200 Miles at Across the Years

Carla Simon (MM14304 DA3133 HF13789) – 31st marathon/ultra marathon finished lifetime on Tuesday and 6th overall race have ran in and finished 100 miles or more in. I still am not ready to go back to real world yet, and yeah am still tired and laying in bed recovering but two days ago I finishedContinue reading “200 Miles at Across the Years”

First Ultra Marathon at Jacks 50K

Congratulations to Jason Hube (MM12601). He finished his first Ultra Marathon at Jacks 50K Trail Race in Palm Coast, Florida Jason’s Race Report: This #medalmonday is a special one. I finished my first ultra marathon yesterday!!! #jacks50k was no joke. Very tough course on a mountain bike trail which was very curvy and had someContinue reading “First Ultra Marathon at Jacks 50K”

Bear Lake Ultra

Tim Mullican (MM7665) Today was cool and colorful at the Bear Lake Ultra near Lapeer MI. The course was hilly and challenging, but the trails were mostly smooth with the exception of some small roots on the single track sections. I officially completed 34.1 miles with about 3,200 feet of total elevation gain. Photo andContinue reading “Bear Lake Ultra”

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”