August 16, 2021

‘Nature helps us in every way’: Janice Davidson on the return of the Betsie Valley Trail Run

At the start of 2021, Janice Davidson took a big leap of faith when she quit her longtime position as […]

August 6, 2021

Going green with runner and innovator Kristina Smithe

“The idea came to me after running a marathon—the California International Marathon—in December of 2019. I ran the marathon and […]

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 22, 2021

Going your own way, starting new chapters + persevering

“You’re not meant to be a runner.” “You don’t have to run to lose weight.” “You should find something else […]

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 […]

May 21, 2021

Setting big race goals — to help others

“It was absolutely the best day.” This is how Tony Anderson, who began a journey of completing a marathon in […]

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 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 […]

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