Race Recap: Modesto Marathon (Part 1)

My marathon weekend, which just so happened to be my birthday weekend was a whirlwind and it started with this…

Yes, that is a picture of my car being towed away.  I had just picked up the CIM (California International Marathon) booth gear from Sacramento and was on my way to Roseville to drop off the daughter when all of the sudden my check engine light went off.  I was rounding a roundabout, so I was braking.  When I tried to press on the gas pedal to accelerate, nothing happened.  Yes, nothing.

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Race Recap: California International Marathon (CIM)

The California International Marathon (CIM) is most certainly “a marathon organized by runners, for runners,” as stated on the runSRA website.  I’ve run a total of 12 marathons and this course / experience was one of my top favorites!  From the expo to race day, everything was well organized, enjoyable, and made me want to run CIM every year! img_3894

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