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.
There was a lot of Vicodin and lying on the floor for Eliot this weekend. His back betrayed him after getting the yard ready for the annual brush collection day. I spent the weekend carrying Ruby around like a koala and hissing at Asa not to tug on his father. It was not our best weekend — though we were all very happy to be together [...]Liza
I didn’t take a camera with me during the race, so I’m slowing borrowing other people’s pictures. My tent buddy Marissa took this one. Here’s Tent 177 early on: From left to right: Anthony, Me, Jay, Meghan, Sarah, Marissa, Sam, and Dave I will work on stories from the tent because there are some very good ones that [...]Liza
Apparently Sir Ranulph Feinnes told the Express News that this year’s Marathon des Sables was “more hellish than hell.” This from the man who once dragged a 400+ pound sledge across Antarctica and circumnavigated the globe on its polar axis. Granted, Sir Ranulph’s 71-years old now, almost 30 years my senior, but the sentiment rings [...]Liza