Motivation to run starts here! Whether you’re new to running, just completed your first 5K, you’ve been running for years or are trying your hand at tri’s or ultras, check out these stories of Michigan runners. Have someone in mind you’d want us to interview? Care to share your own story? Send an email to michiganrunnergirl [at] gmail [dot] com
Northwest Michigan Runners
Tony Anderson, Traverse City »
Running 50 marathons in 50 states to raise funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Trisha Ager, Boyne City »
Trained for and ran the 2012 Bayshore Marathon to raise money for a ministry.
Joel Gaff, Traverse City »
Runner, triathlete, Ironman, co-operator of Endurance Evolution event management company
Cassy Stone, Traverse City »
Avid mountain biker and runner and mother of three.
Amy Farmer, Traverse City »
Girls on the Run coach, mom of three, marathoner
Krista Scott, Traverse City »
2013 Boston Marathon finisher
Katie Kearney, Traverse City »
Runner, creator of Naturally Nutty nut butters
Scott Mindel and Rebecca Stein-Mindel, Mt. Pleasant »
A couple that decided to lose weight together — and cross (many) finish lines together.
West Michigan Runners
Dani Beals, Grand Haven »
Chicago Marathon finisher
Bari Fitzpatrick, Grandville »
Marathoner, Half-Marathoner, lover of living a healthy life & Michigan craft beer
Southwest Michigan Runners
Heather Quinlan, Sterling Heights, MI. – “Happy Pace Diaries” on MRG
Follow this regular MRG contributor as she aims for a sub-3:00 half-marathon (she’s running four half-marathons in 2014!)
Heather’s first post for MRG »
“Feeling Renewed as a Runner…”
“I am a Runner”
Bayshore Half Marathon Race Recap
10 Tips to Get Started Running »