20 Tales From Medal Monday Volume 2 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. Jill Britton (HF14534) – I found Elvis. He was in Fargo all along! 😆Kicking assphalt, one state at a time. StateContinue reading “20 Tales From Medal Monday Volume 2 Chapter 8”

Run the Bluegrass in Kentucky

TC Mattoon (HF18537) -First of all, y’all from Kentucky have my respect after running “Run the Bluegrass” today. I think I’d rather run in ninety percent humidity than tackle the hills we ran today on my training runs every week. I’m a slow half marathoner and I’m ok with that. I’ve been getting slowly fasterContinue reading “Run the Bluegrass in Kentucky”

Marine Corps Historic Half

Gregory Rouson (HF8068, MM12723, DA2354) Lifetime half marathon #194 and Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon #3…DONE!!! The course was as tough as ever but the 6am start and near-perfect weather made up for the punishing Hospital Hill(s). I think it’s pretty safe to say that this has become one of my favorite hometown races. 👍🏾Continue reading “Marine Corps Historic Half”

13.1 Mile Running Tour Of Cleveland

Randy Riley (MM14470, DA3218, HF16432) – Cleveland Marathon Half Marathon today with Britters Corrigan. This is a new course with an incredible tour of downtown Cleveland. Love that it goes into the Tremont neighborhood past The Christmas Story House And Museum that will be featured in probably the most fun 5k you can run #TheClevelandChristmasRun-Continue reading “13.1 Mile Running Tour Of Cleveland”

12 Hours At The Armed Forces Endurance Run

Amy Lambert (MM12758) – Medal Monday12 hour fixed time Armed Forces Endurance Run in Fort Wayne, InWhen the race director is a runner it makes such a difference. The medals, awards, shirts, aid station, chip time, awards…i just can’t say enough good things about this inaugural event. This was held at the Veterans National MemorialContinue reading “12 Hours At The Armed Forces Endurance Run”

Finishing Half 81 At The Denver Colfax Marathon

Katina Green (HF12236, MM15380, DA3564) – MedalMonday…knocked out HM #81 at the Denver Colfax Marathon event on Sunday. It was great weather with a pretty decent route of downtown Denver. Though, I would’ve liked if less of the course was in the City Park (zoo portion was fun) and included more of the downtown scenery.Continue reading “Finishing Half 81 At The Denver Colfax Marathon”

Marathon Maniacs 20th Anniversary Reunion & Marathon Weekend

Brian Johnson (MM8807, DA707, HF7287) — If you get a chance to meet members of the Marathon Maniac Community, take the opportunity. It’s something you won’t regret. As I was putting together my spring run schedule, the Tacoma Marathon wasn’t on my calendar. When Main Maniac Toni Philippi asked me if I was coming forContinue reading “Marathon Maniacs 20th Anniversary Reunion & Marathon Weekend”

Happy 20th Anniversary Marathon Maniacs!

On May 25, 2003, Marathon Maniacs was born. Here is the story of how that happened. We are Steve, Chris and Tony, running marathons and beyond is our passion. The more races the better. It all started on May 25, 2003. After completing the Coeur ‘d Alene Marathon, Steve Yee, Chris Warren, Tony Phillippi &Continue reading “Happy 20th Anniversary Marathon Maniacs!”

The Marathon Maniacs Race and Reunion Weekend

Tina “Luvs-Torun” Lam (HF16109 MM15672 DA3665) – Friday April 28 2 mile shake out run at Dunes Peninsula Park, where I met fellow maniacs from OH, PA, CA, and WA! It was great to see the RD and #3 Maniac Tony. I finally met Brian, the MM/HF blogger and as a side gig he isContinue reading “The Marathon Maniacs Race and Reunion Weekend”

Battling Mother Nature at the Brookings Marathon

Merry Mullins (MM15936) –Brookings South Dakota Marathon certainly let The wind in on Saturday. Lol. I have to admit that wind blows way harder in South Dakota when your running against it. The picture of my bib that Mother Nature ripped off me twice. 😀. First time for everything. It rained a little the majorityContinue reading “Battling Mother Nature at the Brookings Marathon”