May 24, 2019

‘Anything Really is Possible’ – Jon Conkling, Triathlete, Runner & Dad of 5

Jon Conkling’s wake-up call came in late 2011. It was then that the Ada, Mich. husband and dad of five […]

May 15, 2019

Latest MRG News (Discount Codes, First-ever MRG Race + Bayshore Expo!)

You’ll want to tune in to the latest Michigan Runner Girl podcast episode to hear some big announcements as well […]

May 6, 2019

S’mores, Live Music, Food Trucks (and Running!) at Ragnar Michigan Trail

In just over a month, trail runners from all across Michigan, the Midwest and beyond will meet up at Hanson […]

April 26, 2019

‘A Run with a View’: Andrew Buikema on this Summer’s Seaway Run in Muskegon + Going After a Big Goal

For breathtaking Lake Michigan views, lots of spectator support, race distances for everyone, and an energetic finish-line vibe in the […]

April 17, 2019

Eddie Kline on Growing a Race, the Marathon Mind-set, and Eyeing an Ultra

The Holland Haven Marathon, Half Marathon and 8K keeps on growing—last year the September races saw a 60% increase in […]

April 15, 2019

10 Reasons to Sign Up for this Summer’s Ragnar Trail Michigan June 15-16

It’s an all new race and an all-new adventure — the inaugural Ragnar Trail Michigan is this June 15-16 at Hanson Hills Recreation Area […]

April 10, 2019

Trevor Tkach is Tackling His First Half Marathon (You Can, Too!)

He’s run 5Ks with his family, and remembers taking on the Bayshore 10K back in the day when he was […]

April 1, 2019

A Must-Run Scenic Summer Trail Race

Looking for a great, beginner-friendly trail race this summer? The 13th annual Brainy Day Trail Run 10K & 5K on August […]

March 19, 2019

Captain Marvel or The Flash? Inside next month’s BIG Little Hero Race in Traverse City

It’s a milestone year for the Northwestern Michigan College business students, who are behind the BIG Little Hero Race, a family-friendly […]

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