This year marks the 5th anniversary of the Farmland 5K Run and Free For All Bike event held each December on the east side of Traverse City.
The Farmland 5K Run and Bike Free for All features a challenging and fun course on trails. /Photo courtesy race organizers
The Farmland 5K Run and Bike Free for All features a challenging and fun course on trails. /Photo courtesy race organizers

Lisa Taylor, high school cross country coach, frequent podcast guest/co-host and founder of this race, joins Heather in the studio to talk about Farmland, which takes place on Saturday, Dec. 3. Together, they talk through the top 5 reasons for signing up for this race. These touch on the time of year it takes place (no matter the weather — lots of snow or extremely cold — it still goes on), the cool swag and post-race party runners and cyclists get to experience, the unique cross country terrain and cycling-run combo components, and lots more.

Some years have proven chillier (and snowier!) than others.../Photo courtesy race organizers
Some years have proven chillier (and snowier!) than others…/Photo courtesy race organizers

 

Come north this early-winter (lodging rates in the Traverse City area this time of year are much lower) and join Heather and Lisa at this super-fun December race. (Heather might even be giving the run-bike combo a try…just maybe.) SPECIAL MRG READER & LISTENER RACE DISCOUNT: Use the code MRGMOO to receive $5 off your individual race entry. Register here »

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A special thanks to Mike Moran of Quarter After Productions in Traverse City, Mich. for producing the show. Check out his work here, and if you like Michigan craft beer like me, tune into the popular Short’s Cast, a show he produces for Short’s Brewing Company of Bellaire, Mich.

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