20 Tales From Medal Monday Chapter 9

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. Melinda Langlois (MM12242, DA2065, HF13464) Berlin marathon ✅Next up: London Rowena Martinez (MM7704, DA2467, HF14885) Had fun!! Great support. Tons ofContinue reading “20 Tales From Medal Monday Chapter 9”

Setting a 48-Hour World Record

Congratulations to Jeff Hagen (MM352) From Jeff: I just set a World Record for 48-hour runners age 75-79. Ran in the World Championship 48-Hour Race in Hainesport, NJ, over Labor Day Weekend. Conditions were brutal, with temp in the 90s, high humidity, and heat index of 96 degrees both days. By running conservatively in theContinue reading “Setting a 48-Hour World Record”

Prostate cancer survivor runs 600 marathons: ‘Cancer will never tell me what I can do’

Originally posted at today.com Sept. 22, 2022, 8:11 AM EDT By Al Roker, April Santiago and A. Pawlowski Tom Perri (MM7000) When 61-year-old Tom Perri began running as a teen, he never imagined he’d go on to complete more than 2,000 races, logging over 100,000 lifetime miles.   He’s run in all 50 states — six times. “I’m a trueContinue reading “Prostate cancer survivor runs 600 marathons: ‘Cancer will never tell me what I can do’”

Becoming a Berlin Legend

Katie Galvin (HF18478) I can now say that I’m a Berlin Legend! (What all finishers are called) After fighting off a slight cold/allergies/not covid, my goal was to start as far up as I could in corral H to give myself a little time buffer and make it past all the cut off points. IContinue reading “Becoming a Berlin Legend”

Run Family in New Hampshire

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 and internationally. They took a quick photo before the Clarence Demar Marathon on Sept 25 in New Hampshire. Photo Credit Jaimie Gosselin

20 Tales From Medal Monday 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. Tim Goedeker (HF16713) Missed Medal Monday 😮 Ran the Run the Rockies Road half in Frisco, CO (no medal but niceContinue reading “20 Tales From Medal Monday Chapter 8”

Run Family at the Paris Pair

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 and internationally. This group picture was at the Paris Pair Marathon in Texas on September 17th. From Michael Hall (MM14514, DA3242, HF16228) Paris Pair 9-17-2022, I didContinue reading “Run Family at the Paris Pair”

Finishing 200 at the Adirondack

Congratulations to Kerri Haskins(MM1336, DA836, HF8724), She recently completed her 200th marathon or ultra marathon at the Adirondack Marathon this past weekend in New York. This was a journey a few years in the making. Per Kerri, she started this journey in Oct 2006. From Kerri: 200th marathon or ultra done!! Baystate Marathon (Mass.)will beContinue reading “Finishing 200 at the Adirondack”

Idaho Running Day Marathon

Keith Olson (MM11347) Here is the group picture from the Idaho Running Day Marathon. Yep, just me as far as I know. Double out and back with Half, 5k and 10k people on the same narrow trail. Great weather, fairly flat, plenty of aid stations and beautiful scenery. Photo and Post Credit Keith Olson