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 taught most of the day outside in Austin, and I’m feeling pretty toasted. You’d think I’d be acclimatized to the heat, but what I’m acclimatized to is one, two and three hours of running in the heat — not standing outside for 6 hours and gesticulating wildly. (That’s the kind of teacher I am.) Specificity [...]Liza