July 24, 2020

What it takes to run (and win!) an ultra — in your backyard

By Ali LopezMRG Contributor Cancelled races? No problem here. I have been keeping myself pretty busy and motivated with virtual […]

July 2, 2020

Ali Answers: Always hungry? Satisfying snacks + meal ideas

By Ali LopezMRG Contributor Laura: I have a question about hunger. I am very hungry all the time. I run, […]

June 4, 2020

Your top food questions answered + finding inspiration by helping other runners

In case you missed it, we recently announced on the Michigan Runner Girl Facebook page a new MRG series, “Ask […]

April 26, 2020

Stocked up with cans of beans? 7 delicious ways to enjoy ’em.

By Ali LopezMRG Contributor Hello from my kitchen to yours. I hope you are all staying safe and healthy, getting […]

February 20, 2020

Friday Fueling: Warm up with Ali’s Magical Dal

By Ali LopezMRG Contributor Happy end-of-February—the longest shortest month! Being that it is winter and soups and stews are where […]

December 23, 2019

Holiday Treats: Healthy Chef Ali’s Runner Cookies

By Ali LopezMRG Contributor December feels like the perfect time to write about cookies. (The kind you eat, not the […]

November 3, 2019

Registration Open for 3rd Annual MRG Winter Weekend Getaway!

Lantern-lit snowshoeing, morning running, cross country skiing and hiking through the woods, yoga, delicious food and drink…all in a gorgeous […]

August 7, 2019

Everything is coming together for Jen Casey: “It’s a good journey”

Jen Casey, a northern Michigan runner, triathlete and mom of two young children, discovered a love of road biking and […]

July 18, 2019

Up Your Summer Salad Game: Healthy Chef Ali’s Top Tips

By Ali LopezMRG Contributor Summer is definitely salad season. In the fall and winter, I mostly eat my greens cooked. […]

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