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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BackBlast Men In Tights

Men In Tights

AO: Hulkamania Sunday Conditions: 30 Degrees; Sunny; Dry Yesterday pre & post beatdown we had 6 PAX training of the P200. YHC thought that today may be a day of recovery but Skidmark had different plans. Although SkidKong was not one of the PAX who ran Saturday morning, he left the rest of us believe …

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BackBlast Running off into the Sunset

Running off into the Sunset

AO: Hulkamania Conditions: 39 degrees, damp Skidmark/King Kong/Skid Kong has been out of town & livin’ large in Atlantic City the last few days but as soon as he got back to town he was itches to run miles. All he needed was nudge from a fellow Pax. YHC was just that guy. I don’t …

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BackBlast No Man Knows When His ‘FINAL MILE’ Will Arrive

No Man Knows When His ‘FINAL MILE’ Will Arrive

AO: Hulkamania Conditions: 39 degrees; 100% chance of rain Gotta text from Twitterless ERC yesterday asking whether YHC & the other Hulkamaniacs would running today. The answer was “Yes”! ERC was eager to run long & stated that he would run to the Hulk from his home in The Bluffs and meet the rest of …

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BackBlast What It Takes

What It Takes

AO: Hulkamania Sunday Conditions: 46, damp, perfect training weather Saturday afternoons/evenings are always exciting because that is when the chatter begins about tomorrow’s Hulkamania Sunday Run Day. During the day on Saturdays, all the Hulkamaniacs begin thinking about Sunday. If they are anything like YHC, they have inner voices that question whether Sunday will be …

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BackBlast Miscommunication & the Struggle to Get Better

Miscommunication & the Struggle to Get Better

AO: Hulkamania Conditions: 56 degrees, threat of rain Last afternoon Hamburglar put a call out to the Hulkamaniacs for a Sunday run. YhC wasn’t sure how many HC we would get, after all we just finished up 3 hours of GrowRuck training on Saturday morning & the weather forecast for Sunday was 80% chance of …

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BackBlast P200 – Right Here & Now!

P200 – Right Here & Now!

AO: Hulkamania Some mistakenly think that today is Championship Sunday, however, it’s really the 1st day of training for the Palmetto 200. The P200 is a 200-mile team race from Columbia to Charleston. Its an epic grind that test men physically and mentally; sharpening iron with every mile. It encompasses all 3 Core Principles of …

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BackBlast I Wanna Know, Have You Ever Seen the Rain?

I Wanna Know, Have You Ever Seen the Rain?

AO: Hulkamania Sunday Conditions: 53 Degrees, rain S-KONG put out the call for runners the night before. There were 2 HC (Hamburglar & YHC) a SC (Sunshine – due to late night football viewing) and a Silent HC (Poe – who always posts on a Sunday with S-Kong). After the HCs, Skid Kong pointed out …

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BackBlast The Thrill of Victory & the Agony of de Feet

The Thrill of Victory & the Agony of de Feet

AO: Hulkamania Conditions: 64 degrees, dry until the last 3 miles then rain PAX: Hamburglar, Quaker (YHC) It’s been a busy 3 days for the beginning of 2021. January 1st found 5 PAX enjoying a late start (6:30 am) Village beatdown relocated to 65th Beach Access followed by our 1st official PolarPax Plunge. January 2 …

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BackBlast Local/Loco Motion

Local/Loco Motion

AO: Hulkamania/Hasselhoff The Hulkamaniacs were looking or a little something different to spice up our Friday run group. Hulkamania is very consistent: On Fridays, we always start at the Hulk and typically run to the beach and back for 5 miles, but on Sundays we look for different locations to test our mettle going for …

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