California International Marathon Training - Fall 2016

Fleet Feet Sports, The Sacramento Running Association (SRA) and New Balance have partnered to bring you a California International Marathon (CIM) training experience like no other! The Official CIM training program has everything- experienced coaches, goal-based training schedules, insights from CIM insiders, along with premium race day experiences.

While this marathon training program is filled with perks at its core it is about building a community of people who share a passion and want to work together to reach their goals. This program is about encouraging and motivating one another to do your best. Whether you are looking to finish, improve or perform, this program will leave you a smarter, healthier and happier runner.

Not sure if CIM training is for you? Come to our CIM training Info Session on Saturday, August 6th at 7:30AM.

For more information about the California International Marathon race on December 4th, visit this website:    We recommend you pin down accommodations as soon as you register for the race. 

Program Benefits:

  • Twice weekly group workouts led by experienced Fleet Feet Sports Coaches
  • 17-week daily training schedules with goal-specific workouts.
  • Race morning perks; private bus to start, Training Hospitality tent and bathrooms just for you!
  • Hotel block at the Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza in Sacramento, Ca
  • Guaranteed race entry (not included in training fee)
  • CIM University seminar led by CIM race insiders.
  • Free technical t-shirt!

Program Logistics:

  • CIM training Info Session on Saturday, August 6th at 7:30AM
  • First group workout on Wednesday, August 10th at 6:15PM
  • Weekly group workouts on Wednesdays at 6:15PM and Saturdays at 7:30AM. 
  • Workout locations- TBD weekly by your coach and announced via email
  • Registration Fee- $199.00 Registration opens June 1st


Program also available at these other Fleet Feet Sports Locations:
Folsom/Roseville, Stockton/Modesto, Vacaville, Santa Rosa, Menlo Park, Chico, Davis, Sacramento 

Registration is open!

Requirements:  For the standard track, you must be running 25 miles/week and be able to complete an 8 mile long run. This program is designed for individuals who have been training consistently and have built sufficient base mileage  before entering the program. This foundation is essential to reduce the potential for injury. You must be injury free entering this program. See the Fleet Feet team if you need assistance with any equipment.  Our objective is to make sure you get to the starting line healthy!  All team members must be at least 18 years of age.

All team members will be required to carry hydration belts, bottle, or pack for all Saturday runs.  We STRONGLY advise that all runners also have some form of timing device or Garmin which are needed to for the Tuesday night workouts.  The experts at Fleet Feet can provide you with all the information and tools you will need for this program.  We will have aid stations at certain points during the long runs. 

Registration is open!

Contact Carly at with questions or concerns.


California International Marathon Training - Fall 2016 More Info »

Program Start: Saturday, August 6th at 7:30am
Program Schedule: Tuesdays at 6:15PM and Saturdays at 7:30AM
Goal Race: California International Marathon
Program Fee: $199

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