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New Orleans Jaz Half Marathon Medal 2012

Jazz Half Marathon Medal (2012)

This is the medal for the Jazz Half Marathon that was held on October 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Jazzy medal! :)

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[medal photo submitted by RIF #7 Brad Bennett. Follow him on Twitter @bradb78]

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Winsford 10K Medal 2012

Run Winsford 10K Medal (2012)

This is the medal for the Run Winsford 10K that was held on October 28, 2012 in Winsford, England.

The goodie bag included a piece of the Rock Salt from the local mine. Fun souvenir!

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[medal photo submitted by MyWhereAbouts. Follow on Twitter @MyWhereAbouts]

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OktoberLaufFest  Medal 2012

OktoberLaufFest Half Marathon Medal (2012)

This is the medal for the OktoberLaufFest Half Marathon that was held on October 28, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Fun medal for a fun race that helps offset the effects of Oktoberfest. Maybe. ;)

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[medal photo submitted by Glenn Mueller. Follow him on Twitter @glenmuellerjr]

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Will Ferrell Running the 2012 Los Angeles Rock n’ Roll Half Marathon

Will Ferrell ‘Rons’ Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon

Comediactor Will Ferrell ran the Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Halloween Half Marathon sporting a Ron Burgundy (Anchorman) mustache and a ‘Funny or Die’ shirt on October 28, 2012.

So what was his time?

Ferrell finished the 13.1 mile race in a time of 2:03:50

Other celebrities that took part and their times:

  • Andy Baldwin – 1:35:30 (The Bachelor)
  • Andrea Barber – 3:02:33 (actress Full House)
  • Eric Nenninger – 2:25:15 (actor Jeepers Creepers II, Malcolm In the Middle)
  • Brandon Jenner – 3:02:17 (actor The Princes of Malibu, son of Bruce Jenner and Linda Thompson)

Congrats to not just the celebs but to all of the runners who took part in the RNR L.A. Halloween Half Marathon.

Pasadena’s Peter Magill, running his first half marathon at the age of 51, set the U.S. single age group record with a time of 1:10:19.

[source: Competitor]

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Where Run It Fast Runners Are Running This Weekend (Oct 27-28, 2012)

Where Run It Fast Runners Are Running This Weekend (Oct 27-28, 2012)

Here is a look at where everyone is running this weekend. We had 41 responses this week. Good luck to everyone and Run It Fast!

Best of luck to everyone, especially those at the Marine Corps Marathon in D.C.

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Where Run It Fast Runners Are Running This Weekend (Oct 27-28, 2012)

