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.
Hello from somewhere north of Africa. I’ve been heading to South Africa for almost 12 hours now, and Eliot, Asa and I have about 9 hours to go. I figure the pulmonary embolism will hit somewhere over the Equator. I’m drinking tiny bottles of free red wine to thin my blood. (You can have your knowledge of physiology and I can have [...]Liza
Eliot is in full tourist mode here at the Houston airport. He struck up a conversation with a guy in the Starbucks line. (Heading to Nicaragua for 2 months, missionary, likes to bike, violence in Nicaragua isn’t as bad as the media makes out.). Eliot shared our raison d’être with him. “We’re running an ultra marathon [...]Liza
Hi New Blog Readers lured in by the promise of hilarity in Trail Running magazine! (Longtime Blog Readers: We’ve got a bit of company!) So I couldn’t be more excited about being included on this list with all these folks. I happily shared the news with everyone I talked to. “Yeah, a torn meniscus is really going [...]Liza
My co-instructor is teaching about spinal injuries right now, and I’m hiding behind the sink. There’s not really another place to be while the teaching is going on — and it’s close to the coffee. I have to teach lifts and rolls in a minute, but I wanted to get a post up before I did. So CNN put the RWB Trail Camp [...]Liza
I almost ran into this little song bird during my run on Monday. You can just make out a strand of the spider web he’s caught in behind him. He was absolutely still, and I thought he was dead. I took a picture — as one does with dead birds in trail blocking spider webs — and then I untangled him. Well, I looked [...]Liza