Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Top Medals of 2016 From Races I Ran!

Medals from road or trail races are supposed to be fun.

Besides, at the end of the year, the ribbon gets wrapped around the medal and then they go in a box!

Honorable Mention
Mansfield Run with Heart Half and Sylvan Beach Triathlon and Duathlon
(Two races that I announced this year!)
#10 - Seabrook Lucky Trail Marathon 5Ks (Friday Trail/Saturday Road)
(I ran these!)
#9 - Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Half Marathon
(Roanoke, Virginia - Toughest Road Half Marathon in the USA)
#8 - Pocatello Half Marathon
(Idaho - State #45 for Half Marathons)
#7 - Air Capital Half Marathon
(Wichita, Kansas - Threw this one in an open weekend in October)
#6 - Genworth Virginia 10 Miler
(Lynchburg, Virginia - Different conceptual design than the two years before)
#5 - Run to Remember 10K
(Los Angeles, California - Medal looks like a police badge.  Pretty cool!)
#4 - Memorial Hermann Ten For Texas
(First time to run it since the first year it returned.  Sleek, classic design)
#3 - Brazos Bend Marathon
(Needville, Texas - Longest distance of the year; close third to #1 and #2.)
#2 - Harlingen Half Marathon
(One of the three biggest medals of the year; heavy and simple patriotic design)
#1 - Revel Mt. Charleston Half Marathon
(Las Vegas, Nevada - Great race; first 8 miles downhill.  Can hurt somebody with this medal!)

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