Happy Birthday 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 Birthday Marathon Maniacs!”

Great Ocean Road Marathon –Australia — Zac Domagalski –MM15297

Did you run, or are you interested in running the most scenic course in Australia? Here is my recap of this weekend’s Great Ocean Road marathon, available wherever you get the Breaking the Barrier podcast from. I’m happy to answer any questions about the event that I didn’t cover in this. Post credit Zac Domagalski

Old Turnpike Half –Jennifer Clark –HF16743

Old Turnpike Half, Breezeway/Waterfall PA, Saturday May 22. Half #187 is in the books!I had heard of an old turnpike with tunnels that had a Half Marathon. Some of my running friends from Mississippi were actually planning to attend End of the Road Half in October, which uses the same course! I was in DCContinue reading “Old Turnpike Half –Jennifer Clark –HF16743”

Tim Mullican–Pulse Endurance 48 hour Run

I had a good weekend at the Pulse Endurance 48 hour run at Eagle Island State Park near Boise, ID, albeit with cooler than normal weather. (45-50 degrees F). It was also somewhat wet weather with intermittent showers on Friday and Saturday, and a heavier downpour for about an hour just before daylight on Saturday.Continue reading “Tim Mullican–Pulse Endurance 48 hour Run”

Tobacco Road Marathon–Amy Seagroves – HF 18640 –MM 15648 — DA3652

I did it! 3 marathons (well technical 2 marathons and a 50K) in under 90 days! Meet your soon to be newest marathon maniac/double agent! Red Rock Canyon Marathon 2/27/21 Zion 50K 4/10/21 Tobacco Road Marathon 5/15/21 This was a nice course mostly on railtrail. It wasn’t quite as flat as advertised but much flatterContinue reading “Tobacco Road Marathon–Amy Seagroves – HF 18640 –MM 15648 — DA3652”

Mountains To Main Street Half Marathon– Chuck Taylor –HF 10903

And this 133rd half marathon is done. Me and Lil Hoss gon roll out. We got all the work we need in these 13.1 miles. That’s what #HorsemenRollin’ do! #milesup#racedone#ontothenextone #halffanaticsarealwaysatit— at Mountains To Main Street Triathlon & Festival. Photo and Post Credit Chuck Taylor

Ancient Aliens Half — Dani Shown — MM 8045 – HF 4557 – DA 565

Finished Nevada for all 50 States round 2 at Ancient Aliens by Calico Racing in Las Vegas. Very HOT day for those of us from PNW. Nice race – trail loops at a park – so no traffic – which was nice. Lots of aid stations, VERY friendly race director and organization was great. HadContinue reading “Ancient Aliens Half — Dani Shown — MM 8045 – HF 4557 – DA 565”

Great Guernsey Trail Half Marathon — Laurie Weiner — HF 9266

Great Guernsey Trail Half Marathon completed! Gave it my all today! Fastest half marathon this year, but still 5 minutes off my all time PR. Missed age award by one place. So great to be running live races! This is #112 official half marathon. Photo and post credit Laurie Weiner