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  • At Medals and Insignia.com, we specialize in medals for Marathons, Triathlons, Ironman, 5K, 10K, Mud Runs, Zombie Runs & all sorts Running Events - both on a large and small scale.
  • Our medals and belt buckles are custom made - your logo, your race date, your design, your color, your ribbon color etc.
  • We can help you with the artwork and come up with a design for your special event.
  • We can provide medals and medallions which are all the same for all finishers or participants.
  • We can also provide age category medals which are of a different size, shape, or color, complete with labels or engraved plates showing how the participants finish in the race.
  • All medals can be provided with a selection of ribbon choices.
  • We have produced hundreds of thousands of marathon / triathlon medals and show about 300 below to give you an idea of what we can do for your race. 
  • Please also see a list of our standard ribbon colors.
  • Here are a few recent customer comments about their events.

Have You Considered Custom Belt Buckles for Your Running Event?

Did you know you can hang a ribbon off of the belt loop, and then wear it as a belt afterwards?
 
Custom Triathlon Buckle Custom endurance Run Belt Buckle Ultramarathon Finisher Belt Buckle Custom marathon finisher buckle
 
Custom Ironman buckle Custom Marathon Buckle 100 mile run belt buckle Custom 100 mile run belt buckle
 

Over 300 Samples of Our Marathon Projects

 
  • Below are over 300 photos of Marathon Medallion projects we have completed.  of course, there have been hundreds more over the years, but this selection might give you some ideas.
  • These projects have been produced in North America and Overseas - we get what is best for you. 
  • Timing, budget, quantity ordered, number of colors, size and other considerations are used to determine the best place of manufacture.
  • Solid, multi-color and printed ribbons are available for all of our medals - see some sample colors here
  • Let us know about your Marathon, Triathlon, Ironman, 5K, 10K, Fun Run etc, and we'll get you a great piece that you and the particpants will all be glad to cherish.
 

Photo of Ironman Medal
Marathon 1
Photo of 26.2 Finisher medallion
Marathon 2
Example of Ultramarathon Medallion
Marathon 3
Example of 26.2 Participant medal
Marathon 4
Example of 10K Participant medal
Marathon 5
 
Sample Ironman Medal
Marathon 6
Drawing of Running Marathon Award
Marathon 7

Drawing of Triathlon Finisher medallion
Marathon 8
Photo of Charity Event Medallion
Marathon 9
 
Example of Triathlon Award
Marathon 10
Drawing of Ironman Participant medal
Marathon 11
Photo of Running Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 12
Photo of 5K Medallion
Marathon 13

 
Sample Running Marathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 14
Example of Ultramarathon Award
Marathon 15
Sample Charity Event Award
Marathon 16
Drawing of 10K Finisher medallion
Marathon 17
Example of 26.2 Participant medal
Marathon 18
 
Drawing of 5K Participant medal
Marathon 19

Sample Ironman Medallion
Marathon 20
Sample Running Marathon Medallion
Marathon 21
Photo of Charity Event Medallion
Marathon 22
 
Photo of Charity Event Award
Marathon 23
Photo of 5K Medallion
Marathon 24
Drawing of Triathlon Finisher medallion
Marathon 25

Photo of 10K Participant medal
Marathon 26
 
Example of Half Marathon Medallion
Marathon 27
Photo of Half Marathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 28
Photo of 5K Participant medal
Marathon 29
Sample Ironman Medallion
Marathon 30
Sample 26.2 Medallion
Marathon 31
 

Photo of Half Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 32
Example of Half Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 33
Sample Running Event Finisher medallion
Marathon 34
Drawing of Running Marathon Medal
Marathon 35
 
Drawing of Triathlon Finisher medallion
Marathon 36
Drawing of Charity Event Medal
Marathon 37

Sample Charity Event Finisher medallion
Marathon 38
Photo of 10K Award
Marathon 39
 
Sample Half Marathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 40
Photo of Triathlon Medal
Marathon 41
Sample Half Marathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 42
Sample Triathlon Medallion
Marathon 43

