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”

Cape Cod Half

Joanne Blatchley (HF14845) Zooma Cape Cod Flew into Boston and drove to Falmouth.Since it was Friday and the beginning of rush hour, there was plenty of traffic but a nice ride. The host hotel was beautiful but a bit dated in some of the rooms but clean. My partner in crime had the newer sectionContinue reading “Cape Cod Half”

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”

Running the Finger Lakes Half

Linda Snell (HF18475) #medalmonday Completed my first of four races in four states to level up to Saturn on Saturday! Finger Lakes Running Festival in Montour Falls, NY, was a small, but well organized race. The medal was beautiful, for the half and 20 miler (I did the half), you got a sweet hoodie 😀Continue reading “Running the Finger Lakes Half”

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”

Finishing Her 100 Half at the Air Force Half

Congratulations to Sandi Guglielmi (HF9218) who recently completed her 100th half marathon at the Air Force Half Marathon in Dayton Last weekend. From Sandi: I truly don’t know where to begin with expressing what this weekend meant to me. I ran Air Force in 2014 and it was miserable. I swore I would never runContinue reading “Finishing Her 100 Half at the Air Force Half”

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

Finishing 500

David Johnson (MM1440) This weekend can not pass without recognizing David Johnson for completing his 500th marathon! He ran a 50K, followed by a marathon in the same day! This is not David’s first rodeo though. This is the guy that not only introduced The Maniac Hall of Fame to us, but had a hipContinue reading “Finishing 500”