December Ruck Event Pre-Blast: Remembering Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941 was a historic date in our country’s history. Next week, on Saturday December 7, 2019, we are planning a ruck to pay tribute to those who served and lost their lives during Pearl Harbor. We look forward to incorporating some historical facts and honoring the fallen along the way. This will beContinue reading “December Ruck Event Pre-Blast: Remembering Pearl Harbor”

St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenge

Calling all PAX and AO’s for a wonderful 3rdF opportunity.  I met with St. John Center recently and with the winter coming they are in need of white crew socks for their members.   St. John Center for Homeless Men is a great local non-profit that helps homeless men address the barriers to housing andContinue reading “St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenge”

9.21.19 BB @ Nest Pre-Ruck

I had originally planned to ruck at North Posh but a race with over 1,000 racers had it closed down. I ended up moving it to the County and ending for those wanting t to join Airplane’s 40th Birthday Q. I wasn’t sure how many we would have but was pleased with having 5 andContinue reading “9.21.19 BB @ Nest Pre-Ruck”

6/12/19 D-Day 75th Anniversary Rucking Challenge Workout Backblast

When I saw this month’s GoRuck challenge I knew this one that I really wanted to do since both of my grandfathers were in the war.  For those not familiar with the Challenge, the goal is to ruck 25, 50, or 75 miles and complete 2, 3, or 4, specific workouts to receive a bronze,Continue reading “6/12/19 D-Day 75th Anniversary Rucking Challenge Workout Backblast”

Star Ruck Back Blast (We Be Shufflin’)

50 miles on foot is a loooong way.  Carrying over 30 pounds on your back is no picnic either.  However, when you’re teamed up with some real HIMs that motivate you and pull you along with them, it makes the journey a lot easier to conquer.  And CONQUER we did!  Not just our team, butContinue reading “Star Ruck Back Blast (We Be Shufflin’)”

BackBlast – CSAUP 3/23/19 North Posh Abacus Q

Several weeks ago at a North Posh run workout Dunphy floated the idea let’s run 50K around the 1.8 mile loop called the Coppiced Woods Trail. If you’re keeping score at home that’s 20 laps! Hmmm! Seems like a great CSAUP opportunity. YHC jumped on the idea and set the date of March 23, 2019.Continue reading “BackBlast – CSAUP 3/23/19 North Posh Abacus Q”

Pre-Blast 3/19 at The Mutt

Come out to the Mutt for a workout in the gloom. I’ll have the tunes flowing along with the sweat.  We will have some fun and some laughs but we will get better.  Hope to see you there. Geppetto is leading a pre-WO ruck at 4:45 for those who are wanting some extra work. SYITGContinue reading “Pre-Blast 3/19 at The Mutt”

The Not So SMURPH: Back Blast 2.16.19

This Saturday started off a little earlier than normal. With the Star Course closing in, several of us wanted to get some miles in prior to starting the day. At 0400, I met up with Alexa at the O Posh, and we planned to meet up with others who were starting at North Posh. WeContinue reading “The Not So SMURPH: Back Blast 2.16.19”

Pre-Blast Valentine’s Day at The Mutt

Come on out for some last minute preparation for your Valentine’s “Festivities.”  We will have some fun and some laughs but we will work.  I will have some tunes to get you in the right mood too. Also for those wanting some 2rd F we are going to meet at 4:30 for a pre-workout ruckContinue reading “Pre-Blast Valentine’s Day at The Mutt”

2/3: BB for another Poshy Ruck

Alexa: what did you do this morning? OK! Here’s what happened: Pax: Deep Dish, Jolly Rancher, Alexa (Q is there a Q on a Black Ops Ruck? Although the weather the day before was sunny and in high 50’s, the temperature dropped quite a few degrees overnight. It was a little on the cool sideContinue reading “2/3: BB for another Poshy Ruck”

1/27/19 BO 12-Mile Ruck Back Blast

PAX: Meter Maid, Vacuum, and Plumb Bob WEATHER: Upper 30s, Clear, Breezy, especially along the river LOCATION: Meet up at the base of the Big Four Bridge, traveled both sides of the river DISTANCE: 12 Miles TIME: 3:28 Huggies sent out a message recently about an on your own GoRuck 12-mile timed event.  That’s perfectContinue reading “1/27/19 BO 12-Mile Ruck Back Blast”

BO 12 Mile Ruck Sunday 1/27 @ Big Four

This pretty much explains it all.  Huggies posted this a few days ago and there seems to be some interest.  We will start on the Kentucky side of the Big Four Bridge at 5:00 AM.  We will travel on both sides of the river.  I’ve mapped out a path that (if the GPS and GoogleContinue reading “BO 12 Mile Ruck Sunday 1/27 @ Big Four”

1/6 Backblast- “Stranger Danger” Ruck

  7 PAX met up at 5:30 to start a 10 mile ruck at the Posh. 4 of us were there on time…Meter Maid had technical difficulties and couldn’t get out of his house, so Airplane being a true HIM, swooped by and grabbed him on the way. In typical Momma’s Boy fashion, he cameContinue reading “1/6 Backblast- “Stranger Danger” Ruck”

Pre-Blast. BO. Ruck. Black Friday: Let’s Go Shopping…Ruck. I Meant To A BEAT DOWN!

