December 4, 2018

Kicking Off Ironman 70.3 Training with Rebecca & Tony Venticinque

It’s about that time … time to get serious about starting training for Ironman 70.3 Traverse City, a 1.2-mile swim, […]

November 16, 2018

Get Outside and Get Trotting this Thanksgiving

No matter where you live in Michigan, or where you may be visiting for the Thanksgiving holiday, a turkey trot […]

November 6, 2018

Apple orchards, pumpkin patches, grilled cheese sandwiches: Ali’s Bad Apple Ultra race report

By Ali Lopez MRG Contributor What a blast! On a recent Saturday this fall I got to run the awesome […]

October 31, 2018

Enjoying Michigan craft beer + talking trails with Kelly Yauk & Maia Turek

When two of the funniest women you know get together—finally—to share stories of great Michigan trails to explore and fall […]

October 17, 2018

Running Detroit this weekend? Get all the race details here.

It’s a big week for fall racing in Michigan with this Sunday marking the 41st running of the Detroit Free […]

October 5, 2018

Behind the Scenes of Next Summer’s IRONMAN 70.3 Traverse City

Next summer, on Aug. 25, Michigan will get its second IRONMAN 70.3 – behind IRONMAN 70.3 Steelhead in Benton Harbor, […]

September 27, 2018

Ideas for Your Next Traverse City Fall + Winter Race Getaway

Thinking about heading to Traverse City this fall or early winter for a race weekend getaway? Coryn Briggs, a northern […]

September 14, 2018

Don Kern (324 marathons & counting!) on next month’s Grand Rapids Marathon & Half Marathon

At age 62, west Michigan runner and race director Don Kern is going strong—he’s running marathons (the East Canyon Marathon […]

September 6, 2018

Lake Views, Hilly Climbs, Hanging with an Olympian: Ali’s Boyne City Triathlon

By Ali LopezMRG Contributor This past weekend I got the chance to do the Boyne City Triathlon for the first […]

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