June 11, 2021

Tri Goddess Tri: a triathlon for all of us

{New Podcast Episode} Five years ago this month—June 2016—Heather did something she’d never done before: she completed a triathlon. After […]

December 8, 2020

Going through COVID, recovering + running again

As of today, Dec. 8, 2020, the U.S. has a rate of close to 200,000 confirmed new infections of coronavirus […]

May 19, 2020

Restarting + Reinventing: Finding hope and purpose (and movement) right now

Earlier this year, just before the pandemic hit and altered life as we knew it, Cassy Stone was crushing her […]

January 31, 2020

Benchmark races, running as therapy + this year’s Gazelle Girl races in Grand Rapids

“If there ever was a time or an opportunity where I get to speak to the truth of what Gazelle […]

June 26, 2019

My First 50-mile Trail Race

By Ali Lopez MRG Contributor A couple of weeks ago I did something I never would have imagined doing when […]

December 4, 2018

Kicking Off Ironman 70.3 Training with Rebecca & Tony Venticinque

It’s about that time … time to get serious about starting training for Ironman 70.3 Traverse City, a 1.2-mile swim, […]

October 17, 2018

Running Detroit this weekend? Get all the race details here.

It’s a big week for fall racing in Michigan with this Sunday marking the 41st running of the Detroit Free […]

September 20, 2018

Love of running + wine leads lifelong friends to start Grateful Grapes Wine Company

Dawn Piper says she didn’t understand why her lifelong friend Dawn Cornfield liked getting up early on Saturday mornings for […]

August 30, 2018

Keep Your Summer Exploring Going Into Fall

You’ll all be excited to hear that Maia Turek, our Michigan Department of Natural Resources State Parks guru, is back […]

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