Friday Five: 5 Best Holidays to Hold a Race

By: Scott McMahon Normally, for these Friday Five entries, we list five things about a discipline, or month, etc. This time, we’re going to do some rankings. With St. Paddy’s Day on March 17, we thought it would be fun to rank the top 5 holidays to use as a race theme. Our criteria were … Continue reading

Race Report: Ann Arbor Turkey Trot 5K

By: Scott McMahon In my quest to complete a race in 12 consecutive months (see Stanley Kulikowski’s 12 T-Shirts), I naturally chose a Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot to be my November race. Fun theme, donations to charity, and some exercise before a huge dinner–what’s not to love? After running in several different locations in southeastern Michigan … Continue reading

Celebrate Thanksgiving With a Run

By: Scott McMahon We previewed the top Halloween runs around Michigan last month, and we move on to Thanksgiving for this month. Turkey trots have become some of the most popular gatherings around the holiday season, as many have combined the joy of running with food drives and Thanksgiving themes. Check out these runs around … Continue reading

Mt. Pleasant Set to Host 38th Annual Turkey Trot

The Thanksgiving race season officially begins at Deerfield County Park, as the Mt. Pleasant Striders host their yearly Turkey Trot. Festivities begin on Saturday, November 4, at 3 p.m., as runners will traverse the beautiful trails along the Chippewa River. The course is approximately 6K in length and is sure to challenge even the most … Continue reading