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What Do You Do With Your Old Race Bibs and Medals?

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Here’s a couple medals I have just hanging off my shelf

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My wall of bibs (I lost a couple when I moved). Yes, I raced as Andrew since my friend bailed on his race last minute. They called out “Yay Andrew!” on the speaker when I passed the finish line haha

 

So as a runner, I have a strange attachment to my race bibs and medals.  I have no idea what to do with them as over the years, I’ve accumulated quite a bit over the years!  So today I decided to go on Pinterest to find some inspiration!  Here’s the ones that I liked the best.

This blogger here turned his bib into a coaster!

This runner framed them

This Esty store sells this bib/medal holder

a DIY Tote bag with the your bibs

A photo album of race bibs

and my FAVOURITE…

I like how you can write your PRs on the chalkboard.

So let me know, what do you do with your old race bibs?


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32 thoughts on “What Do You Do With Your Old Race Bibs and Medals?

  1. I have them on random closet doorknobs and the like, and my bibs have been trashed except for my first half and first full. I need to find something better to do with my medals!

  2. I have all my medals hung in our guest room and then my race bibs are filed away in a shoe box actually. I keep the races I’ve done during the year (so all of 2014) hung but the rest are filed. 🙂

    • I’m super curious as to how big that filing cabinet of yours is with all the bibs!! I lost half of mine in a move and I don’t race often enough now 🙁 + I love that your medals are in the guest room! No pressure for them to run with you when they stay with you haha

  3. I had mine on my “running” wall in my bedroom, but I’ve really wanted to take the bibs to a local store in my town where they personalize all sorts of things, and get the bibs scanned to make a throw for my bed.

  4. I keep all my race bibs, write the time and date on the back and file them away. My run medals are like participation ribbons you got in public school so I toss them. I kept all my LOSSA and OFSSA medals and medals where I placed. I don’t place anymore but I’m training to.

  5. omg I LOVE the last one!! I definitely will be buying this. My bibs are currently scattered all ove rmy house so I need to organize them. Same with medals. And I love that you can write your PRs on that chalkboard! Thanks for sharing!

    • Thanks for reading! I love how pretty it is too! But I think I’ll have to wait to get my own place before I start tacking that to the wall! My land lord might be upset about it hahaha

    • Thanks for reading! Just googled Allied Medal Displays, they look quite cool! What saying do you have for your hanger? 🙂 would love to see a picture for your next TOL thursday post!

    • They are pricey! 🙁

      I saw some DIY versions but I would probably hot glue my hand to my head if I tried! Let me know if you end up making your own and how it turns out!

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