The Rapidian


Paws With A Cause recruits runners & fundraisers for Fifth Third River Bank Run

Submitted 03-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Come walk, run, roll, and fundraise with Paws With A Cause at the upcoming Fifth Third River Bank Run on May 10, 2014.


Girls on the Run, Congress Elementary to team up this March

Submitted 02-11-2014 under NEWS

Congress Elementary will have an opportunity to participate in Girls on the Run, an organization designed with the health of wellness of young girls in mind.


You've been served

Submitted 02-07-2014 under VOICES

Training with the Priority Health Run Camp has been just the inspiration I needed to face the impossible: 26.2 miles and turning 40.


To love where you work

Submitted 02-04-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Kris Larson shares his aspirations for continued urbanization and the health and enjoyment of downtown Grand Rapids.


Winter weekend full of fun in local parks

Submitted 02-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

A series of unique winter events brought the community together over the weekend.


WinterWest hosts outdoor events at Richmond Park

Submitted 01-28-2014 under NEWS

Friends of GR Parks, WelcomeWest and the City of GR have collaborated to organize hockey, sledding and bicycling events in four season Richmond Park.


Temporary ice rinks created for two Uptown parks

Submitted 01-21-2014 under NEWS

Cherry and Willcox Parks both now have temporary ice skating rinks through the work of Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, neighborhood organizations, local business and individual donations.


Rapidian launches Gazelle Girl writing contest

Submitted 01-16-2014 under NEWS

The Rapidian is hosting an essay contest highlighting self worth and the power of inspiring others. Deadline for essay submissions is Friday, January 31, 2014


Ski film premier raises funds for youth mountain adventure learning, promotes helmet use

Submitted 01-09-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

On Saturday, the Wealthy Theatre will premier Sherpas Cinema's "Into the Mind." The evening will benefit Summer Journeys' Tetons Scholarship Fund and feature a free helmet giveaway.


Bicycle boot camp offers fitness classes for bike enthusiasts

Submitted 01-07-2014 under NEWS

Central District Cyclery will host a 12 week fitness class to help prepare bicyclists for spring.