New Year, New Look, New Topics

Happy 2022, everyone! Time to bring y’all up to date on what’s going on with the RunCoffeeWrite family. Top of the list is my wife Joyce, battling cancer in her liver. Things are pretty good at the moment. The chemo is doing its job shrinking the tumors, and the supporting meds (anti-nausea, etc.) are helping …

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2021: A Year of Seconds, Loup Garou 3, and a New Look!

Well, I guess 2021 will go down as a year of “seconds” for me. Second Masters finisher in the Bigfoot Snowshoe 5K and the Singletrack Maniac 50K, and second place overall at the Grandmaster 100K and Loup Garou 60-miler. Like being the best man at four weddings, I suppose. No complaints, however. For us non-elites, …

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Loup Garou Two: Recovery and Guilt

I’ve heard some people experience a letdown after completing an ultra. There’s even a name for it: Post-Race Letdown, or PRLD. There’s no consensus on why, but one reason may come from an attitude that you trained hard for a goal, you achieved it, now what? And sometimes there are also feelings of guilt during …

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