Liza Howard. Ultrarunning Mom.

Ultrarunning Mom

PEBs (Performance Enhancing Babies)

At one point today, I was sitting on the floor with a friend’s screaming baby in one arm and a nursing Ruby in the other.  I hadn’t slept more than 15 hours in the last three days, and crumbs from the previous night’s midnight tortilla chip eating frenzy were all over the tile floor.  From […]

12 Apr
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In which I try to ruin Hal’s race, PR, and set a new CR at the Umstead 100

Well, let’s just get this out of the way right off the bat.  I ran the first loop of the eight-loop Umstead course with Hal Koerner.  This was very fun, and also smacked of being crazy, since I’d only run one 60-miler since the baby was born (yes, that was the nap attack 100k) and […]

06 Apr
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Coaching, Umstead, and Stuff

Hi folks.  Eliot, Asa, and Ruby are out in the garage working on some sort of wooden box for Asa’s Pokemon cards (How is Pokemon still a thing?), and I’m browning sausages — for a Sunday pasta dinner.  Yes, it’s Monday, but Sunday was a bit rough, and we ended out with Mexican take-out — […]

03 Apr
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Bees, Dallas, Fat & Bluebonnets

Well, let’s start with the bluebonnets. I’ve learned many things since I moved to Texas seven years ago.  And with this “here’s my kid in the bluebonnets” picture, my assimilation is about complete.  Don’t mess with me. I love how almost every bluebonneted road median has a kid or two sitting in it and a […]

26 Mar
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Catching up

So here’s what’s been going on since Nueces: Running.  I mentioned the 40-mile treadmill run the weekend before last.  I want to recommend the Tonya Harding & Nancy Kerrigan documentary if you ever find yourself on a treadmill past 30 miles.  Riveting.  Well, it’ll get you to 37 miles anyway.  I had to resort to […]

18 Mar
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