Due to its excellent race organization and fast course, the California International Marathon has always been a favorite event for first time marathoners, fitness runners, and especially for runners seeking a PR, a Boston Marathon or Olympic Marathon Trials qualifying standard. As we have seen our entries fill each year before the entry deadline, event management has made some changes to ensure we can make CIM entries available for all levels of runners. In order to do this, the entry fees and deadlines have been adjusted as described below. Also, runners who wish to enter later in the year will be able to do so if they have achieved CIM entry standards described below.
Note that: the CIM entry fees have not been increased, include the processing fees, and are lower than most marathons.
The California International Marathon entry fees are are nonrefundable and will not be applied to future events under any circumstances. The entries may not be transferred under any circumstances.
In 2012, entries filled in late October, so enter early to avoid disappointment.
Marathon Registration Details
Marathon Registration Fees
Additional CIM entry information
As part of the CIM registration every runner will receive:
If you wish to delay entering until between Oct. 1 to Oct. 15, you will be guaranteed an entry if you have achieved the appropriate age division finish time (listed below) within the last 2 years. Learn more: Guaranteed Late Entry FAQ.
|18-34||3 hrs 15 min||3 hrs 45 min|
|35-39||3 hrs 20 min||3 hrs 50 min|
|40-44||3 hrs 25 min||3 hrs 55 min|
|45-49||3 hrs 35 min||4 hrs 05 min|
|50-54||3 hrs 40 min||4 hrs 10 min|
|55-59||3 hrs 50 min||4 hrs 20 min|
|60-64||4 hrs 05 min||4 hrs 35 min|
|65-69||4 hrs 20 min||4 hrs 50 min|
|70-74||4 hrs 35 min||5 hrs 05 min|
|75-79||4 hrs 50 min||5 hrs 20 min|
|80 over||5 hrs 05 min||5 hrs 35 min|