Triangle Man

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Two PAX woke up the rooster to do an EC ruck prior to this morning‘s main festivities. A third PAX leg joined promptly at 5:45. A three legged stool was born. A medicine ball appeared from out of Yanni’s magical trunk of junk. warm up pointy triangular things: 10 abe vigodas (slow windmills) 10 diamond […]

Ground Work

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Introduction: Eddie the Eagle joined YHC for a EC Recon Ruck. YHC has a sense of what work the PAX should do this AM, but having not spent much time in Pittsboro, the Recon Ruck provided the needed intel for the where of the work. 12 PAX in total arrived in a timely manner, mumblechatter […]

I Want My F3

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I know, the 80s theme is way over used and such a cliche to do now a days, but as a child who grew up demanding my MTV and getting my shit scared by Freddie Krueger, the 80s were a good time and good memories. The Earl is coming up on 2 months and the […]

Pushing the Earth Down

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(This dude is I how I envision the Earl of Chatham)   YHC arrived at The Earl and anxiously awaited the Pax.  Just as I thought I’d be rolling solo, Bunyan drives up and executes a textbook brake slide into the adjacent parking space.  Shovel flag planted, and off we went: Warm-Up Imperial Walkers Arm […]

Swing Low Sweet Chariot

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the earl braces for snow the call was made. “it’s a go.” three PAX descend upon the park that marks the start of The Earl. no flags, but there’s a medicine ball. let’s roll. WU 20 SSH 10 Arm Circles Forward 10 Arm Circles Unwind (Reverse) 10 Imperial Walkers 10 WMH Thang Pendulum Wave north […]

Doing Laps Without Running

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We were warned we’d have Paparazzi on the prowl at some point for an upcoming edition of Chatham Magazine (thanks @Stickman) … So we decided to keep our heads down and our butts up. Or was that just me? Warmup: SSH x 20 WMH x 10 IW x 10 Merkins x 10 Arm Circles Time […]

Snuffing The Rooster

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YHC arrived at the AO at 5:35, planning to sit comfortably in the warm car until launch time. But there was a lone PAX member patiently waiting in the 9-degree gloom. And not just any PAX member – it was an FNG. It takes a certain degree of willpower to overcome the fartsack every morning. […]

covering ground in the cold

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Six men gathered at the southern most outpost on a brisk morning. YHC was out of town yesterday and didn’t appropriately remind the newer PAX to show up this morning, or maybe they were out of town, or listless from too much holiday merriment? We’ll get em back out soon! Warm up: 20 SSH arm […]

Crisis Averted

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Since it’s launch three weeks ago The Earl has been surrounded in controversy, confusion, and a well publicized naming crisis. Nine men would clear up this crisis that has plagued Churham and it’s official form of communication, Slack. With judge Ito presiding and 8 witnesses observing, the paperwork was drawn up and properly notarized and […]

The Rooster Crows

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On an unseasonably warm but somewhat rainy December morning, The Earl was born. The site is at Page Vernon Park on Hillsboro Street in downtown Pittsboro, and 4 FNGs joined 9 (NINE!) guys who traveled south to help us launch. YHC wanted to show the guys what the site has to offer, so we moved […]