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”

Two in Two

Gregory Rouson (HF8068, MM12723, DA2354) Lifetime half marathon #173…DONE!!! It was wet, and rainy, and a trail half. That’s about it Lifetime half marathon #174 and Cambridge Crab Run Half Marathon #2…DONE!!! Immediately after crossing the finish line and stopping my Garmin, I uttered the colorful phrase “What the f@$k?!?!”; I finished eight minutes slowerContinue reading “Two in Two”

Running in Yosemite

Tina Torun (MM15672, DA3665, HF16109) Medal Monday and I was super happy to start a little earlier, run fast enough and to acquire my Yosemite Half Marathon medal. A lot of folks run it for the PR. I enjoyed the scenery and going to see Yosemite park afterwards. Vacation Race do not take place inContinue reading “Running in Yosemite”

Team Woody at the Indy Mini

Team Woody (aka Team Fireball!) ran Indy Mini this weekend! We had an awesome time! Woody got to “kiss the bricks” thanks to a random stranger on the course who jumped in to help lower his 6’5” body down to the ground and then back up and into his chair again! Woody Michaux- HF#18452 KimContinue reading “Team Woody at 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”

Titanium 50 State Double Agent

Congratulations to Hank “On the Hill” Lopez (MM14004, DA3029, HF 16561) who recently completed multiple pinnacles of running over the last year. Leveled up to Titanium (10 stars in Marathon Maniacs) in October, 2021 Leveled up to Sun (Half Fanatics) in April, 2022 Leveled Up to Everest (Double Agent) in April 2022 Hank also completedContinue reading “Titanium 50 State Double Agent”

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”