Half Moon Bay Patch Publishes HMBIM Athlete Stories Part 2 of 5
The Half Moon Bay International Marathon is this weekend, Sept. 28-29. Here's one woman's story about why she's running in this annual Coastside event alongside her husband.More
Half Moon Bay Patch Publishes HMBIM Athlete Stories Part 3 of 5
The Half Moon Bay International Marathon is this weekend, Sept. 28-29. One runner runs hoping to kick his cancer down the road ahead of him. Another runner runs in a pack that spans three generations. Here are their stories for the Half Moon Bay International Marathon.More
Half Moon Bay Patch Publishes HMBIM Athlete Stories Part 4 of 5
The Half Moon Bay International Marathon is this weekend, Sept. 28-29. One runner lost 40 pounds working with a trainer. Another runner rediscovered how important running is to his life. Here are their stories for the Half Moon Bay International Marathon.More
Half Moon Bay Patch Publishes HMBIM Athlete Stories Part 5 of 5
The Half Moon Bay International Marathon is this weekend, Sept. 28-29. One runner will run with a pink rose in loving memory of his wife. For another, running has new meaning since the Boston Marathon bombing. Here are their stories for the Half Moon Bay International Marathon this weekend.More
"Mayor of Running" to Visit Half Moon Bay
As featured in the Half Moon Bay Patch
The Half Moon Bay International Marathon (HMBIM) announced Friday that Bart Yasso — Chief Running Officer of Runner’s World, author of My Life on the Run and creator of the famed “Yasso 800s” workout — has been selected as the special guest athlete for the 3rd annual event to be held Sept. 29, 2013.More
Changes afoot for HMB Marathon
As featured in the Half Moon Bay Review
Eric Vaughan is not stressing though the Half Moon Bay International Marathon is little more than three weeks away.
There are still last-minute details to take care of as Vaughan and his staff of volunteers prepare for the Sept. 29 races. But, overall, all is quiet and calm as those preparations for the marathon, half-marathon and 5K run are coming together nicely.
Entries are now closed as 1,200 runners have signed up to take part in one of the three races, which will be run along the Coastal Trail.More
New Marathon Addition Geared for Children
Program encourages them to "Just Run"
The third Half Moon Bay International Marathon is just 11 days away, and this year’s race will inaugurate the “Just Run” 5-kilometer run in an effort to encourage fitness among local kids.
“Just Run” is a free Web-based program that combats the “alarming rise in childhood obesity” measured nationwide, according to the program’s website. Seventeen percent of California’s adolescents are considered obese, which is three times the rate experienced a generation ago, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.More
Marathon Winners Coast to Victory
Love is in the air on Coastside course
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Officially, it’s known as the Half Moon Bay International Marathon, which this year attracted about 1,200 runners for the full marathon (26.2 miles), half-marathon (13.1 miles) or the 5K fun run.
Unofficially, the race provides a subliminal message for love and romance.More
Cancer Can't Knock Him Off Course
Minnesota man completes 74th marathon in HMB
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Don Wright started to cramp late in his run during the Half Moon Bay International Marathon on Sunday, so he slowed to a walk.
He did complete the race, finishing 15 minutes later than he would have preferred.
In the grand scheme of things, the cramps were not much of a problem. Cancer will give you that kind of perspective.More
Half Moon Bay International Marathon Resets Next Event Date to 2015
Organizers Planning Major Changes to Course to Take Event to Next Level
Half Moon Bay, CA – The Half Moon Bay International Marathon (HMBIM) today announced that the organization has shifted its planning fully to the 2015 event to be held September 20, 2015. The race, which just concluded its 3rd successful event in 2013, will not be held in 2014. The change in focus enables organizers of the event to continue its aggressive growth targets and reputation as a “world-class running event in one of America’s most charming small towns.”More