0525 and as I am en route to The County I see Abacus on his morning run, likely 15 miles into a 20 mile run…or something probably similar to that. Right away, I know it’s going to be a good day. As I pull into the lot, there’s a flurry of activity already with dudes chatting it up and stretching out. One of the cool things at The County over the last couple of months is all of the black ops running that has been taking place. Guys stepping outside of their comfort zone to get mo better at something they otherwise might not have done.
0530, disclaimer was given and off 9 of us would mosey with coupons in tow. Runners peeled off to get their miles in.
PAX: Dauber, Timeshare, Boss Hog (R), Yankovic(R), WILDflower, Holy Roller (R), Gisele, Brown Water, BigBird (Q)…oh and Tammy Faye Baker would find us on the upper lot to give us 10! TFB recently moved to the Crestwood area so looks like he’s a County Boy now…Welcome!…we did make sure to caution him on potential Boondocks recruiting efforts and Gisele let him know that if he received his gift basket he should feel free to return it.
Runners: Abacus, Honey Do, Backflop, Air Raid (R), FOCKER, Hush Puppy, Fergie, Jolly Rancher, Pelican…Nice work Fellas!
COP: short mosey to the Midway with a Bear Crawl up the hill, SSH, Imperial Walkers, Michael Phelps, Copperhead Squats, Runners Stretch with RoL, RR and down for Pigeon Stretch, switch and LoR, LL and Pigeon Stretch, couple of 10 counts to stretch out the quads. Mosey back down to the portico when Dauber takes off!! But I didn’t even get to Tabata yet! Turns out he dashed to the coupon cache to get TFB a coupon! What a HIM! In the blink of an eye he was back and we could carry on for…
Tabata: Artist: Eminem-Plank with Coupon pull through. 20 seconds on 10 seconds rest for 8 rounds. Had some technical difficulties at first and I could feel the energy of disapproval from Dauber. He may or may not have made a comment, curious if there was going to be a workout…Welp, when you’re perfect, I guess you expect perfection…I’ll get it right one of these days.
The Thang; kiss with a coupon: Push Press with a Skull Krusher for 20 reps, run 1/2 mile, 30 reps, run 1/2 mile, 40 reps, run 1/2 mile. While we worked I had my, The Who playlist going on Pandora. I, similar to Dauber, am not add free. However, on this day, not one add played….again, it was a good day. There was however an “LSD” moment. Not the drug…well maybe the drug…you’ll have to consult with John, Paul, George or Ringo…anyway as you may know the beginning of the song is not one that pumps you up making you ready to go beast mode. I thought of changing the station but decided to roll with it. Good thing because as we got to the chorus at least 5 PAX members started singing in unison. Love this group!!
We were all able to get to 20, 30, 40, 30, 20 when time was called. Grabbed up our coupons, moseyed back to the flags and met up with the runners who would join us for COT. We made a couple of announcements, said some intentions and had a moment of silence to pray for those that fall victim to sex trafficking. Thanked the Sky Q for all of our blessings and for the prospect of another day.
Until next time…