Runner Resources

From making clothing choices (for all kinds of weather) and mapping out your race calendar, to deciding on the right-for-you injury treatment, finding a local running group, and training for your first (or 7th) race, this list of resources will help. Check back often as more resources will be added!

Want to share what’s helped you along your running journey? Email heather [at] michiganrunnergirl [dot] com

All-Season Running

Don’t let winter stop you from running outside–check out the MRG Winter Running Guide!

Race Clothing & Gear

From arm warmers to calf sleeves (and everything in between), a marathon outfit explored

Mapping Out Your Running

Expert advice on the importance of a year-round running plan, from longtime coach and lifelong runner Lisa Taylor.

Find Running Partners

Running specialty stores often host group runs and offer race training opportunities. You can also find running friends through the running groups.

Race Recovery

Tips from MRG and readers about recovering smart after a race, including rest and cross-training ideas so that you can eventually get back out there running feeling healthy and strong

Runner Inspirations

Sometimes you just need that little boost or insight to get you moving! If you’re looking for inspiration you have come to the right place.

Injury Prevention & Dealing with Injuries

When you work hard, injuries are bound to happen. Learn about how I’ve coped with various injuries and bounced back into peak condition. And learn about how Holland Hospital’s 3D Gait Analysis can help you with your stride!


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