Monday Medal

Monday Medal Winners

The Monday Medal  is awarded each Monday by the OMG member who received the medal the previous week. The criteria for the award is “Anything You Want.  Funny, inspirational, random, whatever. Below is the list of Monday Medal winners. (Chill. We’re rebuilding the list from our archives week by week.)

1/13/2020 – Sarah Mikesell from Ruthie for being brightly lite.

12/30/2019 – Sean Finnigan for pushing the pace on the Monday run.

10/21/2019 –  Mauricio Beltran for running a sub 3:00 hour Boston Qualifying marathon in Chicago. A new PR.

10/14/2019 – Veronica Brewer from Michael Vaz for being the only one who had a great day today!

10/7/2019 – Michael Vaz for running the Lakefront Marathon the day before and still coming out for the Monday Run. (From Nick Brehm)

9/30/2019 Nick Brehm because he was also not training for any race. (From Sasha)

9/23/2019 Sasha for driving home the “Point” during the Point run. (From Dan Sibbernsen)

4/29/2019 – Aimon received the Monday Medal from Suzanne Liebergen as thanks for being a pleasant running pal.

4/22/2019 – Suzanne Liebergen was awarded the Monday Medal from Katie Grieger

4/15/2019 – Katie Grieger for running her 1st Half Marathon at the South Shore after only starting running in December just a few days ago.


4/15/2019 – Marissa from Arun Sarkar



3/25/2019 – Mauricio Beltran was awarded the Monday Medal by Dan Powell for being positive and a great person to be around. Awesome!

3/18/2019 – Dan Powell received the Monday Medal from Carly Persson for

3/11/2019 – Carly Persson

2/11/2019 –

2/4/2019 – Veronica was “crowned” the “Queen of the Monday Run” by Sarah Mikesell.

1/21/19 -1/28/19 – Polar Vortex timeout (It was COLD outside.)

1/14/2019 – Sarah Mikesell for being ‘Incredible’ from Guy Leffel.

12/10/2018 – Guy Leffel for ??

10/22/2018 – Anna Miller for getting out of the Porta Pottie during the Fall 50 before it blew over in the high winds from Sarah.

10/15/2018 – Sarah Mikesell for an awesome new PR at Lakefront Marathon (3:15) from Maricio.

10/8/2018 –  Maurico Beltran for running at 3:05 for his first Marathon (Lakefront) from Nich.

10/1/2018 – Nich Brehm for coming back to OMG after a (too) long absence and being Patrick’s running buddy.

7/9/2018 – 10/1/2018 – Monday Medal on extended Summer Holiday European style (8 weeks)

7/2/2018 – Travis Owens for showing up for his first run (Tuesday) in a pouring rainstorm.

6/25/2018 – Arun Sarkar for following his doctor’s orders and NOT running

6/18/2018 – Cat Lisco for running a new PR at Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth

6/11/2018 – Laura Thornton for lending Cat a hair clip before the run

6/4/2018 – Cat Lisco from Veronica for buying at new house!

5/28/2018 – Jeff Lisselle for his dad’s service in Vietnam. (It was Memorial Day.)

5/21/2018 – Laura Walker from Matt for her amazing recovery from a winter injury.

5/14/2018 – Matt Anderson from Guy for his first run with OMG!

5/7/2018 – Guy from Cammie for running at 10k PR!

4/30/2018 – Cammie Beck for new PR at the Boston Marathon finding an amazing brunch spot in Boston the day before the race.

4/23/2018 – Brian Robertson for new PR at the Boston Marathon in the wind and rain and cold!

4/16/2018 – Sarah Mikesell for new PR at the Boston Marathon in the wind and rain and cold!

4/9/2018 – Caci Dishman for running the Boston Marathon (next week). Caci will award the Monday Medal to one of the many OMGrs also running Boston next week.

Monday Medal to Michael De Vogel for being Patrick's running buddy

4/2/2018 – Michael De Vogel for keeping Patrick company on Monday runs for many weeks.

3/26/2018 – Laura Hendrick from Caci for planning the Monday Meal this week.

3/19/2018 – Caci Dishman from Mauricio keeping her company during the windy cold Street run.

3/12/2018 – Mauricio Beltran from Laura Hendricks for being the most enthusiastic new member of OMG.

3/5/2018 – Laura Hendricks from Kenzie Schroeder (proxy Patrick in her absence) for the most falls while running in the month of February!

2/26/2018 – Kenzie Schroeder from Kaitlyn Wright (who cleaned the medal for us after three years of being gross) for being a co-planner for the upcoming OMG Downtown Donuts Run.

2/19/2018 – Katilyn Wright from Dan Sibbernsen for kicking Sarah’s @ss at the Cupid Shuffle run.

