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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Same feeling 129/365

This was actually also my same reaction when I walked away from Ruby’s preschool this morning after dropping her off. YES!!!!! (Disclaimer: I love my 4 year-old. She’s wonderful. I know these days with her are fleeting. I’m cherishing them as much as humanly possible. Also, see above.) What’s making me happy: Running: [...]

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Hardy Minnesotans 127/365

Today was a bit of a whirlwind. We started class an hour late to give Minnesota more time to get the roads cleared for the students. Minnesota does that well, and all the students made it back. They were a hardy lot — and desperate for certifications. But, what with the lost hour and a bunch of recertification testing at lunch, I don’t [...]

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Weather Found 126/365

It’s an actual blizzard here. I’ve tried all day to get some snow-blowing-sideways-poor-visibility-thundersnow pictures, but my phone just can’t do it. You’ll have to take my word for it. Thundersnow! There is sideways snow in this picture, but it was taken before the storm intensified to a blizzard. (I got in at 2am [...]

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In Search of Weather 125/365

I’m flying up to Minneapolis to teach today because this seemed dull after last weekend. I wanted to try some of this: When I touched base with the course host about the weather, she responded that Minnesotans knew how to deal with cold and snow. Surely, that’s true. But if she was looking to jinx things, that response seemed sure to do [...]

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Cheer for Zaw! 124/365

I’ve been up most of the night following one of my coaching clients on the 86.2 km long stage at Marathon des Sables. He’s been up all night and is just 10km from the finish. He’s the runner image. And that camel is the cutoff time. Zaw has worked so hard to get ready for MdS and to get this far. If you have a free minute [...]

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