Half Moon Bay International Marathon Partners with Brazzle Berry for Volunteer Drive
Volunteer signups on Saturday, 8/25 and 9/15 to receive free Brazzle Berry Frozen Yogurt!
Half Moon Bay, CA - The Half Moon Bay International Marathon (HMBIM) and BRAZZLE BERRY Half Moon Bay are teaming up to sponsor a Volunteer Drive for the upcoming HMBIM race. On Saturday, August 25, and September 15, HMBIM staff will be on hand at the BRAZZLE BERRY Frozen Yogurt store's flagship location in Strawflower Village in Half Moon Bay to answer questions and to make it easy to sign up volunteers. In return, everyone who signs up as a volunteer will receive a FREE 5 oz serving of BRAZZLE BERRY frozen yogurt.More
2012 Half Moon Bay International Marathon Sells Out
With double the athletes from 2011, runners will come from 35 states and 6 countries
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.More
Marathon to Pump $1 Million into Local Economy
Participants will rent hotel rooms, buy food, put gas in their cars. And note to pharmacies--stock up on adhesive bandages!
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!"More
Celebrated athlete Dean Karnazes to be the Special Guest Athlete for the 2012 Half Moon Bay International Marathon
World renowned endurance athlete, philanthropist, and bestselling author to be on hand to inspire HMBIM athletes
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.More
2011 Men's and Women's Champions Return to Defend their Title at HMBIM
Scott Dunlap and Jen Pfeifer to Compete with Athletes from 32 States and 4 Countries
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.More
HMBIM Training Director starts Training Blog for HMBIM Athletes
Veteran ultrarunner and certified RRCA coach to share training tips to prepare for event in September
HMBIM Training Director Franz Dill will be delivering training tips and ideas for HMBIM athletes through the new Training Blog.More
Half Moon Bay International Marathon Earns Green Certification
Joins elite group of races which has met standards set by Council for Responsible Sport
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.More