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.
Eliot and I are headed into our 13th year of marriage. 12 years down, 78 to go to beat the longest married couple’s record (based on my cursory Wikipedia search.) Watch out Karam and Katari Chand! We’re coming for you. Eliot reads this blog — which is really all I need to say about the kind of husband he is. My dad [...]Liza
Ruby and Asa are both in school today, and I have been plowing through old emails. 46 to go! Leadville was wonderful as usual. More on that in the coming days. After Leadville, I headed to Death Valley to crew my friend’s Badwater 146 Crossing. (Whirlwind summer vacation and most excellent work trip.) The Crossing goes from Badwater [...]Liza
I’m blogging from first class en route to Denver. It is a complete surprise being up here, and I’m fairly sure the other seven people up here know I’m really an economy-class girl. The flight attendants certainly do — even though I’ve done my best not to marvel at things or straighten my legs out fully in [...]Liza
Well, hello from the couch. Yup, I made it out of the closet. I’m heading up to Leadville on Thursday to pace a client at the race. That means I will be doing my own little experiment in altitude-induced headaches on Friday and Saturday. I managed not to die on a similar travel schedule when I paced my good friend, Brian, at Hardrock. [...]Liza
Hello from my closet. That’s right. I’m blogging from my bedroom closet. And there’s a nightstand barricading the bedroom door. I’d take a picture, but I’m afraid that somehow might disclose my location to the children. That’s right, I’m hiding from my children in the closet — in order [...]Liza