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2012 Half Moon Bay International Marathon Sells Out

2012 Half Moon Bay International Marathon Sells Out

8.6.2012

Half Moon Bay, CA - Organizers of the 2012 Half Moon Bay International Marathon (HMBIM) announced today that the event is completely sold out in all events. Athletes from 35 U.S. states, American Samoa and 6 countries will make up a field of 1000 runners across 4 events. This includes the returning champions from 2011, Scott Dunlap and Jennifer Pfeifer. In 2012, registration slots were doubled to increase the number of athletes from 2011, and the event, now in its 2nd year, still sold out quickly. 

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Marathon to Pump $1 Million into Local Economy

Marathon to Pump $1 Million into Local Economy

7.23.2012

As Reported July 23, 2012

The Half Moon Bay International Marathon is still two months away, but organizers already have good news for the business community. "The event is sold out again," stated Eric Vaughan, Executive Director of the marathon. "So far we are bringing over 600 hotel nights to the Coastside/Bay Area. If you do the math, we're easily bringing over $1 million in direct economic benefit to our community!"

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Celebrated athlete Dean Karnazes to be the Special Guest Athlete for the 2012 Half Moon Bay International Marathon

Celebrated athlete Dean Karnazes to be the Special Guest Athlete for the 2012 Half Moon Bay International Marathon

7.15.2012

The organizers of the 2nd annual Half Moon Bay International Marathon today announced that renowned endurance athlete, philanthropist, and bestselling author, Dean Karnazes will be the special guest elite athlete at the 2012 event. Karnazes, one of the most visible ambassadors for the running and endurance communities anywhere in the world brings his message of fitness, health and enthusiasm to the events to be held on Sunday, September 23, 2012. 

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2011 Men's and Women's Champions Return to Defend their Title at HMBIM

2011 Men's and Women's Champions Return to Defend their Title at HMBIM

6.29.2012

The Half Moon Bay International Marathon today announced that both the 2011 Men's and Women's Full Marathon champions will return in 2012 to defend their title. Scott Dunlap and Jen Pfeifer both confirmed their 2012 entries where they will toe the line on September 23, 2012 with a packed field double the size of their competition the previous year. 

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HMBIM Training Director starts Training Blog for HMBIM Athletes

HMBIM Training Director starts Training Blog for HMBIM Athletes

6.3.2012

HMBIM Training Director Franz Dill will be delivering training tips and ideas for HMBIM athletes through the new Training Blog. 

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Half Moon Bay International Marathon Earns Green Certification

Half Moon Bay International Marathon Earns Green Certification

5.16.2012

The Half Moon Bay International Marathon was certified in April as a green sporting event by the Portland, Ore.-based Council for Responsible Sport for implementing sustainable and environmental practices at its inaugural race last September.

"You and your team put together a well-organized and truly sustainable event," council Executive Director Keith Peters wrote to marathon Executive Director Eric Vaughan in a letter dated April 10.

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2011 Half Moon Bay International Marathon Earns ReSport Gold Certification from the Council for Responsible Sport

2011 Half Moon Bay International Marathon Earns ReSport Gold Certification from the Council for Responsible Sport

4.16.2012
April 16, 2012 – Portland, OR: Organizers of the first-ever Half Moon Bay International Marathon established ReSport Certification from the Council for Responsible Sport as a goal in their earliest planning sessions. Their focus and commitment to preserving the environment along their piece of the California Coast was unwavering, and the result was golden – ReSport Gold Certification.
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Registration opens for marathon

Registration opens for marathon

3.22.2012

As reported in the Half Moon Bay Review.

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Pfeifer comes home, wins race

Pfeifer comes home, wins race

9.28.2011

As reported in the Half Moon Bay Review.

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Scott Dunlap Wins Half Moon Bay International Marathon

Scott Dunlap Wins Half Moon Bay International Marathon

9.26.2011

As reported at http://halfmoonbay.patch.com

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