The Kettle 100

Rick Albanese (MM11181) – There is just something about the Kettle 100. A 100 mile ultramarathon race that many accomplished veteran ultarunners I respect and admire have not been able to complete for a variety of reasons over the years. The heat and mud years, relentless hills that force you to strategically insert running hardContinue reading “The Kettle 100”

Running the Cruel Jewel

Rick Albanese (MM11181) – RACE REPORT: I’ve been trying to catch up on rest and recovery but wanted to share a bit more from my experience at the Cruel Jewel 56. I knew this race had a reputation as being difficult but I felt comfortable tackling the 56 (58) mile version based on a 28Continue reading “Running the Cruel Jewel”

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”

Marathon Maniac Sets Records and Makes the Times

Camille Herron (MM6488) -recently made the New York Times. read the whole article here. Camille Herron laced up her shoes and set out for a 100-mile jaunt at the national championships in Las Vegas in February. Herron is no stranger to ultramarathon challenges. She has set multiple world records in open-road races and on tracks,Continue reading “Marathon Maniac Sets Records and Makes the Times”

10 Short Stories from Medal Monday Volume 16

Medal Monday brings many stories of achievement for our members. Here are 10 recent stories from the Marathon Maniacs and Half Fanatics, as told by you, as posted on the Marathon Maniacs/Half Fanatics Facebook pages. Eddie Hahn (MM184)–Mesa Arizona 4:20 pacer, Since there was no assigned official pacer T Shirt, I wore my yellow ManiacContinue reading “10 Short Stories from Medal Monday Volume 16”

10 Short Stories from Medal Monday Volume 15

Medal Monday brings many stories of achievement for our members. Here are 10 recent stories from the Marathon Maniacs and Half Fanatics, as told by you, as posted on the Marathon Maniacs/Half Fanatics Facebook pages. Sue Stevens (HF8593 DA2452 MM12891) Kicked off my racing year on Saturday at the Last Chance Half in Bellingham, WAContinue reading “10 Short Stories from Medal Monday Volume 15”

10 Short Stories from Medal Monday Volume 14

Medal Monday brings many stories of achievement for our members. Here are 10 recent stories from the Marathon Maniacs and Half Fanatics, as told by you, as posted on the Marathon Maniacs/Half Fanatics Facebook pages. Jessie Abraham (HF9690) – medalmonday What better way to start off the 2022 running season than a free race, RedContinue reading “10 Short Stories from Medal Monday Volume 14”

10 Short Stories from Medal Monday Volume 13

Medal Monday brings many stories of achievement for our members. Here are 10 recent stories from the Marathon Maniacs and Half Fanatics, as told by you, as posted on the Marathon Maniacs/Half Fanatics Facebook pages. Craig Smith (MM4430) 7 Hour New Years Day Ultra Celebration, Flagler Beach, Fl (it was 86 degrees) Marion Breeze (MM15601)Continue reading “10 Short Stories from Medal Monday Volume 13”

Across the Years (Arizona)

Carla Simon (MM14304 DA3133 HF13789) –Finished my 4th lifetime over 100 miler this morning with finishing the Across the Years 72 hour fixed time run in Phoenix Arizona. Not complaining with the over 116 miles I got in along with taking 8th overall female even though my PR for 72 hours is 134 which cameContinue reading “Across the Years (Arizona)”

10 Short Stories from Medal Monday Volume 12

Medal Monday brings many stories of achievement for our members. Here are 10 recent stories from the Marathon Maniacs and Half Fanatics, as told by you, as posted on the Marathon Maniacs/Half Fanatics Facebook pages. Shani Waite (MM15806, DA3483, HF17863) Another one in the books with my running of the Kiawah Island, SC marathon thisContinue reading “10 Short Stories from Medal Monday Volume 12”