10 Short Stories from Medal Monday Volume 8

The TCS New York City Marathon Edition

Medal Monday brings many stories of achievement for our members. This past weekend was the TCS New York City Marathon. Here are 10 stories from the marathon, as posted on the Marathon Maniacs/Half Fanatics Facebook pages.

The Marathon Maniacs in Times Square

Jodi Moore (MM12047)


Marathon #50, state #11 & 5th WMM ⭐
And a 3+ minute PR
MM #12047

Penny Wilbanks (MM15295, DA3642, HF18435)

I became a MM in early 2020. Right before the “pandemic” hit. I was determined to continue to race to earn all 50 states and earn levels in the maniacs club. One of the things that going to all the “smaller” races and keeping on running was the opportunity to meet so many wonderful “regulars” that kept on too. After running today’s NYC marathon I don’t think I really would have gotten to know so many of you the way I did. So for me the one positive that came out if these challenging times is too have met so many MM folks. I remember my first one was the famous Ken Fattmann at the Hells half acre in July along with Tami Ting. At every race since then I met someone new and now when I see “your” post I have such fond memories of our meeting and can’t wait to meet up again. So for me these covid times were really positive. With that being said-the big races although very fun are kind of sad to me personally cuz I don’t seem to meet anyone anymore. And that was the highlight often times of the race. Except I did finally meet the infamous Jc Santa Teresa at the picture and was warned by everyone to stay away from him. (😉😂) And that’s what friends are for! Good to be a Maniac!!

Gregory Rouson (HF8068, MM12723, DA2354)

TCS New York City Marathon #2 and lifetime marathon #14…DONE!!! The crowds and the field were smaller this year but that NYC magic was still in full effect. There truly is no race like this on the planet.

Randell Hansen (MM8508, DA2931, HF16161)

Medal Monday as the NYC Marathon is now in the books for Marathon State #48. Finished in 3:11:07 after just 3 weeks of rest and recovery from Atlantic City. Excellent course, great weather, good sites, and lots of crowds cheering us on. I❤NY

Natan Edelsburg (MM15649)

NYC Marathon, greeted by my 1-year old twins as I returned home 🙂. #medalmonday

JC Santa Therese (MM1883)

For a short time the Maniacs took over Times Square last Saturday! Thanks to the maniacs who showed up…you made this ambassador proud! Shout out to former Chicago ambassador, JM Gabriel, for bringing the the banner! You are a true friend!

Anyways, it’s the day after Sunday so it’s MEDAL MONDAY!

Eddie Perez (MM6097, DA2766, HF15806)

NYC marathon 2021 – nice comeback race after a 2 year hiatus 👍🏽👍🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽💪🏾💪🏾🏃🏽🏃🏽🏃🏽

Lynn Sayarath (MM15824)

It was an amazing NYC Marathon 🍎🗽🏃🏻‍♀️🙌🏻

Melissa Meek (MM4722, DA200, HF1668)

It was a good Medal Monday 🥂🏅

Post and Photo Credit; Jodi Moore, Penny Wilbanks, Natan Edelsburg, Randell Hansen, Gregory Rouson, JC Santa Therese, Eddie Perez, Lynn Sayarath, Melissa Meek

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