. The…
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Free Massages at the Finish Line

There's nothing like a massage at the end of a race. It relaxes tired muscles and begins the recovery process immediately. Keeping this in mind, we have placed multiple teams of sports massage therapists at the end of the finish chute.…
Soles4Souls

Soles 4 Souls at SAMM

CrossPoint Community Church and SAMM are collecting shoes to help Soles4Souls Attention runners: Those shoes you no longer want are desperately needed to fight the human tragedy of global poverty. That’s the message being delivered by…
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A Field Dominated By Women

Curious about who is running the 2014 Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon so far? Well, one thing is for certain, there are more women than men. Women number 61% of runners and walkers, while men account for just 39%. As you could probably…
gabi

Stronger Than The Voices In My Mind

We all began our journey to run with many different and personal reasons. For me, it was to get healthy, but it has turned into so much more than that. When I began my running journey, I could not run 1 mile without stopping 20 times (and…
jonolsen

Past Modesto Marathon Winner Honored

Modesto Marathon Winner in 2011 and ultrarunner, Jon Olsen, was named the Ted Corbitt Memorial Ultra Runner of the Year by USA Track & Field. This recognizes his performances throughout 2013 including the gold medal at the IAU 24-hour…
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Spring Expected Soon in California

Modesto Marathon organizers hope that warmer weather will be here for the marathon. But seriously, while most of the country is suffering from a cold snap, Modesto is having a typical California winter and by the time the event arrives on…
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Free Race Photos

Just a reminder of one of the perks we provide or runners and walkers. Captivating Sports and Events Photos will be on hand at the 2014 Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon to photograph you and your friends. They will have a booth at the…