First Day of Training

SAMM Training Group (6 of 11)

The Adult Training Group started their season off yesterday with a huge turnout. So many new and returning runners to the program. All out their to "Do Something!" … [Read more...]

A Runner Inspired to Write

shadowchase

We recently received this letter from a Modesto Marathon 5K participant. It was such a touching story that we had to share it with you.   “You RUN?  Why would you want to do that??”  “You should take up something that’s not so hard on you, like biking.”  “You know, roller blading is way easier on your knees and back.” These are all statements that friends (friends, mind you…not strangers) have made to me when they found out I’m a runner. Let me say that again; I’m a runner. First of all, it took … [Read more...]

SAMM Hats Are Here!

Modesto Marathon Hat

The Modesto Marathon hats were such a hit last year that we brought them back for the 2013 race. Let everyone know you are training for the Modesto Marathon by wearing the official hat on your runs. For only $12.00, this hat is a real bargain. Where Can I Get My Hat? There are several opportunities this month to purchase your new running hat. There are even ways to get a hat for FREE. Hats will be available for purchase at all 3 of the training program meetings. If you register for the marathon or … [Read more...]