Forget about the mud pies of your youth. The Grand Rapids Mud Run is serious about mud: expect to swim mud pits, slip down a 60-foot mudslide, slither through tunnel crawls, and wrangle a slippery hill climb.
A triathlon is one of the greatest physical challenges out there, and Ann Vidro, the co-director of the Michigan Titanium, wants to offer an event of the highest caliber with one unique feature: at the race on Aug.18, kids, family and even dogs can join participants on the trail as they cross the finish line.
Dana Christian Lee, founder and director of EmbodyGR, a non-profit organization that offers free yoga and meditation for the underserved, was awarded the “I Have Made a Difference” award in the health category from WGVU Public Media this January.
When Aquinas College athlete Dayle Woods went into cardiac arrest on Sept. 9, 2013, athletic trainer Kevin Parker sprung into action.