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When Will My Medal Arrive?  Here at MedalMad we post out four times a week - A Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Any evidence submitted Thursday (after 11am) Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be verified and despatched out on the following Monday. We do accept early evidence for any of our races - but the medals are n...
Well done to everyone who took on a virtual race in August. We do hope you love your medal. Below you will find the results for the August racesIf you want to know where you finished please go to the app and click on Race Results. August challenge results will be available till the end of September on the app. The results b...
We are delighted to release our 2019 12 Weeks till Christmas challenge. Set yourself a target of how many miles you want to cover between the 30th of September and the 22nd of December, then use our free downloadable sheet to record your weekly miles. You can run, walk, cycle, swim, gym or a bit of everything. Just add your target in...
September brings the start of our Wonder Half virtual challenge, this got us thinking at MedalMad HQ, about the inspirational women in all of our lives and who is your Wonder Woman?  Maybe your Wonder Woman is a runner, athlete or famous person that inspires you to do and achieve more?  Whether you ...
​September has arrived and  the evenings are already getting darker. ( how did that happen?  )  M otivation around this time of year -  as the  days  start to get colder and darker -  can be hard to keep. We have found an article on the top 10 motivational books to have a read of, we would like to think our c...
Roald Dahl was born in September , this year we celebrate all things Roald Dahl on the 13th September. If he  were alive today, he'd be 102 years old! We have a number of book inspired virtual challenges to keep you active - but a couple inspired by the main man himself.  The Fantastic 5K is one of them, and is now live for September...
 The Fastest and The Furthest! At the start of every month we will be showing you the Top 5 MedalMadder's who ran the fastest 5k challenge and the Top 5 who covered the furthest distance – Just for fun!! Data is collated for the previous month, for all challenges submitted through the app only. Here are the results for August! Were you The Fas...
 I was always the girl who hated to exercise, hated to walk never mind run!  I had put on a lot of weight and was extremely unhappy with myself. I started a weight loss program in August 2018 and just focused on my food intake. I had secretly always wanted to be able to run long distances, come Christmas 2018 I'd lost 2stone in weigh...
That's right September is here already!!! So if you have signed up for one of the September virtual races it is time to start clocking up those miles. Do not forget that the races have till the end of the month to complete. But with all out virtual races you can do it anytime and anywhere in the month of the race.  You can of course take ...
Who remembers the feeling of getting a gold star at school?? Well we have the next best thing, a gold star for being an amazing virtual runner, virtual walker, swimmer, cyclist or a bit of everything.  As our community has grown to over 17,000 members so have the number of amazing challengers who have achieved the Gold Star in the MedalMa...