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 caught sight of myself in a mirror en route to zipping into the Alter G anti-gravity treadmill this morning. I immediately got the YMCA lady behind the front desk to take a picture of me. Sugar plum fairy anyone? Maybe imagine the nutcracker as a water bottle. Here’s a view of the zip in. I ran for 3 hours this morning. Remember [...]Liza
Eliot found this by the front door last night. This was inside. Along with this note. Wow! Thanks New Balance! I made Eliot swear up and down that he would take care of this delicate plant. I intend to admire it from at least three feet away from here on out. Remember the Bougainvillea Eliot got me? Well, let’s just say it’s [...]Liza
I am a very fast runner when I only weigh 20 pounds. I ran for about 2 hours today at a sub 6 minute pace on the Alter G. What a wild machine. The YMCA folks gave me a pair of compression shorts to put on, which were attached at the waist to something like the spray skirt you’d wear in an ocean kayak. The spray skirt zipped onto [...]Liza
So me and the “Rebound Air Walker Low Top” will be together for the next five weeks. That big oval at the top is a pump. Makes me feel like I’m wearing these: And the sports medicine podiatrist says if I run Western States it’s likely I’ll make the fracture far worse and probably not run again for the rest [...]Liza