I recently saw a facebook post from a friend asking how other runners display their race medals. He included a photo of his current “display” – essentially medals wrapped around trophies sitting by his TV.
It got me thinking: do most runners display their medals? I’m not a prolific racer, and so my medal collection is somewhat limited. But as soon as I get home from a race, the medal goes straight into a box. The only race paraphanalia that I have out in the open is the finishers rock that I got from my first 100 mile ultra. The thing literally weighs 30lbs (it was a joy to carry on the flight back from Canada), and is personalized with my name and finishing time. It makes an excellent door stop.
Am I weird for not displaying my medals? What do you do with yours?