Maybe you win a lot. Or maybe you just run a lot of races that give finisher’s medals—marathons, half marathons, novelty 5Ks. Either way, that first treasured medal eventually blooms into a few pounds of hardware weighing down your doorknob or filling up your dresser drawer. Here are some more fun ways to appreciate—or dispose of—those medals. Medals 4 Mettle takes donations of marathon, half-marathon, and triathlon medals. They replace the ribbon with their own, and give them to people, mostly children, who are enduring their own challenges with cancer, chronic illness, trauma, or other life challenges. “These medals are awarded to pay-it-forward to those who must run a much more difficult race than the medal donors’ races; a race they did not choose to run: a race where the finish line might not be known.” If you still want to see all those medals hanging up next to each other, try one of the display racks that has hooks for medals underneath a cheesy saying like “born to run.” Some also have a place to hang race bibs, if you like to save the numbers you wore during the race. This is a clever combination: hooks underneath a chalkboard. You can clip bibs to the chalkboard, and ...