All posts by Liza Howard

Liza Howard

is a long-time ultrarunner living in San Antonio, Texas. She divides her time between teaching for NOLS Wilderness Medicine, coaching for Sharman Ultra, directing the non-profit Band of Runners, wrangling two young kids, setting the bar low for house tidiness, staying happily married–and training for ultras. You can follow her chaos on her website.

A Trail Runner’s Guide to Mountain-Lion Encounters
A Trail Runner’s Guide to Mountain-Lion Encounters
on May 22, 2019
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A trail runner’s guide to mountain-lion encounters.


Trail First Aid: Snakebites in North America
Trail First Aid: Snakebites in North America
on May 1, 2019
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How to treat snakebites that occur on the trail in North America.


Trail First Aid: Overhydration
Trail First Aid: Overhydration
on April 3, 2019
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How to prevent and treat overhydration (exercise-associated hyponatremia).


Trail First Aid: Allergic Reactions
Trail First Aid: Allergic Reactions
on March 6, 2019
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How to treat allergic reactions on the trail or in a remote location.


Trail First Aid: Wound Management
Trail First Aid: Wound Management
on February 6, 2019
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A how-to for treating wounds on and off the trail.


Trail First Aid: Frostbite
Trail First Aid: Frostbite
on January 2, 2019
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How to treat and prevent frostbite and other non-freezing cold injuries while trail running.


Trail First Aid: Hypothermia
Trail First Aid: Hypothermia
on December 5, 2018
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How to identify, prevent, and treat hypothermia on the trail.


Trail First Aid: Head Injuries
Trail First Aid: Head Injuries
on November 7, 2018
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How to identify and treat a head injury when trail running.


Trail First Aid: Unusable Musculoskeletal Injuries
Trail First Aid: Unusable Musculoskeletal Injuries
on October 3, 2018
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How to splint unusable musculoskeletal injuries in remote locations.


Trail First Aid: Lightning Safety and Injuries
Trail First Aid: Lightning Safety and Injuries
on September 5, 2018
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A trail runner’s guide to mitigating lightning risk and caring for lightning injuries.