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.


September, 2017 5

Saguaro selfies and more

It’s lovely and cool here in the morning in Tucson, and the saguaro’s are out of control. I was forced to stop during my run to take selfies. Teenaged saguaro with pimples. Saguaro running. Saguaro Fight! It’s a good thing I don’t live here, I’d never get more than a few minutes in at a time running. Running: [...]

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Sick

Hey y’all. My mom is sick. My dad took her to the ER yesterday with stomach pain. She’s still there. This is not good. If you have some thoughts to spare, send them my mom’s way, please. Running: 1 hour easy on the schedule. I ran from the NOLS branch to the Kwik-E-Mart to get breakfast. I don’t have a car, and I didn’t [...]

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Jam-packed

Most days I am in awe of people who have successful and challenging professional careers, AND happy families AND are talented hobbyists. Doctors who have four sweet kids, who are also mountaineers, and ultrarunners and bread bakers. I tread water most days just barely keeping my head above water doing none of those things while my children [...]

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Nothing here but us chickens

There is supposed to be an amusing picture of the kids and the chickens hanging out together in the chicken coop at the top of this post, but there is not because the dang thing won’t load.  I’ve spent 15 minutes unsuccessfully pushing the upload button, and now I’m just going to ask you to imagine it.  The chickens are [...]

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Morning time

It’s almost 6am, and Ruby is still asleep. The second pot of coffee is brewing, the chickens are big enough to sleep outside all night, and Eliot’s going to bake some bread. Life is good. I’m going to Tucson to teach this weekend at the NOLS Southwest Branch in Tucson, and I’m really excited. One of these days, I’ll [...]

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