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Diz Runs With… Liza Howard


Stopping to pump breast milk while running (and winning!) an ultra marathon is just another day at the office for Liza Howard. I joined Liza for a few easy miles recently, and we had a pretty awesome conversation.

Liza Howard

Liza Howard-san?

 

Liza and I talked about running, of course, but as we both have young kids family and parenthood stories were topics we transitioned into as well. Liza got started in running ultra marathons basically because of the peer pressure of hanging out with other ultra runners and just getting talked into running longer and longer distances. And like I always say, peer pressure is no fun until you give in! Read more

Diz Runs With… Ian Sharman


On today’s run, I’m joining Ian Sharman for a few easy miles. Now, if you don’t know who Ian is, you’re obviously not a member of the ultra marathon community.

Ian Sharman

Ian Sharman

Since he started running, which was only about 10 years ago, he has completed 200 marathon or longer races! He has also set a new record for the Grand Slam of Ultrarunning, become the director of the US Sky Running Series, and coaches some of the top ultra marathoners in the world. To say this guy is a pillar in the ultra running community is obviously an understatement. Read more

Diz Runs With… Amy Hughes


On this episode of the Diz Runs With podcast, I’m chatting with Amy Hughes who recently completed an astounding 53 marathons in 53 different cities in 53 days!

Amy Hughes, 53:53, 53 Marathons

Amy Hughes

Obviously that’s a pretty amazing feat, but what is most incredible to me is that she did all this running for causes way bigger than any person! Her mission was two-fold, to bring attention to the importance of physical activity for children and to raise awareness and funding for the Isabelle Lottie Foundation. Read more

A Running Coach Without the Title

Does a running coach NEED to be RRCA certified?

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This is a question I’ve been kicking around in my head for some time now.

As I’m now taking on clients as a running coach and creating training plans for runners of all race distances, I’ve gone back and forth on whether or not I should pursue RRCA certification as a coach.

I don’t think I am going to. Read more