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 […]

May 24, 2016

Running Bayshore? Insiders share tips about course, sights + post-race eatin’ in Traverse City

With the Bayshore Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K this weekend, I decided to bring out a post from awhile back […]

May 17, 2016

Inside the 2016 Dexter to Ann Arbor Run on June 5

We all have a bucket list of Michigan races we’d like to run, and the Dexter to Ann Arbor Run […]

May 5, 2016

Find Some Run to Love: Inside this summer’s Festival of Races in Traverse City

The memory is a treasured one: standing at the start line of last summer’s Meijer Festival of Races with Andrew, […]

August 13, 2015

Announcing the Michigan Runner Girl Podcast

In the five years since starting Michigan Runner Girl, I’ve discovered new places to run, different races to try, and […]

August 3, 2015

Hello, August: A closer look at this month’s Vineyard to Bay 25K, 15K/10K relay & 5K in Suttons Bay

The start of August is always a little bittersweet for me. With just one month before school starts, I can’t […]

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 […]

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