Storified by Joshua Holmes · Fri, Oct 26 2012 14:59:11

@runitfast Javelina Jundred 100 Miler in Scottsdale, AZ. #runitfastJoshua Holmes
@runitfast Javelina Jundred in AZ! My first 100 miler!!! #YearOfAnimalRacing #yikes #runitfast #5Lisa Gonzales
@runitfast WadesBigAdventure 18 miler, Memphis Tn! WOOHOO!Kristy
@runitfast 16 mile training run near home tomorrow.Robin Robbins
@runitfast Double Trouble 5K & 10K, Grapevine, Tx. Running both races. #runitfastChristy Bowers
.@runitfast Pacing Soaring Wings HM Saturday & @ArkansasUltras Styx n’Stones 30k Sunday. #ROCKtober #swhalf #ARKrun http://pic.twitter.com/WkhHPCUPNicholas L. Norfolk
@runitfast Morgan Hill Half Marathon! RIF#140. #runitfastDennis Arriaga
@runitfast Chicago Lakefront 50/50 tmrw. Leaving now to crash overnight at a friend’s in the cityMichelle Mitchell
@runitfast thanks, Man! At airport headi g to Dublin for the big one ( well for me! Not for you! Excellent job on my profile!Marathon Run Running
@MarathonMomof6 #RichmondMarathon then #flyingmonkey!you and have to @runitfastAlicia Eno
@runitfast the monster dash 1/2 in Atlanta tomorrow!Elizabeth Kalifeh
@runitfast running a local 5K this weekend in Rickman,TNDanny Staggs
@runitfast Jazz Half in New OrleansBrad Bennett
@runitfast Marine Corp Marathon! #hurricanewhathurricaneLaura Raeder
@runitfast Marine Corps Marathon 10k Washington, D.C. #woohoo!!!!Susie Weisman
@runitfast Salem, Massachusetts – Halloween Central! 6.66 miles, it’s called The Devil’s Chase. #spookyRaechel McGhee
@runitfast: @Marine_Marathon on Sunday. First 26.2! Oorah! #runitfastDave Jimenez
@runitfast 10mi Pumpkin Run. Jacksonville, FL. Entire race is through a cemetery… I’ll #runitfast for sure!hahaE. Smith
@runitfast evergreen cemetery pumpkin run 10 mile. Jacksonville, FLJason Click
@runitfast I’m running the Life Without Limits Half in Florence, AL. My first half!Jeremy Holley
@runitfast buckeye half marathon and relay in peninsula, oh!William Jordan
@runitfast Midwest Spartan on Saturday!!! Crazy excited!Sexy Mother Runner
@runitfast Blue Springs Missouri Trail Marathon & 50 Mile, 50K, Half #marathon I will be running the full. #goodtimesBen Keefe
@runitfast #ChosenMarathon #NewBraunfels #Texas #HookemHornsPete Cuellar
@runitfast I’ll be running/training in Torquay! Any nice training run suggestions appreciated #runiitfastKinetic
@runitfast #southampton #parkrun 5k on Sat, first 15miler in aaaaages on Sun. Spring marathon training starts now!Ethical Athlete
@runitfast great south run with @DaveJ17 my first, his second. Very excited.ali c
@runitfast #dublincitymarathon on Monday!! #myfirst #nervous #excitedAine Kennedy
@runitfast Kings Park athletics stadium!Paul Smuts
@runitfast Worksop half marathon Jacket Inn (Worksop)
@runitfast I doubt it’s going to get posted but the the Great pumpkin fun run. It benefits St Luke’s Episcopal hospital.Carlos Saldana III
@runitfast Morgan Hill Half Marathon. @MHMarathonFrancis L.
@runitfast home turf….rockport park. My training ground!! I cannot wait!Jessica
@runitfast marine corps marathon this sunday in washington dc! :)Andrea Burkhart
@runitfast 23 mile training run around fairmount park in phillyamy dedic
@runitfast beachy head marathon. Sussex. UK. Hilly and chilly…Dan Wittenberg
@runitfast Hey guys, I personally will be taking it easy this weekend. Next week I am participating in a 5k run for lung cancer research!ItsAboutTreadmills
@runitfast River City Rat Race 10k in Fort Wayne, IN on Sunday.Kristal Gutmann
@runitfast halloween hustle 5k in san antoniobrandon harrist
@runitfast spinx half in greenville, scAndrew Padgett
@runitfast #10knikeColombia, on sunday 28thmoshe perez

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August Best Medal 2012

VOTE: Best Race Medal – August 2012

Some great medals were submitted to the Bling Case in August. It was hard to pick which ones to use for the August vote but we narrowed it down to 15 medals. As I’m sure you know by now, the medal chosen as the Best Race Medal for August 2012 will be included in the contest for the Best Race Medal of 2012 at the end of the year.

By the way, the July Best Medal 2012 Vote is still going on. You have 2 more weeks to cast your vote for your favorite July medal.

The Best Race Medal winners so far this year:
January – Inaugural Louisiana Marathon Medal 2012 
February – Surf City Marathon Medal 2012
March – Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Half Marathon Medal 2012
April – Flying Pirate Half Marathon Medal 2012
May – Safari Park Half Marathon Medal 2012
June – Navy Ten Nautical Miler Medal 2012

What do you think? Which August 2012 race medal is the best? Pick your favorite out of these 15:

 

Thanks for voting!

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Run It Fast – The Club Profile Alicia Eno #126

RIF #126 Alicia Eno

This week’s RIF Club Profile is #126 Alicia Eno. Alicia is another one of our speedy club members and she has been running since she was 1! She must love running, right? Read on to find out more about Alicia and her running:

INFO

Name: Alicia Marie Eno
RIF #: 126
Twitter: @karhu262girl
Facebook: Alicia Marie Eno Juhl

STATS

Years Running: Started at age 1
Favorite Race Distance: Marathon
Favorite PR: Past weekend at Duke City Marathon, first 13.1 at 1:34 of the marathon
Favorite Race: So many.. San Francisco Marathon 2010 or Reggae Marathon in Jamaica 2003
Favorite Bling: A head band, pink, that was given to me by the RD of the Sogonapmit Marathon in 2011 along with a piece of carved wood. It was for winning the women’s marathon out of 5! It was in the middle of nowhere in American Fork , UT and started at 3AM and climbed up a Mountain for 13.1 and then we ran back down. Amazing.
Next Race: This weekend an 18 miler in Memphis, TN and then a speed 5 k in Memphis to prepare for The Richmond VA Marathon November 10th.
What Makes You FEEL Fast?: When I get to ‘flow’, I look down at my watch and I look again- I am going faster than I thought and was not even trying. A wonderful wonderful gliding run feeling.

