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 long-time is a longtime ultrarunner who lives in San Antonio, Texas. She teaches for NOLS Wilderness Medicine, coaches, directs the non-profit Band of Runners, and drives her kids around in a minivan.
I got up at 5 to run and it took about 6 miles before I was feeling like a kind and cheerful person again. Usually I’m less grinch-like after only 2 miles. But that’s trail miles. Maybe I’ve found the conversion: 2 trail miles = 6 road miles… as far as running to ameliorate moodiness goes anyway. As much as my [...]Liza