Premier Races

The following are MRG-endorsed races taking place in Michigan in 2018.

MRG has been in direct contact with organizers of these events and is working with them to spread the word and encourage runners to sign on. In some cases, MRG may also be running the event. For complete event details — and race discount codes in some cases — as well as to register, please be sure to click on the race links provided.

Race Directors: learn more about becoming a premier race by contacting MRG at heather [at] michiganrunnergirl [dot] com 

Premier Races automatically are listed as Featured Races on the Michigan Race & Event Calendar ($150 value). See the Submit an Event page to learn more about becoming a Featured Race on the calendar.


Visit the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa near Traverse City, Mich. on Nov. 10 for the Great Beerd Run, a a 5K fun run designed to celebrate all things beer and beards. This is an untimed run with on course beer tastings featuring Beards Brewery, Short’s Brewery and Right Brain Brewery. There will also be a post-race Beer Tent featuring a Best Beard Contest, race grub, music, and beer.

Use the code MIRUNNERGIRL to save $5 off your race entry.


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