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.
We’re in the car headed to Houston right now. Eliot’s mom had knee replacement surgery and we’re going to try and help out a bit these next few days while she’s recovering. I say “try” because Eliot’s actually going to be attending a conference about an hour north of town most of the time we’re [...]Liza
I woke up again at 2:30 this morning. I tried half-heartedly to go back to sleep, but so much was left undone yesterday that I decided to get up and start the day. I love being up early in a sleeping house. I love the time for mental puttering. I struggle mightily to be present for Asa when he’s up and about. I want to be [...]Liza
Good grief, have you seen who’s registered for Rocky now? Scott Jurek, Anton Krupicka, Hal Koerner, and Karl Meltzer. It’ll be awesome to see them running. And, yes, I will have Asa’s nap mat and a Sharpie ready post race — if they decide to hang around for a couple (five) hours — and I’m not tossing my [...]Liza
I was expecting an important call at 10:30 this morning. So the plan was: Drop Asa off at “school” at 8:30, run from 9:00 to 10:15, sit in the car and wait for the 10:30 call, talk happily, finish 20 miles at a good clip, drive home, shower, dress, and leave to pick Asa up by 2:00. Nothing but net. Except when I got back [...]Liza
I had a great fear-induced tempo run last night. I’d been running along a dark, lonely road with trees on both sides for about five miles when I started to feel unnerved. I’m usually pretty comfortable in the dark, but last night it just took a few deer crashing through the brush alongside the road and the shadows cast by my headlamp [...]Liza