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, […]

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. […]

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. We […]

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 perfect […]

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 there […]

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, […]

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’ve […]

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, […]

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 that […]

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 looking […]

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

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 I […]

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 and […]

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. […]

Pre Blast – Black Ops Ruck Training at the Poshlands 7-27-18

When: Friday 7-27-18 @ 5:30am Where: Splash pad area at Beckley Creek Park What to Bring: A ruck sack with some weight.  General Rule:  If you are over 150 lbs then 30 lbs. of weight in the ruck.  If under then 20 lbs.  If you don’t have the weight, that’s ok too.  Bring what you […]

BackBlast GoRuck Operation Red Wings Tough 7/20/18

The following backblast were written from our unique perspectives of the challenge. SKID – just proud of you all clearly leading the way despite being newbies If anything, I’d add how I hate being platoon leader/ squad leader….. but how GOOD it is for me to do that. I don’t like having people depend on […]

PRE-BLAST; July F3 Ruck Event; 7/14/18 0600 @ Jefferson Memorial Forest

Saturday July 14, 2018 0600 to ~1030 for full 12.5 miles OR 0600 to ~830 for half 6.5 miles Jefferson Memorial Forest 11311 Mitchell Hill Road Fairdale, KY 40118 🚨 Please be sure to arrive a few minutes early.  We will leave the parking lot at 0600.  🚨 This month’s Ruck Event will not be anything […]

BackBlast BO Ruck 7/4/18 Poshlands

12 PAX started ‘Merica’s birthday off right with a ruck. 7/4/18 BO Ruck Parklands Abacus – Q Backdraft Geppto Skid Meter maid Launch pad Gypsey Fanny Pack Endo We headed towards north posh and covered appx 3.5 miles in about 50 minutes. Perfect warm-up for the Huggies beat down!