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 […]

June 11, 2021

Tri Goddess Tri: a triathlon for all of us

{New Podcast Episode} Five years ago this month—June 2016—Heather did something she’d never done before: she completed a triathlon. After […]

June 4, 2021

Listening to your body, making new friends + traveling for Ragnars with Emily White

Runner, mom, fan of craft beer, wine, and traveling — this is how blogger Emily White describes herself on her […]

May 21, 2021

Setting big race goals — to help others

“It was absolutely the best day.” This is how Tony Anderson, who began a journey of completing a marathon in […]

April 28, 2021

A finish line proposal at the North Mitten Half Marathon

When Dave Truxton toed the start line at last year’s North Mitten at Crystal Mountain, the Traverse City runner had […]

April 26, 2021

Project Rustic update from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Earlier this spring, the MRG Podcast featured a conversation with Paige Lackey, who is embarking on an epic five-month-long camping […]

April 22, 2021

3 event directors get honest about pandemic racing + what’s to come

“We just want to put on a safe event and get back to racing.” ~Andrew Buikema, west Michigan race director, […]

April 11, 2021

Staying strong, focused + race-ready with the help of friends

Christie Phillips hasn’t exactly loved running. Far from it, actually. “Running was always something I hated, but did to stay […]

March 23, 2021

Project Rustic: 77 Michigan state forest campgrounds, 1 RV, 1 epic summer

If you could spend your summer exploring rustic state forest campgrounds all across Michigan — traveling to these scenic spots […]

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