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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Liza Howard

Liza Howard is a national champion runner with multiple records in distances ranging from marathons to 100 mile trail races.


Cinderella in Mountain Time

Well, it’s 4am and I’m up for no good reason. Asa and Eliot and the cat are still snoring away. About 5 minutes ago I had myself convinced that my body was still on Mountain Time, but that would actually make it 3am. Oh well, more time to drink coffee and look at the housework I’ve ignored for over a month. Today is Eliot [...]

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Home!

Asa and I made it home to San Antonio with our 200 pounds of luggage yesterday. The boy was a prince. We had a 3 1/2 hour layover in Denver and other than spending $15 on apple juice and visiting the family restroom 27 times, it was a pretty pleasant wait. I bought a pack of cards with pictures of various horrible insects before we left town [...]

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Headed home

Asa and I are headed back to San Antonio tomorrow morning. We leave DC at 6am and head directly to Denver. Honestly!! All in all, we’ll be heading home for 9 hours tomorrow. My carry on bags are loaded down with snacks, activities, and changes of clothes. If someone offered me the opportunity to run a 50 mile race tomorrow instead, I’d [...]

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Recovery

I don’t sleep well after running 100 miles. I’m not sure exactly why. Anyone else out there have trouble sleeping after long runs? So, whatever the reason, I’m up at 4am watching a History Channel show about a swamp stalker pig. “I used to ride my 4-wheeler through the mountains without any perturbation, but now my [...]

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Leadville Ore Cart Trophy

Asa was impressed with the ore cart trophy from Leadville. It’s a miniature mining cart complete with lots of ore. My mother was not thrilled with the rocks being dumped over and over again onto her wood floors, but she did like the Double Magnum of wine I was given. (I did not know the word for a huge can’t-fit-in-your-luggage [...]

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