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May 28, 2013 Brighid Klick
Running
Record Number of Runners at the 31st Annual Bayshore Marathon
Over 7,100 runners traveled to Traverse City for the Bayshore Marathon May 25. See how these long distance runners fared in the marathon and half marathon events.

May 20, 2013 Brighid Klick
Running
Runners Race to Benefit the Great Lakes Bay Regional Trail in the Great Lakes Bay Marathon
Midland hosted the Great Lakes Bay Marathon and Half Marathon Sunday, May 19 in support of the effort to create an interconnected trail system in the Bay region.  Participants included runners from 18 different states, with many Michigan runners placing in the top of their age categories.

May 15, 2013 Brighid Klick
Running
Running for the Fun of It, The Color Run and Color Me Rad Come to Michigan
Two color running events were held in southeast Michigan May 11, encouraging people to enjoy running through the use of color bombs at each kilometer of these 5K races.  There are several more chances to participate in The Color Run and Color Me Rad in the Michigan area this year.

May 15, 2013 Eva Hattie Schueler
Running
Save Lives and Run Outside at Southwest Michigan's 2013 Race For The Cure
Breast cancer affects the lives of millions of people, but we can help minimize that number.  See how you can join the Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure, and what you can do to stop breast cancer in its tracks.

May 13, 2013 Brighid Klick
Running
Girls on the Run Journey to End with Spring Celebration
The southeast and southwest Michigan councils of Girls on the Run International are hosting their Spring Celebration 5K events May 18 and 19. After weeks spent on building self-esteem and fitness, girls will run a 5K to celebrate their accomplishments.

May 8, 2013 Eva Hattie Schueler
Running
36th Annual Fifth Third River Bank Run Coming to Grand Rapids
Top runners will be in Grand Rapids for the Fifth Third River Bank Run May 11. Find out how you can get involved in the weekend's events, including the largest 25K road race in the United States.

May 8, 2013 Scott McMahon
Running
Record Turnout for Borgess Run for the Health of It Weekend of Events
More than 7,000 runners made their way to Kalamazoo for the Borgess Run for the Health of It events May 3-5. See how the fastest runners fared, and how 58 runners "Earned Their Mittens" at the Kalamazoo Marathon.

May 8, 2013 Eva Hattie Schueler
Running
Burns Park Run Celebrates 35 Years in 2013
The Burns Park Run celebrated its 35th year of operation in 2013, as runners gathered in Ann Arbor for the popular event.  From kindergarteners to Olympians, the field was stacked with talented runners looking to dominate the competition.

May 1, 2013 Scott McMahon
Running
Ultrarunners, Marathoners Take on Trail Running Challenge
Marathons and 50K races are not easy as it is, but factor in a course on a wooded trail and you get one of the more difficult races around the area.  See who was able to tame nature and finish the Trail Marathon and 50K.

April 23, 2013 Scott McMahon
Running
Amid Heightened Security, Kebede, Jeptoo Win London Marathon
Large crowds lined the streets of London to cheer on the field of over 35,000 runners at the annual London Marathon.  With thoughts of Boston on the mind, runners made the marathon an event to remember.

April 17, 2013 Eva Hattie Schueler
Running
Martians Invade Dearborn, Promote Fitness
Aliens invaded southeast Michigan on April 13, and decided to hold a running event in Dearborn.  The full and half marathons at the Martian Invasion of the Races highlighted a complete day of running, fitness, and healthy competition.

April 17, 2013 Scott McMahon
Running
Tragedy Overshadows 117th Running of Boston Marathon
On a day normally reserved for celebrating an extraordinary athletic achievement for runners around the world, two senseless acts of violence ten seconds apart took the spotlight in Boston.

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