CIM Launch Party
Your road to #CIM40 starts Now! 

Meet new friends and get yourself ready to train for the California International Marathon!

Join us to celebrate the beginning of your CIM training cycle. Find a local CIM Ambassador group meetup, run with friends, or just get out there for a few miles to kickoff the start of the CIM training cycle.

Attend any Launch Party events and get a chance to win CIM Gear!

See below if there is an official meetup group near you. (events may be subject to change or updated, please check frequently before attending)

Sacramento, CA
Hosted by Sacramento Running Association

Hagan Community Park (2197 Chase Dr, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670) (next to the bike trail entrance.)
Date: July 23, 2023
Time: 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Run Start: 8:00 AM
Mileage: Your Choice! Walking, Jogging, or Running. 1 Mile or 26.2 Miles!

This free event will take off along the American River trails at 8:00 AM, for our “Any distance, Any pace” CIM kick-off run/walk. Runners can show up early or hang out after the run to enter in our special CIM raffle, warm-up/recover with Elite Spinal & Sports Care, listen to music, and discuss with Fleet Feet coaches about the Official CIM Training Program. Runners will also receive a free post-run snow cone!

Facebook Event

Austin, TX
Hosted by CIM Ambassador, Ellen Cox

The Loop Running Supply
115 Sandra Muraida Way Ste 105B, Austin, TX 78703 
Time: 8 AM
Date: June 24, 2023

Run Organizer

Whittier, CA
Hosted by CIM Ambassador, Nadia Ruiz 

Whittier Pacers Running Group
(Palm Park, 5736 El Rancho Dr, Whittier, CA)
Time: 6:00 PM
Date: July 29, 2023

Run Organizer

Chicago, IL
Hosted by CIM Ambassador, Evgenia Hutson

Museum Campus, Chicago, IL
Time: 7:00 AM
Date: July 30, 2023

Run Organizer

Arlington, VA
Hosted by CIM Ambassador, Erin Dalisay

Location: TBA
Time: 7:00 AM
Date: August 5, 2023

Run Organizer

Centennial, CO
Online Event
Hosted by CIM Ambassador, David Damron

Event info: TBA

Run Organizer

Grand Rapids, MI
Hosted by CIM Ambassador, Alyssa McElheny

Lululemon Grand Rapids, 1830 Breton Rd SE Suite 1880, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Time: 5:30 PM
Date: July 17, 2023

Run Organizer

Brooklyn, NY
Hosted by CIM Ambassador, Husun Davis

370 Hancock St, Brooklyn, NY 11216
Time: 6:30 PM
Date: August 17, 2023

Run Organizer

San Francisco, CA
Private Yoga Session
Hosted by CIM Ambassador, Minji Wong

Date: July 16, 2023

Run Organizer

Farmers Branch, TX
Private Session with Run Crew
Hosted by CIM Ambassador, Jason Klein

Date: July 16, 2023

Run Organizer

The Hopi Reservation, AZ
Hosted by CIM Ambassador, Caroline Sekaquaptewa

Date: TBD

Run Organizer

Can’t make it to any of the CIM Launch Party Locations? Create your own Launch Party Run for a chance to win access to our 2023 VIP Program!

Grab a friend and kick off the first day of official training with your own CIM Launch party run! Post a picture at your Launch Party Run using the #CIMLaunchParty hashtag for a chance to win access to our 2023 VIP Program! The deadline to post is August 12th and the winner will be announced on August 13th.