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Half Moon Bay Patch Publishes HMBIM Athlete Stories Part 1 of 5

Half Moon Bay Patch Publishes HMBIM Athlete Stories Part 1 of 5

9.24.2013

As featured in the HalfMoonBayPatch

The Half Moon Bay International Marathon is this weekend, Sept. 28-29. Here are stories by two of the runners and their personal reasons for participating in this annual Coastside event.

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2012 USATF 10K Trail National Champion to Make Half Marathon Race Debut at the 2013 Half Moon Bay International Marathon

2012 USATF 10K Trail National Champion to Make Half Marathon Race Debut at the 2013 Half Moon Bay International Marathon

9.22.2013

Half Moon Bay, CA – The organizers of the Half Moon Bay International Marathon (HMBIM) today announced that David Roche, the 2012 USA 10k Trail Running Champion, and his fiancée of one month, Megan Deakins, will be making their debut in the half marathon distance at the 3rd Annual HMBIM on Sunday September 29, 2013. Roche is sponsored by Inov-8.

Roche will be traveling from Washington, D.C. where he is currently engaged in a fellowship on public interest environmental law at the Environmental Law Institute. Deakins, a Stanford Medical School student and an accomplished runner herself with four recent wins in the San Francisco Bay Area, will reunite with Roche for the first time since they were engaged in August 2013.

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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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2012 Half Moon Bay International Marathon Men’s and Women’s Champions to Return to 2013 Event

2012 Half Moon Bay International Marathon Men’s and Women’s Champions to Return to 2013 Event

9.13.2013

Half Moon Bay, CA – The Half Moon Bay International Marathon (HMBIM) today announced that the 2012 men’s and women’s champions will be returning to defend their title at the 2013 event. The 2012 overall winner, Kimberly O’Donnell will join the men’s winner, Ryan Neely, at the starting line of the event to be held September 29, 2013. Both athletes also set new HMBIM course records in 2012.

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First-Ever JUST RUN® Half Moon Bay 5K To Be Held As Part  Of The Half Moon Bay International Marathon

First-Ever JUST RUN® Half Moon Bay 5K To Be Held As Part Of The Half Moon Bay International Marathon

9.6.2013

Half Moon Bay, CA – The Half Moon Bay International Marathon (HMBIM) today announced that JUST RUN®, the organization focused on reaching out to schools to promote healthy lifestyles to children and youth originally founded by the Big Sur International Marathon organization, has opened a new chapter on the Coastside. Founded and sponsored by the HMBIM, the JUST RUN, Half Moon Bay Chapter is a free Web-based program designed to assist schools in promoting fitness and healthy lifestyles for children and youth. The program, which was designed by fitness and running experts, promotes running for children in the 2nd to 8th grades, encourages children to explore healthy eating habits and inspires good citizenship at school and at home

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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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"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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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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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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