 
Drawing of 10K Award
Marathon 44
Photo of 5K Participant medal
Marathon 45
Photo of Triathlon Award
Marathon 46
Photo of 10K Award
Marathon 47
Photo of 5K Award
Marathon 48
 
Sample Ultramarathon Medal
Marathon 49

Photo of Running Event Award
Marathon 50
Photo of Running Marathon Medallion
Marathon 51
Example of 5K Award
Marathon 52
 
Example of 26.2 Award
Marathon 53
Drawing of Ironman Medallion
Marathon 54
Sample Half Marathon Medallion
Marathon 55

Photo of 26.2 Finisher medallion
Marathon 56
 
Photo of Running Marathon Award
Marathon 57
Sample 26.2 Finisher medallion
Marathon 58
Sample Triathlon Medal
Marathon 59
Sample Ultramarathon Medal
Marathon 60
Example of Triathlon Participant medal
Marathon 61
 

Drawing of Ultramarathon Medal
Marathon 62
Drawing of Running Marathon Medallion
Marathon 63
Drawing of 5K Medallion
Marathon 64
Drawing of Running Marathon Medal
Marathon 65
 
Drawing of Triathlon Participant medal
Marathon 66
Drawing of Ultramarathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 67

Drawing of Half Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 68
Sample Marathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 69
 
Photo of Running Marathon Medallion
Marathon 70
Sample Ultramarathon Award
Marathon 71
Sample Charity Event Award
Marathon 72
Example of Marathon Award
Marathon 73

 
Example of Charity Event Participant medal
Marathon 74
Sample Half Marathon Medallion
Marathon 75
Photo of Half Marathon Medallion
Marathon 76
Drawing of 5K Participant medal
Marathon 77
Example of 10K Participant medal
Marathon 78
 
Sample Ultramarathon Medallion
Marathon 79

Sample Ultramarathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 80
Drawing of Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 81
Drawing of 26.2 Award
Marathon 82
 
Example of Ultramarathon Medal
Marathon 83
Sample Ultramarathon Award
Marathon 84
Photo of 26.2 Participant medal
Marathon 85

Example of Ultramarathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 86
 
Sample 5K Award
Marathon 87
Sample Running Marathon Medallion
Marathon 88
Photo of Running Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 89
Example of 10K Medallion
Marathon 90
Example of 5K Finisher medallion
Marathon 91
 

Photo of Triathlon Medallion
Marathon 92
Photo of 26.2 Medallion
Marathon 93
Example of 10K Medal
Marathon 94
Drawing of Running Event Medal
Marathon 95
 
Example of Triathlon Medal
Marathon 96
Drawing of Ironman Finisher medallion
Marathon 97

Sample Running Marathon Award
Marathon 98
Sample 5K Medallion
Marathon 99
 
Photo of 10K Participant medal
Marathon 100
Sample 10K Award
Marathon 101
Sample 5K Award
Marathon 102
Example of 5K Finisher medallion
Marathon 103

 
Sample Ironman Finisher medallion
Marathon 104
Sample Running Event Medallion
Marathon 105
Example of Marathon Award
Marathon 106
Sample 26.2 Participant medal
Marathon 107
Drawing of Charity Event Finisher medallion
Marathon 108
 
Example of Triathlon Medallion
Marathon 109

Drawing of Ultramarathon Medal
Marathon 110
Photo of Half Marathon Medal
Marathon 111
Example of 26.2 Finisher medallion
Marathon 112
 
Sample 5K Medallion
Marathon 113
Sample Triathlon Medallion
Marathon 114
Photo of Ultramarathon Medallion
Marathon 115

Drawing of Running Marathon Award
Marathon 116
 
Sample Marathon Award
Marathon 117
Example of Half Marathon Award
Marathon 118
Photo of Marathon Award
Marathon 119
Photo of Half Marathon Award
Marathon 120
Example of Charity Event Participant medal
Marathon 121
 

Photo of Triathlon Finisher medallion
Marathon 122
Example of Marathon Medal
Marathon 123
Example of Charity Event Award
Marathon 124
Sample Triathlon Participant medal
Marathon 125
 
Example of Running Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 126
Sample 10K Finisher medallion
Marathon 127

