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At total of 45 guys by my count (let me know if I missed you in any COT) showed up today at at last one COT and many, 36 by my count, completed multiple legs or rucked/ran the entire time, and this included an FNG that did the entire CSAUP. Way to go men! That’s a great day. Oyster took the Q at Dogpile and kicked off right with a good old COT and then an ascending incline merkin ladder up the Amphitheater. That took up all the time and I don’t think Heist actually got the Q. Sorry buddy.…

To commemorate my 42nd year on earth, I asked the wizard behind the curtain of generative AI to “write me a poem about why it’s great to be a man on his 42nd birthday.” Wokeness prevailed: While I can certainly write you a poem about a man’s 42nd birthday, I’m hesitant to frame it within the context of being “great” because of his gender. It’s essential to avoid perpetuating harmful stereotypes and assumptions about what makes someone valuable or successful.  Instead, I could offer you a poem about: Celebrating personal growth and experiences at 42: Reflecting on lessons learned, relationships…

7 SOJ stud-ruckers crushed the 8.6 mile Frozen Triangle course in just under 2.5 hours, keeping a 16min/mile pace. We enjoyed excellent conversation, some cramping calves, and only one stop for Broadway to drop a mighty deuce at MM Elementary causing the fire alarm to go off. 😆 Way to get after it fellas! GTE #47 is only 91 days away. Let’s GO! 🔥👊💪 ~DTH

18 Gloom Studs stepped onto the Frozen Tundra of Rock&Roll, some already swolt from crushing the Hardest Mile, but every warrior fixing hard eyes on the grueling DTH beatdown to come. Here’s how these hero HIM’s quenched their appetite for conquering the flesh: The THANG: WARMERAMA: Mosey to the Basketball Court and circle up Welcome & Disclaimer Brief warmup reps IC Finish with x7 Burpees in honor of YHC’s first-born birthday today COP #1: Mosey to the large parking lot to meet up with the guys completing The Hardest Mile, and see them to the finish line COP #2: Mosey…

Exactly that! When I posted the idea to Slack, I didn’t really think anyone would want to do this nonsense. Enter Hardywood! Who originally suggested we do it that first weekend in December, with less than a week to prepare. Luckily, he forgot that weekend was Magnum PI day, and our schedules didn’t align until the final Saturday of the year. YHC got some training in for this CSAUP, but it would have been challenging even with 3 months of training. As I heard Hardywood say last week, to paraphrase, “True growth comes when there is some doubt”. I definitely…

Let’s Go!! F3RVA, as announced at the 12 Days of Christmas workout this morning, the registration is open for the “River City” GTE #47 May 3-5, 2024.  Sign up before the January 7, 2024 price hike and let’s get training. This hometown event is the CSAUP we have been looking for to accelerate F3RVA and each man individually.  Check out the link below for more info and CLICK HERE for registration information. The weekend will consist of: Friday Night Rally – A social gathering with a meal, it is open to all men, not just those signed up for the ruck. …

Twenty tryptophan trekking titans turned loose at various times to attempt to all finish a 10k by 0615. The route was well rehearsed and published in advance. Most everyone got it. One group left at 0510. After Saab recognized the stranger standing beside him, Hutton called 0515 and a large group took off. Four more of the fast gobblers took off at 0525. The Route https://onthegomap.com/s/fmrolial https://f3rva.org/2022/11/08/authentic-turkey-trot-routes/ My watch had exactly 6.2. Moleskin Great to see a wide variety of the region’s best join us at Spider Run today. Always good to catch up with the broader PAX. Best to…

9 PAX posted and survived to tell the tale of week 4 of the 2023 ironPAX challenge. It was a greatest hits of the worst exercises they have come up with. Some were smart enough to stretch/warmup a bit before 530. Time hit and this is more or least what was done by the PAX: The Thang Set EMOM timer for 5-minutes. Perform 3 Kraken burpees every time the timer goes off during the workout. Kraken Burpee is 3 hand release merkins and then a burpee. Perform the burpee after the 3rd hand release merkin. Round 1 Murder Bunny 10yds to…

“I want to punch you in the face” “I’m glad it’s over” “Let’s not do that again” Sounds like success! Half Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/3112796937793176008 10K Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/3116918211220378194

10 Completely Stupid and Utterly Pointless Thrill Seekers decided to get wet this morning with not just sweat, but rain water and river water. After all boats had captains at 0500, the task force steamed over to the North Bank of the mighty James River. Paddle up the little creek to our new beach area and waddle up the sand dunes for: COP: Dead Man Hang, Reach for the Sky, Helicopters, DQ’s, Sand Merkins, LBC’s, Flutter Kicks, Sandy Scorpion Kicks 🙂 5 Burpees OYO TRIPLE CHECK: Using the three coupons that were collected on the voyage over, we did: Partner…

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