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Half Moon Bay Patch Publishes HMBIM Athlete Stories Part 2 of 5

Half Moon Bay Patch Publishes HMBIM Athlete Stories Part 2 of 5

9.25.2013

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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.

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Half Moon Bay Patch Publishes HMBIM Athlete Stories Part 3 of 5

Half Moon Bay Patch Publishes HMBIM Athlete Stories Part 3 of 5

9.26.2013

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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.

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Half Moon Bay Patch Publishes HMBIM Athlete Stories Part 4 of 5

Half Moon Bay Patch Publishes HMBIM Athlete Stories Part 4 of 5

9.27.2013

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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.

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Half Moon Bay Patch Publishes HMBIM Athlete Stories Part 5 of 5

Half Moon Bay Patch Publishes HMBIM Athlete Stories Part 5 of 5

9.28.2013

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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.

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"Mayor of Running" to Visit Half Moon Bay

"Mayor of Running" to Visit Half Moon Bay

7.26.2013

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.

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Changes afoot for HMB Marathon

Changes afoot for HMB Marathon

9.5.2013

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.

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New Marathon Addition Geared for Children

New Marathon Addition Geared for Children

9.20.2013

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.

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Marathon Winners Coast to Victory

Marathon Winners Coast to Victory

10.2.2013

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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.

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Cancer Can't Knock Him Off Course

Cancer Can't Knock Him Off Course

10.3.2013

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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.

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Half Moon Bay International Marathon Resets Next Event Date to 2015

Half Moon Bay International Marathon Resets Next Event Date to 2015

3.30.2014

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.” 

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