Catching up with Joan Benoit Samuelson

Joan Benoit Samuelson’s name is synonymous with women’s running. She began running track in high school in the town of Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Samuelson continued on to Bowdoin College, where her career soared. She received All-American honors in cross-country and track, and won the Boston Marathon in 1979, setting an American and course record, all [...]

By | January 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Making that resolution stick

By Dren Asselmeier Whether your goals for 2016 include drinking more water, fitting into those old jeans, or maybe participating in the region’s only all-women’s half marathon and 5k, the New Year’s holiday is a great time to set a resolution and look forward to a healthy year. The problem with resolutions is that they [...]

By | December 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gazelle Girl Holiday Gift List

By Cara Zerbel I don't know about you all, but I've reached full blown panic mode for Christmas Shopping. I have just a few hard-to-shop for Gazelle Girls left on my list, so it's time to put procrastination aside and head to Gazelle Sports to check everyone off of my list. Do you have a [...]

By | December 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Train with us! Because running alone just isn’t as much fun.

By Cara Zerbel It's not often that I hear myself say out loud, "I can't wait for winter," but when winter brings the opportunity to hang out with your favorite running friends and meet even more to bring into this crazy fold, I can't help but say it daily. With winter, comes Priority Health Run [...]

By | December 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why run Gazelle Girl?

By Dren Asselmeier You may have noticed more runners and walkers than usual on the streets and paths of West Michigan. More and more people are getting out there for races and training, runs and walks, all in an effort to keep moving and support our favorite local organizations. With so many events on the [...]

By | December 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gazelle Girl Race refreshes for 2015

This post originally appeared on the "The Rapid" and was written by Roberta King. In its third year Gazelle Girl Half Marathon makes a few changes, including the start and finish location moving to Calder Plaza, which will allow for more pre and post race activities. Running on the Riverside Park bridge /Courtesy of Gazelle Sports [...]

By | January 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

9 Winter Running Tips to Keep Your Training On Track

This blog was originally posted on Priority Health's "ThinkHealth" blog and written by Gazelle Sports'  Co-Owner and Co-Founder Chris Lampen-Crowell.  The snow shouldn’t hold you back and delay your training schedule. Winter running is easier when you have a guide to help you through, especially one filled with tips to keep you moving – and [...]

By | January 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Grand Rapids’ Women at Risk, International newest charity partner for Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5k

This post was originally published by Michigan Runner Girl. Be sure to check out her blog!   “TeamWAR” participated in this past spring’s Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5K.     Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5K, an MRG partnership race, is serious about its commitment to community — and to women. This is one of the [...]

By | December 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Race Insider: 2015 Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5k in Grand Rapids

This post was written by Michigan Runner Girl. Thank you for a great post!Katie, Erin, Pam & me at the finish of the 2014 Gazelle Girl Half Marathon in Grand Rapids. I’m so excited to be partnering with race organizers, to help spread the news of the 2015 event — we had so much fun [...]

By | December 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Think Spring – Symmetry Training and Fitness

This post was originally posted at Symmetry Training and Fitness. Thanks for a great post, Kari! Wait, what? Spring, already? At Symmetry, we are thinking ahead to spring because we just signed on to again be aCommunity Partner for the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon next April!  Just like last year, we will be hosting a series [...]

By | December 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments