Liza Howard

Liza Howard

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.

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Liza Howard

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.


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Book Reviews and Day 12/225

Chaos Report:  I think I told you I was writing a book review for EnduranceBuzz.com about Steve Magness’ book The Science of Running? And how I’d given myself an October 1st deadline to make sure I got it read?  Yeah, so of course it’s the 30th and I am up late working on it.  Why doesn’t September have 31 days? [...]

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Risk assessment and safety decisions at Mogollon

Jeremy Doherty, the RD of Mogollon Monster, posted this about his decision to cancel the race.  It’s worth the read.   Read more and the comments at www.mogollonmonster100.com. I was really surprised at the anger and rudeness directed at Jeremy from some of the runners arriving at mile 51.  Jeremy had spent a good two hours at [...]

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Traveling to Mogollon to Volunteer and Day 10/225

Chaos report:  I am sitting between two corpulent men on a Southwest flight headed to Phoenix.  I was fast asleep about thirty seconds after I wedged myself into the middle seat. (Right after I drank the last drop of my double latte.) And I woke up with my mouth wide open and my head almost resting on the meaty shoulder of aisle-side guy. [...]

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No Lightning and Day 8/225

Chaos report:  I was not struck by lighting at any point during the entire hour I spent counseling a roomful of people at the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau about work-life balance.  I paused to check for gathering black clouds right before I started in on “the importance of sleep,” but my luck held. Training:  I [...]

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