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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1st Annual Hills & Dales Neighborhood Marathon

I’m here in the kitchen counter working on my second cup of coffee.   Ruby woke up at 5am with a “hungry tummy.”  I’ll be feeding her more for dinner tonight… The kids have today off from school for Fiesta.  And I’m hoping the third cup of coffee gives rise to some ideas about kid-occupying fun.  I [...]

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Lake Sonoma 50: Liza 1 + Asthma 1= F11

I went into this race with a bit of trepidation. My bib # was 13. This was my surprise seat mate on the plane. The race has 10k of vertical gain and 1/2 mile hill that I trained on has just under 200… feet. (I though it was 1024 feet for a while, but then I realized I’d just been reading the altitude.) This was my first 50-miler [...]

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Up early and writing

I woke up at 2:45 this morning and decided to go ahead and get up and start the daily grind of shooing the cats away from our love seat.  They’ve taken to using it as a scratching post.  It was my grandmother’s couch and it’s well-used and loved at this point — and it’ll be what you sit on if you ever come to [...]

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Seated and #sportbrasquad

Gargh!  The horses bolted yesterday, and I toppled off the back of the blogging wagon before I’d even taken my seat. (That’s me standing there.)  It’s all okay now. Eight hours of sleep and I’m ready to do great things — or at least run 20 miles in 89 degree weather and clean our bathroom. It’s not 89 [...]

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Back on the wagon

Good grief.  It was a hard climb back onto the blogging wagon this time.  February hit like a tornado (literally).  I flew in from Dallas on Sunday night about 40 minutes before one of the tornados hit San Antonio.  The landing was not tornado bumpy, but it did have me mumbling a few prayers. I’ve been slacking on the blogging because [...]

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