TDR Podcast #72 – May 2024 Rundown

In the May episode of The Duluth Rundown, Tony and Mike mention lots of race results, and several upcoming races. Trail conditions are day-by-day if not hour-by-hour. Is it raining? Probably don’t go. Has it not rained for a few hours or days, and is it sunny and maybe windy? Chances are trails are in … Read more

TDR Podcast #71 – Randy Back Interview

Superior, Wisconsin resident Randy Back has been running in the Duluth area for about 45 years, completing over 100 marathon or longer running races, several Ironman triathlons, and lots of other events in between. Listen in to hear a small sampling of endless stories from being present in the Twin Ports running scene through the … Read more

TDR Podcast #70 – Matt Evans Interview

Matt is a long-time figure in the Duluth running scene as a race participant, event organizer, and community activist with a goal of bringing people together through movement, camaraderie and stories. Matt has finished a variety of local races including the Brewhouse Triathlon, Timberman Tri, and Grandma’s Marathon every single year for nearly 40 years! … Read more

TDR Podcast #70 – March 2024 Rundown

Race results from the Saint Fennessy 4K are broken down, and another Grandma’s Marathon/Young Athletes Foundation race is coming up with the Fitger’s 5k on April 20th. The very next weekend is an inaugural race on the Iron Range, the Victory 5k in Hibbing on April 27th. In the Trails Report segment, Tony and Mike … Read more

TDR Podcast #69 – Ivie Brooks Interview

Ivie is a born and raised Duluthian who started running as an avid soccer player and ultimately gravitated towards marathon running once her highly-competitive collegiate soccer career came to an end. Listen in to hear Ivie talk about training for and running in the Boston Marathon, her journey with dialing in nutrition on and off … Read more

TDR Podcast #69 – February 2024 Rundown

Race Results are listed from the Duluth Winter Trailrunning Series (Hartley Park 10k, Frozen 4 Hour/5k, and Series results), the Freeze Yer Gizzard 5k/10k and Arrowhead 135, both in International Falls. The only upcoming race we could find was on March 16, 2024 with the Saint Fennessy 4K. Trails are in bad shape and should … Read more

TDR Podcast #68 – January 2024 Rundown

With a new year underway, Tony and Mike have no results to discuss, although since recording the Northwoods Winter Trail Marathon and half results have been released. Upcoming races include the remaining events in the Duluth Winter Trailrunning Series, Freeze Yer Gizzard Blizzard Run 5k/10k, and Arrowhead 135. Trails are looking good with recent snow … Read more

TDR Podcast #67 – December 2023 Rundown

Without an interview subject, Mike and Tony run down race results from Gobble Gallop as well as upcoming races from the Duluth Winter Trail Running Series, and more. Regarding trail conditions, natural surface trails in the Duluth area have been volatile, but one useful tool is the SHT Trail Conditions page: This month’s Coach’s Corner … Read more

TDR Podcast #66 – Cristina Nistler Interview

Cristina is a local Duluth marathoner and athletic trainer. Listen in on how she got started running, her journey up to training for and racing marathons and future plans in the sport. Cristina has a unique perspective on running and training with an athletic training background and specializing in gait and form analysis, and all … Read more