Michigan Trail Runners

Welcome to The Michigan Trail Runners!

Michigan Trail Runners are a group of runners who enjoy spending time outdoors, running and hiking trails throughout Southeast Michigan.

We love meeting new folks who enjoy to run and hike Michigan trails as much as we do! Are you beckoned outdoors at the crack of dawn by the crisp, morning air too? Then let’s meet up for a group trail run!

Our group trail runs meet up on the third Saturday of every month on various trails throughout SE Michigan. Join the Michigan Trail Runners running group to stay up to date on our next trail running adventure!

Become a Member

Membership to the Michigan Trail Runners is free and includes lots of fun little perks. Here’s what’s included in your membership:

  • One group trail run / month
  • Water drop on the course
  • Breakfast following the run
  • Exciting product demos and giveaways
  • Invitation to the closed Michigan Trail Runners Facebook Group
  • Weekly newsletter featuring trail guides, trail running tips, gear reviews, and more!

We hope you’ll join us to explore new trails, meet fellow trail runners, and enjoy all the benefits trail running has to offer! Complete and submit the following form to join:

Become a Michigan Trail Runner

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Join our next Group Trail Run!

Michigan Trail Runners meet on various trails throughout Southeast Michigan on the third Saturday of each month. Mark your calendar and register for our next group trail run!

Registration is not required to attend, however it is appreciated and will help us to know how much food to prepare for our post-run breakfast.


Have Questions?

Maybe we can help answer some frequently asked questions in the following FAQ.

Is there a fee to be a member of the Michigan Trail Runners?

No! It is free to join and attend our group trail runs.

When do you meet for your group trail runs?

Michigan Trail Runners meet once / month on the third Saturday of the month at 7:30 am.

Where do you meet for your group trail runs?

Our group trail runs are located on various trails throughout Southeast Michigan, and are announced the last week of the previous month.

Why do you meet so early?

7:30 am on a Saturday is early, I know. But, we meet this early to beat the summer heat, as well as mountain bike traffic on the trail.

Do you provide aid stations on your group trail runs?

We provide a water drop on every run. However, to keep our group runs eco-friendly, you’ll need to supply your own container, either a hydration pack or handheld water bottle.

Do I need to be an experienced trail runner to join?

No! Everyone is welcome. In fact, this is the perfect opportunity to try out new trails and locations that you may have been nervous to tackle on your own.

Do I have to be a runner to join?

No! Michigan Trail Runners cater to both runners and hikers. Everyone is welcome, no matter your pace.

Do I need to register in order to join a group run?

Registration is not required to attend a group trail run. However, it is appreciated so we can plan in advance how many runners and hikers to expect for breakfast.

Contact Us

Not finding the answer to your question? Please visit our contact us page any time to reach out with your questions or concerns. We’re happy to hear from you!