Always 70 and Sunny
Always 70 and Sunny

Gorilla (s) in the Mist


2 Bikers and 18 runners posted on a humid June morning for a beatdown.

The Thang:

Right on Grove, 4 milers turn at Lafayette, 5 milers turn at Roseneath, 6 milers turn at the Boulevard, and 7 milers turn at Robinson. All proceed to Three Chopt, turn around and head back to the shovel flag.

Ramm Gears folks road to Williamsburg and back for a quick morning jaunt of just under 100 miles. Great job guys


TYA spent months researching routes in and around the AO. Having done my due diligence, I quickly settled back onto the Grove Avenue loop that we started on and did for the first six months or so of the run. Many groans were heard when I announced the route. In my defense, I did add another option, the seven mile loop, to mix things up a bit. No one took me up on the new route.

Very hot out there this morning. 75 and humid to start things out. Sippy was the first to start shedding clothes. He began and finished the run shirtless. YHC jettisoned his shirt after the first part of the run when we went back by the shovel flag. Toga also opted for the shirtless option and was quite a vision with no shirt and no hair on his head. Toga was out front today. When he looped back around BT yelled over to him something like “Lookout, a bald Gorilla is on the loose”. Luckily no children where up that early in the morning to witness the scene.


TShirts are on sale for Spider Run. Sign up now so we can meet our minimum order quantity.

Fudd is having a barn raising party tomorrow. Starts at 8am. Come on out. He will have warm beers and nearly empty bags of chips with only crumbs left for refreshment.

Lab Rat mentioned two charity events that Phonics is sponsoring. One was a corn hole tournament on June 11th. The other was a 5K run. See Lab Rat or Phonics for details. (just as an aside, corn hole means something entirely different in the Northeast. I can assure you we do not have that kind of tournament in Massachusetts)


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  1. THE Yankee Aggressor on

    Great run gents. I was completely soaked when I was finished. It was as if I had just gotten out of a pool.

    TYA Out

  2. it did feel more like running on the surface of the sun vs running on Grove. 70 and Sunny!

  3. Forget about the heat. Everyone caught a glimpse of that sweet white C4 Vette?

  4. When I came upon TYA near the finish, I debated whether to mention that his shorts were hanging half-way down his posterior. It may have been incidental, or – in addition to having already shed the shirt – TYA was going for a full-monty thing. I decided this was a personal matter so I just proceeded on.