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.
Amanda McIntosh and I are going to run around the St. Mary’s Hall track for 12 hours on October 9th to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. We are both part of Team Traverse, which generously supports our running so that we can use it to help others. “Running for a Reason” is the team’s motto and mission. [...]Liza
Well, I stretched last night and this morning and my foot and leg feel better, so there’s that. 🙂 It’s a good morning here at the Howard house. Eliot got up early and made bread and granola. Won the husband lottery, I did. I’m on my second cup of coffee and Asa is eating granola and not throwing a tantrum. I’m [...]Liza
This fellow and about twenty of his friends were in the road on my way home from a run at Bandera today. There were a bunch of cowboys nearby and the whole thing had the look of a cattle drive — except the cowboys were mostly just sitting on their horses watching the cattle wander around the highway. Those horns are particularly [...]Liza
I’m sitting at the dining room table ignoring the havoc wrought by my three year-old son and his two buddies earlier this morning. Hurricane Asa-Toby-Brooks was only a Category 3 storm. And now that I’ve decided that bending down to pick up Legos off the floor counts as stretching, cleaning them up is gratifying. I’ve gotten [...]Liza
My friend sent a note to the local news channel and paper about my run at Leadville. (Local Flatlander Runs in Colorado Mountains and Doesn’t Suck.) The response was kind, but basically went: “Very nice, but that was sooooo almost 2 weeks ago.” I don’t follow the local news too closely (because we’ve only lived [...]Liza