July 22, 2021

Michigan West Coast running + racing

An epic mountain backpacking trip with fellow veterans, getting back to racing in person (and snagging a podium finish), race […]

June 29, 2021

Run for Cherries: Festival of Races in Traverse City returns!

It’s safe to say that the Michigan race scene is really getting back on its feet, now that pandemic restrictions […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

February 9, 2021

Podcast: race updates + sweet February deals

Upcoming virtual challenges and race updates, in-person events planned for this summer and fall, and special savings — this short […]

January 20, 2021

Fresh starts with Janice Davidson of the North Mitten

Life during a pandemic can lead us down paths we may not have gone down otherwise — some not so […]

July 21, 2020

Holland Haven’s plans for a safe, in-person race this September

Eddie Kline and his team are working hard to make this fall’s Holland Haven Marathon, Half Marathon and 8K an […]

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