Liza Howard

Liza Howard

Liza Howard is a national champion runner with multiple records in distances ranging from marathons to 100 mile trail races.

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Liza Howard

Liza Howard is a national champion runner with multiple records in distances ranging from marathons to 100 mile trail races.


Puffin runner

  My parents brought Ruby a stuffed puffin back from their trip to Nova Scotia.  They’d gone to photograph the puffins there. Puffin Runner by John Marcello Anyway, the stuffed puffin does a puffin call when you squeeze it.  And I’ve got to say, it’s not the best sound.  Kind of chain saw-esque.  Click here for a [...]

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I run trails because…

I think I told you that we’re inviting survivors of servicemembers to the trail camp this year.  We’re working with TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors), and they asked me to write about what makes trail running meaningful — something that might convince non-runners or road runners to give the trails a try.  I [...]

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Back to Mustang Island

Eliot made breakfast tacos for everyone and big thermos of coffee for me, and now we’re in the car heading down to Mustang Island for the day. Ruby identified a few diced onion pieces in her taco, and decided she wasn’t hungry.  I polished off her tacos knowing it would result in an immediate reevaluation of her onion hatred. [...]

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Firgun Ho!

I got to write with Pam and Gina again this month for Trail Sisters.  We wrote about social media’s impact on our running and happiness.  Here’s the link to the full article and here’s my bit. I take pretty regular breaks from Facebook and Instagram. That much success and happiness is strangely uninspiring. Don’t get [...]

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Long summer days

This blog post is an exercise in writing.  Because there’s nothing going on here today. Ruby is cutting pieces of string for the cats to play with and I am trying to concentrate on unanswered emails.  Asa is at Lego camp.  He’s making a Lego safe, which makes me chuckle every time I think about it.  His design for the combination [...]

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