until sometime around 2014. Maybe by that time her four teenagers will no longer need the $13,000 plus it would take to go for 5-stars! And her closing motto…One can NEVER have too many race shirts.
6/15 – Jessica Bienvenue #1006 (Lake Forest Park, Washington): Jessica joins the Maniac clan as a Bronze member by having recently completed the North Olympic Discovery and Lake Youngs Ultra on consecutive weekends. She has 8 marathons and 1 ultra to her credit and has run them in Washington, Massachusetts and Canada.
6/15 – Ellen Olp #1007 (Wheaton, Illinois): Ellen recently ran the Marathon to Marathon in Iowa with 2 female Maniacs whom encouraged her to join. And since she had met the Bronze qualifier of 3 in 3 months (National, Rockford and Marathon to Marathon), that’s exactly what she did. Her first marathon was the Chicago 2003 and has run that race 4 times. She has 11 lifetime marathons in 4 states and DC.
6/16 –Frank Muller #1008 (Tulsa, Oklahoma): Frank has a couple of times in his marathoning resume completed the Bronze streak of 3 in 3 months, the latest being the Los Angeles, Boston and Fargo Marathons. His first marathon was Houston in 2006 and has run a total of 14 marathons in 10 states and DC.
6/17 – Brantley Padgett #1009 (Birmingham, Alabama): Brantley has run only 3 marathons in his lifetime, but the 3 (ING Georgia, Country Music and Twisted