20 Tales From Medal Monday Chapter 9

Medal Monday brings many stories of achievement for our members. Here are recent stories from the Marathon Maniacs and Half Fanatics, as told by you, as posted on the Marathon Maniacs/Half Fanatics Facebook pages. Melinda Langlois (MM12242, DA2065, HF13464) Berlin marathon ✅Next up: London Rowena Martinez (MM7704, DA2467, HF14885) Had fun!! Great support. Tons ofContinue reading “20 Tales From Medal Monday Chapter 9”

Setting a 48-Hour World Record

Congratulations to Jeff Hagen (MM352) From Jeff: I just set a World Record for 48-hour runners age 75-79. Ran in the World Championship 48-Hour Race in Hainesport, NJ, over Labor Day Weekend. Conditions were brutal, with temp in the 90s, high humidity, and heat index of 96 degrees both days. By running conservatively in theContinue reading “Setting a 48-Hour World Record”

Cape Cod Half

Joanne Blatchley (HF14845) Zooma Cape Cod Flew into Boston and drove to Falmouth.Since it was Friday and the beginning of rush hour, there was plenty of traffic but a nice ride. The host hotel was beautiful but a bit dated in some of the rooms but clean. My partner in crime had the newer sectionContinue reading “Cape Cod Half”

Prostate cancer survivor runs 600 marathons: ‘Cancer will never tell me what I can do’

Originally posted at today.com Sept. 22, 2022, 8:11 AM EDT By Al Roker, April Santiago and A. Pawlowski Tom Perri (MM7000) When 61-year-old Tom Perri began running as a teen, he never imagined he’d go on to complete more than 2,000 races, logging over 100,000 lifetime miles.   He’s run in all 50 states — six times. “I’m a trueContinue reading “Prostate cancer survivor runs 600 marathons: ‘Cancer will never tell me what I can do’”

Becoming a Berlin Legend

Katie Galvin (HF18478) I can now say that I’m a Berlin Legend! (What all finishers are called) After fighting off a slight cold/allergies/not covid, my goal was to start as far up as I could in corral H to give myself a little time buffer and make it past all the cut off points. IContinue reading “Becoming a Berlin Legend”

Running the Finger Lakes Half

Linda Snell (HF18475) #medalmonday Completed my first of four races in four states to level up to Saturn on Saturday! Finger Lakes Running Festival in Montour Falls, NY, was a small, but well organized race. The medal was beautiful, for the half and 20 miler (I did the half), you got a sweet hoodie 😀Continue reading “Running the Finger Lakes Half”

Run Family in New Hampshire

Before we race, we like to do a “Family Photo” if we can. The Marathon Maniac/Half Fanatic Run Family can be found at races all over the country and internationally. They took a quick photo before the Clarence Demar Marathon on Sept 25 in New Hampshire. Photo Credit Jaimie Gosselin

20 Tales From Medal Monday Chapter 8

Medal Monday brings many stories of achievement for our members. Here are recent stories from the Marathon Maniacs and Half Fanatics, as told by you, as posted on the Marathon Maniacs/Half Fanatics Facebook pages. Tim Goedeker (HF16713) Missed Medal Monday 😮 Ran the Run the Rockies Road half in Frisco, CO (no medal but niceContinue reading “20 Tales From Medal Monday Chapter 8”