June 11, 2021

Tri Goddess Tri: a triathlon for all of us

{New Podcast Episode} Five years ago this month—June 2016—Heather did something she’d never done before: she completed a triathlon. After […]

June 4, 2021

Listening to your body, making new friends + traveling for Ragnars with Emily White

Runner, mom, fan of craft beer, wine, and traveling — this is how blogger Emily White describes herself on her […]

April 29, 2021

Listener Journeys: ‘My first half for the second time’

“I’ve been making healthier choices for me and feeling better about myself … I feel like I have a lot […]

April 28, 2021

A finish line proposal at the North Mitten Half Marathon

When Dave Truxton toed the start line at last year’s North Mitten at Crystal Mountain, the Traverse City runner had […]

April 22, 2021

3 event directors get honest about pandemic racing + what’s to come

“We just want to put on a safe event and get back to racing.” ~Andrew Buikema, west Michigan race director, […]

April 12, 2021

When your running goes down a different path

“But I think there’s something else at play. I feel my running evolving. I’m not exactly sure what this means, […]

April 11, 2021

Staying strong, focused + race-ready with the help of friends

Christie Phillips hasn’t exactly loved running. Far from it, actually. “Running was always something I hated, but did to stay […]

March 14, 2021

Jonny and Heather get real — and go long — while answering your questions

When we put the call out for questions — the burning questions, running and otherwise — that you wanted to […]

March 2, 2021

Joel Gaff launches Traverse City Run Co.

“I always like to think that when you have all the freedom in the world, creativity maybe doesn’t come so […]

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