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 […]

August 30, 2018

Keep Your Summer Exploring Going Into Fall

You’ll all be excited to hear that Maia Turek, our Michigan Department of Natural Resources State Parks guru, is back […]

August 19, 2018

Ali Lopez sees running (and life) differently now

The summer of 2017 started out well for Ali Lopez, with big plans for triathlons as well as trail running […]

July 25, 2018

Olympian Paul McMullen is inspiring young Michigan runners

I think the mile requires a hybrid type of athlete. We’re half sprinter and half distance runner. I think that […]

July 17, 2018

Trail Running for a Cause—and Fresh Summer Veggies!

West Michigan runner and race director Kevin Curley vividly remembers hearing fellow runner Veronica Constantine’s journey of living with a […]

June 25, 2018

Independence Day Running + Racing

The Fourth of July is almost here — do you have plans for a patriotic race? An MRG favorite to […]

June 19, 2018

WANNABE’s Sara Grey Talks Tenacity and Resilience

Lifelong athlete and former collegiate volleyball player Sara Grey unexpectedly became a mother at a young age, in her 20s […]

June 18, 2018

Down 40 pounds and Heading Toward Half Marathons

Danny Wright discovered triathlons and marathons in his 20s, tackling both while serving in the U.S. Navy during his 20s. […]

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 […]

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