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.


Product testing

I get to do some product testing on the run tomorrow, which is exciting.  My perspective on running clothing may not turn out to be particularly useful to this company though.  Feedback:  1.  Shorts:  These were great.  It was really easy pull them aside and pee behind a bush.  2.  Top:  After 12 hours, the built-in sports bra did [...]

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Motivation and the Salado Creek Greenway

I had a nice run this morning checking out the trails around UTSA (University of Texas at San Antonio) that connect to the Salado Creek Greenway.  The cross country coach was kind enough to give me a tour.  I didn’t run in high school or college (swam some of high school and played Spades in college), so I peppered him with questions [...]

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Slow news day

There’s not much going on here today.  Asa’s off at “school” and I just got back from a run and now I’m icing my foot.  My folks ran out to the Bill Millers around the corner to see what it was all about.  The rest of the day will play out along similar lines.  Stretching, core workout, pick the boy up, bake [...]

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Bloody fall

I took a big digger today running at Eisenhower Park.  I was running at a good clip when my foot caught a rock and I dove toward the ground.  I felt like I slid a good 12 inches before I stopped — leaving most of the skin of my right knee behind.  I wasn’t hurt — just really bloody.  Well, at first there wasn’t [...]

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Heart rate monitor training

I’ve had a bit of a conversion experience concerning heart rate monitor training.  A change of heart.  😉  I’ve been training with one under Amanda’s direction for about a year now.  And there’s no doubt using it has made me a better runner.  But, until recently, I’ve always hated strapping on the monitor [...]

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