The Only Way to Get Faster Is to Go Faster

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There are so many great runners in F3 Churham.  They have been a great source of motivation for me to continue to get faster and be able to run longer.  Today’s workout was based on getting faster, and to get faster you’ve got to practice running faster.     Warm-Up 800m  jog Dynamic stretches   […]

Run Fast to Get Faster

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YHC set a goal this year of ‘getting faster’ and doing more speedwork as part of my training program by doing at least 2 track speed workouts per month. So here’s workout #1, which YHC wanted to share with the good PAX at The Goat. The plan was to do 100m, 400m and 800m intervals […]

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: […]

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 […]

The Greatest Lunges The World Has Ever Seen

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To celebrate form week, THE GOAT subcontracted out the Q to championship winning coach Leslie Payne, head coach of Track and Field for the Meredith College Avenging Angels. Turns out we were run wrong…. Not Lunges though. Coach said our lunges were “The Greatest The world had ever seen!” At least that’s what I heard. […]

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 […]

Thankful for a Well Lit Field

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8 PAX showed up at Hooker Fields on a very cold morning to get warm via running. It is a glorious sight when you arrive at Hooker Fields and they are all lit up. It just calls to you to get out there and enjoy them. We weren’t alone as there were multiple groups out […]

Gimghou-loop

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Five PAX got dizzy running round and round the Gimghoul/Glandon loop about six times, tallying about files miles total. This left little time for anything else, but we think it was enough. Here’s how it happened. Warm up: – Two fellowship laps around Hooker fields – SSH (IC x 25) – Imperial Walkers (IC x […]

The Lone Pine Sizzle

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9 incl 1 FNG met at Hooker Fields for an hour of Goatish pleasure. After welcoming our intrepid FNG (who chose the hour-long option for his first post, and came alone) with some gentle hazing, we warmed up for the ME: SSH, Seal Jacks, Mountain Climbers, Peter Parkers, Parker Peters, Windmills, WMH, High Kicks. Part […]

A Stroll Down Memory Lane

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Warm-Up: PAX stretched on their own before setting off.   The Thang: YHC went to UNC for six years, earning both a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and a teaching license for Middle Grades Mathematics.  Today’s idea was simple, we were going to run through campus and around Chapel Hill to a variety of spots that […]