Locations

Muskegon, MI

945. E. Sherman Blvd.
P. 231.737.4374

Grand Rapids, MI

4095 Park East Court SE
P: 616.259.4028

Grand Haven, MI

16760 Lincoln Street
P: 616.935.3300

NOCHS, Grand Haven, MI

1015 S. Beacon Blvd.
P: 616.847.5293

RunSTRONG Tag

Why We’ll Be Running in the RunSTRONG 5K

Proceeds from this year's race will benefit the North Ottawa Community Health System's (NOCHS) Pediatric Rehabilitation Program. The money raised will help support costs for treatment equipment unique to children and provide scholarships for children with special needs who cannot afford special programming. Medical insurance simply does not cover all the rehabilitation needs of children with sensory processing disorders, genetic disorders or developmental challenges. The North Ottawa Community Health System's Pediatric...

RunSTRONG 5K 2019 Official Press Release

GENERATION CARE HOSTS THIRD ANNUAL RUNSTRONG 5K GRAND HAVEN, MICHIGAN, June 12, 2019 — Generation Care, a local rehabilitation and wellness center, hosts their third annual RunSTRONG 5k. On Friday, July 12, 2019, Generation Care will be holding their third annual RunSTRONG® 5k event at 16760 Lincoln St.— their Grand Haven clinic location. The event will include a Tot Trot for younger children and a 5k option for all other participants, on...

RunSTRONG 5K – Why you should sponsor!

Generation Care and its RunSTRONG® program will be hosting their third annual RunSTRONG 5K road race on Friday, July 12 at 7:00. The race will begin and end near the Generation Care clinic on Lincoln Street in Grand Haven. The course is USATF certified and all levels are encouraged to participate – elite to beginner and first timers! There will also be a Tot Trot at 6:45 PM and post-race...

Race Directors for the RunSTRONG 5K to participate in the Five Mile Hill Challenge!

RunSTRONG 5k Race Directors Scott McKeel and Lauren L' Huillier were asked and selected to participate in the 5 Mile Hill Challenge this year to raise money for the Nayamba School in rural Zambia along with eight other people from the Grand Haven community. Scott was able to participate in this event last year and helped raise part of the over $20,000 for this school! That was enough to raise money to feed every...

Keeping Up With A Winter Running Routine

By Melanie Danklefsen, PT, DPT, CMP Myth: Winter is a good time to take a break from running. Fact: Winter is a great time to maintain running baseline and address the little things to help you run strong. Winter, especially in Michigan, is a typical downtime between major fall and spring races. Although the weather is cold and snowy and invites one to stay inside wrapped up in a warm blanket, it is...

Anne’s Running Injury Story

Receiving feedback from our patients is always so encouraging and helpful to us! Anne took the time to share a handwritten note with Generation Care physical therapists Scott McKeel and Heidi Brouwer after they treated her for a running injury. Heidi & Scott, Just a note to thank you sincerely for working with me last month. As you know, running injuries are very frustrating! I appreciate your unique approaches to my injury and your determination...

Our New Healthy Running Series

Looking to beat your personal record? Or how about running long distances while preventing injuries? There's always something new to learn even when we're talking about sports and hobbies. In the case of running, learning new techniques and practices is great for both safety and performance. Our new Healthy Running Series is geared towards runners who are looking to improve your performance and safety. Each event during the series will feature...

RunSTRONG 5K—My TEAM TRIUMPH Fundraiser

We are excited to announce our upcoming fundraiser with Panera Bread! On February 21st we will be holding a fundraiser at Panera Bread located at 1099 South Beacon Boulevard, Grand Haven, Michigan 49417. The proceeds earned from the fundraiser will benefit My TEAM TRIUMPH, our 2018 RunSTRONG 5K beneficiary. My TEAM TRIUMPH is an athletic ride-along program created for children, teens, adults, and veterans with disabilities who would normally not be...

Mike’s Story – Journey to the NYC Marathon

There is nothing better than when a patient sends us a story like THIS! Read about Mike's physical therapy journey and how working with Generation Care Doctor of Physical Therapy and RunSTRONG leader, Scott McKeel, made a difference! In his own words - here's Mike's story: "Scotty: I didn't want to let another day pass without taking a moment to say THANK YOU for all of your PT efforts over the last couple...

Ellen’s Story – Triathlete

Meet Ellen Adams, athlete extraordinaire! Ellen was seen at our Generation Care Performance Center in Grand Rapids for running specific physical therapy by Scott McKeel, PT, DPT, CSCS. Ellen is an elite swimmer and an avid triathlete who was struggling with knee and calf pain during her summer training cycle. At the beginning of treatment, Ellen was struggling to complete 2-mile runs without pain. After four weeks of physical therapy and...

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