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By the MRG Podcast team
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How exactly do you stop doing something you’ve committed so much time, mental energy, and heart to, for so many years? Do you shut it down completely? Can some parts of it remain while others are shelved indefinitely, maybe forever? Is it possible this beloved endeavor can be re-worked, re-born into something similar yet different and new … and hopefully altogether better?
Or are fresh slates and starts the better answer?
These are the questions Heather Durocher, founder of Michigan Runner Girl, has been grappling with in recent time. She has some answers and shares from her heart in this latest—and final—episode of the Michigan Runner Girl podcast, a show she launched in the summer of 2015.
What’s next for Michigan Runner Girl? Heather explains more on this, while also acknowledging she’s still figuring things out as she explores a new path forward for MichiganRunnerGirl.com and the amazing Michigan Runner Girl community. Some things are changing (the podcast), some aren’t (the website remains live and isn’t going anywhere!), and some things are to be determined. Isn’t this how life can be, after all? It’s all a work in progress and an evolution — an evolution Heather is leaning into and even embracing. There are good things happening — and coming down the line!
Heather invites listeners and MRG community members to keep on moving AND to join a new community she’s created and has been building for the past few months: Moving Through, a community, newsletter, and podcast on Substack. It’s free to join! We hope to see you there!
Mentioned in this episode:
A Weekend in the Woods: the first episode of Heather’s new podcast, Moving Through. Hear the conversation Heather had with her best friend Cassy Stone, recording live during the 5th annual Michigan Runner Girl Weekend last month.