The Only Way

THIS MONTH I AM CELEBRATING an important anniversary. I know this because LinkedIn told me so. You see, in 2017 I founded my zero waste event services company, Happy Planet Running. And this month marks the start of my fourth year. Holy smokes. It really does feel like just yesterday I was filling out the …

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Pre-Ann Arbor Marathon Cleanup Plog!

The Ann Arbor Marathon is Sunday, March 24, and I'll again be serving as Zero Waste Team captain. Since 2017, when we began the zero waste program at the marathon, we've recycled or composted over 97 percent of all race waste! This year we'll make it an even more environmentally responsible event by doing some …

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This is Fun? Damn Right!

A COUPLE OF MILES into last Sunday’s trail marathon, as I wound my way along the Potawatomi Trail, a low roar of excited babble came from across the lake to the right. The guy in front of me glanced in that direction. “Sounds like the five-milers over there,” he said, referring to the shorter race …

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Time to Be Happy!

What is going on outside? The sun is shining, it’s warming up, and flowers are blooming. Could it be that – dare I utter the word – SPRING is here? Who's happy about that? Hands up!   And who else? Our new kittens are happy with their first-ever spring! And this Gazelle Girl finisher is …

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