20 Tales From Medal Monday Volume 2 Chapter 8

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. Jill Britton (HF14534) – I found Elvis. He was in Fargo all along! 😆Kicking assphalt, one state at a time. StateContinue reading “20 Tales From Medal Monday Volume 2 Chapter 8”

Run Family in Fargo

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. They took a quick photo before the Fargo Marathon/Half Marathon in Fargo, North Dakota on May 20, 2023 Photo Credit Heather Lund

Marine Corps Historic Half

Gregory Rouson (HF8068, MM12723, DA2354) Lifetime half marathon #194 and Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon #3…DONE!!! The course was as tough as ever but the 6am start and near-perfect weather made up for the punishing Hospital Hill(s). I think it’s pretty safe to say that this has become one of my favorite hometown races. 👍🏾Continue reading “Marine Corps Historic Half”

12 Hours At The Armed Forces Endurance Run

Amy Lambert (MM12758) – Medal Monday12 hour fixed time Armed Forces Endurance Run in Fort Wayne, InWhen the race director is a runner it makes such a difference. The medals, awards, shirts, aid station, chip time, awards…i just can’t say enough good things about this inaugural event. This was held at the Veterans National MemorialContinue reading “12 Hours At The Armed Forces Endurance Run”

Marathon Maniacs 20th Anniversary Reunion & Marathon Weekend

Brian Johnson (MM8807, DA707, HF7287) — If you get a chance to meet members of the Marathon Maniac Community, take the opportunity. It’s something you won’t regret. As I was putting together my spring run schedule, the Tacoma Marathon wasn’t on my calendar. When Main Maniac Toni Philippi asked me if I was coming forContinue reading “Marathon Maniacs 20th Anniversary Reunion & Marathon Weekend”

Happy 20th Anniversary Marathon Maniacs!

On May 25, 2003, Marathon Maniacs was born. Here is the story of how that happened. We are Steve, Chris and Tony, running marathons and beyond is our passion. The more races the better. It all started on May 25, 2003. After completing the Coeur ‘d Alene Marathon, Steve Yee, Chris Warren, Tony Phillippi &Continue reading “Happy 20th Anniversary Marathon Maniacs!”

The Marathon Maniacs Race and Reunion Weekend

Tina “Luvs-Torun” Lam (HF16109 MM15672 DA3665) – Friday April 28 2 mile shake out run at Dunes Peninsula Park, where I met fellow maniacs from OH, PA, CA, and WA! It was great to see the RD and #3 Maniac Tony. I finally met Brian, the MM/HF blogger and as a side gig he isContinue reading “The Marathon Maniacs Race and Reunion Weekend”

Battling Mother Nature at the Brookings Marathon

Merry Mullins (MM15936) –Brookings South Dakota Marathon certainly let The wind in on Saturday. Lol. I have to admit that wind blows way harder in South Dakota when your running against it. The picture of my bib that Mother Nature ripped off me twice. 😀. First time for everything. It rained a little the majorityContinue reading “Battling Mother Nature at the Brookings Marathon”

Becoming a First Time 50 States Finisher

Congratulations to Kim Minor (MM2634) who finished her first round of 50 states this past weekend at the New England Challenge II in Maine. From Kim, “Its Medal Monday and I can finally post Vermont and Maine to round out my 50 States. I am FINALLY a 50 STATES FINISHER!” I AM A 50 STATESContinue reading “Becoming a First Time 50 States Finisher”

Becoming a Titanium Sun!

Congratulations to Frances Espina (MM13510, HF14091) for leveling up to Titanium last weekend at the Sugarloaf Mountain Marathon in Maine. From Frances, “Leveled up to Titanium at today’s Sugarloaf Marathon in Maine (30 marathons in 30 States in 365 days). And with my Half Fanatic Sun achievement in 2018, I am now a #TitaniumSun!” ToContinue reading “Becoming a Titanium Sun!”