Media & Press

In My Backyard:  Grand Rapids Murals – A blog by Susan J. Smith – October 2021 

Get your steps in and enjoy city sights with Grand Rapids Running Tours – FOX 17 Morning Mix – February 2021

Black History Month: Walking Tour of Grand Rapids History Reveals Facts and Truth – 91.3 WCSG – February 2021

Grand Rapids Running Tours hosting free Black history guided tours in February – eightWest – January 2021

Celebrate Women with a Grand Rapids Walking Art Tour – eightWest – August 2020

Virtual Heartside Walking Tours Make Local History Fun and Accessible – The Rapidian – July 2020

Black History Walking Tours in Grand Rapids – WZZM 13 – February 2020

Walking Tour Teaches Black History Downtown Grand Rapids – Michigan Public Radio – February 2020

Walking Tour to Honor Black History in Grand Rapids – WoodTV8 – February 11, 2020

Celebrate Black History Month by Learning About History in Your Backyard – WZZM 13 interview – February 8, 2020

Phil Dawson TV – January 16, 2020

Are you up to the Chilly Challenge? Sign up for walking tours starting Jan. 9 – FOX 17 Morning Mix – January 8, 2020

Walk/Run while learning ET History – WZZM – March 14, 2019

Black history walking tour in GR highlights historical landmarks – WGVU – February 14, 2019

Free Walking Tours for Family – Fox 17 – February 14, 2019

Take the Chilly Challenge – eightWest – January 8, 2019

Tour GR’s most haunted places at “If You’ve Got It, Haunt It” bus tour – Fox 17 – October 4, 2018

Design Destinations Blog by Susan J. Smith – September 3, 2018

You’re Invited to a World of Winter – EightWest – February 9, 2018 (first video on the page)

Lace Up Your Sneakers for A Ghostly Run – GR Magazine – October 2017

Women’s Lifestyle Magazine – October 2017

Explore Your City with Free Historic Tours in Grand Rapids – EightWest – 9/11/2017

Run Through History with Grand Rapids Running Tours – Experience GR – 7/21/2017

Grand Rapids Running Tours Offer Unique Ways to Learn About Your City – WZZM 13 Morning News – 7/16/2017

Icy fun in Downtown Grand Rapids at Snow Days – eightWest – 2/10/2017

Women’s LifeStyle Magazine – January 2017

Grand Rapids Running Tours on Fox 17 – 12/26/2016

La Presse – 11/23/2016

Grand Rapids Most Haunted Running Tour – eightWest – 10/28/2016

Fun Things to Do.io – 9/13/2016

WGVU Radio Interview with Shelley Irwin – 6/14/2016

Rapid Chat with Caroline Cook – Rapid Growth – 7/16/2015

Running a Small Business, Literally – Grand Rapids Business Journal – 6/19/2015

Brew Bubbas – 2014 AHA Convention, Grand Rapids, MI – 8/1/2014

Running Tours Blend Exercise & Sightseeing – Wood TV – 7/14/2014

Check out the History of Grand Rapids While You’re Exercising – Fox 17 – 6/4/2014

On-The-Town Magazine – May, 2014

West Michigan Woman E-Newsletter – 4/10/2014

Wood Radio interview w/ Justin Barclay – 3/25/2014

WGVU Radio interview w/ Shelley Irwin – 3/12/2014

Women’s Lifestyle Magazine – March, 2014

Learn While You Burn – The Grand Rapidian –  2/9/2014

M-Live story by Cory Olsen – 1/31/2014