May 14, 2018

Lake Michigan breezes, downtown attractions, scenic course among reasons runners love Muskegon’s Seaway Run

In just over a month, the longstanding Muskegon summer race tradition known as the Seaway Run takes place along the […]

July 14, 2017

Announcing the winner of free entry to this September’s Boyne City Triathlon!

The week got away from me—I was taking Alex to his awesome Norte! bike camp everyday, where he explored Traverse […]

June 29, 2017

‘Big-time race with the small-town feel’: August’s Vineyard to Bay 25K, 15K/10K Relay & 5K in Leelanau

August just wouldn’t be the same for Wendy Currie if she didn’t run the Vineyard to Bay race in Suttons […]

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 […]

May 2, 2017

Inside the 44th annual Dexter-Ann Arbor Run this June 3-4

The longstanding south Michigan road race known as DXA2—the Dexter-Ann Arbor Run—is set for Sunday, June 4, 2017. This event, […]

April 18, 2017

MRG talks with Andrew Buikema of Mercy Health Seaway Run & Lake Michigan Half Marathon in Muskegon

This summer, I am looking forward to running my first Lake Michigan Half Marathon. This is a longtime Muskegon, Mich. event that […]

March 22, 2017

4 runners + 4 distances + single-track trails = summer running fun at the Mid-Michigan Ultra Team Trail Race

When you hear the words “team racing,” you might think “relay,” right? Relay races indeed are a ton of fun […]

August 20, 2016

Plan Your Work, Work Your Plan

By Ross Deye MRG Contributor For many runners excited about a certain race on their calendar, training goes smoothly and […]

August 4, 2016

Running Leelanau Peninsula: Inside the Vineyard to Bay 25K, 15K/10K relay & 5K run/walk

Challenging and beautiful. Finisher medals that truly are works of art. Perfect amount of water stops. Friendly volunteers. Such sentiments […]

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