May 30, 2018

Tri Goddess Tri Celebrates 10 years

Ann Arbor-based race management company Epic Races is known for putting on, well, pretty epic races. From its flagship event […]

May 14, 2018

Lake Michigan breezes, downtown attractions, scenic course among reasons runners love Muskegon’s Seaway Run

In just over a month, the longstanding Muskegon summer race tradition known as the Seaway Run takes place along the […]

May 1, 2018

City Spotlight: Summer running + playing in Traverse City

If Traverse City is among your summer travel destinations — or you’ve been looking for an excuse to spend some […]

April 16, 2018

Your chance to meet Boston Marathon winner Desiree Linden + other MRG updates

Wow, what a day! History was made when Michigan’s own Desiree Linden, a 34-year-old runner who trains with Hanson-Brooks Original […]

Countdown to Gazelle Girl: Catching up with Kentwood runner Rachelle Salisbury

Gazelle Girl is almost here! As we look to this weekend’s 6th annual Gazelle Girl Half Marathon, 10K & 5K […]

March 11, 2018

BIG Little Hero Race 10K, 5K & Kids Fun Run returns this April in Traverse City

For the fourth year, business students at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City are planning for the BIG Little Hero […]

January 19, 2018

Running 13.1 or 26.2 this year? These runners will inspire you.

It’s a new year (welcome to the first MRG show of 2018!) and you just may have a big goal […]

November 28, 2017

Escape this January: Announcing the first-ever Michigan Runner Girl Winter Getaway

Moonlit snowshoeing, cross country skiing and hiking through the woods, yoga, delicious food and drink…all in a gorgeous Up North […]

November 21, 2017

Winter fun at Michigan State Parks + let’s all #OptOutside this Friday!

Maia Turek, a.k.a. the Michigan state parks guru, is back on the Michigan Runner Girl Show, this time to talk […]

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