Who doesn’t love saving money on their races?!

Now available here on MRG: a listing of discount codes for Michigan races. Keep reading to see the codes, and also bookmark this new resource page here »  More codes will be added in coming weeks and months.

I wanted to let you all know about this new resource by listing the codes I have so far. Thanks to the following races for generously offering race discount codes to Michigan Runner Girl readers. Please be sure to take advantage of these special savings!**

Race directors: If you are interested in offering a discount code — and want to increase your race registration numbers! — please contact MRG at michiganrunnergirl [at] gmail [dot] com to learn more about how we can partner and encourage our fellow Michigan runners to enjoy our state’s thriving race scene.

**Please note the dates during which these race discounts are offered; in some cases these codes are good leading up to race day, while others are for a specific time period.

Winter Races

winterwarriorslogo.jpgThe Race: The Winter Warriors Series, a wintry mix of races held in Mt. Pleasant, Mich. throughout winter each year, is for those of us who, as founder Ryan Hackett puts it, “like to train and race outside during the tough winter months.” The race series includes: The Snowmans Half/10K/5K on Jan. 24The IceCube Half/10K/5K on Feb. 14; and the Mud Dogs Half/10K/5K on March 13. This series of three winter races in Mt. Pleasant, Mich. can be done separately or, if you’re feeling especially warrior-ish, as a package of races.
The Discount: Ready to become a winter warrior? You can sign up for one of three race packages here. Or, register for just one. Use the code MRGwarriors for $5 off individual races and $10 off a multi-race package. Register here»


Tahquamenon.jpgThe Race: Tahquamenon Snowshoe 10K & 5K, Paradise Mich. on Feb. 20, 2016. Great Lakes Endurance hosts this snowshoe race at Tahquamenon Falls State Park. (I had a blast last year running this race – you can read all about it here»)
The Discount: Use the code MRGSNOW to receive $5 off your registration.



Spring Races

Screen Shot 2015-06-29 at 12.08.41 PMThe Race: Goddess Race Series and other racing events from Epic Races: Ann Arbor Goddess 5K and One Mile Run/Walk – May 8, 2016; Tri Goddess Tri – June 12, 2016; American Home Fitness Detroit Women’s Half Marathon & 5K – Sept. 20, 2016. Read all about MRG’s partnership with Epic Races and this series (Heather is taking on her first triathlon in June!) in this post here »
The Discount: Use the code MRG16Epic10 to save 10% your race entries. This is good for any Epic Races event in 2016 except the Ann Arbor Marathon.


RunTheRidge_Final_SmThe Race: Run the Ridge 10K Team Relay on May 14, 2016 at Timber Ridge Resort in Traverse City. Post-race festivities include camp-style food, beer, s’mores and campfires at sunset. Special lodging packages available. Read a MRG recap of this event here » and also a preview of the 2015 event here »
The Discount: Save $10 off per team, no expiration date, when using the code SAVE10MRG (case sensitive)



MRG-ForeshoreLogoThe Race: the ForeShore Adventure Run, supporting the Muskegon Rescue Mission and showcasing the lakeshore of west Michigan. The run takes place this year on May 21. This is the event’s second year and it takes place on Muskegon’s beaches at Pere Marquette Park.
The Discount: Use the code runnergirl to save 25% off your race entry. This offer is good through March 31, 2016.

Summer Races

WINE BOTTLE LABEL FINAL.pngThe Race: Vineyard to Bay 25K, 15K/10K relay and 5K run/walk on Aug. 28, 2016 in Suttons Bay. These are point-to-point courses and encompass both the Leelanau Trail and Wine Trail of Leelanau County before ending in Suttons Bay. Proceeds from all races benefit Suttons Bay Public Schools and TART Trails. The event features cash prizes, age group awards and finishers awards. For more information, including volunteer or sponsorship opportunities, go to the race web site here »
The Discount: Use the code MRG16 to save 20% off your race entry. This is good until Aug. 1, 2016.
Stay tuned to additional race information here on MRG and also in upcoming podcast episodes. Read the 2015 race preview with race director Ross Deye here »


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