October 18, 2020

Grow Ruck 21 AAR

10.10.2020 / Louisville, KY Nature Boy EH’d me back in January (2020) along the fence of a baseball field watching our sons play Little League ball. “We’re going for a run on Sunday, want to join us?” There was some miscommunication because I thought it was going to be 4 miles but it ended up being 17 miles (not…

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July 23, 2020

Double rainbow ruck

THE SCENE: Muggy. YHC coming in 🔥. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER WARM-O-RAMA: PAX were encouraged to use quotes from Remember the Titans whenever they had the chance. “Let’s go, let’s go, let’s go, let’s go!” – Speaker THA-THANG: 2 mile ruck loop. Top of the parking deck, 1 lap around the track. 3.3 miles “I run 6 plays, split…

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December 31, 2019

Ruins Last Gloom of 2019

THE SCENE: 38°F and breezy on the bluff.  Got texts during pre-ruck of pax needing to miss.  🙁 F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER WARM-O-RAMA: None THA-THANG: Solo so swapped up the game plan.  Continued rucking, 45lbs 5.4 total miles between the workout and pre-ruck.  Got back to Endex and did 2 sets of ruck-on merkins . MARY: Ruck On Merkins…

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December 29, 2019

Q Passport Complete

THE SCENE: 55 degrees and steady rain.  In other words, perfect.  Plenty of room in the parking lot thanks to the fartsacking slackers for whom rain is an obstacle. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Did it. WARM-O-RAMA: SSH x20 IC THA-THANG: Ruckers went clockwise and runners went counter-clockwise on the 1-mile loop.  25 merkins were performed whenever the groups met…

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November 2, 2019

Pass it on: The Q3 Challenge

The Q3 Challenge Any time you do a CSAUP event (GORUCK, Tough Mudder, Spartan, etc), HC to 1. Learn as much as you can about your life and the human condition2. Q at ¹your home AO, ²an AO you haven’t been to recently, and ³an AO you’ve never been to (or another #2 AO) within three months3. Share one of…

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October 17, 2019

Rucks, Sandbags and PAX, Oh My!

THE SCENE:  Perfect F3 Weather!  45 degrees and clear skies at the Cockiest of Pits F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Yep – Done WARM-O-RAMA: YHC was a bit tight from a Granola beat down the previous day, so we started with Daisy Pickers.  Also did some Imperial Squat Walkers (since I was introduced to them by their founding father …

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September 23, 2019

Early Game of the Doubleheader

THE SCENE: Like the Morg, only earlier.  I made an offhand comment last night on Slack that people should come post at Blue Collar and then stick around for Shoestring’s Q at the Morg immediately after.  I didn’t think anyone would be stupid enough to actually do it.  Then Upgrade HC’d.  Then this morning as I pulled into the…

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August 29, 2019


THE SCENE: Totes amazing.  70ish?  Nice cool breeze.  Had to check my calendar to make sure it’s really August in Memphis.   F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Zima asked if I was being paid for this.  I replied in the negative. WARM-O-RAMA: Put on rucks. THA-THANG: Ruck. MARY: Take off rucks. COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA 2 PAX:  Choker (QIC), Zima CIRCLE OF…

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August 21, 2019

Barracks Ruck- 8/21/19

THE SCENE: 3 pax got out their cars to a gorgeous humid morning.  YHC looked at the two other pax present and asked a simple question, “Do you want to be a man this morning or do we want to be a bunch of b******?” The pax responded that they want to be men.  So we each got a…

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July 10, 2019

Barracks Ruck 2019_07_10

THE SCENE: Warm and moist. A little pre-ruckage with Shoelaces before meeting the crew down by the cars.  F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Warmly given WARM-O-RAMA: For a warm-up, we partnered up. One partner picked up a sandbag… THA-THANG:Heading North on Zach Curlin, YHC instructed the PAX to swap sandbags as often as necessary. At the corner of Curlin/Central, we…

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