February 6, 2021

Off the Beaten Path

THE SCENE: 35 degrees, but didn’t feel that cold. Must be the Memphis heat index. Was the lone car in the parking lot, but soon a plethora of cars showed up. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Checked to see if everyone had a head lamp. Advised not to hurt themselves as we would be traveling on a new path today….

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February 5, 2021

Rucks, Ramps, and a Ring of Fire

THE SCENE: I was delayed by a train by 1 minute and by the time I arrived, there were several cars, but no PAX. Barnum emerged from the shadows with his weight vest. Boy, I thought the PAX had taken off without me pretty quick. RUDE. So, we decided to mozy to the ramp and carry on. Soon enough…

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January 27, 2021

Cleveland Baseball Team Ruck

THE SCENE: Chilly F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Given WARM-O-RAMA: 52 SSH (IC) 12 Richard Simmons (like Daisy Pickers, but fabulous) 14 Lunge Twists (IC) THA-THANG: Indian Ruck with CMU Around big circle Down to corner Over to new walking bridge Drop CMUs Across to parking garage Up and down stairs as many times as necessary Pick up CMUs Make…

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November 22, 2020

They see me rollin’!

THE SCENE: Outside. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER WARM-O-RAMA: SSH IW Squats THA-THANG: Rucked  about 3.5 miles while stopping to do Ruck Rollers every half mile. If you don’t know what a ruck roller is, you can sign up for Heavy Drop Training or you can POST to the Barracks on Wednesdays and find out. MARY: Ain’t nobody got time…

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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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