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 […]

April 26, 2019

‘A Run with a View’: Andrew Buikema on this Summer’s Seaway Run in Muskegon + Going After a Big Goal

For breathtaking Lake Michigan views, lots of spectator support, race distances for everyone, and an energetic finish-line vibe in the […]

April 7, 2019

Allison Dykstra, Seaway Run Ambassador: ‘I am so inspired by every runner’

With its beautiful Lake Michigan views and super-friendly west Michigan running vibes, the Mercy Health Seaway Run is one of […]

October 5, 2018

Behind the Scenes of Next Summer’s IRONMAN 70.3 Traverse City

Next summer, on Aug. 25, Michigan will get its second IRONMAN 70.3 – behind IRONMAN 70.3 Steelhead in Benton Harbor, […]

July 31, 2018

8 Reasons You’re Going to Love the Vineyard to Bay 15K & 5K this Labor Day Weekend

We’re never quite ready to say goodbye to summer. That’s why this race, the Vineyard to Bay 15K & 5K, […]

Summer Check-In (with Joe!) + Exciting MRG News + Race Deals

It’s end of July — time for a summer check-in! Join Joe and me as we talk about Joe’s running […]

July 17, 2018

Trail Running for a Cause—and Fresh Summer Veggies!

West Michigan runner and race director Kevin Curley vividly remembers hearing fellow runner Veronica Constantine’s journey of living with a […]

July 7, 2018

Winner of the VIP Tour and Tasting at Chateau Grand Traverse!

Since this post is overdue — I am so sorry, friends! It’s been one heck of a week here at […]

June 25, 2018

Independence Day Running + Racing

The Fourth of July is almost here — do you have plans for a patriotic race? An MRG favorite to […]

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