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.


No more modeling

Ruby caught the edge of a coffee table with her cheek yesterday.  We had to take her to an urgent care and get her super-glued up.  (Yes, yes, I know it’s different than actual super glue.)  I will say, one of the nice aspects of living within spitting distance of a major highway and across from the university here,  is that there [...]

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How to Make an Ice Bandana for Your Hot Runs

Wearing an ice bandana during a long run or race when it’s really hot can change your experience from this: to this: Here’s out to make one for free.  (Assuming you don’t need to buy a $1 bandana or a needle and thread.)  It’ll only take 15-25  minutes depending on when you last threaded a needle. SUPPLIES Step 1: [...]

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Megafauna, writing and reality

I’ve been asked to write an article about a runner who had a negative megafauna encounter during a trail marathon, and it’s killing me.  Composition is so much harder than blogging  Fact checking, research…not a lot of room for humor or foolishness.  And I keep getting distracted by videos of gymnastics and swimming competitions [...]

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Nature camp

There hasn’t been to much to report here since I survived the scary hotel in Southlake.  Asa is off in East Texas handling snakes. He’s at a nature camp for the week that our dear friends put on. Ruby and I here making play dough cupcakes and the like. And Week 2 of the road to Marathon 2 Marathon is going well.  I feel as unfit [...]

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Hello from Pompeii and the Worst Hotel

They started building in the lot behind our house.  The dust has been impressive. Here’s Eliot, Asa, Ruby and me waking up this morning. Honestly, though: My spirit is also covered in dust. I’m up in Dallas this weekend teaching a Wilderness First Aid course, and when my coinstructor and I got to the hotel last night, the clerk [...]

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