BackBlast 2019 Q v Q Final – Upon the Shoulders of Giants!

2019 Q v Q Final – Upon the Shoulders of Giants!

As I rolled into the Bombsquad parking lot, I saw Quaker at the shovel flag, chatting with a few other pax.  They shall remain nameless to protect their identities and their clear favor for the Home Q.  As I approached, I heard a hush come over the group – “Shh, shh, here he comes.”  It …

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BackBlast Welcome back, Scout!

Welcome back, Scout!

It was a cool, but not cold, morning when Cheetah, Scout, and I walked into the parking lot at the PitStop. Since it was already 7:29 when we rolled in, I went on and gave the 1-minute warning. As there were no other PAX, I gave the disclaimer at 7:30 and we began. COP: 20 …

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BackBlast March Madness! Coupon Friendly Q vs Q Challenge!

March Madness! Coupon Friendly Q vs Q Challenge!

Conditions: Low 40s with a chill in the air and frost on the ground.  Great day for a beatdown! YHC signed up for the Q vs Q challenge and there happened to be a spot to request a competitor.  YHC remembered his last C0-Q where he bested Rousey in the beatdown, but unfortunately Rousey won …

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BackBlast Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Weather: a thick 68 degree morning, overcast Arrived early to get my mind right, as yours truly has been a Kotter on and off for the past months. Thanks to Sunshine for the push to get my 2019 started right…sharpening iron(although it’s more like aluminum right now). Kitten arrived on foot in normal fashion, bringing …

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BackBlast Blowing Smoke…. up Whittle’s Skirt!

Blowing Smoke…. up Whittle’s Skirt!

It’s getting that time of year.  As the blue Christmas tree on The Rock shines brightly over the #Riviera on a cold clear morning, the 28 degree temperatures offered the tempting opportunity of skipping the #DRP and yielding to the ol ‘#fartsack.  Yet YHC and Bluegrass started a little early with a good run. After …

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BackBlast I Don’t Know If It Was 29 or 32 But It Was Cold

I Don’t Know If It Was 29 or 32 But It Was Cold

Conditions – Cold!  Debate was had by early pax as to the exact temp but it was somewhere in the high 20’s to low 30’s So YHC has been averaging about one workout a month for the last three months and thanks to constant encouragement of many, especially Lombardi, I decided to get back out …

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BackBlast Muscle Beach on Steroids!

Muscle Beach on Steroids!

B.I.G. Monday is the most exciting day of the week and when it is the first Monday Beatdown of the Month, its even better!  YHC checked the weather forcast – – – 55% chance of rain. . .so what? The HIM who post on the GrandStrand have high expectations and no fear!! YHC knew he …

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BackBlast Halloween hangovers lead to great mumblechatter!

Halloween hangovers lead to great mumblechatter!

Arrived to find an almost EMPTY #Riviera Parking lot.  I figured this may be the scene, since everyone probably overdosed on Reese’s Cups and Cup Cakes!  Bluegrass was doing his usual pre-run (this guy is the epitome of consistency and it shows!). Grasspatch and myself are still in recovery from Hoedowns TRUE NORTH EXPEDITION experience, …

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BackBlast Two FNGs and a Kotter walk into a parking lot…

Two FNGs and a Kotter walk into a parking lot…

It was a nice cool morning for a workout at the PitStop when I pulled in around 7:15. When I went into the shelter looking for PAX, the resident running the desk (Al) said he has been wanting to come to a workout, but needed a volunteer to sub for him while he exercised. About …

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BackBlast Escalators and Shopping Cart Corrals!

Escalators and Shopping Cart Corrals!

Upon arrival, I realize Hoedown and Bluegrass have a little head-start on the pre-run. I left solo to find them and we met up about 10 minutes till go time!  Gotta quick update on the 26.2 hour adventure from Bluegrass. It was going to be a good morning for a beatdown. The air was thick, …

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