Celebrating A Weekend of Accomplishments

Being a Marathon Maniac or Half Fanatic, we always have an accomplishment or goal to celebrate at the end of each race weekend. Congratulations to Lynda Tilley (HF16400) and Pascal Radley (MM2051). This past weekend, Lynda Tilley (HF16400) Completed her 100th Half Marathon. Pascal Radley (MM2051) completed his 49th State! From Pascal, “Finished the BigContinue reading “Celebrating A Weekend of Accomplishments”

Finishing Another Round of 50 States

Congratulations to Karen Anderson and Kerri Haskins who finished another round of 50 states this past weekend at The Big Beach Marathon in Alabama. This is Kerri’s (MM1336, DA836, HF8724) third round of 50 states. This is Karen’s (MM8075, DA576, HF5492) fourth round of 50 states. Congratulations to you both! Photo credit Kerri Haskins

20 Tales From Medal Monday Year 2 Chapter 1

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. Maniacs/Fanatics at Go Short, Go Long, Go Very Long Race Series in Tulsa, Oklahoma January 21, 2023 Jorgina Sanders (HF16456) -Half #84Continue reading “20 Tales From Medal Monday Year 2 Chapter 1”

Running the 3M Austin Half

Joanne Blatchley (HF14845) – Medal Monday, HF 14845 This weekend I checked Texas off the list!I ran the 3M Austin 1/2 Marathon.My excitement and expectations were high due to the big name sponsor, and everything is always bigger in Texas. I will honestly say this race left me disappointed overall.The expo was held at theContinue reading “Running the 3M Austin Half”

Pacing at the Carlsbad Half

Natalie Uyeno(MM15186, HF17314, DA3505)– Lifetime half marathon #240 is in the books! ✅ The In Motion Events Carlsbad Half was my 2nd lifetime half back in 2018. I was so impressed with the spectator support and course support that I fell in love with the city of Carlsbad and this race! ❤️Who would’ve thought thatContinue reading “Pacing at the Carlsbad Half”

Lake Samish Half Marathon

Sue Stevens (HF8593, DA2452, MM12891)- My first #medalmonday of the year. Lake Samish Half Marathon in WA. This is a low-key event hosted by the Greater Bellingham Running Club. 2 laps plus a small dogleg round the lake on open roads with enough hilliness to keep it interesting. (The race builds it as mostly flat,Continue reading “Lake Samish Half Marathon”

Congratulations Fanatic #1043 Karen “roadApple” Flynn!

Congratulations to Karen Flynn (MM4024, DA158, HF1043) for finishing her 189th lifetime half marathon & 1st race of 2023 at the Citrus Heritage Run Half Marathon on Saturday 01/07/23. Karen writes: “This was my first time running this awesome race through the citrus tree groves of the California Citrus State Historic Park in Riverside, CAContinue reading “Congratulations Fanatic #1043 Karen “roadApple” Flynn!”

Running the Rock n Roll Arizona Half

Katie Galvin (HF18478, DA3721, MM15882) – #medalmonday I had a great time completing the Rock n Roll Arizona 5k and Half Marathon this weekend. Half #34 and state #22 for me! A little stressful ahead of time when I found out that they didn’t complete the transfer of my registration from the canceled Atlantic CityContinue reading “Running the Rock n Roll Arizona Half”

A Case of Deja’ Vu at the Louisiana Half Marathon

Tricia & Aubrey Davis (HF18538 & HF18587) – It’s #medalmonday and I can’t let this day go by without showing off my bling from the Louisiana Half Marathon and 5k! Aubrey Davis and I just got home from Baton Rouge, where I placed 2nd in my age group in the 5k on Saturday and 1stContinue reading “A Case of Deja’ Vu at the Louisiana Half Marathon”

Pacing At The Buckeye Marathon

Robert Manon (MM6700, DA431, HF3646) – Ran the Buckeye Marathon this morning. It was my 1st time being a pacer. It was very stressful for me all week thinking about it. I would pick people up and lose people as they would eventually drop. The last lady I picked up with a few miles toContinue reading “Pacing At The Buckeye Marathon”