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The CIM Podcast Series

The California International Marathon has partnered with podcasters Tina Muir from Running on the Real and Matt Chittim from Rambling Runner to bring you a series on topics related to CIM. Listen in for information on how to run and fuel for the CIM course, how to keep a healthy relationship with running during a training cycle and in life, how to become an environmentally sustainable runner, and more.

Episode 1: “Road 2 CIM: OTQ Pace Groups and Achieving Dreams” with Rambling Runner

Episode 2:  “Race Strategy & Logistics with Tamara Torlakson” by Rambling Runner

Episode 3: “Tim Tollefson on the Road to CIM Series: Celebrating Others is a Beautiful Thing” with Running for Real

Best Practices For Marathon Training

You’ve decided to run a marathon! Whether this is your first marathon, your first CIM or you need a marathon training refresher, this video will answer your questions about training to run your best race. This first installment of our CIM University series features panelists: Sean Garbutt, Fleet Feet Director of Training Programs, and Fleet Feet coaches Traci Seto and Briana Villapudua. 

Fueling your Run

Learn about optimal fueling and hydration solutions for marathon training and details of aid stations along the California International Marathon route. Featuring experts: Roxanne Vogel, Nutrition and Performance Research Manager for GU Energy Labs, Yvette Waters, Nutrition Strategist and Brand Influencer for Raley’s, and Vishal Patel, Director of Product Development for nuun Hydration.

Managing the Aches and Pains of Marathon Training

The third installment in the CIM University series: Learn about most common types of injuries, risk factors for injuries, injury prevention techniques, the importance of screenings, runner-specific performance training and recovery techniques. Featuring Dan MacLean, PT, SCS, CSCS, USAW, owner of MAC Performance Therapy.

Perfecting the Taper & Preparing for Race Weekend

The fourth installment in the CIM University series: You’ve put in the work, now it’s time to run the marathon. During the two weeks leading up to your marathon, build a strategy to taper properly, hydrate and fuel efficiently during taper and on race day, manage pre-race fatigue, and successfully run the CIM course. Featuring Jeremy Donati, Fleet Feet Sacramento coach, Teri “Turbo Teri” Guerreo, Fleet Feet Davis head coach, and Chris “Coach Worm” Wehrman, coach and co-founder of RunBetter.

Additional CIM Videos

For more videos about CIM and marathon training, visit our YouTube page.