Dash Through Snow and Fire

Dash through snow and ice with this fast, fun, and unique 5k. Snow decided not to make an appearance this year but there was plenty of fire to make up for it. With hot air balloons kicking off the race, this 5k is one of a kind.

A Twilight 5k

Take a run along the Grand River with the Twilight Run/Walk 5K. This was my 2nd year participating in this race and I can't wait to run it again.

Running Trails at Woldumar Nature Center

Mid-Michigan is not known for challenging terrain. Finding some trails to really push yourself as a runner or hiker can be difficult, but there is one hidden gem; Woldumar Nature Center. Woldumar Nature Center is located in Lansing, Michigan. It is a nonprofit organization, founded in 1963, with a mission to educate...

Running the Trails at Burchfield, and Riverbend

Easy to Moderate The Burchfield Park Trail stretches across three Ingham County Parks; Burchfield Park, Riverbend Natural Area, and McNamara Canoe Landing. With 16 miles of trails, there is something to offer everyone, no matter where you are in your training. The trail system begins in the Burchfield Park and travels to McNamara Landing before... Continue Reading →

Trail Running at Fenner Nature Center

Easy Fenner Nature Center is a unique location within the city of Lansing that provides people with the opportunity to experience nature.  This environmental education center contains 134 acres of publicly accessible green space. This includes roughly 4 miles of trails that wind through maple groves and prairie lands. Wildlife is abundant at Fenner. On my... Continue Reading →

Hike Lansing: Lake Lansing North Park

Finding a great place to hike when you live in Mid-Michigan can be challenging. The terrain is pretty flat and there is city everywhere but places like Lake Lansing Park North provide a break in the mundane. The park contains over 530 acres of natural recreation area, including over 5 miles of trails. That might... Continue Reading →

Snowshoeing in a Winter Wonderland

There's nothing more exciting than strapping on a pair of snowshoes and hitting the trail, especially after a large snowstorm rolls through. Woldumar Nature Center is my favorite mid-Michigan destination to do just that.

My Stuck-In-The-City Happy Place

After growing up in the country and falling in love with the forest, it is excruciatingly difficult for me to live in the city. There are days where I don't think I can take it a single moment longer. Luckily for me I found a haven called Fenner Nature Center. It's hard to believe that... Continue Reading →

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