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Join Still I Run for the Lake Michigan Credit Union Bridge Run

The kind folks at the Lake Michigan Credit Union Bridge Run have set up discount codes for Still I Run community members! The race, which is September 17, is the one race in Grand Rapids that I haven’t run yet, so I’m excited to invite you all to join me. The Bridge Run starts in the heart of downtown, goes over the city’s historic bridges, along the Grand River, through parks, and back to the Start/Finish area. If you’re a race medal junkie like I am, you can expect  ...

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Join Still I Run for the Cookie 5K & Walk

On June 10 a few of us from Still I Run participated in the Brian Diemer 5K. The course was flat, the music along the route was really good, and I got to meet a few of you in person! I think we all had such a good time, that I’d like to share with you that we have discount codes for yet ANOTHER race. This one involves cookies and running around Robinette’s Orchard in Grand Rapids. On Saturday, July 22, you’re invited to come run the Team Orphans Cookie 5K & Walk with  ...

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Teaming up with Pine Rest

The first race I ever ran was the Fifth Third River Bank Run 5K. I remember being SO nervous and scared. 5K?! How on EARTH was I going to do that!? In order to get in shape and have the stamina to run 3.1 miles, I trained using a Couch to 5K program. After weeks of sweat (and maybe a few tears) I was ready for race day. The nerves I had that morning were OUT of CONTROL. I must have visited the porta-potties 10 times before lining up with my pace group. I wasn’t going to back out of  ...

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Congratulations to our New Year, New Gear winners!

A big CONGRATULATIONS goes out to our TWO winners of the New Year, New Gear sweepstakes. After a week of collecting entries, we randomly selected Sharon Toth Thurston as our Facebook winner and Mindy Uitvlugt from Instagram. They both will receive a $75 gift card to Gazelle Sports! Thank you to everyone that entered. It was SO great to see how many people run for their mental health. We’ll continue to hold more sweepstakes throughout the year so there will be plenty more chances to  ...

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