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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Ten Years of Distance Running: A Brief Reflection

I was at a recycling station earlier this week, dropping off stuff from working Zero Waste at the Ann Arbor Marathon. A woman there noticed the stickers on my Jeep’s hatch and beckoned to me. “Excuse me,” she said. “Did you really run a hundred miles?” I confirmed I had – several, in fact – …

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