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 […]

April 10, 2019

Trevor Tkach is Tackling His First Half Marathon (You Can, Too!)

He’s run 5Ks with his family, and remembers taking on the Bayshore 10K back in the day when he was […]

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