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 started to think about dropping from the 100k at Bandera around mile 22. I attach a lot of baggage to running ultras, so it’s important for me to finish a races unless I’m injured. Of course, there are a slew of great reasons for people to drop from races. I didn’t think that a few years ago. But I do now. Wholeheartedly. [...]Liza