August 25, 2014

Race Recap: 2014 BIG Little Trail Races

I love a small-town local race. One that gives back to its community and gets you out in nature — […]

July 14, 2014

Festival of Races in Traverse City: Michigan runners talk about the half marathon, 15K, 10K & 5K

When Andrew, our 12-year-old, said he was up for running the 10K with me during last weekend’s Festival of Races […]

June 19, 2014

Race Preview (and new partnership!): 2nd annual Detroit Women’s Half Marathon & 5K

It’s been six years since I’ve run in Detroit — I ran the Detroit Free Press Half Marathon in ’08, my second half […]

June 12, 2014

Race Insider: National Cherry Festival Races + Discount Code + Video of New Half Marathon Course

Over the past few years, the second Saturday of the weeklong National Cherry Festival in my hometown of Traverse City has […]

December 1, 2012

The Very Best Kind of Saturday

Low 30s. Just enough snow covering the trail. Plenty o’ wind. Today’s Farmland 5K had all the makings of a […]

July 15, 2012

Savoring the small-town race

I’m sure the fact that the event takes place in summer, during a well-known and longstanding festival, plays a big […]

June 30, 2010

My daughter, the runner

“…I am, and forever will be, in awe. I had told her that with hard work, determination, focus and a […]

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