Tales From Medal Monday Chapter 4

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. Patty Bishop – (HF12118) Well it only took #192 half marathons to place in my age group today. Honestly I stillContinue reading “Tales From Medal Monday Chapter 4”

Running the Indy Mini

Joanne Blatchley (HF14845) Mini Indy 500 – Indianapolis, IndianaThis weekend brought me to Indianapolis, Indiana for the Mini Indy Marathon Weekend.The expo was held at the Convention Center and was very well organized. Prior to entering the actual hall you’re greeted by a Mini Indy arch sign.You head to the back of the hall forContinue reading “Running the Indy Mini”

Two in Two

Gregory Rouson (HF8068, MM12723, DA2354) Lifetime half marathon #173…DONE!!! It was wet, and rainy, and a trail half. That’s about it Lifetime half marathon #174 and Cambridge Crab Run Half Marathon #2…DONE!!! Immediately after crossing the finish line and stopping my Garmin, I uttered the colorful phrase “What the f@$k?!?!”; I finished eight minutes slowerContinue reading “Two in Two”

Family Photos & Tales From Medal Monday Chapter 3

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. Amanda Daniel (HF17686) – Medalmonday States #34 and #35 done this weekend! We ran the KY Derby half in Louisville onContinue reading “Family Photos & Tales From Medal Monday Chapter 3”

Pacing the Cap City

Brian Johnson (MM8807, DA707, HF7287) Half Marathon 15 (I don’t do them often)State 6Capital City Half Marathon, Columbus Ohio First time trying to Pace a Half Marathon. The Cap City Half Marathon can be a lot of fun. The weather can also be hit or miss. It has had years where it was hot, otherContinue reading “Pacing the Cap City”

Christie Clinic Illini Challenge

Ruthie E Maldonado-Delwiche (HF17679) – Just got home from running the Christie Clinic Illini Challenge in Urbana, Champaign. All I can say is Christie Clinic got it right. From start to finish … OMG! The customer service was amazing; the 5k on Friday night was so fun and spectators unbelievable. The course was great andContinue reading “Christie Clinic Illini Challenge”

Celebrating at the Derby

Joanne Blatchley (HF14845) – I walked the Mini Derby this weekend. Yes I said walked. A few of us have the Indy 500 next weekend so we took it easy with this race. This was my 50th lifetime half marathon celebrated on my 50th birthday weekend. We decided to avoid the rush and pick upContinue reading “Celebrating at the Derby”

Running Two Oceans

Patty Bishop (HF12118) – Finished Half Marathon #193 and Continent #6 in South Africa today, at the “Two Oceans 21km Marathon”, in Cape Town. This was my most stressful race yet. There were many parts of the race with time cut offs and you were swept if you did not make it, incredibly strict. ThisContinue reading “Running Two Oceans”

Golden Driller Half

Annie Adkins (HF13772, DA2461, MM12913) 🌟 Golden Driller Half Marathon #44 🌟 Finished Half Marathon #44 🎉 Been doing a half marathon every weekend and I still have 3 more coming up, next weekend, the weekend after that & another after that and then I’ll start my training for Chicago Marathon.So let’s talk about today’sContinue reading “Golden Driller Half”

10 Short Stories from Medal Monday First Quarter Recap

Medal Monday brings many stories of achievement for our members. Here are 8 recent story segments from the Marathon Maniacs and Half Fanatics, as told by you, as posted on the Marathon Maniacs/Half Fanatics Facebook pages during the months of January-March, 2022. They are 10 Short Stories From Medal Monday Volume 13-20. Craig Smith (MM4430)Continue reading “10 Short Stories from Medal Monday First Quarter Recap”