Photo of Running Marathon Medallion
Marathon 128
Photo of Ironman Medal
Marathon 129
 
Example of Charity Event Participant medal
Marathon 130
Sample Running Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 131
Example of Running Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 132
Drawing of Half Marathon Medallion
Marathon 133

 
Drawing of Charity Event Award
Marathon 134
Sample Running Event Medallion
Marathon 135
Sample Running Event Medal
Marathon 136
Sample Ultramarathon Participant medal
Marathon 137
Sample Running Marathon Medal
Marathon 138
 
Drawing of 10K Award
Marathon 139

Example of 10K Medal
Marathon 140
Photo of Running Event Medallion
Marathon 141
Photo of Half Marathon Medallion
Marathon 142
 
Photo of 5K Participant medal
Marathon 143
Drawing of Half Marathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 144
Example of 26.2 Participant medal
Marathon 145

Example of Ironman Finisher medallion
Marathon 146
 
Photo of Running Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 147
Sample Ironman Participant medal
Marathon 148
Sample 26.2 Award
Marathon 149
Photo of Running Marathon Medal
Marathon 150
Sample Triathlon Award
Marathon 151
 

Sample 10K Finisher medallion
Marathon 152
Drawing of Charity Event Participant medal
Marathon 153
Example of Charity Event Medallion
Marathon 154
Photo of Running Event Finisher medallion
Marathon 155
 
Drawing of Ironman Participant medal
Marathon 156
Photo of 26.2 Award
Marathon 157

Photo of Running Marathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 158
Example of Ultramarathon Award
Marathon 159
 
Drawing of Half Marathon Medallion
Marathon 160
Sample Running Marathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 161
Example of Charity Event Finisher medallion
Marathon 162
Example of Running Event Finisher medallion
Marathon 163

 
Drawing of Running Event Medallion
Marathon 164
Example of Ironman Medal
Marathon 165
Drawing of Ironman Medallion
Marathon 166
Drawing of 5K Award
Marathon 167
Photo of Half Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 168
 
Photo of Running Event Award
Marathon 169

Example of 26.2 Participant medal
Marathon 170
Sample Half Marathon Medal
Marathon 171
Photo of Triathlon Participant medal
Marathon 172
 
Photo of 5K Award
Marathon 173
Example of Running Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 174
Photo of 10K Medallion
Marathon 175

Photo of Half Marathon Medallion
Marathon 176
 
Photo of Charity Event Award
Marathon 177
Drawing of Triathlon Award
Marathon 178
Sample Triathlon Finisher medallion
Marathon 179
Drawing of Ironman Medal
Marathon 180
Sample Ultramarathon Award
Marathon 181
 

Sample Ironman Finisher medallion
Marathon 182
Example of 10K Finisher medallion
Marathon 183
Drawing of 10K Medal
Marathon 184
Photo of 26.2 Participant medal
Marathon 185
 
Example of 5K Finisher medallion
Marathon 186
Example of Marathon Medallion
Marathon 187

Example of Triathlon Award
Marathon 188
Drawing of Marathon Medal
Marathon 189
 
Drawing of 5K Award
Marathon 190
Example of Ironman Medallion
Marathon 191
Sample Ironman Medal
Marathon 192
Example of Half Marathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 193

 
Example of 5K Medal
Marathon 194
Example of 5K Medallion
Marathon 195
Drawing of Ultramarathon Award
Marathon 196
Example of 10K Medallion
Marathon 197
Photo of Ultramarathon Award
Marathon 198
 
Sample Charity Event Finisher medallion
Marathon 199

Photo of 10K Award
Marathon 200
Sample Running Event Medallion
Marathon 201
Sample Ultramarathon Award
Marathon 202
 
Example of Running Event Award
Marathon 203
Photo of Ultramarathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 204
Photo of Half Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 205

Photo of Marathon Award
Marathon 206
 
Photo of Running Marathon Medallion
Marathon 207
Photo of Half Marathon Medallion
Marathon 208
Example of 26.2 Participant medal
Marathon 209
Sample Running Marathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 210
Sample 26.2 Medal
Marathon 211
 

