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 got dressed to run tonight, and went out into the courtyard. I stood and looked into the heat and humidity and decided I needed to go to the bathroom. I walked back into the house and told Eliot and the kids I’d be in the bathroom. I lingered. Then I walked back outside. Still hot, still humid, still an hour’s worth of 2-mile loops [...]Liza