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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…
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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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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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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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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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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…
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Sneak Peak at the 2013 Race Poster

  Local artist,  Mike Pascale, has worked his magic once again. Pick up your copy of the 2013 SAMM race poster at the Expo.
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Last Early Volunteer Contest Winners

Thank you to the Modesto Marathon volunteers! Congratulations to the winners who were drawn this week. Nia Estrada Martha Guerrero Tonya Estrada Camie Tamraz Donna Yarnal Tawer Petros They all received a gift certificate to Bingo Ranch,…
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Kevin Kline To Run The Modesto Maration

Modesto sure can make a great impression on it's visitors. Such was the case with Houston radio personality, Kevin Kline. Kevin came out for our annual Movie Night. We were screening a documentary, Dear Chelsey, about his quest to run across…