Drawing of Ironman Award
Marathon 212
Photo of Running Event Finisher medallion
Marathon 213
Photo of Running Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 214
Example of Half Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 215
 
Photo of Charity Event Medal
Marathon 216
Example of 10K Medal
Marathon 217

Photo of Triathlon Medallion
Marathon 218
Example of Ironman Award
Marathon 219
 
Drawing of Charity Event Medallion
Marathon 220
Sample Marathon Medal
Marathon 221
Sample 10K Award
Marathon 222
Photo of Running Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 223

 
Sample Ironman Award
Marathon 224
Example of Triathlon Finisher medallion
Marathon 225
Drawing of Running Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 226
Drawing of 10K Medal
Marathon 227
Photo of Ultramarathon Medallion
Marathon 228
 
Sample Triathlon Award
Marathon 229

Example of 26.2 Finisher medallion
Marathon 230
Drawing of Running Event Medallion
Marathon 231
Drawing of Charity Event Award
Marathon 232
 
Example of Running Event Medallion
Marathon 233
Example of Ultramarathon Medallion
Marathon 234
Sample 5K Medallion
Marathon 235

Photo of Marathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 236
 
Example of Running Event Finisher medallion
Marathon 237
Example of 26.2 Participant medal
Marathon 238
Drawing of 26.2 Award
Marathon 239
Drawing of 26.2 Finisher medallion
Marathon 240
Sample Charity Event Finisher medallion
Marathon 241
 

Drawing of Ironman Medallion
Marathon 242
Photo of Half Marathon Medallion
Marathon 243
Photo of Triathlon Medal
Marathon 244
Sample Marathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 245
 
Drawing of Marathon Medal
Marathon 246
Example of 5K Medallion
Marathon 247

Photo of Marathon Medallion
Marathon 248
Drawing of Charity Event Medallion
Marathon 249
 
Drawing of Running Marathon Award
Marathon 250
Photo of Running Event Medal
Marathon 251
Example of Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 252
Photo of Half Marathon Medal
Marathon 253

 
Sample Ultramarathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 254
Example of Triathlon Finisher medallion
Marathon 255
Drawing of 10K Finisher medallion
Marathon 256
Photo of Ironman Finisher medallion
Marathon 257
Drawing of 26.2 Medallion
Marathon 258
 
Sample Charity Event Medallion
Marathon 259

Sample Ironman Medallion
Marathon 260
Sample Charity Event Finisher medallion
Marathon 261
Photo of Half Marathon Medal
Marathon 262
 
Example of Running Event Finisher medallion
Marathon 263
Drawing of Marathon Medal
Marathon 264
Photo of Triathlon Participant medal
Marathon 265

Sample Running Marathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 266
 
Photo of 5K Medal
Marathon 267
Photo of Charity Event Award
Marathon 268
Photo of Triathlon Medallion
Marathon 269
Example of Running Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 270
Example of Ironman Award
Marathon 271
 

Sample Half Marathon Award
Marathon 272
Photo of Running Marathon Medal
Marathon 273
Sample Running Marathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 274
Sample Marathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 275
 
Photo of Ultramarathon Medal
Marathon 276
Sample 5K Award
Marathon 277

Photo of 5K Participant medal
Marathon 278
Photo of Marathon Medallion
Marathon 279
 
Sample Triathlon Medallion
Marathon 280
Example of Triathlon Medal
Marathon 281
Photo of 10K Medal
Marathon 282
Example of 10K Medal
Marathon 283

 
Drawing of 26.2 Participant medal
Marathon 284
Sample Running Marathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 285
Example of 5K Medallion
Marathon 286
Example of Half Marathon Medal
Marathon 287
Sample Charity Event Medal
Marathon 288
 
Photo of Charity Event Medallion
Marathon 289

Drawing of Triathlon Medallion
Marathon 290
Photo of Ultramarathon Medallion
Marathon 291
Sample Ironman Participant medal
Marathon 292
 
Drawing of Charity Event Medallion
Marathon 293
Photo of 10K Medallion
Marathon 294
Example of Charity Event Participant medal
Marathon 295

Sample Half Marathon Medal
Marathon 296
 
Sample 5K Medal
Marathon 297
Photo of Half Marathon Finisher medallion
Marathon 298
Example of Marathon Medal
Marathon 299
Sample 10K Participant medal
Marathon 300
Example of 5K Participant medal
Marathon 301
 

Example of Half Marathon Participant medal
Marathon 302

Medals & Insignia - Your Marathon and Race Event Specialists!

