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.


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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Plaza Sesamo

Asa and I are hanging out watching Sesame Street in Spanish and I’ve got my foot in a pot full of ice.  The Thursday night run at Eisenhower is in a bit and I’m really looking forward to it.  I already did some speed work in the zoo this morning.  The race (chase) begins after I flash the zoo pass.  Asa sprints to the back [...]

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Free time?

I had an interview with a store I was hoping to have sponsor me.  My hopes are not high, mostly because I didn’t field the “And what do you do in your free time?” question well. Me: (incredulously) Free time? Very nice young girl:  (kindly, smiling) Yes, when you’re not running or working? Me:  (slowly) And not taking [...]

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