Boston Contest Winner

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The Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon recently selected two winners in its Win a Trip to Boston drawing from those who ran Boston qualifying times in the March 2014 SAMM. One male and one female winner – Esther White of Waterford and Miguel Reyes of Fresno -- each take home $500, which they may use toward a trip to the 2015 Boston Marathon. While one was aware of the SAMM contest, but thought it was out of her reach, the other didn’t even know he qualified for Boston or that there was a check for $500 in his … [Read more...]

2014 Modesto Marathon Posters Still Available

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Did you have a great run at this year's Modesto Marathon? Maybe you qualified for Boston or set a new PR? There's no better way to commemorate that special day than with an official race poster. For a limited time, 2014 Modesto Marathon posters are available on eBay. At just $5.00 each, this is an opportunity you don't want to miss. Looking for something even more special? Get an artist signed and numbered poster for only $20.00. Click here to see all available Modesto Marathon posters. … [Read more...]

Expo Update

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  A bit over 2 hours into the Expo and things are hopping. So much energy in the building. … [Read more...]

Expo Day is Here!

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See everyone at the SAMM Expo! … [Read more...]

Goody Bags are Stuffed

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The great thing about ShadowChase is that when help is needed, members really come through. Such was the case as last night's Modesto Marathon bag stuffing night. With 3500 runner bags needing to be filled, we needed an army of volunteers. Over 80 club members took part over 2 working shifts. 4 days until the race and we're ready! … [Read more...]

Your Competition at the 2014 Modesto Marathon

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Wondering who some of your competition is for Sunday’s 2014 Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon? You might notice a lot of youngsters: there are 91 registered minors under the age of 18. The youngest are a pair of 12-year-olds, Gerardo Avalos of Ceres and Coby McCaig of Modesto. The youngest female competitors are 13 years old -- Maria Diaz and Dana Miranda, both of Ceres. But marathoning knows no boundaries: Larry Lieb of Carmichael is the oldest competitor at 80 years young. Ricardo Guidolin, a local … [Read more...]

Taking Pride in the Course

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Nearly 60 volunteers came out this morning to spruce up part of the Modesto Marathon course. Trash was picked up and graffiti was painted over along the 2 mile stretch down 9th street. Thank you to our volunteers. Your efforts will make a huge difference for thousands of race participants. … [Read more...]

Hot Showers After The Race

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Coming in from out of town to run the race? Like to shower before heading home but you couldn't get a late check out or you just drove in for the race? No worries. Go to any of the In-Shape Health Clubs. They'll let you use their awesome facilities if you show them your race bib! Check out the In-Shape website for locations in the Modesto area. Thank you In-Shape Health Clubs for taking such good care of our runners. … [Read more...]

Sneak Peak at SAMM Schwag

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You probably are already super excited about this year's Modesto Marathon. In case you need something to take that excitement to the next level, here is a sneak peak at the medals, shirts, jackets and vests. … [Read more...]

Eat Frozen Yogurt for TRM

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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, March 4th. 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...]