One of the best-known events on the local recreation calendar made its way back to the Lakeshore over the weekend, as the Grand Haven Triathlon returned on Sunday morning.
As Grand Haven Triathlon coordinator Ron Knoll is putting the finishing preparations together for the 17th edition of the event, there have already been a trickle of out-of-towners making their way to the Lakeshore.
The postseason was where the area’s girls track and field athletes came to play. With the most important races of the season in front of them, a handful of runners, jumpers and throwers stepped up to earn a number of postseason honors.
For the 42nd consecutive summer, the YMCA is bringing the community together for a fun and engaging event that supports the Y’s mission to promote healthy living, youth development and social responsibility.
KENTWOOD — There was plenty to celebrate for a senior-heavy Grand Haven track team at Saturday's Division 1 state finals.
Over 400 participants gathered on Saturday, May 29 for the annual Kick-Off to Summer Run held by the Tri-Cities YMCA and sponsored this year by Team Grand Haven Custom Molding. The challenging, yet beautiful 5K course took participants along Harbor Drive, past Grand Haven State Park, up Lake…
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — The hottest day of the track season was also its most important to date, as Friday's regionals favored sprinters and field events.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — With top members of Grand Haven’s top girls sprinters sidelined by contact tracing, coach John Tarr has asked some of his first-year team to step up and score points for the Buccaneers.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — Impressive comebacks were the name of Spring Lake’s game on Tuesday afternoon, as two of the Lakers’ top runners secured tight victories in their home meet with Grand Rapids West Catholic.
Two years after Grand Haven’s girls track and field team finished 10th at the state finals, the Buccaneers will start their season this week with 22 freshmen on a team of 45.
After a year on the sidelines due to COVID-19 and restrictions on public gatherings, the Tri-Cities Family YMCA is excited to announce that it will hold their annual Kick Off to Summer Run on Saturday, May 29th, to benefit local kids, seniors, and families. Team Grand Haven Custom Molding (G…
The local running community gathered at Coast Guard Park on Monday evening, March 8, 2021, to remember Paul McMullen, a former Olympic runner who trained many youngsters through his Chariots of Fire club.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — After two weeks without a meet, Spring Lake’s cross country teams were more than ready to race again. Back on their home course, that anticipation turned into fast times, as local runners secured top-three finishes in both races.
With a handful of local organizations staring months of lost revenue in the face, Bluebird Cancer Retreats in Spring Lake wanted to do something different.
Running events big and small have had to adjust as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, as events like the New York City Marathon are being canceled due to their potential lack of social distancing.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — Before Mark Grevengoed met his wife Julie around the year 1999, long-distance running was a foreign concept to him.
After Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer extended the statewide stay-at-home order on Friday, the Tri-Cities Family YMCA announced that the Kick-Off to Summer run would be postponed.
The West Michigan Tourist Association announced Tuesday that Holland’s Tulip Time Run will switch to a virtual experience, which will be held from Friday, May 1 to Sunday, May 10.
Local runners are not allowing social distancing and quarantining prevent them from raising money for a good cause. The Five Mile Hill Challenge is still on and runners are running for 45 minutes and for each lap they run, they make money based on the amount of people they got to pledge beforehand.