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

Half-marathon pressure

I told you I was going to help out with the YMCA’s half marathon training program in exchange for using their Alter-G.  I will now put pressure on my mom friends reading.  (Skip ahead if you are not a mom in San Antonio who doesn’t already run enough to give yourself a stress fracture.)  You all should sign up for this!  It [...]

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Toenail love

It’s 8:15 pm and Eliot and I have turned in for the night.  We made it exactly 15 minutes after we put the boy down.  Eliot’s reading “The Complete Joy of Home Brewing” while I type.  I expect to look over and see the book resting on his face in a few minutes.  It’s been a long weekend: BBQs, mother in-law [...]

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Moving in together and seams

I’ve got five hours of anti-gravity running scheduled today and three tomorrow.  And I feel like things might be moving a little too fast in this relationship.  I am in love with the machine, but I’m not sure if I’m ready to move in together with it yet.  The Y’s only open for four hours tomorrow, so I’m thinking [...]

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Pedaling!

The Boy can ride a bike with pedals now. I have not witnessed this wonder myself because of my nightly trysts with the Alter G. But I’ve made Eliot recount each instance in detail. “Where were you when your son first learned to pedal?” “Pledging undying love to a machine during a sprint workout.” (And while I [...]

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Bod Pods, fat, and Paul Revere

I would have posted earlier, but I got to laughing hysterically at Stephen Colbert’s bit about Sarah Palin’s Paul Revere ramble. I’m going to count it as my core workout. I think I’ll be sore in the morning. I’ve been running around like a nut for the last 48 hours, so I’m just catching up on all the revisionist [...]

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