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 […]

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 […]

September 4, 2019

‘Epic year of racing’ leads to even bigger goals in 2019 for newer runner Beth Nykerk

For Beth Nykerk, a second grade teacher in Holland, Mich., the idea of setting a new goal after completing her […]

August 7, 2019

Everything is coming together for Jen Casey: “It’s a good journey”

Jen Casey, a northern Michigan runner, triathlete and mom of two young children, discovered a love of road biking and […]

June 26, 2019

My First 50-mile Trail Race

By Ali Lopez MRG Contributor A couple of weeks ago I did something I never would have imagined doing when […]

May 24, 2019

‘Anything Really is Possible’ – Jon Conkling, Triathlete, Runner & Dad of 5

Jon Conkling’s wake-up call came in late 2011. It was then that the Ada, Mich. husband and dad of five […]

April 17, 2019

Eddie Kline on Growing a Race, the Marathon Mind-set, and Eyeing an Ultra

The Holland Haven Marathon, Half Marathon and 8K keeps on growing—last year the September races saw a 60% increase in […]

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