How big is the California International Marathon?

How big is the California International Marathon?

CIM has steadily grown in numbers from a field of 1,600 runners in 1983 to a race that now fills to a capacity of more than 9,000 marathoners.

Where is the California International Marathon?

The marathon starts near the Folsom Dam in Folsom. First leg relay runners will start with marathon runners. The scenic 26-mile, 385-yard course runs from Folsom Dam to the State Capitol in downtown Sacramento.

Is CIM marathon fast?

With over 10,000 runners the excitement can really be felt! Also, there is quite an elite field at CIM, this year accounting for many Olympic trial qualifiers! The course is described as fast with a net downhill but be aware that there are plenty of rolling hills.

Is CIM a tough marathon course?

The course is easy and fast. I ran my first marathon here in 2017 and PR’d in 2018. I didn’t experience any unexpected obstacles. There were a lot of people to run with, no matter your pace.

How do you run a CIM marathon?

2022 CIM Registration Transfer

  1. Log-in to your Race Roster dashboard (you must be logged in or you will not see the transfer button)
  2. On this page, click the transfer button.
  3. Enter the email address of the runner taking your bib.
  4. The incoming runner will be sent an invitation to register.

Is California International Marathon Hilly?

Overall it’s a downhill course but has some rolling hills which can surprise some runners who miss studying the course in detail. If one trains well with some hill training then it can definitely help in PR and a lot of runners BQ on this course.

Is it OK to run a marathon shirtless?

DO race a marathon shirtless if it’s hot and it makes you feel great. DON’T worry about what anyone else is wearing, you’ve got enough to focus on. Listen some of these are myths and just general guidelines, so you do what feels best to you!

  • October 19, 2022