Thursday, February 9
F3RVA
Always 70 and Sunny
F3RVA
Always 70 and Sunny

Browsing: RAMM Gears

Mary Munford Elementary

The title was in reference to a comeback TYA had been working on for the interim week and homage to the classic Seinfeld episode. West on Grove and a right on Bunting to Chantilly. Take a right on Monument and find your southbound cutover based on distance. 4s at Cleveland, 5s at Robinson, and 6s at Allen. Take to Grove and come on home. YHC took us out.

11 polar bears came to walk, run, or pedal through some freezing weather. We kept the conversation brief at the end to return to the wrap cars, but the Simpsons Treehouse of Horror was definitely referenced. Shakedown took us out.

Walk, Bike, Run…it didn’t matter…. Running Route: Head east on Grove, south on Greenway. Cross Cary to Ampthill. Take Ampthill to bottom where it turns to Paxton. Take Paxton up to Cary. Turn around and head back south on Paxton to Ampthill to Cary. 4’s return on on Greenway 5’s and 6’s repeat Ampthill and Paxton. 5’s exit on the top of Paxton and take Tuckahoe back to Grove then return to Mary. 6’s head south on Paxton (again) then up Ampthill. Return on Greenway. Title reflects what benefit a little (lot of) elevation will do on a run… Saab…

Cool wind in anticipation of the hurricane. Predawn peace. Pax members attempting to liberate unfortunate dog doo from his shoe. The stage has been set for today’s run. The Route West on Grove and a left on St Catherine’s lane cutting across Cary to Rio Vista. Hang the first right and back up Hampten Hill. Cross River and pick up Three Chopt to St Catherine’s Lane. Grove east to AO. 5s continue on to Saur turning left, left on Patterson, left on Commonwealth. 6s a left on Malvern, left on Monument, left on Commonwealth. Upchuck took us out. Stay dry…

An unknown number of participants started at various times and arrived at various times, all of which contributed to today’s RAMM (Gears). After Hitch scurried home to change into a long sleeve shirt, there were 4 of us for the proper 0530 launch time. Routes were declared as follows: Routes East on Grove4s left on Hamilton, 6s left on BoulevardLeft on PattersonRight on CommonwealthRight on MonumentLeft on HamiltonLeft on Broad (for 1 block) then continue west on Fitz-HughLeft on CommonwealthBTTVSF Announcements Big day in F3RVA tomorrow8Y Anniversary Convergence @0730 @GridironTYA has the bridge, perhaps solo… depends on someone’s wifeSit &…

Fifteen pounders and peddlers congregated before and after today’s main event. Singer interrupted the instructions to tell a story about what today means to him before allowing YHC to continue. Instructions were simple, and unless mother nature made you detour, the routes were followed. Routes Everyone head south on Commonwealth and into Windsor FarmsBerkshire to Sulgrave to Caterbury before exiting to go north on MalvernRight on Grove4s left on Hamilton5s left on Tildon6s left on BoulevardEveryone left on PattersonLeft on BuntingLeft on Grove Numbers, names, and YHC took us out Announcements The bridge needs a last minute Q for tomorrow.…

At least 18 men showed up in the gloom to get some cardio in. One of the gear oriented, Offshore, was back for circle but a few others who started were still out it was surmised. For the 7 launching at 5:30 this was the route: West on Grove to St Stephens, through the parking lot to Henri, 4’s take right on Ferguson to R on Maple, L on Grove and back, 5’s and 6’s left off Henri on Wesley, R on St Christopher’s, dogleg left across Patterson to Hampstead, follow around to Maple. 5’s R on Maple, L on…

With no Q in sight the pax grabbed the hot potato. The 4’s ran Upchuck’s YoYo route.The 5’s ran the YoYo and added some extra.The 6’s, well they just run all of Richmond.

14 men of F3 arrived at Ramm. A few were early to get in the extra miles for BRR training. Some in search of Humidity and at least 1 upset that FacePlant and Bodo’s didn’t include him in the plans for matching outfits. Today, the original first route at Ramm. We may need Bleeder, BT, Swirley or Lugnut to confirm. The out and back, which YHC runs the most. The out and back: Left on GroveLeft on Three ChoptRight on St. Andrews Lane to the end of the Cul-de-sac and back to the Flag for 4.5s: continue back turning around…

The first day of July welcomed the bliss of summer humidity. Lots of bikers joined the runners today. Lockjaw unveiled a new route for the 6s, but none of them showed. Next time….. Announcement – July 4 convergence at 0700 at Bateau. Meet at the old stone house.

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