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 […]

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 […]

November 10, 2019

Iceman Runneth Challenge: 31 miles of mud, hills, friends and Oreos

By Ali LopezMRG Contributor Each November, the Bell’s Beer Iceman Cometh Challenge brings thousands of mountain bikers to northern Michigan. The […]

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 […]

August 14, 2019

These Must-Run Michigan Trail Races are Beyond Scenic

If you haven’t yet run a Great Lakes Endurance trail race — these events take place in the Upper Peninsula […]

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 […]

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 […]

August 19, 2018

Ali Lopez sees running (and life) differently now

The summer of 2017 started out well for Ali Lopez, with big plans for triathlons as well as trail running […]

August 8, 2017

Julie Millen on running for others, logging 100 miles during Detroit Free Press Marathon & Half Marathon weekend this October

This October, during Detroit Free Press Marathon weekend Oct. 14-15, ultra runner and mom of five Julie Millen will take […]

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