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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Band of Runners Trail Camp 2018!

It’s hard to explain why the trail camp we put on for veterans and surviving family members has the impact it does. It’s not because what we do is complicated. We run for two and a half days. We teach skills like hill running, technical trail running, speed work, aid station strategies, nutrition, first aid etc. etc. We do all that exceptionally [...]

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Licking the floor 307/365

I took Asa to the pediatrician for his annual checkup, and I have been sick as a dog ever since. So many potent kid germs in one place, I guess. It’s like I licked the floor there or something though. I spent two and a half days like a salted slug on the coach while the kids wreaked havoc around me. I made it to the Anytime Fitness late [...]

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Never fails 306/365

Never fails. Anytime I start to really skimp on sleep, the articles about how awful that is for you start appearing.   Alright, already. You try and work from home! Saturday, we drove to Corpus Christi for Asa’s soccer game, (2.5 hours for an 11 year-old’s soccer game), went to the team lunch afterwards, then (heck, we’re [...]

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Naked Mole-rats 305/365

I was panning for gold on Twitter and voilà! Here’s the link to the article which AND the live cam! Two things: Halloween Costume: Check! Itinerary for Christmas visit to DC: Check! What’s making me happy: Running: 14 miles easy with 90 seconds pickups every 8 minutes

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Coyote Free 304/365

I broke down and got a membership to Anytime Fitness. It was a coyote in the neighborhood that finally pushed me over the edge. I’ve been skittish ever since I got attacked by a dog in DC, and I’ve been running with pepper spray, and sharing the dark neighborhood streets with the coyote seemed like too much. If I lived out in the [...]

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