The Michigan Runner Girl Winter Weekend Getaway


NOV. 30 UPDATE: The 2023 event has filled. If you would like to join our waitlist, please email Heather at

Snowshoeing and hiking through the woods (and along a picturesque northern Michigan lake), evening and morning run options, Pilates and yoga, delicious food and drink, special speakers…all in a gorgeous Up North setting of rustic-chic lodging on the shores of Higgins Lake near Roscommon, Michigan. This is what you can expect (plus lots more) at the 5th annual Michigan Runner Girl Winter Getaway Jan. 20-22, 2023. We are SO excited to be celebrating this milestone — 5 years of partnering with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to offer this wintry weekend!

We hope you’ll join us for a relaxing and rejuvenating all-inclusive two-night stay at the Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center, a Michigan Department of Natural Resources property. Taking care of ourselves, both in body and mind, is at the heart of this weekend in the woods. Here’s what past participants have shared about their experience:

“I really liked disconnecting from the world, being active & just taking ME time. Loved the chair massages, Pilates, both runs, snowshoeing, making new friends, the backpack & goodies, the accommodations, the general feeling of everyone being accepted…that made me happy.”

“Great location and an awesome group of women. Just enough activities yet still some downtime. It was wonderful to relax for 48 hours and not have to think about anything. Great time to recharge and connect with likeminded women.”

The weekend begins Friday late afternoon/early evening with an optional group run to get to know one another and also shake things out after what may be a long car ride to the destination. Afterward, you can expect a laid-back and welcoming gathering featuring fantastic food and drink. Arrive when you are able and join a great group of like-minded women. (Don’t worry if you’re not feeling like running the first night — there’s no pressure; simply get settled in your room and join the pre-dinner/wine & cheese reception.)

Saturday activities include an optional morning run, breakfast at the lodge, a mat Pilates session, lunch, and an early afternoon group snowshoe excursion on the property (we’ll make our way to the waterfront for beautiful views!). We’ll reconvene for snacks, drinks … and a LIVE podcast recording. And, because this weekend is about rest and relaxation as much as it is about moving our bodies, there will be plenty of downtime. (Yes, the popular chair massages will return Saturday evening!)

A soul-satisfying morning of yoga followed by brunch will finish up our time together Sunday.

Register below for this Friday-Sunday retreat featuring running, rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. If you sign up for double occupancy, please tell us your expected roommate’s name in the notes section on our order so that we can coordinate accordingly. Thank you!

Bring a friend or come solo—you’ll make so many new friends either way! We have double occupancy and single occupancy packages available. Whichever you choose, know that this is an all-inclusive getaway. This means everything—your lodging, all food and drink (including adult beverages), as well as all planned activities—are included in your price. Not included: transportation to the getaway weekend itself.

Oh, and there will be sweet swag from MRG partners, awesome giveaways (runner gear and clothing! Gift certificates!) and a commemorative gift for each Michigan Runner Girl (you’re gonna love it, we promise).

We hope you join us! Sign up below. Any questions, please email Heather at

Double occupancy: $545, all-inclusive, per person (Please let us know who your roommate will be; we will not be assigning roommates)

Single occupancy: $585, all-inclusive, per person

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