January 18, 2017

Gazelle Girl Half Marathon reveals finisher medals, special 5th anniversary legacy gift

Along with a group of girlfriends, I ran the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon a few years ago. Ever since, I’ve wanted […]

January 11, 2017

Paradise Found: Snowshoe racing at Tahquamenon Falls State Park + Race Discount Code

The following post originally appeared here a couple of years ago, and I’m publishing it again, with updates, because this […]

January 4, 2017

Winter exploring at Michigan state parks + join the MRG-DNR Fitness Challenge

{Get all the details of the Fitness Challenge in this blog post. You can also click on the player above […]

November 28, 2016

Episode #71: Mid-Michigan Ultra Team Trail Race (the MUTT)

Kevin Fowler had an idea for a very different kind of team trail racing experience–a race that would allow four runners with […]

September 30, 2016

Episode #63: Farmland 5K Run and Free For All Bike in Traverse City

This year marks the 5th anniversary of the Farmland 5K Run and Free For All Bike event held each December […]

September 20, 2016

Ragnar Essentials: What to Pack for Your Adventure

Last night, over some cold drinks and a couple of apps, Team MRG hashed out details of our upcoming Ragnar […]

September 13, 2016

Ultimate U.P. Weekend: Our family’s adventures over Labor Day, from Manistique to Munising to Marquette

The final days of summer were ticking by. Quickly. August felt at once lazy-day-summery and jam-packed, thanks to my commitment […]

August 21, 2014

Race Entry Giveaway + Pre-Order Your Hoodie: Detroit Women’s Half Marathon & 5K

Summer is indeed winding down, and though this is always a bittersweet time of year for those of us who […]

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