Ragnar MI Team Update: 5 Weeks Out
We are now 5 weeks away from the inaugural Ragnar Michigan Relay! It runs from Muskegon, MI to Traverse City, MI September 30-Oct 1.
Here’s an update of where we are at:
Holy cow, this is actually happening! Here’s the lineup:
Runner 1 – Toby Alsobrook
Runner 2 – Jen Kehoe
Runner 3 – Connie Farmer
Runner 4 – Jennifer Voss
Runner 5 – Renee Elizabeth
Runner 6 – ME!
Runner 7 – Chris Clark Decker
Runner 8 – Meggan Page
Runner 9 – Dina McMullin
Runner 10 – Natalee McMullin
Runner 11 – Christine Anthony
Runner 12 – Whitney Cuson
Recently, Michigan Runner Girl just announced that she put together a team for Ragnar Michigan, hosted a very informative podcast with Ragnar Race Management, and is even offering a team discount of $100! About 165 teams are expected to compete in this first-time event.
A bunch of us from Team UnRelayTed are meeting up the night before at a nearby vacation rental to crash and get to know each other a bit. Some of us were friends before, but many of us strangers. It’s been fun following each other on social media over the summer and getting acquainted.
I checked the leg maps and no joke at least 90% of the legs have some kind of lake in the background. Wow. We are so lucky to be racing in #puremichigan!
My latest challenge is some knee pain which my doctor preliminarily thinks is a torn meniscus. I just went and had an MRI. If we can agree that surgery is the proper course of action, I can get this done and be at least 70% by the race. It isn’t getting ANY better from resting. Although my version of resting includes walking. #sorrynotsorry
Now we just are waiting for our official start time to be assigned. I’ll check back one last time as I’m packing for this epic race.
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Hi, I'm Emily! I'm an avid runner in Arizona with a passion for travel and racing around the country!