I am still decompressing from the Mercy Health Glass City Marathon weekend.
This race always holds a special place in my heart as it was my first half marathon and my first full marathon.
In 2014 I was lucky enough to join the marathon race committee to oversee a team of race Ambassadors. My eight Ambassadors for 2017 were fantastic and I am proud of each of them for running such fantastic races, some even had a great PR!
I’m already looking forward to the 2018 race and the exciting things that the Mercy Health Glass City Marathon race committee has in the works.
Did you know that 2018 is the 10th anniversary of the Owens Corning Half Marathon? Keep an eye out for some exciting information about the celebration of this anniversary!
What did you enjoy most about the race this year?
The campus of The University of Toledo is large and if you aren’t familiar with the campus, you may just find yourself lost or unsure of where you are headed. The races all start and finish, and run through and around campus so there are multiple road closures and parking lots that are off limits.
Where is the Glass Bowl? Where is Savage Arena? Where is the Findley Davies Kids Marathon? Most importantly, you’ll want to know where the porta-potties are before the race begins.
Take a look at the map and read the legend to find out where you can park and where you need to be. Knowledge is power when it comes to race weekend!
What is one of the most important things to a runner? Aside from shoes, clothing, and hoping for some great weather, FOOD! When it comes to racing, a runner needs to be sure to fuel properly pre and post race. What you eat can make or break a race sometimes. Runners of each of the […]
This past Monday, I had surgery on my left ear. It was a follow-up surgery from the tube I had put in this past October. I had significant enough hearing loss post-surgery that it needed to be checked out. During the operation he found another hole in my ear drum that was not found during […]
One of the fun things about the Glass City Marathon races is the personalized bibs. It is something so incredibly small that makes me smile and feel unique during the race. Race bibs are color coded based on the race you are entered to run (examples below). The bib also includes the B-Tag, your tracking […]