BackBlast Early Groundhog’s Day

Early Groundhog’s Day

Conditions Misty, 62 and quickly dropping As many know, and good handful of F3GrandStrand “ruckers” have decided to try their hand (due to YHC’s brilliance/idiocy) at the Blue Ridge Relay this coming September.  A 208 mile running(!) relay from Grayson Highlands, VA to Asheville, NC.  As such, #ElevationMonday has been featuring more running over the …

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BackBlast Always outside!!! Wait, AND Rain or Shine….what?

Always outside!!! Wait, AND Rain or Shine….what?

Conditions Humid, high 60’s, RAIN #ElevationMonday…or after today….#Beachbells2 So, right before the holidays, I was selling a car and went to Bob Mills Mitsubishi as they had KBB purchased a prior car of mine.  Easy process.  Great GM.  Very fair numbers.  Once again, a great process.  The 1st time, I met our FNG today (the …

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ElevationMonday Elevation Monday is dead, Long Live Modify Monday.

Elevation Monday is dead, Long Live Modify Monday.

Weather: 53 degree morning. Fog so thick we needed Rudolph’s red nose to guide us. We instead would have to settle for the stadium lights of Doug Shaw. YHC gave out the obligatory page out and called for rucks and bags. Bling was nice enough to respond that he and Lombardi would be there but …

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BackBlast Just the Two of Us

Just the Two of Us

AO: Elevation Monday @ The Hulk Conditions – COLD.  Clear. On Friday, new EM AOQ, Boxcar, sent a text asking if he was on Q at EM.  Hmmm.  Maybe he doesn’t have access to the Q sheet.  Checking the Q Sheet and it’s blank for Monday.  Boxcar wouldn’t be able to make it so YHC …

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BackBlast Accountability!!!

Accountability!!!

Conditions A nice mid-50’s morning Well this weekend was an incredible CSAUP!!!  The World Rucking Championship in Washington DC!!!  Me, Bling, and Valvano.  I personally did 800+ miles, 23 espressos, 4 coffees, 1 energy drink, 1 vanilla milkshake, and incredible memories!!!  Driving to DC and back and then going from DC to Va and to …

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BackBlast #Codebrown!!

#Codebrown!!

Conditions: Brisk 50s, slightly misty and gloomy! YHC/QIC’s 4th Q at #ElevationMonday (EM) that is designed for both ruckers and runners scalable with the theme of each beatdown being hill work since we don’t have many of these in these parts!  Go DR and post at an AO where the Pax are used to hills …

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BackBlast Boxcar does NOT melt!!!! Official AOQ hand off…

Boxcar does NOT melt!!!! Official AOQ hand off…

Conditions 70.  Humid.  Then it rained from 0540 on. Time for some hard work on another Monday of #EM.  Brilliant plan put together!!  Grabbed the only other PL participant this am BC as Lombardi is nursing an injury, Bling is DR and Geno hates us.  Met up with Hoser and Valvano in the parking lot…to …

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BackBlast Soggy Steps

Soggy Steps

YHC pulled into the Doug Shaw parking lot at 0455, and after weaving through the piles of trash scattered about, parked a awaited fellow PAX. A minute or two later I could see OneCall’s headlights in the distance and soon enough they were out stretching and unloading their rucks. No other cars were to be …

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BackBlast Exploring Del Webb

Exploring Del Webb

1 minute warning Disclaimer given Start at the picnic tables for 50 step ups (25 each leg) as a warm up before heading up and over the bridge. As we approached the top, we all commented on the beautiful well-lit path running along the ICW behind the new Del Webb development, so YHC called an …

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BackBlast Old School Tour – FINAL Day 11 in a row…

Old School Tour – FINAL Day 11 in a row…

Conditions 83; clear FINALLY!!!  The Old School Tour of the AO’s is coming to an end!!!  11 days.  Every AO.  We have had some fun.  Met new PAX and saw old.  Got very sore and tired.  But mostly just enjoyed what it is about F3 and its Brotherhood.  Traveling near and far and spreading the …

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