February 14, 2019

‘I Want to be Badass’: From Runner to Triathlete

“If you had told me four years ago I was going to be a triathlete, I would have laughed. It […]

January 17, 2019

‘Enough is Enough’: What it takes to go from overweight and unhappy to strong and fulfilled

Though he grew up playing sports and being an active kid, Dave Hester found himself overweight and “always achy and […]

December 19, 2018

Nikki Derrick went the (Ironman) distance for her friend

Ann Arbor triathlete Nikki Derrick wore race bib #1184 at this fall’s Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii—the same number […]

March 28, 2018

Tackle Your First Triathlon This Summer

Endurance athlete, personal trainer, and triathlon coach Rebecca Venticinique ran her first road race at age 7 and continued running […]

April 25, 2017

Joel Gaff talks Ironman + upcoming Endurance Evolution races in northern Michigan

Joel Gaff returns to the show to talk about his most recent athletic adventures, including Ironman Chattanooga and the scenic […]

August 19, 2015

Episode #2: A conversation with Joel Gaff of Endurance Evolution

Aug. 19, 2015 The second episode of the Michigan Runner Girl podcast is now live (if you missed the first […]

July 23, 2012

My Michigan Running Story: Joel Gaff, helping shape Michigan’s race event scene

Joel Gaff, 32, is well known in northern Michigan’s running community, not only as an impressive endurance athlete—he’s a former […]

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