Always 70 and Sunny
Always 70 and Sunny

Round Mary We Go


14 warriors, including a PAX from Napierville Illinois (welcome Super 8) showed up to what felt like the first day of winter. Knowing that it was going to be cold and there is a merkin challenge I tried my best to mix cardio with different versions of merkins. I also had us cover the grounds of Mary in a clockwise fashion, trying to at least cover each quadrant.

After a jogging, karaoke run around most of Mary, the COP went like this.

SSHs, DQs (too fast for Saab), ACs, CPs

Exercise 1: Curb crawl – ascending to 5 back down to 1. Mosey to pavilion – 25 merkins

Exercise 2: 15 Derkins, 15 WWIIs, 20 Derkins, 20 WWIIs, 25 Derkins, 25 WWIIs. 60 derkins total. Mosey to filed off Cary Street

Exercise 3: Suicides with burpees. 1 burpee at first tree up to 9 burpees at 9th tree – 45 burpees. Mosey to blacktop

Exercise 4: Triple check – donkey kicks, flutter kicks and run back and forth on black top and do 10 merkins each time. – 30 merkins

Mosey around to meeting point. 15 merkins, 15 2 count AHs, 15 2 count mountain climbers and 5 very slow DQs (but still too fast for Saab). 175 merkins total based on my count. Enough to pace for 5K for November.

Closed in prayer.


Convergence Thursday Thanksgiving at 6 a.m. Come out and get a wicked good history lesson from native New Englander TYA and enjoy a kick ass workout.

CSOP: 7 a.m. at Forest Hill Park on Friday 11/27. Meet at Shelter 1.

Pray for those who are suffering from COVID or are on the front lines handling a pandemic. Do great things!

Fireman Ed


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