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Grand Rapids is for Runners

Grand Rapids has gotten some street cred lately over becoming a pretty active city. I never really thought about it before because I’ve only ever lived in West Michigan and in Buffalo, NY, which also had a pretty awesome running community. It’s true, though. We have tons of awesome races, groups, and more. Think Grand Rapids is for couch potatoes? Think again! Continue reading

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How to Achieve a PR

Have you ever had a PR (personal record/personal best) without planning it? Just about every time I’ve beaten my last record, I did not plan on doing it. Only this time, I really didn’t plan on doing it. I knew I was going to smoke my old time once I got within the last few miles, but wow! I guess cold air and long runs just do it for me. Then again, maybe I’ve got some other secrets up my sleeve.  Continue reading