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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…
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Blisters and Chafing

Ultra-runner Linda McFadden shares her extensive experience in the prevention and treatment of blister and chafing. Here is the Powerpoint presentation from her recent presentation to our marathon training group.
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Set the Course Record and Get Paid

We love to see records off. So much so that we are offering a cash prize to any runner who can set a new SAMM course record. Imagine running the race of your life and receiving an extra $500 for the effort. Even if you don't have a record…
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Free Food at Fuzio

That's right, free food at Fuzio in downtown Modesto. All you need to do is register early for the Spirit of Giving Run. Come down this Saturday to Fuzio, register for the race and enjoy free appetizers and a coupon for a future meal. Heard…
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Optimum G.I. Functioning (i.e., Preventing Upset Stomach) During Long Distance Running

Prevent dehydration, and get acclimated to heat; Adequate electrolytes (sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium); Anti-acids: Zantac or Pepcid (before and during run; I even start the night before); No diet sodas (before or during run); limit…