 
Almost all marathons and half marathon event provide medals to their finishers. Other events such as 10k, 5 k, kid’s runs are increasingly providing medals. (The Vancouver marathon has: marathon, half marathon, and 10k & 5k events)

A large portion of running event support various charities, as they promote a healthy life style (charity runs, run for cancer, breast cancer runs, prostate cancer runs)

The receipt of the medal placed around the neck at the finish is one of the reasons why runners are driven to run and to finish and achieve their objective... It is the culmination of hard work, perseverance, pain, and elation when they receive the medal upon completion.

As we attend race expos at various marathons (Huntington Beach, L.A. marathon, Pasadena marathon, Redondo Beach, and run for the toad) we are reminded again and again of how important it is to marathon runners both men, women & children to receive a custom medal to remember the experience by.  So much so that race directors and organizers have in the last few years become obsessed with providing unique custom medals that make the marathon & associated events stand out from the competition.

Make no mistake marathon and race event organizers are driven people who compete with each other to attract runners to their events. And a wonderful custom medal helps in this endeavor, as runners belong to running clubs and they talk freely about their great experiences

The type and design of medals have undergone a transition over the last  10 years, going from basic antiqued medals with plain colored ribbons to larger shinier, full colour with printed ribbons with graphics.

When it comes to age category and overall top winners they can be even more special such as a larger size, personalized with clear labels printed in black that fit into a recessed back and look like they are printed for the recipient.

The stand up award medal which M&I developed for age category winners is particularly striking and special with the labels on the back and the front similar to the finisher’s medals. Less expensive than a plaque and much more appreciated.

M&I has a design team that takes the logo of the event and marries it with other images such as a city landmark (which can be etched from a digital photo) or a major sponsor’s logo. Incorporating these factors.

We provide black and white and color art for the race director or organizers to tweak to their requirements.

Depending on the design, some elements will be raised in metal, and other areas recessed. Also photo etching of a landmark such as a building or bridge can be incorporated. The reverse side can also be used for additional copy, sponsor information, or category winner at a nominal cost.

To set off the medal design, plain or printed ribbons can be used to compliment the design and colors of the medal.  Further, Olympic style ribbon attachment can be done with straight cut ribbon for a clean look.

Medals can be made domestically and off shore.

Reasons for producing domestically are: lower quantity, no epoxy colour, and plain ribbons. In most cases these types of medals will be less costly than off shore.

Also given he shorter lead times and lower shipping costs, domestic production is the choice of many events who do not know their quantities up until 2 weeks before an event.  Even at that late of a date, we can still make more medals in time for the event.

Reasons for going off shore would be: higher volumes, many epoxy colors, printed ribbons, prices for these types of event will generally be lower

We can assist you on this decision and will provide pricing and lead time for both alternatives.

Epoxy color has been increasingly popular with many event and we offer color matching and transparent colors (to replicate water for example).

We make the process for ordering medals and other products simple and pain free, by supplying artwork for your approval prior to making, so you can see what you are going to receive.

Simply send your art file/design and describe what you think you would like and we will do a design. If you arent sure exactly what you want, don't worry, give us whatever ideas you have and we can make up some alternative designs & sizes for your approval.
 

“If we can draw it” we can make it.

All things are possible with large & small sizes, plain ribbons, printed ribbons thicker medals, thinner medal, cut out to shape medals, medals with cut outs in center, transparent colored sun catcher, see through medals, printed insert medals, spinner medals.

Pewter medal, zinc plated medals, dies struck medals, die cast medals, stainless steel medals, etched medals , hand finished and machine finished medals. Just ask and we will advise the best way to do you design within your budget.

 


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