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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Snippets en route to South Africa

Eliot is in full tourist mode here at the Houston airport. He struck up a conversation with a guy in the Starbucks line. (Heading to Nicaragua for 2 months, missionary, likes to bike, violence in Nicaragua isn’t as bad as the media makes out.). Eliot shared our raison d’être with him. “We’re running an ultra marathon [...]

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Hilarity and Pacing Eliot at Comrades

Hi New Blog Readers lured in by the promise of hilarity in Trail Running magazine!  (Longtime Blog Readers: We’ve got a bit of company!)  So I couldn’t be more excited about being included on this list with all these folks.  I happily shared the news with  everyone I talked to.  “Yeah, a torn meniscus is really going [...]

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Trail Camp shout out from CNN

My co-instructor is teaching about spinal injuries right now, and I’m hiding behind the sink.  There’s not really another place to be while the teaching is going on — and it’s close to the coffee.   I have to teach lifts and rolls in a minute, but I wanted to get a post up before I did. So CNN put the RWB Trail Camp [...]

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Will you walk into my parlor?

I almost ran into this little song bird during my run on Monday.  You can just make out a strand of the spider web he’s caught in  behind him.  He was absolutely still, and I thought he was dead.  I took a picture — as one does with dead birds in trail blocking spider webs — and then I untangled him.  Well, I looked [...]

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Can moving and slow hills

Ruby spent the evening moving most of the cans out of our pantry and onto the coffee table.  For the record, my mother purchased those tiny cans of tuna when she was here last month.  She always leaves my pantry stocked with so much canned tuna that I start thinking about buying a kitten.  Always.  And it’s difficult to donate cans [...]

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