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Amble – 10/22

Conditions: 40 degrees, cloudless, cold enough to make the run hurt and feel great simultaneously. The Thang: 10 pax circled up to hear YHC’s ode to a throwback route with a slight modification.  Ever since YHC has been posting at Amble (one of the original #F3Columbia running AOs), he has been hearing about the cherished …

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Showtime at The Castle

10PAX emerged from the #Fartsack this morning in search of a way to #GetBetter. Lingering near the Kings Grant Clubhouse was YHC, who, wearing a hat and long sleeves, was feeling a little groggy from a night of indulging in the food of the South Carolina State Fair. With the Lebron James playing his first regular season …

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Tigers taking over Hammer

15 Pax beat the fartsack today and despite forewarning and a beautiful Clemson GIF by McNugget, plenty of Gamecocks came for the beatdown as well.  Reminiscent of the days of Thunder and Lightning at Clemson, YHC and BooBoo brought the pain. Conditions: 60ish degrees and pleasant The Thang:  BooBoo started off the session taking us over …

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A Very Modified Murph

-The Thang Ruck the block around the #Brickpile, ending at pull-up bars 25 pull-ups, 25 mercans, 25 squats OYO w/ rucks on Ruck the block around #Brickpile, ending at treeline near shovelflag 25 mercans, 25 squats, 25 OHP w/ ruck -Circle up w/ Amble for count-o-rama and name-o-rama -Welcome FNG – Quickcrete to Amble  

Where was Garnish?

17 posted for a Garnish like beat down (Garnish was not one of them). Work was done.  Shirts were drenched. Conditions: 70 degrees with 95% humidity The Thang:  25 SSH IC Grab blocks and head to the bottom of the hill on Briarfield.  On the way we walked with the blocks above our head, did …

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Field of Dreams?

Maybe Field of Nightmares is more appropriate. As of this writing, YHC is still sore from this most recent unpleasantness! Here’s what went down… Conditions: Football Weather! The Thang Splinter up first with a Tabata from hell Mosey to the football field and get a lap. 5 Tabata Rounds of Merkins then sprint to the …

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Five PAX met on this muggy fall morn Snowden at the Q no running true to SCORE Side Straddle hop so true to our form Little Baby Arm Circles as we begin to get warm Imperial Walkers in cadence was next Snowden loves those Squats, he likes them the best To the high school steps …

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Plagiarism at #TheCastle

The PAX welcomed Freebird back to the Q at #TheCastle. Since YHC is posting this on behalf of Freebird, additional commentary has been added. YHC’s first observation is that Freebird clearly did not read Selfie’s BackBlast from Friday, which noted that 2.3 miles were run with bricks. Despite the Cliff Notes download from Selfie this …

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Running with Bricks

10 pax came out to #TheCastle on another warm humid morning. It is fall, isn’t it? If the humidity doesn’t make you sweat, touring the neighborhood with some bricks sure will. Disclaimer COP: SSH x20 IC Windmill x 10 IC Through The Tunnel x 20 IC LBAC Fwd x 10 IC, Rev x10 IC Overhead …

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The 3 Amigos

Short and sweet.  Lots of bricks, hills, and Prowlers.  Here’s what we did: Conditions – 69 degrees, pleasant overall, very wet field The Thang Misfire Grab the bricks Mosey to Falcon Dr hill Quick ab COP 25 big boys 25 iron cross 25 Russian twists Hill work on Falcon Dr 1stround Sprint 1/3 up hill …

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Heartbreak Ridge

11 pax started a #CesspoolStyle 11th hour tour of Hampton Ridge courtesy of YHC. 9 survived until the end to tell the tale. Conditions: maaaaybe a little bit cooler? The Thang: SSH x20 IC until #The6 rolls in Mosey to the northwest corner of the park (#HumpDay10K finish line) COP: Merkins x10 IC Squats x15 …

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Ramble Wednesday

13 Pax gather for a 6-mile tour of Shandon and Rosewood Full route by street. Woodrow Blossom Harden Devine Santee Lee Maple Montgomery Ott Devine Kilbourne Wheat Woodrow COT/BOM – by Sketch

DRP Sampler

12 PAX emerged from the #Fartsack this morning in search of a way to #GetBetter. Lingering near the Kings Grant Clubhouse was YHC, who, candidly, had not posted with #TheCastle PAX in some time. Fearful that the PAX had forgotten YHC, we dipped into the greatest hits collection to offer up a sampling of some …

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Michelle’s 5K

11 PAX posted in the Gloom this morning. We ran for fun, better health, fellowship and to support a brother in need. Here’s how it went: Conditions: Still mid 70’s. Still feels like a hot wet blanket is wrapped around your head. The Thang: Leave Trenholm Plaza and head up Trenholm Rd. Left on Forest …

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Feeling 22

8 Sandlot pax showed up in the September sauna for a NE KamikazE Q. Mosey to tennis courts for the WARMUP: 3-point Suicide SSH 3-point Suicide Bend & Reach Hillbillies 3-point Suicide Merkins Diamond Merkins Hand-Release Merkins 3-point Suicide Big Boys Left-Leg / Right-Leg Sit Ups Flutter Kicks Freedom Twists 3-pont Suicide Arm Circles Forward …

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Nonstop at Hammer

Really great for YHC to able to Q at Hammer this morning. Sweat equity was built up by all. Great numbers this morning. Here’s what we did — Conditions: warm, humid, still hot The Thang COP 10-5 Squat/Merkin Countdown Grab Bricks and blocks Put Blocks down at Briarfield / SF Run with Bricks to Oak …

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Field and Dice

YHC awoke from the massive #beatdown from Cesspool at Labor Day Convergence and had thoughts of bringing same Q to the pax that didn’t take the drp on Labor Day. Then YHC remembered the mantra “don’t Q it if you can’t do it” and opted for a new plan. Disclaimer mosey to dark center of …

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Davant Sucks

Well I guess it’s better late than never, but here’s a recap of Friday’s #TheCastle run group… umm, I mean boot camp. 10 pax including 1 FNG made their way out in the gloom on this pre-holiday weekend Friday morning to #getbetter. Hope you brought your running shoes! On Wednesday, Freebird promised not too much …

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Woodshed Celebrates Four Great Years with Four AOQs

If it’s August at Woodland Park, you know it’s time for another birthday celebration for our beloved AO. This year, 18 Pax (Ash; Bonesaw; Commie (from F3 Birmingham); Pondo; Heidi; Pipeline; Foxhole; Big Wheel; Odyssey; Bloodwork; Teddy; FroYo; Serena; RestStop; Belle; HeeHaw; BillyBob; Chewy) plus appearances from 5 Legionnaires / Rogue Runners (Shocker, Heist, Corndog, …

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