Akron Half

Laurie Weiner (MM15681, DA3668, HF9266) Well that is finished! I ran Akron Goodyear Half Marathon, followed by 10 more miles. The weather was chilly at the start of the race, but felt good. Can’t believe I had to wear a throw away blanket to the start. My friend and Half Fanatic Randy Riley found meContinue reading “Akron Half”

Not the Day I Wanted…A DNF Story

Brian Johnson (MM8807, DA707, HF7287)-July 30th. Burning River 50 mile 202227 miles completeDNF I wanted to do this race to see how I had improved over the last few years with my running. Best answer…not improved enough.This race definitely requires some skill. The Elevation change in this race can get brutal.By the time I wasContinue reading “Not the Day I Wanted…A DNF Story”

20 Tales From Medal Monday Chapter 6

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. Mark Jennings (HF13602) Lots of Mt. Rainier runners posting today! I’ll jump in too. 5K and Half done. State #32 forContinue reading “20 Tales From Medal Monday Chapter 6”

Akron Trail Half Marathon

Laurie Weiner (MM15681, DA3668, HF9266) – Today I ran Akron Trail Half Marathon. It poured rain for the first 11 miles, then it stopped. The trail was a muddy mess and so much fun! Not many pictures since it was raining so much. My. Goal was to break 4 hours since it was a trailContinue reading “Akron Trail Half Marathon”

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”

Halloween Weekend Run Family Sightings

Before we race, we like to do a “Family Photo” if we can. Here are some of the run family sightings on Halloween Weekend, 2021 Before “Run the Bluegrass” in Kentucky at “Haunted Forest” in Canal Fulton, Ohio Before “Flying Pig” and “Queen Bee” in Cincinnati Photo Credit Marathon Maniacs and Half Fanatics Facebook Pages

Flying Pig Half Marathon

Joanne Blatchley (HF14845) It’s Medal Monday and here is my medal from the Flying Pig half marathon in Ohio.This race is usually held in May but it was rescheduled due to COVID. Both the Queen Bee and Flying Pig events were combined and held at the same time.Many runners were dressed as 🐝 or 🐷Continue reading “Flying Pig Half Marathon”

Flying Pig (Cincinnati) Photo Announcement

From Heather Black (HF16869) The “s” line is the start. The circle “p” is the photo area. If you are familiar with PBS, this is close to the pro shop. Picture at 7:00 am. This should allow plenty of time for finding your corral and using the bathroom.

Run Family At the Races

Before we race, we like to do a “Family Photo” if we can. The following photos are of the Marathon Maniacs and Half Fanatics Family the weekend of October 15-17, 2021 Ohio Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon/Half Marathon Iowa Before the IMT Des Moines Marathon Iowa The Maniac/Fanatic Pacer Team Before the IMT Des MoinesContinue reading “Run Family At the Races”