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’ve been working on heat scenario for the irunfar trail first aid series. Let me know what you think! It’s pretty fun having Brendan illustrating these things. What’s making me happy: This tweet from @ReadyArlington that @ReadEatWriteRun retweeted. Running: 16 miles easy/moderate oLiza
I managed to drag myself out of my parents’ house after dinner to do a second run of the day. I was quite pleased with myself as I rolled along at flat tire pace. I’d made it about half a mile from the house when a large dog caught site of me. It was about two houses down the street from where I was, sitting in his front yard with his [...]Liza
Ruby and I abandoned the cats and chickens and headed up to DC to spend time with my parents. (We abandoned them to the care of our neighbor’s teenage son.) No word from Eliot and Asa on the Camino besides this picture. They should spend the night in Tamicelas tonight. What’s making me happy: This coffee my dad made me this morning. [...]Liza
Eliot and Asa are hiking the Camino de Santiago in Spain again. They’re hiking about 120km of the Via de la Plata route this time starting around that left turn around the top of Portugal. Today is Day 2 for them, and they should finish up near a town called Campobecerros. What’s making me happy: Running: 0 The single-parenting [...]Liza
If you have the chance to pace someone during the final hour before the cutoff at Western States, you should do it. People line the street and they couldn’t be more friendly or encouraging. Carolyn got a lot of GO CANADA!!! cheers when people saw her bib. By the time we made it to the high school track, we were all smiling from ear [...]Liza