June 27, 2018

{Runner-Wine Lover Giveaway!} VIP Tour and Tasting at Chateau Grand Traverse

In two days, the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City gets underway–a weeklong celebration of the juicy red fruit that […]

July 2, 2017

In Traverse City for this week’s National Cherry Festival? 5 ways to get your run on in the Cherry Capital

You’re in Traverse City for the week, or maybe for a few days, to enjoy the annual National Cherry Festival. […]

June 20, 2017

Will Run for Cherries: July’s National Cherry Festival races in Traverse City (plus race discount code!)

Known as the “Original Traverse City Foot Race,” the Festival of Races that are part of the National Cherry Festival […]

July 1, 2016

Episode #49: Meijer Festival of Races – half marathon, 15K, 10K & 5K – in Traverse City

An annual summer tradition for hundreds of Michigan runners, the Festival of Races held the final Saturday of the weeklong […]

June 17, 2016

{Sweet!} Friday Fueling: Tasty tart cherry recipes that boost performance, recovery

Editor’s note: MRG is partnering with the Meijer Festival of Races again this year — the half marathon, 15K, 10K […]

July 10, 2015

Royal Running: 2015 National Cherry Queen Chelsea Lajko ready for this weekend’s 5K

Chelsea Lajko remembers feeling envious of her runner friends. “Growing up, I always looked up to my friends who were […]

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 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 […]

June 20, 2013

Race Entry Giveaway: National Cherry Festival’s 5K & 15K in Traverse City

One of my most favorite days of summer in my hometown of Traverse City is the final day of the […]

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