2/12/2018 – Dan Sibbernsen and Sarah Riutta, an OMG original couple, in celebration of their engagement in Door County on Sunday 2/11/2018!!

2/5/2018 – Patrick Bieser for graciously accepting the invitation to officiate at Shelley and Alex’s wedding this summer!

1/29/2018 – Shelley Gibson & Alex Herum, an OMG original couple, in celebration of their recent engagement.

1/22/2018 – Sarah Mikesell for organizing the Monday Meals in January and running a torrid pace on the Monday run.

1/16/2018 – Dan Davies from Neha for best snow beard

1/9/2018 – Neha from Suzanne (Kate Betka) for keeping her company after they both came late to the run.

1/2/2018 – Kate Betka from Suzanne

12/2017 – Suzanne from Katie Betka

11/20/2017 – Anna Miller for running her first Marathon two weeks ago. (Madison 2017)

7/17/2017 – Marcus Walz for inspiring Cammie to run faster.

7/10/2017 – Cammie Beck for taking a minute off her hill repeat average mile time week-to-week.

7/4/2017 – Thomas Wells for wearing his red white and blue for our Fourth of July run.

6/20/2017 – Nicole Weeks for running her first quarter marathon after coming off an injury.

6/13/2017 – Trey and Tripp Horbinski for converting a 5k race into the Madison Marathon in Montana

6/5/2017 – Arun Sakar for finishing a 100 mile race in the mud and rain and heat.

Monday Medal to Aaron

5/15/2017 – Aaron Pierce – “Bringing (his mom’s) cookies to the rain run!”

5/8/2017 –  Ting Lin – “Joining the evening run group since she is normally a morning runner.”

4/24/2017 – Brenna Skelley – “Inspiring Emily Jo to a new 5k PR on the run tonight”

4/17/2017 – Emily Jo – “Because it’s her Birthday!”

4/10/17 – Michael De Vogel – “For showing up almost every day the past two weeks during all the rain and crappy weather.”

3/20/17 – Alex Herum – (We can’t remember why he won…. Amy?)

Amy Linsing Take Monday Medal

03-06-2017 – Amy Linsing Tate – Golden Sneaker / Monday Medal Award for “Should have won it last week, but didn’t show up.”


02-27-2017 – Brenna Skelley – Golden Sneaker Award (Andy lost the Monday Medal) for wearing purple, which is Andy’s favorite color. 


02-20-2017 – Andy Garza. “There’s a runner who often you see, but to runs he will seldom RSVP. Always some excuse, he’s very loose with the truth, Andy this medal is for thee.”  

02-06-2017 – Hans Goldenberg. “On the Milwaukee River is a statue of the Fonz. They says it’s made out of bronze. Of a guy really cool, he makes the girls drool. Just like my running friend tonight Hans!”

01-23-2017 – John Vande Corput – “He always always and always finishes. Ran a new PR of 6 miles this past weekend”

01-16-2017 – Dan Davies – “For Showing up in the rain in shorts!”

01-09-2017 – Patrick Bieser – “For Hosting the Goodwill Party”

01-02-2017 – Brenna Skelley – “For Encouraging Sol to do the Polar Bear Plunge”

12-26-2016 – Sol Aldrete – “Best Wipeout on the Ice” (A few members went down on the icy paths, but bounced right back up!)

12-19-2016 (Phil Didn’t Show Up! :((( )

12-12-2016 – Phil Gessler – “Showing Up and Running in Shorts (it was about 12F degrees outside.)

12-05-2016 – Samantha Goldberg – “Showing up on time and running the full six miles.”

11-28-2016 – Marcus Walz –

11-22-2016 – Jen Linze – “Wearing a tank top when it was 30 outside!”

11-15-2016 – Debbie Chambers –

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09-05-2016 – Hillary Greene Parker – “For coming to the Monday Run despite having a bad week.”

08-29-2016 – Juan de Dios – “For sticking with slower runners on the Monday run.”

08-22-2016 – James Wright – “Being the runner from the previous week for running four miles!”

08-15-2016 – Scott Hollurung – “Showing up consistently, and being the quietest member of OMG!”

08-08-2016 – Patrick Bieser – “Getting the County Park Alcohol Permit for our Beer Mile on August 20th”

08-01-2016 – Clint

07-25-2016 –

07-18-2016 – Matt Jacobson – “Finishing 69.4 miles of a Half Ironman this past weekend in a driving rain storm.”

07-11-2016 –

07-04-2016 – Aaron Pierce “Wearing Red, White & Blue on the 4th of July”

06-13-2016 – Seth Heithaus “Last regular run with OMG before heading to Medical School in Wausau, WI”

Seth Heithaus Monday Medal Winner

06-01-2016 – Hans Goldberg

Spring 2015 – Joe Campagna Awards the First Monday Medal to…..