One down, more to go!

by Dr. Ed Kornoelke, DO | Medical Director, Gazelle Girl Half Marathon | Metro Health Sports Medicine Way to go!  You have just finished one of the Gazelle Girl races and may wonder what to do next.  Here are a few reminders, as well as some specific advice for those running the Fifth Third River Bank [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:56:51+00:00 May 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This is it!

By Alethea Mshar Here we are on the eve of the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon and 5k.  We have put in the training, and are ready to step up to the starting line and give the race our best. Thousands of women will dominate the streets of Grand Rapids, and what a beautiful sight all [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:56:51+00:00 April 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

We have to talk about it

by the YWCA West Central Michigan One of the infinitely great things about running in Gazelle Girl is the chance to be part of something bigger than yourself. There’s an amazing spirit surrounding the event – and part of that comes from knowing the proceeds are being donated back to local charities that empower women. [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:56:51+00:00 April 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Train with abandon…recover with red!

by Cherry Bay Orchards, Gazelle Girl Sponsor The stats say it all.  From 1990 to 2013, running event finishers has grown 300%, and for a good reason!  Running is not only an affordable way to exercise, but one of the most efficient ways to improve your physical and mental state! Lately, running seems to be [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:56:51+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gazelle Girl’s Zero Waste Commitment

by Chelsea Brehm It’s no secret that sports are an important part of our culture here in the United States. Sport holds a special place in our society and family structure is often organized around sport participation or consumption – the current March Madness extravaganza, practice here, games there, weekend tournaments, team pictures, etc… The [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:56:51+00:00 April 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Post-race recovery – what to do next!

by Dr. Ed Kornoelke | Medical Director, Gazelle Girl Half Marathon Way to go!  The race is almost here.  You will be finishing the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon or 5K and may wonder what to do next.  Here are a few pointers: Hydrate and refuel right after the race.  There will be food and drink at [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:56:51+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet the Gazelle Sports Foundation

by Rachel Ball, Gazelle Sports Foundation Coordinator We are very excited to partner with Gazelle Girl Half Marathon and 5k this year! In case you hadn’t heard, The Gazelle Sports Foundation has been named the fourth charity partner. Here are some things you should know about the Gazelle Sports Foundation: We have been an official [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:56:51+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I am not a runner

by Jodi Gillmore “I am so not a runner. I am SO NOT a runner!” Not exactly the positive self-talk that one wants going through their mind when out for an early morning jog through the neighborhood, yet if I am perfectly honest, it was the one I heard loud and clear many summer mornings [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:56:51+00:00 March 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments