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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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Cancer Support Community of Delaware Selects the Half Moon Bay International Marathon for 2013 Destination Fundraiser

Cancer Support Community of Delaware Selects the Half Moon Bay International Marathon for 2013 Destination Fundraiser

8.27.2013

Each year since 2002 the Cancer Support Community of Delaware organizes a “Strides for Hope” team of runners and walkers who raise funds and awareness for the organization.

“Every year we pick a destination to do our race, and for 2013, we selected the Half Moon Bay International Marathon,” said Susan Dubb, Special Events Director of the Cancer Support Community Delaware. 

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Bart Yasso, Ultramarathoner and Chief Running Officer of Runner’s World Has Been Selected Special Guest Athlete for the 2013 HMBIM

Bart Yasso, Ultramarathoner and Chief Running Officer of Runner’s World Has Been Selected Special Guest Athlete for the 2013 HMBIM

7.26.2013

The Half Moon Bay International Marathon (HMBIM) today announced that Bart Yasso, Chief Running Office 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 September 29, 2013

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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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First steps made toward 2013 marathon

First steps made toward 2013 marathon

9.26.2012

Half Moon Bay International Marathon Director Eric Vaughan spent weeks considering the details of Sunday’s second annual race. He was at Pillar Point Harbor at 3:30 Sunday morning, three-and-a-half hours before the first race, just to make sure everything and everyone was in place.

More than nine hours later, as the last of the marathon runners were finishing, Vaughan handed out the awards. He was still excited and inspired by the runners. Exhaustion would have to wait.

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Karnazes returns to phone booth that made him Super Man

Karnazes returns to phone booth that made him Super Man

9.26.2012

As published in the Half Moon Bay Review

Dean Karnazes celebrated his 30th birthday in 1992 by having a few drinks and going on a little run.

In fact, following the bender in a bar in San Francisco, Karnazes says he ran all the way to the 7-Eleven store in Half Moon Bay.

Dean Karnazes celebrated his 30th birthday in 1992 by having a few drinks and going on a little run.

In fact, following the bender in a bar in San Francisco, Karnazes says he ran all the way to the 7-Eleven store in Half Moon Bay.

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Dynamic Duo Tie For First at Marathon

Dynamic Duo Tie For First at Marathon

9.24.2012

As published in the Half Moon Bay Patch

Fog blanketed the 2nd annual Half Moon Bay International Marathon the entire day Sunday but that didn't stop hundreds of runners from enjoying "26.2 Miles of Running Heaven" from Pillar Point Harbor along the coastal trail.

Boyfriend and girlfriend pair, Ryan Neely and Kimberly O'Donnell, started and finished the Half Moon Bay International Marathon side-by-side at a time of 2:53.58.

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

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

9.21.2012

As published in the Half Moon Bay Patch

Race Week: Runners in Their Own Words [Part 4 of 4]

The Half Moon Bay International Marathon is this weekend, Sept. 22-23. Here are stories by some of the runners and their reasons for participating in this Coastside event. Half Moon Bay is currently in "Race Week"  with only five more days to go before the Half Moon Bay International Marathon welcomes 1,000 runners from 35 states and six countries, set to run 26.2 miles starting from Pillar Point Harbor along the Pacific coastline.

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Half Moon Bay Patch Publishes HMBIM Athlete Stories Part 3 of 4

Half Moon Bay Patch Publishes HMBIM Athlete Stories Part 3 of 4

9.20.2012

As published in the Half Moon Bay Patch

Race Week: Runners in Their Own Words [Part 3 of 4]

The Half Moon Bay International Marathon is this weekend, Sept. 22-23. Here are stories by some of the runners and their reasons for participating in this Coastside event. Half Moon Bay is currently in "Race Week"  with only five more days to go before the Half Moon Bay International Marathon welcomes 1,000 runners from 35 states and six countries, set to run 26.2 miles starting from Pillar Point Harbor along the Pacific coastline.

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Locals Ready for Marathon

Locals Ready for Marathon

9.19.2012

Half Moon Bay Review, September 19, 2012 - George Rehmet is sort of an expert on marathon courses.

The Daly City resident, who works at Camp Glenwood in La Honda, will be running his 79th race of at least marathon distance at Sunday’s Half Moon Bay International Marathon. 

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