Friday Five: 5 St. Patrick’s Day Events To Watch For

Hope you have your green clothes ready, it’s time for some St. Patrick’s Day races! You’ll be hard-pressed to find any races in the first two weeks of March that don’t feature shamrocks, leprechauns, or pots of gold, and there’s nothing wrong with that. As the calendar shifts from February to March, here’s our look … Continue reading

Novi Super 5K: Goal-Shattering at its Finest

By: Scott McMahon So I was not able to achieve my goal of running a race in 12 consecutive months. My ankle sprain after Thanksgiving kept me from running almost at all in December, and admittedly, I got lazy in January. But I knew exactly what I wanted to do for my February race: the … Continue reading

Friday Five: 5 Presidents Who Doubled as Outdoor Athletes

In honor of President’s Day on Feb. 18, we thought we would take a look at a lesser-known side of the presidency. We recognize the names of our 44 presidents and maybe some of their actions in office, but few know any for their athletic abilities. By now, most of us know of Barack Obama’s … Continue reading

Friday Five: 5 Reasons to Exercise Outdoors in February

Yes, it’s cold. Yes, snow is on the ground. But since when did a few inches of snow make outdoor exercise impossible? Simple modifications can be made to just about any piece of equipment to ensure safety and effectiveness in less-than-ideal conditions. Depending on the kind of frame you have, different tires can let you … Continue reading

In Review: Lowa Nabucco Mid

By: Scott McMahon I last owned a good pair of winter boots four years ago. I could not tell you the brand name, nor could I tell you those boots’ current location. So you can imagine my excitement when I was presented the opportunity to try out the Lowa Nabucco Mid Boots. No more old … Continue reading