Celebrating 150 Half Marathons at the Inaugural Oktoberfest Half

Meghan O’Gorman (HF14020) – Medal Monday!Saturday was the Inaugural Oktoberfest Half in Irving, TX where I celebrated Half Marathon 150. Well organized and great after party. Temps were still in the mid 90s so it got warm quickly. The route was majority on a flat trail where I run on weekly, so I am veryContinue reading “Celebrating 150 Half Marathons at the Inaugural Oktoberfest Half”

20 Tales From Medal Monday Volume 2 Chapter 13

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. Jamicka Edwards(HF15931)– #MedalMonday I FINISHED!!!!!! 06.06.06 ~ A new friend said my time is giving the devil the middle finger. 🤯😬😳☺️CrazyContinue reading “20 Tales From Medal Monday Volume 2 Chapter 13”

Running the Scenic and Fun Berlin Marathon Course

Katina Green (HF12236, MM155380, DA3564) – #MedalMonday…switched up by race distance on Sunday from the usual half marathon and knocked out a full marathon after not having completed one in almost a year. I had the opportunity to run the 26.2 miles through the scenic and fun Berlin Marathon course. It was great running throughContinue reading “Running the Scenic and Fun Berlin Marathon Course”

The Toledo Mini Half Marathon

Randy Riley (MM14470, DA3218, HF16432)– Toledo Mini Half Marathon & Quarter Marathon Lifetime Half Marathon #214 Always enjoy putting in miles with Half Fanatics Heidi Marie Hammond (HF18098) who pushed me to my fastest half of the year. This is a point to point race starting in Maumee and finishing in the Mudhen’s ballpark inContinue reading “The Toledo Mini Half Marathon”

Member Profile; Holly Smith Abbott

Holly Smith Abbott (HF897) My name is Holly Abbott (HF#897) and I reside in Carmel, Indiana. I joined Half Fanatics in March 2011 after learning about the awesome group and meeting Tony at a race expo. At that time I was working towards running a half marathon in every US state and Washington DC. IContinue reading “Member Profile; Holly Smith Abbott”

Celebrating 100 Half Marathons at the Battle of Fredericksburg

Congratulations to Jorgina Sanders (HF16456) & Krista Shuler (HF18241) who both completed their 100th half marathon at the 2023 Battle of Fredericksburg 5k & Half Marathon in Comfort Texas this past weekend. Jorgina Sanders (HF16456) – “Half #100 was amazing…The race director outdid himself by making us banners with our names in them.” Krista ShulerContinue reading “Celebrating 100 Half Marathons at the Battle of Fredericksburg”

Pacers Running DC Half Marathon

Gregory Rouson – (HF8068, MM12723, DA2354) – Lifetime half marathon #204 and Pacers Running DC Half Marathon #1…DONE!!! We got lucky with the cooler weather and flat course. This was my fastest half since June and the last medal that I’ll have around my neck until the Berlin Marathon next Sunday. 🤞🏾✊🏾 #HF8068 #MM12723 #DA2354Continue reading “Pacers Running DC Half Marathon”

Finishing the Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge Series

Kelli Cardaras (HF12510) – Medal Monday! Long time no post…I finally got around to running another (official) half since before the pandemic!The Air Force half marathon, immediately preceded by the 10k…And the 5k the night before…talk about sore! 😂 It’s good to finally be back at it!Next half: Marshall University in November. Photo and PostContinue reading “Finishing the Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge Series”

Enjoying the Views at the Bird in Hand Half Marathon

Tiffany Kehoe – (HF18768) – Bird in Hand Half Marathon-This was an absolutely beautiful race. I really loved the views and would highly recommend this race.I didn’t find the course all that challenging. This race is mostly rolling hills. There are a few more challenging hills, but nothing overly taxing or unusual for a halfContinue reading “Enjoying the Views at the Bird in Hand Half Marathon”