20 Tales From Medal Monday Year 2 Chapter 1

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. Maniacs/Fanatics at Go Short, Go Long, Go Very Long Race Series in Tulsa, Oklahoma January 21, 2023 Jorgina Sanders (HF16456) -Half #84Continue reading “20 Tales From Medal Monday Year 2 Chapter 1”

Running the 3M Austin Half

Joanne Blatchley (HF14845) – Medal Monday, HF 14845 This weekend I checked Texas off the list!I ran the 3M Austin 1/2 Marathon.My excitement and expectations were high due to the big name sponsor, and everything is always bigger in Texas. I will honestly say this race left me disappointed overall.The expo was held at theContinue reading “Running the 3M Austin Half”

Pacing at the Carlsbad Half

Natalie Uyeno(MM15186, HF17314, DA3505)– Lifetime half marathon #240 is in the books! ✅ The In Motion Events Carlsbad Half was my 2nd lifetime half back in 2018. I was so impressed with the spectator support and course support that I fell in love with the city of Carlsbad and this race! ❤️Who would’ve thought thatContinue reading “Pacing at the Carlsbad Half”

Lake Samish Half Marathon

Sue Stevens (HF8593, DA2452, MM12891)- My first #medalmonday of the year. Lake Samish Half Marathon in WA. This is a low-key event hosted by the Greater Bellingham Running Club. 2 laps plus a small dogleg round the lake on open roads with enough hilliness to keep it interesting. (The race builds it as mostly flat,Continue reading “Lake Samish Half Marathon”

Running the Rock n Roll Arizona Half

Katie Galvin (HF18478, DA3721, MM15882) – #medalmonday I had a great time completing the Rock n Roll Arizona 5k and Half Marathon this weekend. Half #34 and state #22 for me! A little stressful ahead of time when I found out that they didn’t complete the transfer of my registration from the canceled Atlantic CityContinue reading “Running the Rock n Roll Arizona Half”

A Case of Deja’ Vu at the Louisiana Half Marathon

Tricia & Aubrey Davis (HF18538 & HF18587) – It’s #medalmonday and I can’t let this day go by without showing off my bling from the Louisiana Half Marathon and 5k! Aubrey Davis and I just got home from Baton Rouge, where I placed 2nd in my age group in the 5k on Saturday and 1stContinue reading “A Case of Deja’ Vu at the Louisiana Half Marathon”

Welcome to the Half Fanatics Heather!

Welcome Heather Stringfellow! Heather became an official Half Fanatic (HF18712)- by completing the Williams Route 66 Half Marathon in November and the St Jude Memphis Half Marathon 13 days later. Congratulations Heather! Photo Credit Heather Stringfellow

Finishing the WDW Dopey Challenge

Congratulations to Katie Applegate (HF18527) for completing the Dopey Challenge this past weekend. From Katie, “48.6 miles (plus some) and I still managed to get a jump in. I’m going to go not move anymore now. #rundisney #dopeychallenge #marathonmom #vacationrunner #kcrunner #runlikeagirl #justkeeprunning #magicalmiles #disneyworld #dopey” Photo and Post Credit Katie Applegate

Winter Warrior Half

Amy Seagroves (MM15648, DA3652, HF18410) -First half marathon of the year half #67 repeat state Winter Warrior 1/2 & 1/4 Marathon Plus 4 Person Relay! This is a local half marathon for me in Rochester, NY. It is just 4 laps around a community college so not the most exciting course but is very wellContinue reading “Winter Warrior Half”

20 Tales From Medal Monday Chapter 12

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. Jorgina Sanders (HF16456) Half #82BCS Half Marathon Ron Childres (HF15826) Medal Monday early.Rocket City Marathon half marathon/5k Loo Phoenix (HF8011) JingleContinue reading “20 Tales From Medal Monday Chapter 12”