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.

Trail First Aid: Altitude Illness
Trail First Aid: Altitude Illness
on August 1, 2018
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How to identify and alleviate altitute illness in trail running and ultrarunning.


iRunFar’s Trail Running and Safety Survey Discussion
iRunFar’s Trail Running and Safety Survey Discussion
on July 12, 2018
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A discussion article about the results of iRunFar’s Trail Running and Safety Survey and how we solve our sport’s human-safety problems.


Trail First Aid: Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke
Trail First Aid: Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke
on July 4, 2018
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Identifying and caring for heat exhaustion and heat stroke while running.


Trail First Aid: Blister Prevention and Care
Trail First Aid: Blister Prevention and Care
on June 6, 2018
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A how-to for preventing and caring for blisters while running.


Running With The Bears: A Guide For Trail Runners
Running With The Bears: A Guide For Trail Runners
on August 2, 2016
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A how-to for running in places where bears live.