September 13, 2020

Turning to Travel: How our Pure Michigan adventures can change and connect us right now

Getting outside, enjoying nature, breathing in the fresh air and exploring both familiar and new-to-us places in Michigan — we’ve […]

February 23, 2020

Tanner Bell, Ragnar Relay Co-Founder, wants your race to be an experience to remember

The year was 2004, and an overnight running relay race with less than 300 participants was getting underway in Utah. […]

February 9, 2020

Awesome year-round adventure ideas at Michigan state parks

A peaceful paddle down a Michigan river during the winter, chasing waterfalls in the lower peninsula (have you been to […]

February 1, 2020

So You’ve Decided to Run Ragnar. Here’s What to Do Next.

2020 is Your Year to Run Ragnar!(Here’s What You Need to Know. It’s Going to be Amazing!) MRG has taken part in […]

January 31, 2020

Benchmark races, running as therapy + this year’s Gazelle Girl races in Grand Rapids

“If there ever was a time or an opportunity where I get to speak to the truth of what Gazelle […]

September 5, 2019

Marquette Trail 50: Challenging Climbs, Picturesque Peaks, Lake Superior Luciousness

By Ali LopezMRG Contributor As some of you know, I finished my first 50-mile trail run back in June and […]

August 24, 2019

Getting Real about IRONMAN 70.3 Traverse City + Reflecting on an Amazing Summer

Just two more sleeps until IRONMAN 70.3 Traverse City! After months of training and preparing (and juggling lots of life […]

August 21, 2019

Traverse City-bound: Eva and Ed Solomon are tackling IRONMAN 70.3 together (and in different ways)

Eva and Ed Solomon are headed north from their home in the Ann Arbor area this weekend—joining more than 2,000 […]

August 14, 2019

These Must-Run Michigan Trail Races are Beyond Scenic

If you haven’t yet run a Great Lakes Endurance trail race — these events take place in the Upper Peninsula […]

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