One Medal for Sue

One Medal for Sue

“Why do you run?” Everyone has their own reasons. I’ve been running since I was 8 or 9 years old. When I was a young child I grew up on the country side of Isleta Pueblo, which is about 20 minutes south of Albuquerque, and lived in a house with my...
One Medal for Melani

One Medal for Melani

Nara finished the Steamworks Half Marathon in Durango for her mentor Melani and shared this story. I am a firm believer in mentorship to help you succeed in achieving your goals, whether they are personal or professional. I am lucky enough to know someone who has...
One Medal for Jack

One Medal for Jack

The following One Medal Story was submitted by Shannon who ran the 2017 Boston Marathon for her high school friend’s son, Jack. I know Michelle and her sister Debbie from high school.  Michelle and I were good friends and we used to hang out on the weekends...
One Medal for Dave

One Medal for Dave

There are fans, friends and family. And there are people who happen to be all three. Dave was one of those rare breeds. His success was seen as a United States Marine, a husband, dad and granddad as well as a business executive who set the high benchmark of how to act...
One “Snow” Medal for Mark

One “Snow” Medal for Mark

Growing up, I remember watching Monday Night Football and hearing Howard Cosell taking about the “frozen tundra” as a way to describe the winter weather playing conditions in Green Bay and Minneapolis. Fast forward to the Sangre de Cristo mountains and the Santa Fe...
One Medal for Mom and Dad

One Medal for Mom and Dad

Wisconsin Ironman & New Mexico Toughman Triathlon The road to my first Ironman and half-ironman distance are dedicated to my mom and dad, respectively. Both mom and dad are great role models for my brother, sister and me. The first of the races, the 2016 New...