BB – The Ruiner at the O – Meter Maid Q – 7/16/22

Dot had reached out earlier this month to Q where it all began for Louisville. Dot and YHC did a preruck and in 3.5 miles which still allowed me 15 for Dot, Patches and me to setup for the O’s first potted plant tour. We had 7 pax who made it out (Dot [R], MarvinContinue reading “BB – The Ruiner at the O – Meter Maid Q – 7/16/22”

PB – Sump Pump Q – The Ruiner at The O 6/25/22

Come out and think of some random numbers with me in the morning and then lets get to work. 1st- You’ll want to bring a coupon (yes, coupon), and a good ole pair of sneakers and gloves. Bring an extra coupon for the FNG you’ll bring with you. 2nd- You’ll need a can do attitudeContinue reading “PB – Sump Pump Q – The Ruiner at The O 6/25/22”

PB – Sump Pump Q – The Ruiner @ The O 2/26/22

I’ve picked up the Q at the Ruiner in the morning. Be there and ready to go @0700. We’ll be venturing off campus, so if you are prone to being tardy, tomorrow is not the day to hit the snooze. Get up, get out, and get gooder. We’ll keep moving to forget about the cold.Continue reading “PB – Sump Pump Q – The Ruiner @ The O 2/26/22”

The Ruiner at the O- 1/8/22-Meter Maid – Q

For those who haven’t made it out to the O, you really should visit soon. This is where it all started for F3 Louisville. Today was my 5th Q since the start of the week. I had a plan that involved running and no coupons but modified my workout along the way as you willContinue reading “The Ruiner at the O- 1/8/22-Meter Maid – Q”

Pre-blast: 05/01/21- Derby Day Ruiner @ The O

Come witness the birth of a new Derby morning tradition at The O. Wear some shoes that you are comfortable moving around in and be ready for a few curls. Coupons will be provided so feel free to leave yours at home. Don’t miss this one… if you are reading this, you’ve earned it. SYITGContinue reading “Pre-blast: 05/01/21- Derby Day Ruiner @ The O”

BB: 2/27 at The O with Flo Jo – 3 year Post-Versary

Special thanks goes out to Dauber for giving up his planned Saturday Q so I could lead some fine HIMs on my 3 year anniversary. 9 showed up to celebrate, and relive some of the OG days of F3. Tammy Faye Baker, Handbook, Violet, PK, Big Bird, Alfalfa, Sump Pump, Shyster and Flo Jo allContinue reading “BB: 2/27 at The O with Flo Jo – 3 year Post-Versary”

PB: The Ruiner with Flo Jo at the O (10/17)

Weather looks to be a bit chilly in the morning, but no worries, I’ll keep us moving. Lace up those running shoes as we head to the other side of the tracks (aka the other side of 64) to check out the sites near Wham! Island. Bring a friend, and let’s all get better! FloContinue reading “PB: The Ruiner with Flo Jo at the O (10/17)”

BB – 2/1/20 The Ruiner with Meter Maid

It was a perfect morning with a temperature at 37 degrees. It was not raining but the ground was wet. I arrived at 6:30am to set up for my Q. It was hard to get a parking spot as nearly all the usual parking spots were taken. Two groups had done some work beforehand eitherContinue reading “BB – 2/1/20 The Ruiner with Meter Maid”

Back Blast: 1/4/2020 – The Ruiner @ The O

Conditions: 39°F and cloudy.  The O’s terrain was pretty soggy due to the rain from the previous day. PAX (13): OJ, Tammy Faye Baker, Violet, Wham!, Russdiculous (FNG), Red Roof, Shyster, Tron, Fergie, Porkchop, Zartan, Old Bay, Handbook (QIC) Here’s how it went down: Quick disclaimer @ 0700 followed by a short mosey around to theContinue reading “Back Blast: 1/4/2020 – The Ruiner @ The O”

PreBlast: 1/4/20 – The Ruiner @ The O

Come out and spend the first Saturday morning of the 2020s at The O. This will be my first trip to The Ruiner as site Q so I hope to make a splash. I’m also hoping that Iron Horse and new year’s resolutions will bring some fresh faces out to the gloom tomorrow. I planContinue reading “PreBlast: 1/4/20 – The Ruiner @ The O”

BLACK OPS @ 7AM – St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenege – 11/27

878 That’s right come join in the fun tomorrow in the GLOOM to knock out 878 BURPEES with yours truly at St. John Center (700 E Muhammad Ali Blvd).  The more people we have the more burpees we get to dish out.  There is parking available on the street as well as a parking garageContinue reading “BLACK OPS @ 7AM – St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenege – 11/27”

St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenge Update & BLACK OPS – 11/27

Great News – 770 You may ask what does that number mean.  Well that is how many pairs of socks we have raised with 6 days remaining. HUGE Thank You to everyone. It is amazing what type of impact our HIMS have on our community.  As mentioned we still have 6 days remaining so ifContinue reading “St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenge Update & BLACK OPS – 11/27”

Backblast: 11/09/19 – The Ruiner @ The O

Conditions: 29°F and clear skies. With EST in full effect, the sun had started to rise prior to start. This left only a moderate gloom factor despite the chilly temps. PAX: Vincent (R), Violet, OJ, Whitney (R), Uncle Rico, Fructose, Wham!, McAfee, Digiorno, Shyster (FNG), Handbook (QIC) Here’s how it went down: Quick disclaimer @Continue reading “Backblast: 11/09/19 – The Ruiner @ The O”

