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.


May, 2018 5

Mom’s text 173/365

I called my mom this afternoon. It went to voicemail. A few minutes later I got this: To be clear, the “company” is house guests. It’s not a brewery visit for work. My parents are both retired… clearly still setting an example of good living for me. What’s making me happy: Guess who’s running the Pinhoti [...]

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Band of Runners T-shirts! 172/365

Camilla and I have news! These Band of Runners t-shirts are available in Scotty Kummer’s Ten Junk Miles store for $20. All proceeds support sponsoring veterans’ and surviving family members’ attendance at trail camp in November. Once you have one, take a picture of yourself in it, and I’ll add it to the website. The [...]

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Survey of Trail Running Safety 171/365

The trial running safety survey on irunfar.com is finally out! Remember six months ago when I asked you all to take the survey? I wrote and rewrote this article more times than I can count since then. What you see there now isn’t really my work. It’s really good though. Let me know what you think. There hasn’t been much commentary. [...]

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100-mile Rest Days 170/365

  I got up at 3:30 this morning to make it to the San Francisco airport in time for my 6am flight. I stood in line like a zombie, slept restlessly between there and Phoenix and then San Antonio, took a Lyft to the house, hopped in the minivan and drove 20 minutes to pick up Asa and Ruby at a friend’s house. I got there at 1:40pm. [...]

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Leonard! 169/365

My co-instructor and I stayed in San Francisco and Lyft-ed across the Golden Gate Bridge to teach. The ride took about 20 minutes this morning. This evening it took two hours. Three if you count the time we waited for the Lyft driver to arrive. Was there an accident? Nope. Water buffalo? Nope. Just tourists pulling off the road for pictures [...]

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