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Marathon News from Grand Rapids 13 April 2017

Marathon News from Grand Rapids The Pre-History of the GR Marathon It was a late-winter night in 2001, when Shawn Sweet and I were at the Hair of the Frog, enjoying one of their great microbrews, and learning about the nature trail that was right off the end of the street by the Frog. We […]


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Marathon News from Grand Rapids 23 February 2017

  Marathon News from Grand Rapids Back In The Old Days I was looking at some files on an old disk, and came across the first article I ever got published. It ran in a local publication called “The Paper” back in November 2001. I used to read The Paper at the Bagel Beanery, and […]


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Marathon News from Grand Rapids 9 June 2016

Follow this link June I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling pretty lucky right now. I get to run outdoors without spending a long time getting dressed. There’s a 5K to run any weekend you like to get some speed work in. We have lots of longer events as well that offer cross-training.  The […]


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Marathon News from Grand Rapids 2 June 2016

Our latest newsletter.  (Follow the link for the complete newsletter) Summer Monday I was playing around in the lake with my youngest granddaughter, Alexis. It must be summer! I’m ready for some open water swimming. Last Saturday at Bayshore, I was completely impressed with all of the people up there who had been training in cooler […]


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