Pumped up! Rucked Up!

Here we go on a Friday morning, welcome to NBP and the Gloom!! It is a perfect 67 degrees outside and the humidity will lend to to the sweat we are going to earn this morning. I do not get in a full pre run this morning instead I set the rucks and necessary other …

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2020 New Year Convergence

Weather: 60’s and cloudy QIC: Bing, Drake, Ripken, Sir Wallace, Chili Pepper, Rowdy Pax: Ace, Sterling, Diesel, Sir Wallace, Manziel, Tex, Banjo, Trane, Messi, Pincher, LG, Big Mac, Smudge, Dirt Dart, ShamWow, Rowdy, Drake, Bubbles, Snapshot, Ozzy, Coop, Lambeau, Fin, Rock, Papa Smurf, DeFib, Aquaman, Wahlburger, I-Beam, Flash, Deep Dish, Cotton Tail, Lancelot, #Law, Dash, …

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Mot Def Poi

Weather: Perfect — 50F. Pre-run: Several pax got in a pre-run. From what YHC could tell, Mr. Clean, Lancelot, Ripken, and Trump all made the gloom runner friendly (sorry if I left anyone out). Welcome: The parking lot filled-up quickly as YHC put the finishing touches on the beatdown (20 pax in all). At exactly 0515, YHC stated …

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White Flag Beatdown

Weather: Perfect — 55F. Pre-run: YHC and Defib commenced a pre-run at the lovely moment of 3:44. The Rx was a warm-up, 3×1200-meters at HMp with 2-minutes rest after each rep followed by 4×400-meters at 5Kp. We finished with a 1-mile cooldown. It was fun, and no, we didn’t see any action on the “sex bench,” Ripken. …

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The Randomizer

Weather: cold (for FL, 55F) and blustery with a steady drizzle. Yes, perfectly random conditions for a random beatdown. Pre-run: YHC considered not posting until just before 0515 beatdown, but saw Ripken’s feeler for an 0420 pre-run. YHC decided to posted for the pre-run, but then became reluctant given the cold and damp conditions. Once out …

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Let’s get a little Savage

Friday Morning. November 8th, NBP in Sarasota. The temps are perfect at 71 degrees and the humidity is low for the Gloom. This should prove to be a great morning for the Gloom I have planned for the Pax. Pre Run Warm Up: I arrive early and start my Pre Run Warm up as usual …

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Gridlock & his Ma-Homies

Weather: temp 77F and dew point 74F. Yes, still FL humid, so let’s have fun and dew what we can to get better! Pre-run: YHC and Defib launched at 0344 for a speed workout. We covered about 8.0-miles with 1.8-mile repeats at Half Marathon and 10K pace. We returned to the tower parking lot of pax with …

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Impromptu Endure Ants

Weather: temp 77F and dew point 74F. Yes, still FL humid, so let’s have fun and run so we can get to the beatdown! Pre-run: YHC and Defib launched at 0344 for a speed workout at Mount UTC. We covered about 7.5-miles with 800m repeats and a 1-miler to finish us off. We returned to the tower …

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I always thought excess moisture was a good thing………

Weather: No Idea because it’s not on my Strava did they stop reporting it?…..felt like low 70’s with relatively tolerable humidity QIC: CrabCakes PAX: Gridlock, Defib, DeepDish, Sir Wallace, ShamWow, Welcome Sir Wallace to Fort Hamer.  As Gridlock and Defib returned from their pre-run the PAX circled up and reviewed the 5 core principles and …

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