On Your Left – Dr. Kornoelje

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

On Your Left Ed Kornoelje DO Metro Health-University of Michigan Health Sports Medicine Have you seen the Avengers movie The Winter Soldier? If so you will remember a scene early in the movie where Captain America is running around the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool. Due to his superhero speed, he runs past Falcon several times, […]

Complete Health Dentistry Feature Athlete: Denise VanPelt

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Complete Health Dentistry isn’t just a fantastic supporter of the Michigan Titanium as our title sponsor, they support overall health in everyone. A prime example of this lifestyle is their Scheduling Coordinator, 63-year-old, Denise VanPelt. If we’re fortunate, we may catch of glimpse Denise on our race course this year. It will all depend on […]

Michigan Titanium Chosen by USAT to Host the 2019 Ultra-Distance National Championship

Monday, October 8, 2018

The Race Directors of the Michigan Titanium are pleased to announce that USA Triathlon has selected the 2019 MiTi as the host of the Ultra-Distance National Championship. The Ultra Distance is also known as the Full Distance Triathlon with a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run. This is only the third year […]

SWIM, BIKE, RUN! – How One Metro Health Doctor Made It Her Mission to Tri

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Hopefully, if you have the distinct pleasure of meeting Dr. Sara Dumich it’s in her role as an athlete on the course and not while she’s pulling med tent duty at one of the many races she covers in her role as a Family and Sports Medicine Physician for Metro Health Sports Medicine. Dr. Dumich […]

World Vision: Racing with a Mission – Murphdog

Sunday, September 9, 2018

This year, the Michigan Titanium welcomes back those energetic athletes decked out in orange that make up Team World Vision. One of those athletes is Timothy “Murphdog” Murphy. While he isn’t new to Team World Vision, Timothy is new to triathlon. He became a triathlete earlier this summer by completing the Olympic Distance at our […]

Meet Kid Triathlete: Thomas Miemczewski

Thursday, August 9, 2018

                Often you’ll find that the sport of triathlon runs in the family. That’s one reason you’ll find seventh grader Thomas Miemczewski participating in our Kids’ Triathlon this year. This year’s kids triathlon, presented by Members First Credit Union, will involve kids age 6 to 15 swimming, biking, […]

MITI Welcomes New Title Sponsor Complete Health Dentistry – Dr. Nick Ritzema

Monday, December 11, 2017

Dr. Nick Ritzema’s relationship with triathlon began about 10 years ago while watching the Kona World Championships on TV with his roommate. They made an agreement to do a full-distance tri together within five years of graduation. He hasn’t yet realized that goal, but as the new title sponsor for the Michigan Titanium he has […]

MyTeam Triumph: From 273 to 70.3

Monday, November 20, 2017

If you’ve been around running races and triathlons before, you have probably witnessed the actions of myTEAM TRIUMPH. This great organization has chapters all over the country but was founded here in West Michigan. It allows disabled athletes to compete in events that they could not otherwise participate in. At the Michigan Titanium you will […]

World Vision: Racing with a Mission – Missy Eck

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Before becoming connected with World Vision, Missy Eck had done a half marathon eight years prior with a less-than-desirable showing. She had zero desire to check any bigger event off her bucket list and had never even contemplated a Half distance tri. It was during a regular Sunday church service that the team from World […]

Adam Pugh: Racing with Skechers Performance

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The Michigan Titanium is excited to welcome Skechers Performance as a sponsor and with them Adam Pugh, one of their run-specialty sales reps. Adam will not only be on the MiTi course as a rep for Skechers, but he will also be competing as an athlete. Thanks to peer pressure, he started doing triathlons. After […]

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