Celebrating A Weekend of Accomplishments

Being a Marathon Maniac or Half Fanatic, we always have an accomplishment or goal to celebrate at the end of each race weekend. Congratulations to Lynda Tilley (HF16400) and Pascal Radley (MM2051). This past weekend, Lynda Tilley (HF16400) Completed her 100th Half Marathon. Pascal Radley (MM2051) completed his 49th State! From Pascal, “Finished the BigContinue reading “Celebrating A Weekend of Accomplishments”

Finishing Another Round of 50 States

Congratulations to Karen Anderson and Kerri Haskins who finished another round of 50 states this past weekend at The Big Beach Marathon in Alabama. This is Kerri’s (MM1336, DA836, HF8724) third round of 50 states. This is Karen’s (MM8075, DA576, HF5492) fourth round of 50 states. Congratulations to you both! Photo credit Kerri Haskins

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”

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”

Congratulations Fanatic #1043 Karen “roadApple” Flynn!

Congratulations to Karen Flynn (MM4024, DA158, HF1043) for finishing her 189th lifetime half marathon & 1st race of 2023 at the Citrus Heritage Run Half Marathon on Saturday 01/07/23. Karen writes: “This was my first time running this awesome race through the citrus tree groves of the California Citrus State Historic Park in Riverside, CAContinue reading “Congratulations Fanatic #1043 Karen “roadApple” Flynn!”

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

Earning the Gold Medal in Honolulu

Tina Lam (MM15672, DA3665, HF16109) — I earned my gold medal for the 50th Anniversary of the Honolulu Marathon today! It was my first full marathon, since I became a Double Agent last year when I did 2 marathons within 16 days. I saw quite a few Marathon Maniacs on the course. Marathons are notContinue reading “Earning the Gold Medal in Honolulu”

Fanatic Member Highlight: Charlene Mercer Board

Charlene Mercer Board, Fanatic #7024- Charlene finished her 85th Half Marathon today in Wilmington, NC running the Charlene writes: Wilmington Historic Half Marathon and boy was it worth it. The medal is a HUGE MEDAL and the weather was on point, started out in mid 50’s and got up to 60 degrees during the run.Continue reading “Fanatic Member Highlight: Charlene Mercer Board”

Member Highlight: Kirk Anton

Kirk Anton, Maniac #15274- Kirk has been running marathons since 2018 and Marine Corps was his 16th. I have had the pleasure of running 3 marathons with our son Kaden the past 2 years. Kaden started his running career on a bet on Thanksgiving in 2019 when he said, “If I run a marathon, willContinue reading “Member Highlight: Kirk Anton”