CIM Charity Program

The Sacramento Running Association is committed to helping fundraise for Sacramento-area non-profits organizations, charities, service organizations, and school groups and clubs.  Local charities and non-profit organizations annually raise over $1 million through Sacramento Running Association events, including the California International Marathon.

CIM Chief Beneficiary

UC Davis Children's Hospital

UC Davis Children's Hospital is the chief beneficiary of the California International Marathon and the Sacramento Running Association. The UC Davis Children's Hospital and the Sacramento Running Association work together to be stewards of community health and wellness through partnering on SRA Youth Fitness Program, community health education, and community fun runs and fitness walks associated with all SRA Events. UC Davis Medical Center is also is a proud provider of medical services for the California International Marathon.

CIM Official Partner Charities

SRA_Kids_LogoSRA Kids: The Sacramento Running Association (SRA) is committed to educating our community on the benefits of a healthy lifestyle through running. Youth fitness is a huge part of that commitment! The FREE programs developed by the SRA include the STRIDE program in Sacramento City Unified School District, fall cross country meets, Spring Track Program, and several short distance fun runs and relays held in conjunction with longer SRA events.

Logo with River_PRIDE tagline_Stacked no RiverAmerican River Parkway Foundation: The American River Parkway is  Sacramento’s “crown jewel,” a “blueprint for urban parks,” and the greatest recreational asset to our community. The Parkway makes our region an ideal place to live, work and play. The American River Parkway Foundation works with Sacramento County Department of Parks and Recreation to care for the American River Parkway year round. The Parkway Foundation works to support the conservation and enjoyment of the American River Parkway by fostering environmental education, stewardship and volunteer opportunities.

Runnin’ for Rhett is a non-profit organization that aims to inspire people to "Move into Life". Runnin' for Rhett partners with the Sacramento Running Association to facilitate a youth fitness program in Sacramento area schools to prepare thousands of local students to run the CIM Marafun 5k.

CIM Affiliated Charities

NEC Society - SOLD OUT!
Jennifer Canvasser
Founder, Executive Director

Sacramento SPCA - SOLD OUT!
Kristi Maryann
(916) 504-2802

*You can contact these charities directly about available "fundraising" entries that they may have.

CIM Volunteer Charities

Volunteers need to apply now to fundraise for your organization.

Charity Program Application