Always 70 and Sunny
Always 70 and Sunny

Things that go bump in the night


Six fleet footed striders posted for some Ragnar prep along the James.  It may have been close to 70, but it sure wasn’t sunny.

Thang:  Meet at the usual trail run start, run the North Bank, take the new bridge, and head back along the Buttermilk Trail.  Maybe 7.5 if we split the difference in the various devices.

BT took us out, and he just lost a friend to cancer.  Please keep the family in your prayers, and remember to make the most all that you have been given.

NMM:  The Ragnar team needed some experience running in the dark, so we met at 0500 to end as close as possible to a typical F3 workout.  Apparently Old Man River and Sippy shared too many of their experiences running in the dark, so the PAX (very much YHC included) was expecting all kinds of mayhem.  There were discussions of wolf spiders, flocks of deer (TYA’s new term for a herd of deer), face rending owls and roots that explode out of the ground and bring runners down.  Some went out to purchase head mounted flood lights and the ever popular pelvic light (comment as you will).  Everyone’s fears were allayed as it ended up being a perfect morning for everyone except the stranger who seemed to have some Mad Dog 20/20 induced swerving in their morning stroll.

The team is looking strong and ready to take on the trails of Pocahontas.

Stay Classy,



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  1. Lab Rat found a knife….so that’s a plus.

    Great idea, Toga. The run was awesome, loved the trails in the dark!

  2. Honey Do RVA on

    Running across the river on the new foot bridge was awesome in the dark. Wilson would have loved this!

  3. The foot bridge with the city lights was awesome! When we passed the bamboo of Maymont it sounded as if a 1000 birds were going to take flight upon our arrival.

  4. Honey Do RVA on

    When that happened I immediately thought how good it was to have BT close by if some shit was about to go down.

  5. BT (Big Tennessee) on

    Glad everybody enjoyed the footbridge and the city lights as much as I did. The river rushing underneath was exhilarating. And it’s always good to have someone to sing 70’s sitcom times with. Thanks, Lab Rat.