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 […]

July 8, 2016

Staying steady with a smile: what it’s like to be a pacer at the Charlevoix Marathon

By Courtney Hansen MRG Contributor Breathtaking Lake Michigan views, a quaint Northern Michigan town, and the chance to qualify for […]

June 17, 2016

Episode #47: The Frankenmudder 5K in Frankenmuth

The third annual Frankenmudder, a “boot camp” style 5K featuring 17 challenging obstacles, takes place July 16. Race organizer Ryan […]

May 26, 2016

Glen Arbor Solstice Half Marathon & 5K: tree-lined roads, Inspiration Point + one incredible view

What I remember most about last year’s Glen Arbor Solstice Half Marathon & 5K is OK, yes, the gigantic climb midway through […]

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