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.


15 minute fix

My appointment with a sports medicine podiatrist is at 8:15 tomorrow morning. I have a good friend who also has PF (apparently it’s contagious) who has an appointment with the same doctor. His appointment is at 8:30. So apparently it’s only going to take 15 minutes to assess and fix my foot. Sweet. Stay tuned for my charitable [...]

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Steroid shots for plantar fasciitis

I’ve decided I’m going to give steroid shots a try for my PF.  It’s been almost six months that I’ve been dealing with it and my mental health can’t stand to have another run cut short by foot pain.  I am grumpy.  And impatient.  I’m doing all the stretching and icing that a mother can reasonably expected [...]

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Interview

I am being interviewed by the paper here and so far we’ve established that I’m a terrible historian and that I’m not all that insightful about trail running.  What year was it that J. and I ran the Grand Canyon?  2006 or 2007?  J.?  It was after Eliot and before Asa and I was in my 30s.  And we had to run uphill and [...]

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Coral snake hopping

C. danced around a nice-sized coral snake yesterday morning at Friedrich Park.  Three of us were running along talking about the terrain out at Bandera when C. broke into a high-stepping jig.  I get to teach a bit about snakes, so I’m always interested to see exactly what’s slithered by.  We reviewed the rhyme “Red on [...]

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