Friday Five: 5 Events to Jump-Start Summer

By: Brighid Klick Summer is almost here! Time to get outside, soak up that Vitamin D, and enter a race or two! From the usual biking and running to the not-so-usual trail racing, triathlons, and adventure racing, we offer you a selection of June events to help get your summer off on the right foot. … Continue reading

Friday Five: Enjoy the Long Memorial Day Weekend

Looking to do something out of the ordinary for Memorial Day, maybe participate in a new event or visit someplace new in Michigan? Participate in one of these weekend-long events, try out a triathlon, or go on a bike ride across the Thumb or Keweenaw for a Memorial Day weekend you will always remember 1. … Continue reading

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

Friday Five: Bookmark These May Events

Another month, another page on the calendar. With 31 days and a federal holiday (Memorial Day for those playing at home), the month of May is a hotbed of exciting events from 5Ks to marathons to 24-hour adventure races. Yes, it’s not Friday. In fact, it’s not even May, but we thought we would provide … Continue reading

Friday Five: 5 Awesome Outdoor Adventures

Sometimes, an ordinary race just doesn’t cut it. People want more adventure, more crazy things that they can do to test the boundaries of human endurance. Well, more power to them. In light of this recent article about the insanely difficult Barkley Marathons, we got to thinking about what other outdoor adventures would be awesome … Continue reading