TDR Podcast #66 – November 2023 Rundown

Race results are listed from Wild Duluth, Pumpkin Run, North End Nightmare, NMTC Fall Trail Series. Upcoming races and dates are listed.  Trails in Duluth are closed leading up to the hard frost. Tony discusses feel versus effort versus pace and how to learn to measure how they each feed into one another. Running at … Read more

TDR Podcast #65 – October 2023 Rundown

Race results are in from: Aruna 5k, NorthShore Run, NMTC Fall Trail Run Series, Duluth Women’s 10 Miler, Grand Traverse, Cloquet River Run, Whistlestop Marathon, and the Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon. There are a handful of upcoming races as well. Tony and Mike discuss trail conditions, which have a wet surface due to recent rains, … Read more

TDR Podcast #64 – Brent Smith Interview

Brent is a local runner who has completed well over 20 road marathons, including many Grandma’s Marathon events with a PR of 2:31. Nearing 70 years old, Brent still continues to put up impressive times including challenging age group marathon records and racing for a sub-3 hour finish time. Brent discusses running and nordic skiing … Read more

TDR Podcast #64 – September 2023 Rundown

PREFACE: We had some microphone tech issues occur so please excuse the rough recording quality! Local races from August and September are discussed, as well as area races upcoming through the rest of September. Trail conditions are getting into good shape but fall can be rainy and it’s smart to look out for muddy conditions … Read more

TDR Podcast #63 – Dave Wicker Interview

Dave Wicker is the head track and field coach specializing in distance coach at Duluth East High School, and has been running in Duluth for 5 decades. Dave shares some advice and trends from coaching running for thousands of kids through their formative years, and stories from running in Duluth from across the years including … Read more

TDR Podcast #63 – August 2023 Rundown

Many race results are outlined from a busy July in the local Duluth area race scene. Although August is a bit of a slow-down with races there are a couple cool races nearby. Trails are in a typical late summer state of being overgrown with bugs but dry, compact, and very runnable. Tony discusses how … Read more

TDR Podcast #62 – July 2023 Rundown

Looking back to June, race results are in from the NMTC Spring Trail Running Series, Last Runner Standing, Grandma’s Marathon weekend events, and a couple of 5k races including Midnight Sun Midnight Run and Sawdust. Upcoming races are plentiful with the YMCA Sidewalk Shuffle 5k, Park Point 5 miler, Eugene Curnow Trail Marathon, Voyageur 50 … Read more