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.


First class to Leadville

I’m blogging from first class en route to Denver. It is a complete surprise being up here, and I’m fairly sure the other seven people up here know I’m really an economy-class girl.  The flight attendants certainly do — even though I’ve done my best not to marvel at things or straighten my legs out fully in [...]

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Leadville Pacing! and Headaches

Well, hello from the couch. Yup, I made it out of the closet.  I’m heading up to Leadville on Thursday to pace a client at the race.  That means I will be doing my own little experiment in altitude-induced headaches on Friday and Saturday.  I managed not to die on a similar travel schedule when I paced my good friend, Brian, at Hardrock. [...]

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In the closet — literally

Hello from my closet.  That’s right.  I’m blogging from my bedroom closet. And there’s a nightstand barricading the bedroom door.  I’d take a picture, but I’m afraid that somehow might disclose my location to the children.  That’s right, I’m hiding from my children in the closet — in order [...]

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Oobleck-y Summer

An athlete I’m working with wrote that she felt she was running through oobleck.  I didn’t know the word, but boy, am I glad that I do now. (It’s a pressure-dependent, non-newtonian fluid.  (Oooh!)  It acts like a liquid when it’s poured, but when you exert force on it, it’s a solid.  You make it with cornstarch [...]

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Off to Atlanta

Hello from the San Antonio airport.  I’m headed to Atlanta to teach a WFA, but I’ll also get to see my best friends from college this weekend.  I haven’t seen them in maybe 12 years.  I had some plans of spiffing myself up between when I found out the WFA was near their house and now, but it’s been to hot and humid [...]

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