Liza Howard. Ultrarunning Mom.

Ultrarunning Mom

Soccer at the JCC

I’m about to head out to run on some rocky terrain for Mogollon, but I wanted to write a short post about Asa’s first soccer practice at the Jewish Community Center this past week. We arrived about fifteen minutes early and were the only people on the soccer field for a short while.  Then a […]

30 Aug
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A balance of teeth and Mogollon hill training

Asa lost his first tooth on Sunday night at 7:30pm. “The tooth fairy is going to bring me a gold dollar coin!!!!” Say what? Yes, friends, apparently the tooth fairy no longer brings quarters.  (Old As Dirt Howard, that’s what they call me.)  These shiny days the tooth fairy brings gold dollar coins. (Anybody can […]

26 Aug
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Car office and Mogollon

I am sitting in my car office in the driveway.  It’s been a week since Leadville, and I feel like I’ve just stopped moving.   My dad, Ruby, Asa and I got back to San Antonio on Monday around 11pm.  It was like the car had been a space capsule reentering the Earth’s atmosphere.     […]

23 Aug
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Leadville 100 2014: Movin’ Right Along, Drones, and Car Pushing

Drones.  There were drones on the Leadville course people.  Well, apparently not everyone was surveilled — just the lead runners.  Keep this in mind fellow runners as you train to get faster: All that hard work may end up with you face to face with one of these guys: I didn’t know there were llamas […]

19 Aug
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Leadville Planning, No Coffee Taper and Graves

I usually do a pretty good coffee taper before 100-mile races.  But with the internet access located in a coffee shop, I have given up on that.  All the up-in-the-middle-of-the-night-with-the-precious-baby exhaustion training should help out when the caffeinated gels don’t.  I suppose I could drink decaf here and still make my hourly donations to the […]

14 Aug
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