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.
The blog o’ (not quite every) day until the marathon is over. I want to keep up the (not quite) streak until Western. I’m teaching 8-hours a day until June 3rd though and mom-ing the rest of the day’s hours — and, you know, training for Western, so the posts will probably be less than insightful and a bit on the [...]Liza
I did it. I ran a road marathon after almost 20 years of not running road marathons. I ran with my friend Stefan and he delivered me to the finish line at 2:54ish. The race is called Mountain2Beach and it’s a good downhill run from mile 6 to mile 22. Still, it was a 18 minute PR for me after 20ish years, and the time was good enough [...]Liza
I’m back in the car-office emailing and checking in on the runners I’m coaching. Today I’ve parked in the Starbucks parking lot. Sure, I could go into the Starbucks to use their internet and drink their lattes, but I don’t get a lot of privacy these days, so I’m staying put in here until my bladder protests. [...]Liza
Sheesh, Eliot came home and I got all lazy about the daily blogging. Well, actually, I got busy enjoying my little family and running — and doing core work, and vacuuming up dog hair. (Anybody thinking of setting up a dog hair sweater knitting business? I can set you up.) (Honestly, how is our dog not bald?) A friend posted this [...]Liza
Have you seen this jewelry from Jellystone Designs that doubles as teething rings for your baby? It’s brilliant! My friend R. gave me this pendant: Ruby loves it with her whole heart — and sore gums — and it’ll be my go-to gift for all pregnant ladies from here on out. The only downside is that the necklace [...]Liza