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.
I’m writing an article for Ultrarunning magazine that’s due today. I have had some trouble making it as entertaining as I want it to be. Perhaps if I’d started writing three weeks ago, it wouldn’t be such a struggle. But my writing is nothing if not the product of procrastination. OK, back to writing. What’s [...]Liza
[Hello there. I got a bit behind in my daily blogging do to being crushed by long hot runs — and work and kids and the messy house and etc. I’ll be catchup using the WordPress time machine. Next year, I’m going with a daily Instagram…] One of the people who commented on the altitude article cited Wikipedia at me. I [...]Liza
I wrote this article about altitude sickness for irunfar’s first aid series. It’s a fun scenario and quiz if you’re going to be running at altitude. But it has been edited. My friend is a great editor, but I question her judgment in this case. The article originally started: Let’s talk about Altitude Illness baby Let’s [...]Liza
Hello from Denver! I’m teaching at the downtown REI. For whatever reason, I’m feeling really tired today. I guess I did get here around midnight Central time. But still, you’d think all the Starbucks caffeine I’m guzzling would have some sort of impact. It’s going to be a struggle to get through the class and [...]Liza
Lesson: If you cut your emergency blanket down to just your size to save weight at Marathon des Sables, it will not cover both you and and your 6’5 friend when you are trapped in a lighting storm at 12,500 feet at Hardrock. I know. Brian and I stopped with a few other runners before going over Buffalo Boy Ridge (13,000′) to see [...]Liza