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 national champion runner with multiple records in distances ranging from marathons to 100 mile trail races.
What with the airfare to State College, Pennsylvania and the car rental, sleeping in the back of the car before the race seemed like a good idea. And it was a good idea until 10pm when my kidneys decided I’d met my prerace hydration needs. I was parked at a campground, and for whatever reason, I felt a bit scared to get out of the [...]Liza
Remember that scene in “Miracle on 34th Street” where the woman thanks the Macy’s manager for Kris Kringle’s recommendation that she go to the Acme Toy Company on West 46th street for a toy her son wanted for Christmas that Macy’s didn’t have? (Here’s the link if you need a reminder.) Well, that pretty [...]Liza
I got an email from one of my favorite people on the Friday before Tussey Mountainback 50 that went something like this: Have a great asthma-free run this weekend!! In 2011, irunfar did a preview that said “No offense to the other ladies, but this race should be a two woman show between A and B as I just don’t think any of the [...]Liza
I was entirely absorbed by the intricate SUV merging dance out of the day school parking lot, when Ruby asked why she didn’t come in black. “What?” “WHY didn’t I come in blaaack?” (She repeated it slowly and loudly, so I would understand.) “Are you asking me why your skin isn’t black?” [...]Liza