  Date: 11/23/2018   Time:  0630   Where: The O — Basketball Courts   Gents, Who wants to get in some extra credit before we start?? HA! Joking.  I won’t be on Miyagi-Time. I will be on F3 Time. So let’s get out there and get to it! We will be booking it, and thereContinue reading “Pre-Blast. BO. Ruck. Black Friday: Let’s Go Shopping…Ruck. I Meant To A BEAT DOWN!”

BO Ruck. Back Blast. Calling an Audible: Here Comes a Millennial Ruck. Sorry, Abacus. 11.16.2018.

It was approximately 5:30pm, on Friday, 11/16/2018. I hopped into my car, and I was off to Mad Cow’s house to pick up his rucksack that he lent me for the big November Ruck Event. I was getting pumped thinking about all the mumble chatter around what the Abacus ruck would entail. I was excited,Continue reading “BO Ruck. Back Blast. Calling an Audible: Here Comes a Millennial Ruck. Sorry, Abacus. 11.16.2018.”

Back Blast – Operation Legacy Veteran’s Day Ruck in honor of Marine Sgt. David N. Wimberg 11/11/2018

Weather – Cold Sunny 25 degrees.  75% humidity 14 PAX – Sump Pump, Alexa, Meter Maid, Airplane, Skid, McCoy (R, FNG), Huggies (Q), Jitterbug (R), Maize, Catfish, Diablo, Momma’s Boy, Fungi, Chestnut I’ll start with how this all came together.  I was in a time pinch trying to get this project off the ground.  We’veContinue reading “Back Blast – Operation Legacy Veteran’s Day Ruck in honor of Marine Sgt. David N. Wimberg 11/11/2018”

PreBlast – November Ruck Abacus Q 11/16/18 8:30PM Seneca Park Basketball Courts

Join Abacus for an urban hike (RUCK) through the park as we get better! Starting point – Seneca Park Basketball Courts Time – 8:30 Sharp Ending point – TBD Charity / Good Works – We all have been impacted by cancer in one way or another. Many cancer patients benefit from transfusions of blood, platelets,Continue reading “PreBlast – November Ruck Abacus Q 11/16/18 8:30PM Seneca Park Basketball Courts”

9.21.18 Ruck Training Back Blast

Just like yesterday’s pre-blast, I plan to keep this simple as well. Sometimes I spend to much time overthinking a workout when most of the time the simplest ideas get the best results. I intended to let the PAX know that this would not be an easy workout, and this morning it was apparent thatContinue reading “9.21.18 Ruck Training Back Blast”

9.21.18 Ruck Training Pre-Blast

I am going to keep it simple this time. If you like to RUCK and you like the MURPH, then this workout will be perfect for you. It’s probably not going to be easy, it might even be downright brutal, but we don’t get up for easy. So if your HIM enough to give itContinue reading “9.21.18 Ruck Training Pre-Blast”

St Aloys – Rucking Black Ops – Backblast 9.8.18

PAX: Viking, Meter Maid (Q) I had the privilege of taking Viking on his first ruck prior to his football theme VQ at the County. We were able to converse through our track through Pewee Valley. As I have said before, rucking is a great 2F to get to know your other PAX. Be lookingContinue reading “St Aloys – Rucking Black Ops – Backblast 9.8.18”

St. Aloys – Black Ops Pre Workout Ruck for 9.9.18 – Pre Blast

This will be a good one for rucking beginners and 2.0 friendly. We will begin at 6am in the usual spot of the St Aloys parking lot. We will do a little more than three miles prior to the Viking 7am football themed beat down. SYITG! -Meter Maid

08.25.18 St. Aloys Rucking Black Ops Backblast

Yesterday night I agreed to the Rucking Q for St. Aloys. I wanted to get an event up for this morning on short order especially considering next weekend is Labor Day. In the end, I ended up rucking with LaunchPad and his 2.0. Q: Meter Maid Pax (3): LaunchPad (respect), iPad (FNG 2.0), Meter MaidContinue reading “08.25.18 St. Aloys Rucking Black Ops Backblast”

GoRuck Rain Ruck Training Back Blast – 8.17.18

Yesterday I was sitting at work minding my business when I see a slack notification come through from Twitter on my desktop (Thanks to CI for his Slack training, I now keep it on my desktop to stay in the know) about a Rain Ruck event that is being put on by GoRuck. Once IContinue reading “GoRuck Rain Ruck Training Back Blast – 8.17.18”

Ruck Training Pre Blast – GoRuck Rain Ruck – 8.17.18

Earlier today we saw a tweet regarding this opportunity to receive a GoRuck patch for completing a “Rain Ruck” challenge. A few of us decided to turn tomorrow’s ruck training into a perfect opportunity to make this happen. *We have adjusted the time to 0500-0615. Still at the Poshlands. Please see the details below andContinue reading “Ruck Training Pre Blast – GoRuck Rain Ruck – 8.17.18”

Black Ops Ruck Training at the Posh Back Blast 7-27-18

Weather – Light Rain early on. 70 degrees 84% humidity PAX 7 – Abacus, Nice n’ Slow, Pew Pew, Meter Maid, Launch Pad, Fanny Pack (R), Huggies (Q). This was the first of, hopefully, many Friday morning ruck training WOs.  Ruck sacks were worn the entire workout.  YHC wearing the Rucker 2.0 with 30 lbs.Continue reading “Black Ops Ruck Training at the Posh Back Blast 7-27-18”