FUN RUNNING QUESTIONS

Who inspires your running and why?
I run to achieve my best that I can be as an athlete and to try to reach my own goals that I have set: To Run A Sub 4 Marathon in every state and to become faster in my marathon (goal to have it down to 3:10 by the end of 2012 and then working on each year to subtract another 10 min of marathon time).

My friends inspire me so much also. I have met the best runners and friends, ever, through the Marathon Maniacs club. I feel that in almost every state I know someone that I can trust and run with. Wonderful people. My recent experience with the KarhuTeam/ Running shoes has also been inspiring me. I have met, through them, talented and fast marathoners that are traveling to races in the US and in Finland. Karhu has provided support and encouragement pre and post race!

What’s the most beautiful place that you’ve run?
The bridge when I was running the San Francisco Marathon and the fog over the water was amazing…. Another was the wild horses I saw while at Missoula MT Marathon , such a pretty place ( MT).

What is the thing you splurge on after a race?
If I place top 3 or something, then perhaps a new racing shirt or hair band…other than that, nothing.

Why do you race?
#1) The competition, to try to meet my racing goal times, and to #2) Hang out with my running friends and running family. So, so much fun.

What is the one piece of running gear you can’t leave the house without?
Karhu Shoes – my Karhu Forward Fulcrums or racing flats.

If you can’t run, you’re ________?
Reading, kitty cat hanging out at home, and helping others as a Behavioral Psychologist. I try to help others make concrete reachable goals and also then to meet them! I love helping others so, so much and this also helps to fulfill my life.

We also asked Alicia if there was anything else she wanted to share and she had this to say:
I have run 78 marathons to date and 36 Sub 4hour states. I was lucky enough to run the Boston Marathon in 2003. Wow. I have also been able to help PanCAN charity through my great running friend and RIF member, Hideki Kinoshita (RIF #88) – He inspires me.

I LOVE TO TRAVEL and to be healthy so this is a large part as to why I have been running so many races- to see all that I can see in this lovely world and to meet others while achieving my racing goals . Meeting others and sharing experiences unites us all with running.

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You’d think someone who has been running as long as Alicia has would have burned out by now but she is still working hard to improve and from my emails with her and her posts on Facebook and Twitter, I can feel her excitement. She truly does love racing and meeting fellow runners. I can’t even imagine having run 78 marathons and having 36 sub 4 marathons. I hope to someday break that 4 hour mark so Alicia is definitely motivating me to go for it!

Thank you for sharing with us Alicia. Good luck at your next few races. I know you’ll Run It Fast! 

If you’d like to join Run It Fast – The Club or would like more information about it, please click this link:

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[All photos submitted by Alicia Eno]

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Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon Medal 2012

Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon Medal (2012)

This is the medal for the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon that was held on October 21, 2012 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

The smaller medal in the photo is for the 5K that was also held. Love these surfboard medals. Great colors and they are also bottle openers so they are useful too!

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[medal photo submitted by Katherine Phillips]

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Casablanca Marathon Medal 2012

Grand Marathon International de Casablanca Medal (2012)

This is the medal for the Grand Marathon International de Casablanca that was held on October 21, 2012 in Casablanca, Morocco.

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[Medal photo submitted by RIF #79 Dallas Smith. Follow Dallas on Twitter @smithbend]

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Ghost Run Medal 2012

Pioneer Saloon Ghost Run 10K Medal (2012)

 

This is the medal for the Pioneer Saloon Ghost Run 10K that was held on October 20, 2012 in Nevada.

 There is also a 50 Mile, a 50K, and half marathon at this race. Choose whichever distance you feel will take you farthest away from the ghost that haunts the saloon! ;)

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[Medal photo submitted by RIF #85 Patrick Johnson. Follow PJ on Twitter @runnerinlv]

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