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. Follow Liza while she runs Marathon de Sables April 5 - 11.
I was thinking that it’d be neat to compile people’s race reports from different races in one location. Does something like this exist already. If so, you need to tell me. I spent the weekend working and pacing at Cactus Rose in Bandera. Friends, rocks, sotol, rocks, friends, sotol and Olga’s soul-saving quesadillas [...]Liza
Asa’s 5 year-old crush is coming over after school today. And I am skipping my run to tidy up the house and buy juice and snacks. There was a big discussion on irunfar.com a while back about why there aren’t more women running ultras — I think the average was something like 27% — and I didn’t add my two cents [...]Liza
I have accomplished a grand list and a big chart today. And three cups of coffee. (Don’t worry, there are no podcasts in my future, you know.) Now I’m going to call a good friend and then get start tackling the list. I’d forgotten how much time training for a race takes. Hard to believe, I know. I have a new pair [...]Liza
I did a podcast last night with the wonderful folks at Trail Runner Nation about Team Red, White & Blue and the Trail Running Camp. Here is the link: http://trailrunnernation.com/2012/10/fall-training-training-camp-with-liza-howard/ I must warn you: A good quarter of the podcast is taken up with me saying “ya know.” Arrrgh! [...]Liza
I woke up at 3:57 this morning for no particular reason. It feels good to have the quiet time here in the house. I’ve got some 14 miles on the schedule today and a lot of core and weight work — and stretching. (Stretching. We hates stretching.) And then the boys and I are going to go around town and put this flyer up [...]Liza