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Little Rock Marathon Medal 2014

Little Rock Marathon & Half Marathon Medals (2014)

This is the Epic plate sized bling the finishers of the Little Rock Marathon received on March 2, 2014 in Little Rock, Arkansas!

The runners battled epic cold and rain to earn these medals. Check out our story on it here:
Little Rock Marathon Live Tweets/Results (2014)

Here are some photos of the medals for the Little Rock Half Marathon:

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[Medals submitted by RIF #4 Marj Mitchell - follow on Twitter @marathonmarj, by Daniel Butler – follow on Twitter @RunDanRun26, by Lalita Flagg – follow on Twitter @coteddy4567 and by Meg Richard – follow on Twitter @megrichard_]

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Little Rock Marathon – 2014 – Run It Fast

Little Rock Marathon Live Tweets/Results (2014)

Some of the live and featured tweets we came across for the 2014 Little Rock Marathon in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Bad weather caused some of the runners to be diverted to a shorter distance. The really fast and really slow runners (that took the 6am start) where able to finish the official 26.2 mile distance.

The overall winner was Mark Chepses in 2:25:42 and the overall female winner was (RIF #34) Leah Thorvilson in 2:42:39, her fifth Little Rock Marathon win.

Little Rock Marathon/Half Marathon Results

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Where RUN IT FAST Runners Are Running This Weekend (March 1-2, 2014)

Where RUN IT FAST Runners Are Running This Weekend (March 1-2, 2014)

Here is a look at where everyone is running this weekend. We had 18 responses this week. Good luck to everyone and Run It Fast!

To join Run It Fast – The Club then click HERE to read more details.

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Little Rock Marathon Medal (2013)

This is the seriously monstrous bling the finishers of the Little Rock Marathon received on March 3, 2013 in Little Rock, Arkansas!

This medal is huge! And sparkly. It is colorful and pretty and I love the horseshoe and the “Lucky” but is it too big? Is bigger always better? Here are couple more pictures of the medal along with one showing the difference between the marathon medal and the half marathon medal:

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[Medal photos submitted by RIF #192 Leigh Marsh, follow her on Twitter @MsPrincessLeigh and by RIF #191 Kristy Escue, follow her on Twitter @KRISTY_RUNS and by RIF #86 David Chaloupka, follow him on Twitter @Twitchaloupka)

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Leah Thorvilson – 2012 Little Rock Marathon Winner – Victory Line OMG

Leah Thorvilson Wins 2012 Little Rock Marathon

Arkansas native Leah Thorvilson easily won the 2012 Little Rock Marathon on Sunday over her female competition with a time of 2:37:26.

Her time was 10 minutes ahead of the second female to finish, Hellen Rotich (2:47:46). Third place female went to Heather McWhirter (2:54:14).

Thorvilson’s time was fast enough to place her 4th overall and just 8 minutes behind overall winner Mark Chepses.

Chepses won with a time of 2:29:42. Second place went to Julius Kosgei (2:32:15) and third went to Zach Nyambaso (2:34:47).

Little Rock Marathon Top 10 Finishers:

  1. Mark Chepses – 2:29:42
  2. Julius Kosgei – 2:32:15
  3. Zach Nyambaso – 2:34:47
  4. Leah Thorvilson – 2:37:26
  5. Joseph Aulwes – 2:39:53
  6. John Piggott – 2:41:11
  7. Marathonjunkie Engle – 2:43:16
  8. Brad Poppele – 2:43:59
  9. James Bresette – 2:44:11
  10. John Yoder – 2:45:14

The finish was a personal record for Thorvilson who ran the Olympic Marathon Qualifying Trials last month in Houston.

Thorvilson is Run It Fast – Club member #34 (Join Run It Fast – The Club HERE).

More Winning Photos of Leah

Congrats to Leah from the RIF family on her PR and dominating the competition at Little Rock. Way to Run It Fast!!!

[images: Leah Thorvilson]

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2012 Little Rock Marathon – Massive Finisher’s Medal

Little Rock Marathon Medal (2012)

Here is a sneak peak at the 2012 Little Rock Marathon medal. The race will be held on March 4, 2012.  This year is the 10th anniversary of the race.

The Little Rock Marathon is a very popular marathon in the South and has won several awards over the past few years.

However, this is by far the tackiest medal I’ve ever laid eyes on.  I know that is partly by design but this thing is Liberace gaudy.  The mirror ball within Thor’s shield is a spinner.

Last Year’s (2011) Little Rock Marathon Medal

Am I being too harsh on this piece of bling? Leave a comment with your thoughts.

Little Rock Marathon Website

[medal photo courtesy of Little Rock Marathon FB page]

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LRM- Little Rock Marathon Medal 2011 – Measure This!!

Little Rock Marathon Medal (2011) – Massive Spinner!

We’ve heard rumors about the Little Rock Marathon medal, but now we have photos of the 2011 version to back up the claims of how massive this piece of bling actually is.

This medal 7 3/4″ long and 5″ wide. It weighs 1.5 pounds and the earth/globe spins like your cousin’s rims.  See video of the ‘spinner’ in action HERE.

More Photos of the 2011 Little Rock Marathon Medal

Little Rock Marathon Website

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[medal pics submitted by Darron Tytler. Follow him on Twitter @datman65]

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Little Rock Marathon 2011 Winner Mark Chepses

Leah Thorvilson Wins 2011 Little Rock Marathon (Results)

Arkansas homegirl Leah Thorvilson, who has been winning every race she has been entering of late, won the 2011 Little Rock Marathon, as the first woman across the finish line on Sunday, with a time of 2:45:51.

Female Participants
1. Leah Thorvilson 2:45:51
2. Uli Bromme 2:47:52
3. Donna Palisca 2:52:29
4. Tracy Tungac 3:07:44
5. Sarah Hallas 3:07:48
6. Gert August 3:13:51
7. Claire Saxton 3:17:51
8. Julie Musselman 3:18:29
9. Deb Thomford 3:20:05
10. Lauren Rose Laughlin 3:23:38
11. Lia Kinsey 3:24:58
12. Amy Miller 3:25:22
13. Angie Swaim 3:25:45
14. Shawn Loy 3:26:45
15. Lori Davis 3:27:05

Leah will be competing at the Olympic Trials.

The overall and male winner was elite marathoner Mark Chepses with a finishing time of 2:24:07.

Male Participants
1. Mark Chepses 2:24:07
2. Julius Kosgei 2:29:17
3. Matthew Fecht 2:29:19
4. Joseph Aulwes 2:31:28
5. Hillary Kogo 2:35:12
6. Christopher Gregory 2:40:46
7. Zachary Uhiren 2:44:54
8. Zach Nyambaso 2:44:59
9. Laurent Jugant 2:46:00
10. James Bresette 2:46:32
11. Jeffrey Kosiorek 2:47:53
12. Jerry Rief 2:52:43
13. Gary Krugger 2:53:30
14. Sipho Ngxongo 2:54:23
15. N. Wesley Hunt 2:54:49

Congrats to both Leah and Mark on their impressive wins today!

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More results will be posted later on today.

[images: Twitter @lrmarathon]

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