PreBlast: 11/09/19 – The Ruiner @ The O – Handbook VQ

Tomorrow will most likely be the lowest temps The Ruiner has seen in about 9 months. The gloom is bringing the cold but YHC is bringing the VQ heat! We’ll mosey early and often to keep our blood flowing. There will be plenty of partner work sprinkled in along the way because no one likesContinue reading “PreBlast: 11/09/19 – The Ruiner @ The O – Handbook VQ”

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”

2/9 Ruiner Backblast-Tour de Ruiner

Q: Captain Insaneo Pax: Red Roof, Wham!, Fergie, Escort, Vincent (R), Pope, Tron, CI Conditions: Eyeball freezing weather. 18*ish. Clear. No wind, which helped. Gearlander: Same things I wore on last night’s ruck. I picked up this Q despite it following a tough night ruck co-Q’d by beasts Diablo and Mad Cow and being outContinue reading “2/9 Ruiner Backblast-Tour de Ruiner”

I’m not mad, I’m disappointed- 2/9 Ruiner Preblast

Been a long week, so take this with a grain of salt. We got like a grand of us and no one stepped up to Q the Ruiner? I took it because I love it. Do me a favor, though. Figure out that you need to love it, too. I’ll show you why you shouldContinue reading “I’m not mad, I’m disappointed- 2/9 Ruiner Preblast”

Ruiner Backblast 1/19 – Double Ugh

Q: Captain Insaneo Pax (13): Red Roof, Catfish, Face, Tron, Vincent, Wham!, Violet, Nugget, Incognito, Grinder, Porkchop, Diablo, CI Conditions: When I got to the O it was 41 and pouring. As the workout progressed, the rain let up. Or, as Violet said, the workout made him forget about the rain. Gearlander: normal stuff, plusContinue reading “Ruiner Backblast 1/19 – Double Ugh”

1/19 Ruiner Preblast – Ugh

I just checked the weather for tomorrow’s workout…. Oh well, rain or shine, amirite?  I can only promise one thing:  it’s been worse. Who:  All Pax with a pair What:  A CI Q in the cold rain When:  Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 0700 Where:  the O, which is located in Seneca Park by theContinue reading “1/19 Ruiner Preblast – Ugh”

01.05.2019. Back Blast. 4 Saturday’s — 4 Churches. Week 1 @ Holy Trinity.

When: 5:00pm   Where: Holy Trinity Parish (The Mutt)   Q: The Holy Spirit   # of PAX: 12   PAX: Glen Ross, Big Bird, Le Pew, Gilligan, Meter Maid, Abacus, Aerobie, Mama’s Boy, Storm Trooper, Fridge, Windshield, and Miyagi   WINKE YHC got to his home parish, Holy Trinity right around 4:30, where heContinue reading “01.05.2019. Back Blast. 4 Saturday’s — 4 Churches. Week 1 @ Holy Trinity.”

“Running is a life skill” – John Coctostan. Ruiner Backblast 1/5/19

Q: Captain Insane-o Pax: Here’s a question: if you come late and miss the workout but workout, do I count you here? Because Diablo wrote a backblast for these guys, imma gonna say naw. Vincent (R), Trump, Gillespie, Face, Violet, Pope, Pong, Oscar, CI Gearlander: Merrell shoes, feetures socks, shorts, Toledo Walmart tank top coveredContinue reading ““Running is a life skill” – John Coctostan. Ruiner Backblast 1/5/19”

01.05.2019. Pre Blast. 4 Saturday’s — 4 Churches.Week 1 @ Holy Trinity Parish.

Who: All Pax, Friends, M’s, and 2.0’s   When: 1700   Where: Holy Trinity Parish (AKA: The Mutt)   Q: The Holy Spirit   Calling all HIMs! Gather with Aerobie, and myself for the 5:00pm mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. This is week one location for the month long event. We will meet atContinue reading “01.05.2019. Pre Blast. 4 Saturday’s — 4 Churches.Week 1 @ Holy Trinity Parish.”

Peroni #Backblast at the #Ruiner – 12.1.2018

VQ: Peroni PAX (15): Digiorno, Zartan, Captain Insano, OJ, Buschhhhh, Backdraft, Mayberry, Vincent(R), Tron, Violet, Fergie, Red Roof, Nugget, Wham!, Peroni(Q) “I don’t think the heavy stuff is going to come down for quite awhile.” COP: Mosey to BB Court 20 Imperial Walkers (IC) 20 SSH (IC) 20 Abe Vigodas (IC) 20 Squats (IC) KendraContinue reading “Peroni #Backblast at the #Ruiner – 12.1.2018”

12.1.2018 Peroni VQ #PreBlast @ #Ruiner

If you like warm and wet come and join me at the O tomorrow morning for my VQ.  Be honest with yourself…who doesn’t like warm and wet, warm being relative of course. I’m going to throw together a workout I learned from some Navy SEAL buddies on the beaches of Coronado.  If you like toContinue reading “12.1.2018 Peroni VQ #PreBlast @ #Ruiner”