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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The Badwater Crossing

Ruby and Asa are both in school today, and I have been plowing through old emails.  46 to go! Leadville was wonderful as usual.  More on that in the coming days.  After Leadville, I headed to Death Valley to crew my friend’s Badwater 146 Crossing.  (Whirlwind summer vacation and most excellent work trip.) The Crossing goes from Badwater [...]

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First class to Leadville

I’m blogging from first class en route to Denver. It is a complete surprise being up here, and I’m fairly sure the other seven people up here know I’m really an economy-class girl.  The flight attendants certainly do — even though I’ve done my best not to marvel at things or straighten my legs out fully in [...]

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Leadville Pacing! and Headaches

Well, hello from the couch. Yup, I made it out of the closet.  I’m heading up to Leadville on Thursday to pace a client at the race.  That means I will be doing my own little experiment in altitude-induced headaches on Friday and Saturday.  I managed not to die on a similar travel schedule when I paced my good friend, Brian, at Hardrock. [...]

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In the closet — literally

Hello from my closet.  That’s right.  I’m blogging from my bedroom closet. And there’s a nightstand barricading the bedroom door.  I’d take a picture, but I’m afraid that somehow might disclose my location to the children.  That’s right, I’m hiding from my children in the closet — in order [...]

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Oobleck-y Summer

An athlete I’m working with wrote that she felt she was running through oobleck.  I didn’t know the word, but boy, am I glad that I do now. (It’s a pressure-dependent, non-newtonian fluid.  (Oooh!)  It acts like a liquid when it’s poured, but when you exert force on it, it’s a solid.  You make it with cornstarch [...]

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