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...]

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. … [Read more...]

Set the Course Record and Get Paid

cheetah

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 setting marathon in you, having elite athletes competing for the record will make for an exciting finish to watch. Current Marathon Records Male course record set in 2012 is Clyde Behunin 2:32:46 Female course record set in 2011 is Michelle Meyer  2:52:25 We're … [Read more...]

Halloween Fun Run a Huge Success

Waldo

This year's Halloween Fun Run was a huge success. The participants had a great run and we saw a lot of creative costumes. Best of all, over $1000 was raised for Teens Run Modesto. What a tremendous way to start this year's program. Check out photos from the day: … [Read more...]

Free Food at Fuzio

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 Our Radio Spot? This event is going to be so much fun that it is being spotlighted on local radio. Check it out: Spirit of Giving Registration Drive Radio Spot What Registration Drive for 3rd annual Spirit of Giving Jingle Bell Run & Walk When Saturday … [Read more...]

Halloween Fun Run

Halloween Fun Run

Halloween is fast approaching and so is our Halloween Fun Run. This informal 5K and 10K event is a great way to get into the spirit of the holiday and support a great cause. Proceeds of the day will sponsor Modesto youth in the Teens Run Modesto program. No need to pre-register, just show up on race day. Only $10 to participate. Get creative with your costume and you could win a prize.  There will also be drawings and a silent auction for giant pumpkins. Saturday October 27, 2012 East La Loma … [Read more...]

Buy Yogurt, Support Teens Run Modesto

Yogurt Mill

Do you love frozen yogurt? Of course you do. Why not enjoy this guilty pleasure while helping a great cause? Enjoy any tempting treat at the Yogurt Mill this Tuesday, October 16th. 20% of your purchase will be donated to Teens Run Modesto. The offer is good all day (10:00AM-10:00pm) at either of the Yogurt Mill's 2 locations. The only catch is YOU MUST PRESENT THE FUNDRAISING FLYER. Download that flyer here: So treat yourself to a tasty frozen yogurt and help keep Modesto youth on the right … [Read more...]

Save Money On Your Next Pair of Running Shoes

OntheRun

Unlike past years, the Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon will be offering different incentives in the coming months to encourage early registration for the race. This week is one amazing incentive. Every person who comes down to OnTheRun to register for the race this Saturday afternoon will reason a huge discount from OnTheRun! This goes for all 3 races, the marathon, half marathon or 5K The Discount $15 off any purchase of $50 or more spend $100 you get $30 off your purchase and so on Use your … [Read more...]

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...]