March 4, 2016

Friday Fueling: 3 savory sweet potato recipes (for before + after your run!)

By Ali Lopez MRG Contributor Sweet potatoes are one of my favorite foods. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks — you name […]

February 19, 2016

Friday Fueling: Superfood Kale Salad

By Ali Lopez MRG Contributor I love to eat! Most runners do. And as a chef, I love to create […]

February 5, 2016

Friday Fueling: Introducing Healthy Chef Ali + the Power of Smoothies

Hello MRG fans! I am so excited to be a part of Michigan Runner Girl and to help you find […]

January 5, 2016

Fresh Starts: 4 Ideas + Reader-Inspired Plans for Ramping Up Your Running Life

While I’m not the biggest fan of New Year’s Resolutions — too much pressure and why wait for January when […]

November 19, 2015

Episode #16: ‘Healthy Chef’ Ali Lopez on eating smart + running well

Our food should be good for us and taste great, too, says Ali Lopez, a Michigan runner, chef and health coach who talks with Heather […]

February 26, 2015

Paradise Found: Snowshoe racing in Tahquamenon Falls State Park

This weekend’s trek north for a snowshoe race in the U.P. was amazing. And I know this is a word […]

November 6, 2014

Product Review: SOS Rehydration

Editor’s note: This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own.  The longer I’m on this running journey, the […]

June 4, 2014

Run It: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore’s Bay View Trail + Lunch in Leland

With the end of another school year fast approaching, and my wanderlust tickling me as it does pretty adamantly a few times […]

March 5, 2014

Running Fuel: new partnership with Naturally Nutty + reader discount!

My go-to breakfast before an everyday run is a slice or two of 100% whole wheat toast topped with nut […]

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