Nov 7 - 13

"When you know where you are going, and are determined to get there, mountains turn into mole hills." - unknown

Workout Times and Locations

  • Wednesday, November 9th @ 6:00 pmHowe Avenue: 100 Howe Avenue, University Park Offices  - click here for directions
    • Don't forget a water bottle and a yoga mat or towel.
    • Please bring reflective gear and a headlamp or flashlight. 
  • Sunday, November 13th @ 7:00 am - Folsom Tourism Bureau: 200 Wool Street, Folsom, CA - click here for directions
    • Don't forget a water bottle and a yoga mat or towel.
    • 6:30 am start time for 10:30+ pace group with Coach Chris and Coach Karen.  
    • There will be no aid station so prepare your fueling and hydration plan accordingly.
    • Natasha from Active Bodywork will be joining you after the workout. 
    • Potluck celebration numero two! Details below.

Training Topics

Fitness On The Go: Even the most diehard fitness buffs understand that they cannot live in a bubble. Life happens; and you have to be ready to react and still get in your exercise for the day. Whether away on business, vacation, or just out of your element - these fitness on-the-go tips will get you on your way to having the best of both worlds.

20 Miler Lessons: How did this past weekend's run go? Was it smooth sailing or a bit bumpy? Take a moment this week to reflect and reassess; are there any changes you need to make during the next several long runs in preparation for the marathon?

What's Happening in Training 

CIM University: Fleet Feet Sports and the Sacramento Running Association have partnered to provide a series of educational seminars to help prepare you for training and running the California International Marathon. Our CIM University classes happen each month at Fleet Feet Sports Sacramento at 7:00pm. Please RSVP for each CIM University Talk separately.
  • Tuesday, November 15th @ 7:00 pm - Perfecting the Taper and Final CIM Details

Mark Your Calendar:

  • Thursday, November 10th: Dare To Be Trainee Appreciation Night! Fun Awaits on November 10th! Celebrate with your friends, raise a glass and have fun shopping at this exclusive event just for our trainees. RSVP today!
  • Sunday, November 13th: Potluck Numero Two! Bring a yummy snack or drink to share with the group after your workout. Please be mindful of any possible food allergies - so if you prepare something from your kitchen be sure to put a note on it with any allergy causing ingredients (i.e. nuts, wheat, dairy, soy, etc).
  • Thursday, December 8: Mark your calendars for our post race party on Thursday December 8th at 7pm. It's time to get fancy, wear your medal and celebrate all the hard work you put in over many months.

Key Race Weekend Details

  • To gain access to our Fleet Feet Shuttle Bus and CIM Start Line Warming Hut- you will need to pick up a special sticker for your bib from the Fleet Feet Sacramento "store" at the CIM expo. Put this on your bib right away. If you lose your sticker- we will have check-in lists at both the bus and warming hut. More exact details coming soon. 
  • If you are taking the Fleet Feet Shuttle Bus to the start: be at the Holiday Inn at 300 J Street by 4:45 am; Our shuttle bus leaves at 5:00 am; these are for CIM Trainees only. Drop-off is encouraged. Street parking or parking garage use available. No specific CIM parking available. Please pay attention to all street signs. 
  • CIM also provides buses from a variety of locations in Sacramento, if you don't want to use the Fleet Feet Shuttle Bus. Buses depart from 5:00 am to 5:30 am from a variety of locations. Participants are permitted to stay on the bus up to 15 minutes until the start of the race. Here are the details for bus pick-up locations.
  • Start Line Warming Hut- available for Fleet Feet CIM trainees only. Coffee, bagels, heaters, separate bathrooms and a large tent available to keep you warm and dry until the start. No separate gear check available- you will need to take advantage of Gear Trucks located near start line. 


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