BackBlast Partners till the end

Partners till the end

Warthog, the Mother of the Grandstrand AO’s.  My turn to Q, I guess Headgear’s final act of AOQ was to get me to lay down the “Perfect Q”……yet again.  Once this was secured he was able to transfer the AOQ to Disconnect! Weather- 74 and muggy.  After meeting Valvano at the track for some pre-ruck/run …

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BackBlast TR’s Parking Lot Tour

TR’s Parking Lot Tour

AO: Warthog Conditions: 75 and humid Headgear hit me up about a month ago to come back and Q at the mothership. I’ve had so much going on recently that I hadn’t found much time to think about what I was going to do for a workout. As I sat on my couch Friday night, …

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BackBlast Level Up.

Level Up.

AO Warthog! 0500 Beautiful 64, 70% humidity. Feels like spring. In the middle of summer. Arrived for my pre run warm up to find a stud of a bro, stretching out in the parking lot, Good mornings exchanged and I asked if he was down range. sure enough , form F3 Hickory Patty Mayo, he …

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BackBlast Running Scared!

Running Scared!

AO: Warthog Conditions: 72 degrees, cool, overcast YHC may not have HC’d for any pre-beatdown activities prior to our 5 year anniversary convergence, however, I did prepare for 2 of the 3 and if I owed a ruck I would have been ready for any of them! My preparations began the night before by loading …

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BackBlast Stairway To Heaven

Stairway To Heaven

I was eager to get back on Q at Warthog. This was my birthday Q, so I was eager to bring it. Monday was my actual birthday, had a few friends over for a few cocktails. Geno was the in charge of the clown car, picked me up at 4:55, Onecall at 4:58 and then …

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BackBlast 21 years in the institution

21 years in the institution

YHC arrived at 0500 to get in a quick pre-run to shake off the Q-jitters to find Disconnect was already on his pre-run doing intervals. He has been #accelerating the past few months in a huge way. 0529 – 1 minute warning Disclaimer Announcement of my 21st wedding anniversary this coming Friday. Also, announced Fergie’s …

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BackBlast Turn by Turn

Turn by Turn

AO: Warthog Conditions: Cloudy, wet, humid about 75 degrees Q sheet has been full most of the month but today and Saturday were empty.  After a few texts to those who have not Q’d yet this May, YHC started to realize that it would be my turn.  He even made multiple pleas to OneCall but …

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BackBlast The Murph Challenge 2020

The Murph Challenge 2020

AO: Warthog Conditions: Perfect, cloudy and breezy Another year has passed and another day to pay tribute to the men and women who have served our country and are no longer here to enjoy the freedoms they stepped up to defend.  At Warthog, we start this day by taking part in The Murph Challenge.   …

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BackBlast Sore beatdown with the boys.

Sore beatdown with the boys.

Beautiful morning 70 ish with low to medium humidity. pre run I was doing sprint work on the track when abouts 5:10 ish Franklin rolls out and heads through the park. Great to see him back at the early morning run. in all honesty I didn’t expect many people to show up this morning due …

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BackBlast Bells by yo-self

Bells by yo-self

Accountability starts with you. You hold yourself accountable and YOU set the example. Yesterday I was not quite sure what happened at The beatdown with jingles yesterday when I made a comment to Hamburglar, on what I should bring today for the bells work out….. he informed me he had to go give another AO …

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