Slightly delayed medal news for you today. Enjoy. Did you earn a medal that youwant to share? We’d love to add a photo of it to our collection and there are many ways to share it. Please see the end of the post for details.
Medals (and races) coming up soon
If you are running one or both of the Winter Track Marathon’s in Warrington next weekend then you’ll be earning one of these lovely things. The runners move backwards and forwards across the track. I’ll be there running on both days. The race is being held by Contest Running Co who also have have a St Patrick’s themed virtual race coming up in March. You can find out more info about their races here.
The Mr Men and Little Miss medals from Virtual Runner UK have been so popular that there’s only 9 places for the Mr Tickle virtual race left. They do have lots of other great races coming up. You can find them all on their website.
My Race have a number of different virtual races available at the moment including Star Trek and Star Wars themed medals.
Latest medal reveals
Liverpool Rock n Roll have released their 60’s inspired medals, linking to Liverpool’s 50 Summers of Love. I have to admit I’m not a fan of the psychedelic peace sign type of look but I do really really love the yellow submarine mile race medal.
The medals for the Rock n Roll San Francisco half is inspired by San Francisco’s iconic cable cars. The race will be held on the 23rd March and you can find more information here.
The medals for runDisney’s Tinker Bell weekend are very pretty this year. Loving the Never land 10k medal with Captain Hook and the Lost Boys kids race medal. The Pixie Dust Challenge medal has also had a make over and is looking very sparkly.
If you want this hopping medal then you have the option of runninfg a 1-k, half or full on the 17th April in Worcestershire or there is a virtual option that can be ran any time in April. The race is by Ultra Running Ltd.
How Hard Can It Be Events are offering more and more virtual options along with their very very great and unique West Midlands events. The Iron Ran is the first virtual only race and will take place in July.
There’s still entries available for the first Chester Ultra from GB Ultras. The 50 mile race takes places on the 25th March. The top 50 finishers earn a gold medal, the next 50 fet silver and the remaining finishers get bronze.
Medal Watch has an archive gallery of over 1000 medals of past, present and future. We pretty much love medals and don’t mind going on and on about it. If you would like us to brag about your medal, or if you’ve earned bling that just needs to be shared, there are a number of ways to show it off. Medal Watch is on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Use the hashtag #medalwatch. You can also email me at [email protected].
Thanks for reading and we hope to get more medal news to you soon. Have fun racing.