Friday Five: Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

If you have a mom that enjoys being fit and getting outside, here are some ideas of what you can do with her this Mother’s Day instead of the usual brunch and flowers. Stay in Southeast Michigan, road trip to another city in-state, or go out-of-state–whichever you choose, we bet she will love spending time … Continue reading

Run Happy!

By: Marie Morgan For many runners, the primary motivation to start running is to lose weight—that is the main reason I started running. I wanted to lose 50 pounds and knew running was a good way to burn calories, and a way for me to reach my goal. Little did I know that at the … Continue reading

Facebooking and a Tri

By: Melissa Marowelli Just one time! I want to cross it off my bucket list. That’s what I told my husband in May of 2011. I was living in Kansas City at the time and had seen a couple friends do the WIN for KC Tri and was about to sign up for it, when … Continue reading

The Arms Have It

By: Bob Schwartz Many runners enjoy the purity of our sport and love communing with nature without modern technological accoutrements. Heck, some runners have further advanced the bare-necessity approach and have removed one-third of the running trinity of shorts, shirt, and shoes. Thankfully, it’s not the shorts, as they’ve instead chosen to relegate their running … Continue reading

“Hey, A Runner Lives Here…”

As parents were taking their children through our neighborhood on Halloween night, I heard one father say to another as they came up our driveway, “Hey, a runner lives here.” I don’t know if it was the 13.1 sticker on my car or the jack-o-lantern that I had carved this year with a figure of … Continue reading