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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ultrarunning

Book recommendation

Have you all read Marshall Ulrich’s book Running on Empty?  It describes his 3000+ mile run across the United States (averaging 60 miles a day) and the journey’s impact on him physically, psychologically, and spiritually.  I downloaded it for the plane ride home yesterday and I didn’t stop reading until Eliot pulled up [...]

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You can do it on a noodle! and autographs

I’m sitting in my PJs in a swanky hotel room in South Lake Tahoe eating lentil soup out of a pot and watching last night’s Daily Show. There is a glass of red wine too. Chris and Brian are out on a 35 mile run. I would be wildly jealous but for the swanky hotel room (Thanks Brian’s parents!!!) and the wine. I spent two hours [...]

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Have Aqua Jogging Belt Will Travel

I leave early tomorrow morning to head out Western States way. The Tuesday departure made sense when I was actually running WS. Now it’ll be more an aqua jogging tour of hotel pools en route to Squaw Valley. Chris and I will meet up with Brian in Salt Lake City and we’ll drive together out to South Lake Tahoe through Friday (by [...]

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Pillories and puffy tacos

There’s not much news to report today. Another two hours on the Alter G. Another 12 hours sifting through Legos.  We are about to hit DEFCON  3 for water use restrictions here.  I believe you’re pilloried at that level if you touch at a sprinkler.  Yup, I’m feeling pretty smug, and ahead of the power curve with all our [...]

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Vitality

It has been too many hours since I expressed my love for the Tripoint YMCA staff.  They are super and I’ve really enjoyed spending every evening with them for the past ten days.  Tonight on my way out the door, Eliot asked if he should be concerned that I referred to the Alter G as my boyfriend.  I assured him that my heart was big [...]

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