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 at the end of December. Location This time, we aren't starting from the barn, though. We will be meeting on Frankenheimer Road (same road as the barn is on). The meeting area is along the road and doesn't have an exact address, so put 9720 Frankenheimer Road, Oakdale … [Read more...]

Hotel Discounts for the Modesto Marathon

SpringHill Suites Modesto

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 on race weekend. SpringHill Suites is offering marathon participants a discounted hotel room rate of only $99. To receive the SpringHill Suites marathon rate, use this link to book your hotel room. DoubleTree Modesto The DoubleTree Modesto is offering race … [Read more...]

Spread The Word About Movie Night

Movie and Wine Night 2013

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 all work to fill the State Theatre and show our special guest, Kevin Kline, what Modesto hospitality is all about. We've made this special-sized poster that will print easily on your home or work printer. Print it out and post it at work. … [Read more...]

Print Your Own SAMM 2013 Poster

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 that it will remind you of your goal to finish the race strong. … [Read more...]

SAMM Merchandise Is Here

Mens Shirt

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 race about our shirts. The biggest request: offer men's and women's shirts instead of unisex. We listened and now the 2013 race shirts come in gender specific sizes. (A good reason to complete the post race survey to help us make the event even better.) Pick up your … [Read more...]