Tag Archives: running

Running shoes guide: Spring 2014

Every year, there seems to be an overarching theme in the sneaker market. And if 2013 was all about cushioning, 2014 will be dubbed the year of versatility – whether that means a lightweight shoe good for both trails and…

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Fallen off the fitness wagon? Four tips to get back on track

Even the most devout exercise enthusiast can slip into an inactive rut where working out falls by the wayside. Between demanding jobs, family obligations and the desire to relax every once in a while – well, we’re sure you know…

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Local Grand Rapids photographer catches running bug and becomes a Warrior

The Fifth Third River Bank Run, America’s largest 25K road race, takes place in downtown Grand Rapids this May 10, 2014. The race incorporates the West Michigan racing community and beyond from all fitness levels, beginner through advanced. The Fifth…

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Tackle hills like a running pro

There’s nothing like lacing up your sneakers, hitting a good stride and then rounding a corner and discovering a hill. It’s enough to make you want to turn around and run the other way. But you don’t have to fear…

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Dash Down Division in your pajamas!

Does this bitter Michigan cold have you down? The winter months commonly put a wrench in a fitness routine, as well as stifling motivation. This weekend, Grand Rapids has an answer to your workout woes! Dash Down Division, taking place…

Ask the experts: How cold is too cold to run outside?

It may take an extra push of motivation, but running outdoors in the winter sure has its benefits.  You’ll banish winter blues, improve your energy levels and be in better shape and more prepared when spring race season hits. That…

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BCN employee creates her own ‘runner’s high’

The idea behind a ‘runner’s high’ never made much sense to me. Personally, I’m not a runner, and I hate that form of exercise. What I have come to appreciate, however, is the benefit behind running, being a part of…

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Crossing the finish line at every running level

We all aren’t record setting marathoners, who can finish 26.2 at a five-minute-mile pace, but we can still work towards completing a race this year. Whether you’ve completed a few 10k’s in the past year or just enjoy the occasional…

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Tired of being cooped up indoors this winter? Grab a friend and explore this West Michigan adventure!

As the entire state of Michigan is under a snow pile at the moment, some Michiganders are taking the opportunity to celebrate the snow and embrace the winter weather. The Michigan Adventure Racing team, known for creating urban races like their…

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