Best Race-Day Medals
31st Wineglass Marathon
Bath, New York - September 30, 2012 1 of 8
The handmade glass medal and commemorative wineglass earned this race the title of "Best Schwag" by "Runner's World" in 2009.
The Portland Marathon
Portland, Oregon - October 7, 2012 2 of 8
This two-sided, brass medal features a monument, site, landmark or symbol that is symbolic to Portland. Touting a sturdy ribbon and fine construction, this medal will surely be a keepsake for years to come.
ING Hartford Marathon & Half Marathon
Hartford, Connecticut - October 13, 2012 3 of 8
This year's medal incorporates themes that are uniquely Connecticut— the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch, the Connecticut State Capitol Building and the skyline of Hartford.
2012 Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon
Detroit, Michigan - October 21, 2012 4 of 8
The Motor City is famous for its cityscape, the automobile industry and as place where music legacies were born. The finishers' medal for the marathon captures it all. This year, the medal will showcase the '53 Corvette.
Williams Route 66 Marathon
Tulsa, Oklahoma - November 17, 2012 5 of 8
Get your kicks on Route 66 in this race that traverses downtown Tulsa and crosses over certain parts of the historic highway. Runners will also have the option of taking a detour that will only add on .3 miles onto their journey but will earn them a special token.
Mississippi Blues Marathon & Half Marathon
Jackson, Mississippi - January 5, 2013 6 of 8
Make a trip out to the Magnolia State for a taste of Southern hospitality. Runners and spectators will enjoy live music and a fun course, sure to cure the wintertime blues.
Publix Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon
Fort Lauderdale, Florida - February 17, 2013 7 of 8
Snag this beach-themed medal after running alongside the shores of Fort Lauderdale. Named the best medal in North America by "Marathon & Beyond Magazine," the medal is unique with a hinged design.