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 […]

March 6, 2019

Eva Solomon of Epic Races on this month’s Ann Arbor Marathon + Team RWB Athletes

Coming off three big endurance sport conferences, including the 2019 Running USA Industry Conference held Feb. 10-12 in San Juan, […]

February 14, 2019

‘I Want to be Badass’: From Runner to Triathlete

“If you had told me four years ago I was going to be a triathlete, I would have laughed. It […]

January 17, 2019

‘Enough is Enough’: What it takes to go from overweight and unhappy to strong and fulfilled

Though he grew up playing sports and being an active kid, Dave Hester found himself overweight and “always achy and […]

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