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.


To Houston

We’re headed to Houston for the weekend to give the grandparents an Asa fix.  Eliot’s making dinner and I’m hiding out in the bedroom thinking about packing.  I have not entirely unpacked from my last trip and I’m not excited to do it now.  Perhaps a small nap would help.  Trips to Houston are a lot more fun now [...]

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Cross country talk

I spoke to the UTSA Crosscountry team yesterday morning.  It was 6:30am and I worried the conversation would go something like: “Hi.  I’m at least 20 years older than most of you and I spend most of my time with a three year-old.  I run  4 minutes per mile slower than you do, and I’m here to talk with you about ultramarathoning [...]

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Pictures

A photographer came to the house yesterday to take some pictures for the article the paper is doing.  She told me to just go about my daily business and pretend she wasn’t there.  Riiiiiiight.  I am not of the Reality TV generation.  I notice people with large cameras in my dirty kitchen.  At one point she asked what I would be [...]

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Brainwashing

I have taken to drinking smoothies for breakfast.  They are pretty obnoxious green affairs.  I see them as a vehicle for vegetables I might not get around to eating otherwise.  I always wake up with all kinds of purposefulness and self-control, so it’s easy to dump the spinach, spirulina, grasses, and carrots etc. in while Eliot and [...]

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Podiatrist visit

I always forget how bad the traffic in San Antonio is because Eliot bikes to work — and my morning commute is usually just down the street to the pool with Asa. (Amazing that I can find things to be dissatisfied about, isn’t it?). My ten minute drive ended up taking 35 minutes and I arrived late.  Hate that.  However, the doctor [...]

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