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Ruck in the muck

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My thinking in signing up to Q Basecamp was that I like rucking and hanging with the Briar Chapel guys, so I should Q. The catch: I am not at all familiar with the local trail system. Other than the first time I Q-ed Basecamp back in January, I haven’t been on the trails. That […]

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Slip sliding away

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Warm up: Nope The thang: Put weight in pack on back, walk ruck. A lot of white stuff was left on the ground after the latest version of snowpocalypse 3 days ago. Yesterday saw a bit of a thaw that refroze overnight, making for patches of black ice. Early into the ruck, Eddie the Eagle […]

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Warmest Goat of 2018

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Chapel Hill and Durham public schools announced a 2 hour delay in opening because of the frigid weather—14 degrees F by my car’s thermometer at 5:30—but there’s no delayed start at The Goat! Warm up: 2 Loops around field at fellowship pace 20 leg swings for each leg Imperial walkers Clockwise loops around parking deck: […]

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Post-xmas Goat

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I was not expecting a large turnout on the day after Christmas. Hooker was completely dark when I arrived, and the temp was in the mid-20s. Those conditions were not ideal, but hey, you play with the hand you’re dealt! Warm up: a bit of dynamic stretching including high knees, leg swings, and carioca The […]

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A caprine run

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Last week was my first time at The Goat. It was a brisk morning on the well lit Hooker Field, and the Q (Subprime) had a great mix of pacing, core work, and fun. I loved it! As I drove up this morning, I was encouraged to see the lights on, as I understand this […]

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Push and pull

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EC: several PAX showed up for intervals on the track. Warm up SSH, Imperial Walkers, Good Mornings, Willie Mays Hays The thang Mosey to track 5 burpees 50 m bear crawl 10 burpees 50 m bear crawl Mosey to back of building 10 “nikrems” (inverted merkin aka Australian pull up) on railing followed by BTTW, […]

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Sunset on The Afterburn 2017

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Warm up Not really. The Thang YHC was interested in a light run as a precursor to an event on Saturday. We went 2.25 mi up the ATT and 2.25 mi back at a leisurely pace, allowing us a chance to speak and get to know one another. I appreciated getting to know Yanni, who […]

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Another Pleasantville-ey Monday

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For his VQ, YHC led the crew in a round of “Chumbawumburpee”. Based on thoughtful feedback from multiple PAX, YHC chose not to repeat this exercise… EC Several PAX did an EC run Warm up 25 x SSH 10 x Imperial Walkers 10 x Good Morning 10 x Willie Mays Hays The thang Mosey to […]