August 8, 2013

Guest Runner Race Recap: 2013 Grand Island Trail Marathon

Traverse City runner Eric Houghton snagged his second Grand Island Trail Marathon win—in rainy, cool conditions, and after taking a […]

August 2, 2013

My Michigan Running Story: Maggie Rettelle, winner of the Martian Marathon in Dearborn

Maggie Rettelle, a registered dietician who lives in Midland, is one speedy Michigan runner—she won the Martian Marathon this past […]

June 3, 2013

My Michigan Running Story: Bari Fitzpatrick, racing toward good health, PRs & ‘good, local beers’

Bari Fitzpatrick, 42, lives and runs in Grandville, Mich. I “met” her virtually after learning she was running this year’s […]

May 14, 2013

My Michigan Running Story: Katie Kearney, creator of Naturally Nutty nut butters

On my most time-crunched mornings, when I’m hoping to squeeze in a run and especially on those days when getting […]

April 11, 2013

My Michigan Running Story: Krista Scott, ready to rock Boston

It’s a big weekend ahead for Krista Scott, a 35-year-old Michigan runner I “met” when she replied to one of […]

October 23, 2012

My Michigan Running Story: Discovering that running reveals ‘anything is possible’

I “met” Dani Beals of Grand Haven through the Michigan Runner Girl Facebook page, where she connected with fellow runner […]

October 17, 2012

Running and training like a mother: an interview with Dimity and Sarah

Back in spring 2010, not too long before I started Michigan Runner Girl, I wrote posts about running for a […]

September 24, 2012

My Michigan Running Story: Amy Farmer, celebrating 40 with 26.2

I got to know Amy Farmer through running—specifically coaching running to a (very large) group of elementary school students participating […]

July 23, 2012

My Michigan Running Story: Joel Gaff, helping shape Michigan’s race event scene

Joel Gaff, 32, is well known in northern Michigan’s running community, not only as an impressive endurance athlete—he’s a former […]

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