Running tours blend exercise and sightseeing

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) Running is one of the most popular sports in the world. Whether you compete or just run for fun and exercise, there’s a great resource in Grand Rapids you should know about.

Grand Rapids Running Tours blends exercise and sightseeing. It’s for locals who want to get some exercise and learn more about the city or for visitors who are unfamiliar with running routes in Grand Rapids.

All tours start and end at J.W. Marriott in downtown Grand Rapids, but a running tour can be custom designed from your location. All of the tours are guided. You can provide a theme and they will create a route for you. A 5K is $20 and a 10K is $35. Other prices depend on the route length. Grand Rapids Running Tours is open to all fitness levels, and even offers walking tours for beginners or chat-free tours for more serious trainers.

You can look at a calendar of availability and register for a run on their website.

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