I’m starting to think about MdS as a restful vacation with a bit running thrown in. I’m not underestimating the desert...
Liza Howard is a national champion runner with multiple records in distances ranging from marathons to 100 mile trail races.
I’m blogging from first class en route to Denver. It is a complete surprise being up here, and I’m fairly sure the other seven people up here know I’m really an economy-class girl. The flight attendants certainly do — even though I’ve done my best not to marvel at things or straighten my legs out fully in [...]Liza
Well, hello from the couch. Yup, I made it out of the closet. I’m heading up to Leadville on Thursday to pace a client at the race. That means I will be doing my own little experiment in altitude-induced headaches on Friday and Saturday. I managed not to die on a similar travel schedule when I paced my good friend, Brian, at Hardrock. [...]Liza
Hello from my closet. That’s right. I’m blogging from my bedroom closet. And there’s a nightstand barricading the bedroom door. I’d take a picture, but I’m afraid that somehow might disclose my location to the children. That’s right, I’m hiding from my children in the closet — in order [...]Liza
An athlete I’m working with wrote that she felt she was running through oobleck. I didn’t know the word, but boy, am I glad that I do now. (It’s a pressure-dependent, non-newtonian fluid. (Oooh!) It acts like a liquid when it’s poured, but when you exert force on it, it’s a solid. You make it with cornstarch [...]Liza
Hello from the San Antonio airport. I’m headed to Atlanta to teach a WFA, but I’ll also get to see my best friends from college this weekend. I haven’t seen them in maybe 12 years. I had some plans of spiffing myself up between when I found out the WFA was near their house and now, but it’s been to hot and humid [...]Liza