Hill Repeats: Afton State Park

Apr 14

Hill Repeats: Afton State Park

Trying out my new Garmin Virb Elite action camera.  Filmed one of some of my hill repeats while out in Afton State Park.  The first video is from the entrance to the Afton Ski Resort.  This is about a 0.36 mile hill with about a 14% incline.  The second video is from the “Meat Grinder” hill towards the end of the 25k loop of the Afton Trail...

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Jordan +26.2 Book Club: What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast by Laura Vanderkam

Apr 09

Jordan +26.2 Book Club: What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast by Laura Vanderkam

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast by Laura Vanderkam My rating: 2 of 5 stars This was an ok book that really talked about some of the benefits of utilizing your mornings. The author gives some examples and helpful tips but nothing revolutionary here. Would have been a better ready if the book would have incorporate more information on techniques for...

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Zumbro 100 Mile Race Reports, Videos and More

Apr 08

Zumbro 100 Mile Race Reports, Videos and More

Since I won’t be out at Zumbro this year for the firs time is 3 years and runners are tapering and getting anxious about the race.  Basically you are sitting around anxious to get out and run and no that you can’t even go out for a long run because you are tapering.  So here you go read away.   Video Start of 2013 Race: This is what the race was...

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Western States and Grand Slam Training Update: Week 14 Milestone Workout

Mar 31

Western States and Grand Slam Training Update: Week 14 Milestone Workout

Quick training update.  Had a great run today, not only was it fantastic weather, but I ran into a few friends out on the paths and really had a breakthrough or a milestone in my training.  I’ll keep this brief, yesterday Sunday had a very solid 30 mile run where I kept a solid 8:30ish pace (4hr 30mins overall time) most of the time but felt really good the...

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