May 20, 2022

The Long Road to the North Country Trail Run 50K

By Erica WalshMRG Contributor I became aware of the North Country Trail Run after completing the 2019 Michigan Ragnar Trail […]

November 9, 2021

Fall Running: Finding my confidence at the Detroit Half Marathon

By Jackie ReneaudMRG Contributor I find joy in racing. I thrive on going fast and pushing myself to the finish […]

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, […]

September 21, 2020

Digging deep, drawing strength from family + friends, and snagging a PR at this year’s in-person Holland Haven Marathon

By Beth NykerkMRG Contributor Sunday, September 13 was a special race day for many reasons. It was such an amazing […]

July 24, 2020

What it takes to run (and win!) an ultra — in your backyard

By Ali LopezMRG Contributor Cancelled races? No problem here. I have been keeping myself pretty busy and motivated with virtual […]

November 10, 2019

Iceman Runneth Challenge: 31 miles of mud, hills, friends and Oreos

By Ali LopezMRG Contributor Each November, the Bell’s Beer Iceman Cometh Challenge brings thousands of mountain bikers to northern Michigan. The […]

September 19, 2019

My (super-tough, amazing, life-changing) IRONMAN 70.3 Traverse City

My long-awaited IRONMAN 70.3 Traverse City race recap is here! (Thank you for your patience—and for asking me to share […]

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 […]

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