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Course Records

Being fast will pay off at the 2014 Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon. We’ve expanded our purse to pay three deep in both the men’s and women’s races. First place in the marathon will pay $500, with $250 for second place and $100…
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Dear 26.2-Mile Run

Got this note and poem from a club member who is training to complete his first marathon at SAMM in March. Just wanted to share this poem. I have been flirting (literally) with the idea of my first marathon. First step: write a poem about it.…
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Adult Training Group Starting Very Soon

Want to run or walk a marathon, half marathon or a 5K? Maybe you are already a runner, but want to train for a PR? The Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon training program is gearing up for the 2014 race. Come down to one of 3 informational…
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Our Biggest Fan

If you’ve been around the Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon (SAMM) Facebook or website much, you’ve most likely noticed there’s one name that creeps up, over and over again. So who is this Dee Cajiuat person who sings the praises…
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Train for the Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon, Half Marathon and 5k

Want to run a marathon, half marathon or a 5K? Maybe you are already a runner, but want to train for a PR? The Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon training program is gearing up for the 2014 race. Come down to one of 3 informational meetings…
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Q&A with Dr. Calvin Lee

How did I hear about the Modesto Marathon? I was in between surgeries in late October when I bumped into Dr. Harvey Palitz, who told me about the Modesto Marathon, and he told me that they were looking for a title sponsor. He knew that my…
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Change in Leadership

As the Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon (SAMM) prepares to celebrate its fifth anniversary in 2014, changes are taking place behind the scenes. Race director Heidi Ryan is preparing to relinquish control of the event to Modesto businesswoman…
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My Race

The SAMM 5k…this is my race. Not in the sense that I own it, or that I started it, or that I’m anything special in connection to it.  No, this is my race because it’s special to me, just like all races are special to someone.  So we…
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Adult Training Group Awards Banquet

The 2013 Adult Training Group came to a close with the annual awards banquet. This is a time for each runner, mentor and coach to be acknowledged for 6 months of dedication and hard work. It is also a great time for runners to share their…
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SAMM Posters Available for a Limited Time

Did you run this year's Modesto Marathon and neglect to buy a race poster? How about any of the 3 previous years? Here is your chance to correct this over site. Artist Mike Pascale has a limited number of race posters on eBay. Don't delay!…
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Bag Stuffing Night

  It takes an army of volunteers to put on the Modesto Marathon. Thank you to everyone who gave up their Tuesday night to get our goody bags ready for Expo Day.
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Tyre Girl Running The Modesto Marathon

Update: Read Tyre Girl's blog post about her experience at the Modesto Marathon. TyreGirl (TG) is an IT consultant who grew up in Singapore and now works in the UK. She was conceived in 2006 when she began training for a North Pole expedition…