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.
In order to get me home in time to pick up Ruby and Asa today, I’m leaving the hotel here in Pullman, Washington at 3am to drive a tiny Ford Fiesta rental car to an airport in Idaho for a 5:15am flight. From there, I’ll fly to Salt Lake and then onto San Antonio. I’ll land in San Antonio at 1:30, take a Lyft home, pick up [...]Liza
I don’t have a car here on the Washington State University campus, so I haven’t been able to get to a grocery store, and I forgot to save any dinner from last night, all of which resulted in a pretty rough run this morning. It’s beautiful country here, and the temperature was in the upper 50s, so I was still happy as I [...]Liza
Turns out my co-instructor was right. She was shorter. First time for everything. We think we’re probably the shortest instructor team at the school. There should be a prize. So I went for a run this morning. The weather is beautiful here in Pullman, Washington. Gorgeous. I think it was probably in the mid-50s when I started my run. [...]Liza
Now is the time of year when all the articles come out about how great heat training is — especially for racing at altitude. I am of the opinion that, whatever the science, all of these articles are written by people living in Nova Scotia. It was a nice and humid 95 degrees here today in San Antonio. Any physiological benefits I accrued [...]Liza