October 4, 2021

Introducing new MRG columnist Erica Walsh

Editor’s note: Michigan Runner Girl is excited to introduce our newest columnist, Erica Walsh, a runner and certified personal trainer […]

September 24, 2021

A deeper, more personal conversation with Heather and Emma

By the MRG Show team Moving our bodies. Dealing with anxiety. Finding what inspires us. Cultivating and maintaining family relationships. […]

August 31, 2021

Inside IRONMAN 70.3 Michigan in Frankfort

In just under two weeks, a few thousand athletes and their family and friends will travel to the quaint and […]

August 16, 2021

‘Nature helps us in every way’: Janice Davidson on the return of the Betsie Valley Trail Run

At the start of 2021, Janice Davidson took a big leap of faith when she quit her longtime position as […]

August 6, 2021

Going green with runner and innovator Kristina Smithe

“The idea came to me after running a marathon—the California International Marathon—in December of 2019. I ran the marathon and […]

July 22, 2021

Michigan West Coast running + racing

An epic mountain backpacking trip with fellow veterans, getting back to racing in person (and snagging a podium finish), race […]

July 12, 2021

Become a trail runner this summer

Following her recent trail race — her first in-person trail race in over a year and a half, Ragnar Trail […]

June 29, 2021

Run for Cherries: Festival of Races in Traverse City returns!

It’s safe to say that the Michigan race scene is really getting back on its feet, now that pandemic restrictions […]

June 22, 2021

Going your own way, starting new chapters + persevering

“You’re not meant to be a runner.” “You don’t have to run to lose weight.” “You should find something else […]

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