May 27, 2020

Bayshore Race Reminiscing, Ramping up Running + Rethinking Race Plans

Andrew Buikema, a Rockford, Mich. runner and race director, was continuing his years-long quest to qualify for the Boston Marathon […]

April 30, 2019

Bayshore 2019 Features Kids Marathon + New Race Expo

The popularity of the Bayshore Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K in Traverse City is undeniable. The event attracts thousands of […]

June 6, 2018

Emma’s First 26.2: Bayshore Marathon Race Recap

When Emma told me last fall that she wanted to run this spring’s Bayshore Marathon, that she felt ready after a […]

February 7, 2018

Running, Training + (Forced?) Family Fun

Marathon training and lots o’ running are well underway for Emma and me (who, as you may know from the […]

June 9, 2017

Reflecting on this year’s Bayshore Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K in Traverse City

As I’ve been sharing on the Michigan Runner Girl Facebook page recently, I’ve been taking it pretty easy running-wise following […]

May 16, 2017

Catching up with David Willey, Runner’s World Editor-in-Chief, about his Moonshot at the Bayshore Marathon in Traverse City

You may know David Willey as the longtime editor-in-chief of Runner’s World magazine—he’s been at the helm of this publication […]

May 27, 2016

To my daughter, on the eve of your first half marathon…

My sweet girl, Emma… It’s interesting, maybe opportune even, that this big race, this half marathon(!) you are running tomorrow, happens […]

May 24, 2016

Running Bayshore? Insiders share tips about course, sights + post-race eatin’ in Traverse City

With the Bayshore Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K this weekend, I decided to bring out a post from awhile back […]

April 21, 2016

Episode #38: 2016 Boston Marathon finisher, race pacer and soon-to-be ultramarathoner Courtney Hansen

Courtney Hansen, an avid runner in west Michigan who has contributed to MichiganRunnerGirl.com with stories about her races and involvement […]

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