the GOLD Challenge

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Saturday, February 17, 2018 A.O. Ambassador Qs:  My Boy Blue and Banjo 26 Pax including 2 FNGs + 1 Coffee hour; 3 from Carpex and the rest from Raleigh:  Banjo, Ben Johnson, Burt, Croquet, Cross Stitch [coffee hour), Dr. Quinn, Drysdale, Edsel, Elliot, Half, Horse Hair, Lt Dan, My Boy Blue, My Pleasure, Namesake [FNG Daniel […]

Only the Strong Survive

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The semi-annual event was upon us – the burpee challenge.  Last summer the pax were strong enough to do 320, so today we needed to kick it up a notch.  15 pax showed and were ready to go.  YHC gave the disclaimer and we were off. WARMUP 10 x Good mornings 25 burpees OYO THE […]

Stairing Contest

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Following an epic presence and performance by F3 at Pole 2 Pole Wednesday morning, we did our best to keep the momentum at Disney. Several PAX have stated they have been missing the stairs as we have avoided them through the cold and icy conditions.  Therefore, we got back to business in the gloom with […]

The Judge Pre-Blast

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Post Valentine’s Day work-out. Keep the Prosecco intake limited tonight. Here’s the plan: COP in the parking lot; Indian Run to the Corncob Statue; Partner-up – Everything always matters in life; Run to the bend in the trail toward the Dojo – 20 Sumo Squat Jumps (each); Run to the top of the hill (windsock) […]

The Legend of Guy Paxton

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A musical journey recreating the life story of Guy Paxton. Lighthearted mumble chatter throughout although I missed a lot of it since I was holding the speaker and couldn’t hear much but the music. Kyrie – Mr Mister When I was young I thought of growing old, of what my life would mean to me, […]

Happy Valentine’s Day Massacre

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Valentine’s Day is tomorrow.  While many love the holiday and many hate it with a passion, it’s still a good excuse for suffering.  It may not have truly been a massacre, but the opening Double 7s, which included Prisoner Cell Merkin Burpees, were exceptionally brutal.  Whether it’s a “Hallmark Holiday” or a day to celebrate […]

Hill Coverage

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25 PAX representing Raleigh and Carpex rolled into the NC Museum of Art Parking lot (aka #bestsiteinraleigh) for a mid-February edition of Whiplash.  So much to do at this site, there’s never a shortage of workout options.  This includes a nice variety of hills.  We found most of them. Warm Up Jog to ellipse for […]