The Second Running of Pony Express

Yesterday marked the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby, a horse race that was broadcast around the world. Millions were invested in 20 thoroughbred horses that ran only a mile and a quarter at Churchhill Downs, Louisville, KY. Back in Raleigh, this morning marked the Second Running of The Pony Express. 18 pax doubled the Kentucky Derby Distance and dabled…

KKC 2017 Pregame

Krispy Crème Challenge was to begin at 8:30 at the NCSU Bell Tower. To accommodate those who wished to undertake this annual festivity, Ambassador moved over to old Pullen Park for the AM and got at it 15 minutes earlier with a 6:45 start time. Here’s what we did. Warmup– Mosie to the main circle… SSH…

Decked by HB2

Whether you are for or against HB2, its appeal, repeal, or even its reappeal (that’s not a real word), it affected our AO this AM as we were displaced from our traditional starting point by early morning media coverage of the bill. So, we mosied over to the Attorney General’s office and got started. Warmups (on…

NON-Injured Reserved

Previously considered an AO for the injured, Bear Trap (along with sister AO’s Injured Reserve and Lame Duck) has become the ideal work out spot for the mighty. It is the place for those who are strong of heart who no longer feel the need to recover on the run, or spread the gospel of…

Rock the Vote

Today is election day. How fortunate we are to have the opportunity to choose our leadership. Tasked with the responsibility of leading this group for only forty-five minutes, I was reminded of the MTv campaigns for “Rock the Vote.” OK, so that’s what we’ll do. Find some rocks. Warm Up: Good Mornings (cadence 11), Side…

Cajun Cadence

Tired group together this moring but good times had. Pax pointed out about a third of the way through that my cadence had taken on a cajun accent somehow. Got that fixed and plowed on. Here’s the thang: Good Mornings x15 Arm Circles x15 each way x15 (aka Arm Rolls) SSH X15 Imperial Walker x15 Merkins…