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.


Picture catchup

Here’s what’s been going on. Naked babies. And and a picnic on the Guadalupe lovely ladies and Asa.   Ponytails and toast.       This amazing find at the Salvation Army down Family Thrift Shop.  (I have no words.  I just wish I’d taken a video.)   Lots and lots of slow and sweaty uphill treadmilling [...]

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Camping in Texas in July

Don’t do it.  And don’t do it with a toddler who needs a dark room to fall asleep in.  I feel like I should just go ahead and run Badwater at the end of the month after this weekend’s training.  In good news, I managed to hit my race weight in one fell swoop.  (Kidding.  It’ll take more than one overnight sweat [...]

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A podcast!

Asa’s lying on the living room floor listening to Eliot read Here Be Monsters! by Alan Snow.  (Book the Box Trolls movie was based on.  Highly recommend.)  And I’m typing away.   50 emails to respond to before bed and some high finance.  This does not bode well for the 35-miler tomorrow, but I’ve painted myself into [...]

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Happy Forth, Coaching, and Diet Mtn Dew

We all walked in the annual neighborhood Forth of July parade.  Two blocks.  Fire engines.  Uncle Sam.  Boy Scouts.  Decorated bikes and trikes.  Sikhs in patriotic turbans. I love the neighborhood parade.  This year there was also a family of clowns with a unicycle, bicycle built for two, water guns, and a decorated golf cart.  It [...]

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MAF test and Lego Safes

Hello there.  I have mostly been running at less than 137 beats per minute and dealing with some flooding in our kitchen since I last blogged.  And ordering gutters.  And not eating or drinking anything fun. So as much as I came to loath heart rate training a few years ago, I’m enjoying it now.  I think it’s the mental break [...]

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