Always 70 and Sunny
Always 70 and Sunny

A Summer Solstice Saturday Beatdown in Daville


Four men arrived at Atlee High School to get the weekend and the longest day of the year off to the right start. This is what occurred.

Mosey to Chickahominy Middle School football field


  • 20 SSHs IC
  • 10 Don Quixotes IC
  • 10 Helicopters IC
  • 10 Big, 5 Small Arm Circles – Reverso
  • 10 Imperial Walkers IC
  • 10 Merkins IC
  • 10 Angled Knee Jumps IC
  • 20 LBCs
  • 10 Freddie Mercuries IC
  • 10 One-legged APDs, Reverso
  • 10 Merkins then raise arm IC

Burpee Billiards – Along football field, do 5 burpees at the corner, middle, corner, other corner, middle, corner while jogging around the outside of the football field. The positions of the burpees look like a pool table.

Mosey to playground

Do as many as you can of the following exercises for 15 minutes. 5 pushups, 10 merkins, 15 squats.

Mosey to back of Atlee High School

Dora – With a partner, do 100 Merkins, 200 Lunges, 300 SSHs. (Because of time, we did an audible and after completing Merkins and Lunges, we did 20 SSHs IC.

Mosey to VSF – Held six inches for a 30 count (About a minute).

COT – Number-O-Rama, Name-O-Rama, YHC takes us out.


As YHC and Zulu pulled into the parking lot, only Spike’s truck was there. This was unusual since Spike normally jogs from his house. A few minutes later, Spike and Fannie Mae came jogging to the VSF after a 7 mile job. Spike’s plan was to then do an hour bootcamp and then do play basketball. Unbelievable.

Welcome Brendon (Zulu). He moved to Mechanicsville from Lynchburg about a year ago. He is yet another XC/Track dad who has posted to a Daville workout. Other Atlee High School XC/Track dads include Helix, Corned Beef, Marco Polo, Abacus, Wheelie, Opus, Anchovy, and YHC. As we attempted to come up with a nickname for Brendon, we discovered the following: From South Africa, plays guitar, his hobby is travelling, he’s a math teacher and principal, and he speaks 3 languages which includes Zulu. That made the nickname easy. Hope to see you back soon.

It was an honor to lead such a fine group of men this morning.

Gotta Run!



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