Lexington – Crusade

Crusade 6 Pax

Weather: 80 Degrees – Very Warm The Thang:             Intro, Disclaimer, Prayer The route – head north to look for any kind of breeze or cool air. The hunt was mostly unsuccessful. COT & BOM Prayer Requests Unspoken requests. Swanson’s dad Announcements –        Not much interest in the Paper Jam 20 mile 4th of July run …

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The Run to the Dam

7 pax ran toward the dam and then ran back.  It was epic.   Devo How to Make Good Choices Charles Finney, lawyer and evangelist, was speaking in a New York church in the 1830s. At the end of each evening, he gave people the opportunity to come to the front of the room and …

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#RESPECT

Today was a beautiful morning to run and a great way to start the week. Lots of #RESPECT this AM at Crusade. Conditions: High 50s The Thang: Disclaimer Count off BOM Leave church headed toward Whiteford L into Whiteford Lake & run neighborhood including cul-de-sacs L back onto 6 L into Hunters Ridge and run …

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Veterans’ Day Crusade

Weather: 45 degrees, rain coming but not present The Thang:             Intro, Disclaimer, Prayer Happy Veterans’ day and a big thank you to all of our veterans out there. Three pax showed up at the start, and we finished with four. Perfect running weather – rain did not start until afterwards. Unfortunately, we saw almost as …

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Cat or Crusade?

Weather: 58 degrees with a half moon The Thang:             Intro, Disclaimer, Prayer Perfect weather for a Monday morning run. Instead of the usual Monday dam route we headed the other direction, up Old Cherokee, through the Publix parking lot and back through Whiteford. Good work and good fellowship! Welcome to the F3 Cat Shovel Flag …

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Spackle’s Honeymoon

Weather: 50 degrees with a full moon The Thang:             Intro, Disclaimer, Prayer Our AOQ claimed his 2.3 wouldn’t go back to sleep, so YHC answered his early morning plea for a Q. Fortunately that provided at least 5 minutes to think of a route for this outstanding group. Since we had not been to Kenwood …

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F3_Crusade Run Group

YHC needed some accountability and no better way to get it than to sign up to Q. 11 other pax decided to join YHC for their mid-week miles. Conditions: 69 degrees, 100% humidity (Really?) Disclaimer / Count Off / Prayer The Route: Left out of parking lot and down North Lake to Old Cherokee. Up …

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It’s Hump Day!

24 pax posted at Crusade to start their hump day off right. YHC magically appeared on the Q sheet but it was welcomed as I needed the accountability. Saw a lot of new faces, and some old ones too (i.e. Spackle). The P200 must be getting close with this many posting on a Wednesday. Conditions: …

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GoodBye Flo, Hello P200

When: 09/17/18 QIC: Voltron The PAX:  Pearl, H4T, Utah(R), Quisenberry, Swanson, Pick Ax, Kyrie(R), Simon Says, Yellow Cake, Wilbur, Joust, Night School, Wapner, Voltron(R) Weather: 75 degrees & very humid. Hurricane/Tropical Storm Flo finally left town The Thang:             Intro, Disclaimer, Prayer The storms over the weekend left a lot of debris, so to be on …

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8 Men Out and Back

8 Pax started their week off with an out and back to the dam. Conditions: Low 70’s and clear Disclaimer/Prayer Route: Run out 22 minutes towards the dam.  Turn around and run back to the shovel flag. Annoucements: – 9/7-9/8 Blue Ridge Relay – 9/14 Tunnels to Towers 5k – 9/22 Smokehouse Event Prayer Requests: – …

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BRR Here We Come

When: 07/30/18 QIC: Voltron The PAX:  Pearl, Wilbur, Joust, B&E, Voltron Weather: 72 degrees & very humid The Thang:             Intro, Disclaimer, Prayer The BRR is coming, so we needed hill work. Off we went to Whiteford and climbed the hill to Hwy 378. Small group but high quality! COT & BOM  Prayer Requests Unspoken requests. …

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Going Over the Hill

21 Pax posted at Crusade this morning to help me start off his birthday and go ‘over the hill’ the right way. Conditions:  Garmin says it was 79 degrees.  Garmin is an optimist. The Thang: Strongly worded Disclaimer/ Count-a-rama/ Prayer The Route: Kenwood out and back. Right on 6, Right on Andrew Corley, Right on …

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Two Man Circle?

Weather: 59 degrees & misting rain   The Thang:             Intro, Disclaimer, Prayer With the Gauntlet still going on and the imminent threat of rain, Co-Pay was the only other pax who showed up today. We headed for the dam for an out-and-back. He is on the 2-minute run, 2-mnute walk training plan, so that is …

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CRUSADE VQ

Tuesday night, saw Treadmill talking about Bear-Crawling at Crusade the next morning if nobody took the Q. So, we just couldn’t have any of that.  So, why not VQ Crusade.   Been wanting to choose this route for a while now.  So, here’s how it went: Conditions:  I think it was around 40 degrees. Disclaimer:  I …

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Monday Kenwood

9 pax posted and started their week off the right way.  Here is what we did. Conditions: Low 40s The Thang: Countoff/Disclaimer/Prayer Run N on N Lake Turn R on Andrew Corley Turn R on Midway Turn R into Kenwood Turn around at 20 or 22 minutes. COT Announcements: TurningPoint FHF wrapping up this week …

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Hobby Lobby and Back

16 Pax for an out and back to Hobby Lobby (or 21 minutes and turn around). Conditions: warm low 60’s and foggy Circle up. Disclaimer. Safety reminder. count off – 16 pax at the start. Route: leave Crusade and head to Hobby Lobby, straight through Whiteford. There and back with a full run around the …

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BOGOs at Publix

9 PAX ran some parking lots around Publix to get better in the Gloom. Unlike YHCs last Q at Crusade no wild life was spotted along the route. We did have a PAX that saw Elvis. The food at one of the local establishments is tasty, maybe too tasty. This morning brought out a PAX …

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