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Education & Events

Metro Health – University of Michigan Health provides education about healthy training and exercise habits, along with free injury clinics.

Injury Wise Clinics

These free clinics presented by Metro Health Sports Medicine at Gazelle Sports provide 10 minutes of one-on-one consultation with a sports medicine expert to discuss torn muscles, sprained ankles or whatever is keeping you from moving your best.

The clinics meet every Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Gazelle Sports, 3830 28th St., Grand Rapids, MI 49512

Grand Rapids Marathon

Founded in 2004, the Grand Rapids Marathon is a race designed by runners, for runners. Metro Health is proud to sponsor and provide medical support for this race on a 26.2-mile course that weaves through the city.

The marathon returns October 18, 2020. Watch for news here or on the race event page below.
Grand Rapids Marathon

Sports Medicine Articles & Education

Dr. Ed Kornoelje, a Metro Health family medicine and sports medicine expert, writes about running and training.


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