2023 CIM Newsletter #1

2023 CIM Newsletter #1

What to Expect

Once a month, from now until race week, you will receive your #road2CIM newsletters with vital information pertaining to your race experience. Please read carefully as these emails will help prepare you and give you important details for your best experience at the 2023 CIM.

Information to be looking for in upcoming newsletters:

  • Training tips
  • Hydration and nutrition information
  • Getting to the start
  • Safety and security procedures
  • Final instructions to runners
  • And more!

Some newsletters will require action from you so be sure to read each one!

Schedule of Upcoming #road2CIM Events:

New important dates will be listed in the next newsletter so please stay tuned. 

We are celebrating 40 years of the California International Marathon and we hope you will join us in reminiscing each of the past 39 marathons. Each week we are remembering a different year of the race on our social media platforms. Check it out!  We will also have some fun commemorative perks for our finishers at this year's race. Stay tuned for more details!

Your #road2CIM starts Now!  Join us to celebrate the beginning of your CIM training cycle. Attend any of our Launch Party events and get a chance to win CIM Gear!

If you're in the Sacramento area, join us at Hagan Community Park for a few miles on the Parkway between 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Find a Launch Party near you OR do your own “Launch Party” - Run solo or with friends by using the hashtag #CIMLaunchParty for a chance to win VIP status. Deadline to post is August 12th 

Will the 2023 CIM be your first full (in-person) marathon? Join the CIM “First-Timer” Mentoring Program and let our team give you the support and inspiration to accomplish your goal and to finally say, “I ran a marathon!” The deadline to join the program is August 15. Oh! Did we mention you will receive a bonus "First-Timer" medal at the finish line? Learn more here!

Are you signed up for CIM, but don't know where to start with your training? Sign up for online coaching from the Official CIM Training Program, brought to you by Fleet Feet! The Official CIM Training Program has everything you need to run your first or your fastest marathon: experienced coaches, ability-based training plans, marathon specific seminars, enhanced race-day amenities, and so much more! Learn more here!

In-person training is also available from our official training partner, Fleet Feet!

Registration is now open!

2023 CIM 2-Person Relay - Dec 3

Do you have friends or family members who want to be a part of race weekend but who are not ready for the full marathon?  Tell them to grab a friend and register for the 2023 CIM 2-Person Relay! Limited space available. 

2023 Run the Parkway - Nov. 5*

Official training run for the 2023 CIM.  20-mile and half marathon distances available. Register here!

*Please note, if you added Run the Parkway to your CIM registration, you do not need to register for Run the Parkway; we will automatically register you for the event (this includes your 2020 Worry Free Voucher Code if Run the Parkway was added at that time).  Manual uploads will occur once registration for CIM closes for 2023.

Need More Information?

If you have a question that is not answered here in the newsletter, you can visit the CIM website or email us at info@runsra.org.  However, stay tuned as your question may be covered in upcoming newsletters.