Aquinas graduate publishes her first book, "Running in Silence"

by (Rachel Kishman)

Submitted 11-14-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Rachael Steil has an impressive running résumé. As a student at Grandville High School, she broke numerous school records while on the track team. While an English major at Aquinas College, she was named an All-American collegiate runner, placed 7th...

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Wednesday night Hills & Stairs running group gathers each week

by (royerd)

Submitted 10-10-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

It’s 6:15 on a Wednesday evening, and like every Wednesday evening for the past four years a group in bright running gear gathers on the sidewalk in front of Founders Brewery chatting—some grabbing an ankle and pulling gently to touch...

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Working mother of three shares her running journey, inspires family

by (Iracema Garcia)

Submitted 05-12-2016 under VOICES

I took up running during in the spring of 2014. As I was never physically active and health issues run in my family (hypertension, diabetes, hyperthyroidism), therefore I decided to do something about it.  As a full-time working mother of three...

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Running for the health of it

by (chelsiewyse)

Submitted 03-18-2015 under OPINION

Last spring, I did something I never thought I would do: I trained and ran my first half marathon. As someone who used to hate even the word "running," this was one of the most challenging things I've done. This year, I will run the...

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Gazelle Girl Half Marathon Running Tips: Prevent overuse injuries by "rolling with it"

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 03-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

It's the high point of spring training for the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5k and that means the potential for overuse injuries. In this informative Q&A, local physical therapist Scott Hadley shares his own personal running story and...

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My health journey: On running and having your s**t together

by (alexfluegel)

Submitted 03-11-2015 under VOICES

You know who has their shit together? Runners.  You see them up before the sun, getting their miles in while most of us are still rubbing sleep from our eyes. They measure their alcohol intake, their water intake; they eat nutrient-rich food...

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Running For Jenny Kick-Off Event

by (Safe Haven Mini...)

Submitted 03-03-2015 under

Stop by any time between 5 and 8:30pm to register for the Running for Jenny team, hear stories from past team members, learn how to create a fundraising page, and much more!

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Local companies running with it: Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5k for employee wellness

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 03-03-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

With the recent changes in healthcare policy and the rising healthcare costs in the workplace, employers are getting creative and inspiring healthy lifestyles among their employees. Local employers are endorsing employee participation in races like...

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Popular Gazelle Girl Half Marathon, 5k adds VIP amenities, caps race

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 02-09-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5k, Michigan’s first women-­only half marathon, was born in 2013 to recognize the 40th anniversary of Title IX.  With the third annual race scheduled for April 19, 2015, the organization is as...

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Gazelle Girl Race refreshes for 2015

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 01-12-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Registration is open and more than 800 women are already planning to run one of the Gazelle Girl races. The popular half marathon and 5k are set for Sunday April 19. The date moved around between the first and second years from a Saturday to a...

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