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 woman grape-vining up and down the stair climber in front of my treadmill today. It was mesmerizing. And impressive. I would have toppled off the machine at the first foot crossover. Every now and again she’d add a backwards kick. I spent a lot of time trying to figure out what she was training for. Mountain dancer? [...]Liza