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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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Third Time’s A Charm

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Got started a little late as Snots was picking up a new pair of running shoes.  Somehow he had gone three years without replacing his running shoes.  Word of advice for runners, running shoes are meant for only about 300 miles.  For guys like Ito he must be buying a new pair every month.   […]

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Bridge Burpees

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YHC was a little nervous about this Q. You see, YHC is not a strong runner and this AO is a 1 hour running workout. Also this AO has had some 1 PAX numbers so YHC wasn’t sure if anyone would even show. Well lo and behold, we got 3 PAX and so it was […]

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Tour de Woodcroft

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Doesn’t count for the Master Q unless a BB is written.  Doesn’t matter if you’re the only one at the AO.  One of these days maybe I’ll Q a workout at the Afterburn and have someone be there for it.   Warm-Up: YHC coached cross country practice prior to the Burn.  Was properly warm upon […]

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A Run and Spartan 101

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Leaving work, I was excited for my first PM workout in over two years, and I was anxious to see who would show up for my first workout at the Afterburn.  I battled traffic from work and finally entered the Bull City Running parking lot a few minutes late.  As I swerved the car around […]

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Kick Your Own Ass

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No one can kick your own ass as good as yourself.  Defeat the man you were yesterday.  Talk is cheap. Asheville is next week.  Time to get it done. 10 100 yd sprints. 4 miles First mile fellowship pace Second mile fast (over big hill behind movies) Third mile fellowship pace Final one a push […]