Lake Murray – Strut

6 Years In The Gloom

9 pax posted in near perfect conditions for what they thought would be a run heavy workout, YHC did not disappoint.  Several pax saw YHC looking at his phone and then realized YHC had actually planned something for today, not just winging it and therefore had a Wienke. 6 years ago YHC was going through …

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Side Straddle Hops!

YHC decided to have a workout where your heart rate was always elevated.  No breaks…and if we did break we were doing so with SSH. Weather: Hot, Humid, Clear Skies, One Shooting Star The Thang: COP SSH IC x10 Through The Tunnel IC x10 SSH IC x10 Windmill IC x10 SSH IC x10 Imperial Walk …

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Six years ago, a philosopher walked into a park….and the rest is history

Environmental readings: 72 degrees, 91% humidity, dew point of 68 degrees, Low UV index, moon is in the Waning crescent stage, and an unhealthy air quality (per the Weather Channel).  Executive summary:  overall a pleasant day considering its August and its South Carolina. But first, this is a historic day for YHC and many men, …

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YHC felt like running

Conditions:  76 degrees; thick humidity; 48 degrees dew point, darkish, visibility of 10 miles (which really doesn’t matter as its dark), low UV rating. Under the waning crescent, 4 PAX gathered this warm May morning to shake off the Hump Day blues and make themselves better.  After an inspiring discussion at F3RockPile (under the direction of …

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Stand Firm

When all around fails you Stand Firm, when the PAX do not show for your Q. When life turns difficult which happens to everyone at some point Stand Firm. Endure the losses which eventually turn to Gain. Never quit. Yes we had a great workout this morning amongst Lifes Happenings.. Warm Up Mosey around parking …

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“Why did you post?”

We post for a variety of reasons- support obligation for the Q, training needs for a race, fellowshipping, having the the Gloom to ourselves before the population spoils it, and catching a chance glimpse of a night sky’s unworldly planetarium shows.  That might be a good question to ask the PAX, “Why did you post?” …

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It’s Time for an Anniversary Celebration – 5 years for Strut & 4 years for F3 Lake Murray!

On 08/03/13, Sway brought the gift of F3 to the men of Irmo, SC – “40 midlands faithful — including an incredible 25 FNGs — met at Seven Oaks Park to christen the newest AO in the F3 Nation: #Strut.   Sway took the pax on a jaunt around the park that featured a taste of …

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The Return Q

Conditions:  72 degrees; 93% humidity; 70 degree dew point; Winds W 7 mph (nice breeze) 12 PAX gather this morning looking to get better. T Claps to those members of the Strut Brigade that were able to part ways with the fartsack.  Many days have passed since YHC’s last Q at his beloved AO.  Much …

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The StrutBrigade pays homage to The Silver Fox and Celebrates Box Day

Conditions: 31 degrees; 51% humidity, dark, did feel as cold as it was 6 members of the StrutBrigade gather on this morning, looking to get better and shake off the cheer from yesterday. The first step in that process, which is the most difficult, is done, that being parting oneself from the warm fartsack.  Now, it …

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Sand $on the Q

Jog around parking lot Through the tunnel Wind mill Little baby arm circles High knees Butt kickers Jog to hot dog stand Relay Split into two teams. Each team stays together ——————————————————————————— Team 1 -Run to wall- 5 lunges each leg and return Team 2- Exercise Squat Flap Jack with Team 1 Repeat changing the …

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Preblast: The Cottonmouth: Little Mountain Edition, December 30, 2017

F3LakeMurray presents The 2017 Cottonmouth, the original ruck #CSAUP of F3Midlands.  This edition takes us to the backroads of Newberry and Lexington Counties for a little fun and fellowship, as well as Good Livin’.  Whether you are a veteran of many rucks or if this will be your first, The Cottonmouth promises to be a good time …

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