April 2022 Run Family

Before we race, we like to do a “Family Photo” if we can. The Marathon Maniac/Half Fanatic Run Family can be found at races all over the country. Here are some of the run family sightings from April 2022 Marathon Maniacs at the Boston marathon At Garmin Olathe Marathon/Half marathon in the Land of OzContinue reading “April 2022 Run Family”

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”

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”

Running in Yosemite

Tina Torun (MM15672, DA3665, HF16109) Medal Monday and I was super happy to start a little earlier, run fast enough and to acquire my Yosemite Half Marathon medal. A lot of folks run it for the PR. I enjoyed the scenery and going to see Yosemite park afterwards. Vacation Race do not take place inContinue reading “Running in Yosemite”

Team Woody at the Indy Mini

Team Woody (aka Team Fireball!) ran Indy Mini this weekend! We had an awesome time! Woody got to “kiss the bricks” thanks to a random stranger on the course who jumped in to help lower his 6’5” body down to the ground and then back up and into his chair again! Woody Michaux- HF#18452 KimContinue reading “Team Woody at the Indy Mini”

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”

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”

Marathoning in The Land of Oz

Brian Johnson (MM8807, DA707, HF7287) Marathon Distance or Better Race 33State 18 (Kansas)Garmin Olathe Marathon in the Land of Oz. This year’ s theme was “The Wicked Witch of the West” Let me say this…my word it was windy! The race took place at the Garmin World Headquarters in Kansas. Winds were a constant 20Continue reading “Marathoning in The Land of Oz”