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”

Running the Indy Mini

Joanne Blatchley (HF14845) Mini Indy 500 – Indianapolis, IndianaThis weekend brought me to Indianapolis, Indiana for the Mini Indy Marathon Weekend.The expo was held at the Convention Center and was very well organized. Prior to entering the actual hall you’re greeted by a Mini Indy arch sign.You head to the back of the hall forContinue reading “Running the Indy Mini”

Running the OC

Eddie Hahn (MM184) I was born in Fullerton California in (Orange County). (My parents moved to Oregon when I was 5). After a career as an active duty US Army soldier, I moved back to California (2006). I first read about the OC Marathon in Marathon and Beyond Magazine and identified it as a greatContinue reading “Running the OC”

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”

Christie Clinic Illini Challenge

Ruthie E Maldonado-Delwiche (HF17679) – Just got home from running the Christie Clinic Illini Challenge in Urbana, Champaign. All I can say is Christie Clinic got it right. From start to finish … OMG! The customer service was amazing; the 5k on Friday night was so fun and spectators unbelievable. The course was great andContinue reading “Christie Clinic Illini Challenge”

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”

Running Boston

Christine Murasaki Ainsworth ( MM13525, DA3296, HF17376) My 7th Boston Marathon and 71st overall marathon. :)🙂 The weather was perfect for running but my body just wasn’t able to deliver what I was demanding from it. I was at least hoping to be around 5 hours, considering all the medical issues (torn hip, torn ankle,Continue reading “Running Boston”

Golden Driller Half

Annie Adkins (HF13772, DA2461, MM12913) 🌟 Golden Driller Half Marathon #44 🌟 Finished Half Marathon #44 🎉 Been doing a half marathon every weekend and I still have 3 more coming up, next weekend, the weekend after that & another after that and then I’ll start my training for Chicago Marathon.So let’s talk about today’sContinue reading “Golden Driller Half”