Taper Ruck at The Barracks
THE SCENE: 74* and pleasant
F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Done
THA-THANG: 3.2 mile ruck (2 laps around campus). One (1) 60 lb sandbag and one (1) American shovel flag were passed around.
MARY: Plank to pike position to plank to “cobra pose”
COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA: 6 PAX, no FNGs
CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM: During a GORUCK event, in the middle of the night, there will come a point where you will be sore, beyond tired, agitated, and ready to quit. It will be very easy to focus on those uncomfortable feelings and thoughts and then slowly fade to the back of the pack and stop helping the team. This is called “going gray.” Don’t do that! To fight against the gray man, look to the man on your left or right, think about what you can do to help him, and then do it. If your focus is on your brother, rather than yourself, you’ll be fine. And if you’re fine, we’ll all be fine. This also applies to work and family life, where sometimes we go internal and forget that we’re here to serve others, not ourselves.
MOLESKIN: Special thanks to Hitch for supplying the tunes, Teacher’s Pet for supplying the sandbag, Bookworm for supplying the American shovel flag, Shoestring for supplying some Puerto Rican attitude, and Pirtle for supplying plenty of dry sarcasm.
ANNOUNCEMENTS: GrowRuck is coming. Gird thy loins!