Eugene Curnow Trail Marathon 2016 Race Report

This Summer we went camping and traveling through Minnesota, and I couldn’t resist the lure of the Curnow Trail Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota! Every 2 years we go to the mainland for about a month of family reunions and relaxation. This little trail marathon was super fun, and definitely an adventure. Almost a little too…

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Quick jump in performance! ~10% in a week!

I had an unexpected turn in my training on Monday, which has surprised me and is very encouraging. The last few months, I’ve been experimenting with some Maffetone Method training methods using a heart rate monitor and slowing down. Yesterday, as I was running, I was wondering if this slow down to speed up stuff…

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Heart Rate Monitor = Learning to Run Again

So, I’ve started wearing a heart rate monitor for training, and I feel like I’m learning to run all over again. Once again, time for Nate to pick up his game again and get stronger and faster. A friend of mine, who’s a really strong runner, recommended the book Primal Endurance which I quickly downloaded…

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