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 called my mom this afternoon. It went to voicemail. A few minutes later I got this: To be clear, the “company” is house guests. It’s not a brewery visit for work. My parents are both retired… clearly still setting an example of good living for me. What’s making me happy: Guess who’s running the Pinhoti [...]Liza
Camilla and I have news! These Band of Runners t-shirts are available in Scotty Kummer’s Ten Junk Miles store for $20. All proceeds support sponsoring veterans’ and surviving family members’ attendance at trail camp in November. Once you have one, take a picture of yourself in it, and I’ll add it to the website. The [...]Liza
The trial running safety survey on irunfar.com is finally out! Remember six months ago when I asked you all to take the survey? I wrote and rewrote this article more times than I can count since then. What you see there now isn’t really my work. It’s really good though. Let me know what you think. There hasn’t been much commentary. [...]Liza
I got up at 3:30 this morning to make it to the San Francisco airport in time for my 6am flight. I stood in line like a zombie, slept restlessly between there and Phoenix and then San Antonio, took a Lyft to the house, hopped in the minivan and drove 20 minutes to pick up Asa and Ruby at a friend’s house. I got there at 1:40pm. [...]Liza
My co-instructor and I stayed in San Francisco and Lyft-ed across the Golden Gate Bridge to teach. The ride took about 20 minutes this morning. This evening it took two hours. Three if you count the time we waited for the Lyft driver to arrive. Was there an accident? Nope. Water buffalo? Nope. Just tourists pulling off the road for pictures [...]Liza