September 1, 2020

West Michigan’s Total Trek Quest keeps school-age boys running and connected

“I’ve been running every morning at 6 a.m. and then walking every afternoon or night with my daughter. I’ve run […]

August 7, 2020

Lisa Taylor on the ways the pandemic is shaping our active lifestyles + reinforcing our love of the sport

“It’s been tough. And I think we’re right smack dab in the middle of it and we don’t really know […]

July 29, 2020

Joel Gaff, triathlete + race organizer + proud dad

Joel Gaff and his family — wife Laura and their two little girls — have spent the past several months […]

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 […]

July 1, 2020

Live from the new Lululemon in Traverse City: Summer Running and Gear Talk with Jonny

It’s always a special treat to have Jonny Tornga — ultrarunner, MRG podcast producer, talented musician and all-around great guy […]

June 16, 2020

Quarantine Catch-up with Kelly Yauk + The Great Beerd Run

Two work-from-home parents, two sweet young daughters, one treadmill (often used late at night), several family hikes, and one visiting […]

June 4, 2020

Your top food questions answered + finding inspiration by helping other runners

In case you missed it, we recently announced on the Michigan Runner Girl Facebook page a new MRG series, “Ask […]

May 27, 2020

Bayshore Race Reminiscing, Ramping up Running + Rethinking Race Plans

Andrew Buikema, a Rockford, Mich. runner and race director, was continuing his years-long quest to qualify for the Boston Marathon […]

December 7, 2019

What it takes to shift our mindset and experience wellness breakthroughs

“This year has been a huge year of mental transformation.”  Heather Quinlan, who penned Happy Pace Diaries for the MRG […]

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