“I began running regularly five years ago, but really started enjoying running when I joined my first running group,” said Matt Swiontek. He has since launched two running groups of his own, November Project Grand Rapids (formerly Carpe Diem) and Bagel Run GR.
The Color Run will be flying into Grand Rapids for The Color Run Hero Tour on Saturday, July 28.
With the Irish Jig only a few weeks away, Megan Snow, clinical program specialist at Spectrum Health Athletic Training Services, provided GR|MAG with several race tips.
Lace up those running shoes before you sit down to a Thanksgiving feast, the Grand Rapids Turkey Trot takes off at 8 a.m. on Thursday.
Wyoming resident Laureen Robinson, 53, took up running following the tragic death of a family friend during the Fifth Third River Bank Run. At her son’s encouragement, Robinson took her running to the next level by competing in the Meijer State Games of Michigan and later competing in her first State Games of America.