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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Goodnight moon and burglars too

I don’t sleep well when I’m alone in the house at night.  And, yes, I do feel hypocritical telling Asa there’s nothing to be afraid of when I turn off his light at bedtime.  I stayed up until two in the morning with all the lights on because every noise outside sounded like an axe murderer trying to break in.  Thankfully [...]

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Running Prozac

Yesterday was a hard day for me — for no good reason.  I had no energy (for no good reason) and the boy was driving me nuts (because that’s his job as a three year-old).  He’s started taking teeny tiny steps when I ask him to go somewhere he doesn’t want to go.  Picture me losing my mind as he makes the trip to the [...]

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Running with 26,000+

The New York Times has a nice article today by Christopher McDougall called “Born to Run the Marathon?” It addresses people who poo-poo marathons because of the hype and the crowds.  I have some good friends running the San Antonio marathon on November 14th.  They’ll be running with at least 26,000 other people this year. [...]

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Merengue stretch

I just learned the merengue on Plaza Sesamo.  That’s going to count for stretching this morning.  Merengue-ing around the living room with Asa = 30 minutes of hamstring and calf stretching, verdad? I did manage to get the run done last night.  It was an ugly affair.  Eliot used cam straps to secure a portable DVD player to the treadmill [...]

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