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Official SAMM Keychain

We asked runners of the 2012 Modesto Marathon what they wanted to see in 2013. What we heard, "MORE SWAG!" To satisfy your craving for race swag, we proudly introduce the official SAMM keychain. These keychains are going to half…
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SAMM Hits The Radio

Seems that the Modesto Marathon is getting so big that it is everywhere. The latest place our team has invaded are the radio waves in the Central Valley. Have you heard our promo on Clear Channel stations? If not, here it is: PSA-Movie Marathon-Shadow…
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New Location for Saturday's Training Run

Getting bored of running every weekend in Dry Creek Park? Ready for a change of scenery? We got you covered. For this weekend's 18 mile training run, we are heading back out to Oakdale. Going a route very similar to the Flat Arch Run we did…
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Hotel Discounts for the Modesto Marathon

We have arranged discounted room rates for race weekend at multiple Modesto hotels. SpringHill Suites Modesto Just 2.3 miles from the start line and 2 blocks off of the marathon course, Springhill Suites is another great option for lodging…
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Spread The Word About Movie Night

Help us get the word out about how much fun our annual Movie and Wine Night. With great food, wine and an inspirational movie, this is an event that shouldn't be missed. Even non-runners in your life will have a wonderful time. Let's…
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Print Your Own SAMM 2013 Poster

Having a hard time getting out of bed on these cold winter mornings? Need something to motivate you to get your training runs in? Print out the official Modesto Marathon poster. Post it on your refrigerator, in your work cubicle, or anywhere…
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SAMM Merchandise Is Here

The excitement is building around the 2013 Modesto Marathon as race shirts and other merchandise are arriving. We are so pumped that we couldn't help but share pictures with you. Race Shirts We got a lot of feedback from runners of last year's…
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Bart Yasso Announced as 2013 SAMM Featured Guest

Bart Yasso, known as Runner’s World Magazine’s “Chief Running Officer” since 1987, will be the featured guest speaker at the 2013 Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon Pre-Race Dinner. He will also be at the SAMM Expo greeting the public…
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December Volunteer Winners

Happy Holidays! My name is Gabriela Guerrini and I am the new volunteer coordinator for the 2013 Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon. Last year, I ran my first half marathon and benefited from the experience so much, I decided to take on a larger…
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Sports Injuries: Prevention and Treatment

Sports injuries can stop your marathon training fast. To increase your chances of running your best race at the Modesto Marathon, you need to know how to prevent getting hurt. If you do get injured, you need to know how to recover as quickly…
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Your Motivation

It's been about six weeks since we started this journey! We have enjoyed sunshine, beautiful weather, new knowledge, new running shoes, and new friends. Some of you are beginning to adjust to this new path you're on; you take steps daily toward…
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Top 10 List of Why to Run the Modesto Marathon

If you live nearby, no one will lose your luggage. If you live nearby, you can sleep in your own bed, and for at least an extra hour. It is cheaper not paying for planes, trains, and automobiles (and hotels). We guarantee good pre-race…