BackBlast Pearls of Wisdom

Pearls of Wisdom

AO: Hulkamania Conditions: 76 degrees, dry PAX: Stay Puff, Pearl Diver (FNG), Quaker(QIC) The Hulkamaniacs have been on intermittent hiatus for the past few months. Although we have been running on Fridays, Sundays, and now Saturdays (Early Risers Pre-runs), the numbers have been inconsistent and the regulars have not been so regular. There’s a myriad …

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BackBlast F3 GrandStrand’s 6 Year Anniversary Pre-Blast Poem: “PICKIN’ UP THE 6TH”

F3 GrandStrand’s 6 Year Anniversary Pre-Blast Poem: “PICKIN’ UP THE 6TH”

AO: Warthog-Region-wide 6 year Anniversary Convergence Conditions: Excellent Date: June 12, 2021 Time: 7:00 am The THANG: Calling all Secret Studs & Clowncar Buds, Calling all missing Kotters & Half-ass Squaters; Calling all OG’s & Friendly Newbies; Calling All PAX with Respect & the Usual Suspects   It’s time to shut down every AO but …

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BackBlast Under Pressure

Under Pressure

AO: Hulkamania Conditions: 59 degrees, calm, flashes of lighting over the ocean 5:14 – One Minute Warning 5:15 – AC/DC turned on, legs engaged, off we ran. The THANG: 2 PAX ran from the Hulk to the beach. Along the way we revisited our experiences during GrowRuck22. The pace was a bit laid back because …

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BackBlast 2021 Palmetto200 Thru the Rearview Mirror

2021 Palmetto200 Thru the Rearview Mirror

AO: InterRegional Conditions: Mid 30’s to Low 50’s It all started about a month and half ago when a couple of PAX got together for some 2nd F Festivities at the Grumpy Monk. Not long after sitting down, ordering apps, & swigging some suds somebody suggested that we needed a CSAUP! Immediately, Sunshine sprang into …

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BackBlast We’re Going The Distance . . .We’re Going for Speed

We’re Going The Distance . . .We’re Going for Speed

AO: Hulkamania Conditions: 54 degrees, perfect We’re exactly 1 week out for the 2021 Palmetto 200 Race. Everyone’s been training hard; consistently running 2-4 times a week and increasing their miles and lowering their pace. We’ve run in the mornings, the afternoons, and the evenings. Heck there’s probably been some who’ve run at night, too! …

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BackBlast Friday Night Run??

Friday Night Run??

AO: Hulkamania (The Hulk) Time: 6:15pm So YHC has been really starting to crank up some mileage, that is by YHC’s standards anyway to train for the P200.  Got in a solid 4.85 miles on Tuesday running to the Village and back with Sade’ and Quaker, 3.53 miles on Wednesday evening in the neighborhood with …

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BackBlast The Return of Rebar & P200 Running Rebels

The Return of Rebar & P200 Running Rebels

AO: Hulkamania Sunday Conditions: 64 degrees, foggy Saturday night we had a strong group of PAX hard commit to today’s Sunday Run, but just before our 7am start time, the wheels began falling off. YHC struggled to get up and getting moving. Sunshine must have sensed my struggle because he texted me at 6:36 to …

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BackBlast Flip the Script

Flip the Script

AO: Hulkamania Everywhere Conditions: 65 degrees, sunny, calm After a 4 hr Ruck it was time for P200 training. Earlier in the week, Hamburglar & YHC sent out an invitation to all PAX who had signed up for GrowRuck training to join our run. The plan was to complete the GrowRuck and then see how …

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BackBlast Faster with a Headwind??

Faster with a Headwind??

AO: Hulkamania/BombSquad Conditions: Cloudy, 60 Degrees, steady 10mph wind It was 70 degrees and sunny today; a perfect day for doing almost anything, especially taking an evening run. YHC thought an evening run on such a day would be an easy sale, so I threw out a text to the P200 gang and tweeted it …

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BackBlast Afternoon Delight & Other Guilty Pleasures

Afternoon Delight & Other Guilty Pleasures

AO: Hulkamania Conditions: Sunny, 37 degrees or was it 47 degrees?? YHC got tricked into running a 2nd time on Sunday. It all started with a text from our wayward morning Pax, Sunshine, at around 2:40 pm. I think he was feeling guilty for sleeping in this morning, but who am I to judge? Sunshine …

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