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 to pace my good friend Chris at the Cactus Rose 100 the weekend before last. I ran with him for 15 miles dressed as a prickly pear cactus pad. Unexpectedly, this was the smaller adventure of the night. Like most ultrarunners, I have a large bag of partially used batteries — because I put new batteries into my headlamp and [...]Liza