Fartleks, Not Fartsacks @ The Grind (Occurred on 10/15)

Local PAX: (5) MiniVan (R), Squid (R), Earhart, Hemanos, Tubbs (QIC)

Visiting PAX: (0)

Conditions: Gorgeous – great day for a run

Disclaimers: “We all know the disclaimers”

Purpose: We are here today to push ourselves, and the guy next to us, to become a bit better, faster, and stronger.

Warm-up: We Warmed Up

Thang: Fartlek Workout or Run to the Grind

  • Complete the Belk/Kroger Loop at a long distance pace (Able to hold a conversation)
  • Complete the Belk/Main Street Loop at a 5k pace
  • Alternate until 5:57

Cool Down: Approximately 7 minutes of stretching



  • Those struggling with Cancer and Other Diseases
  • For those that haven’t posted in a while that it would be placed on their hearts to return


  • YHC acknowledges the delinquency of this backblast and has self-imposed another 50 burpee penalty
  • Great conversation was had about how men have difficulty talking about our strengths, because we are consistently focusing on our weaknesses
  • Some weaknesses can actually be considered strengths
  • Lexicon of the Day
    • EQV: (Esse Quam Videri) “to be rather than seem” – the result of disciplined DRP and the essence of the HIM
  • Exicon of the Day
    • Robert Plants: Running up a stairway, often in a urine-stinking parking garage
  • Bible Verse of the Day
    • “The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied” Proverbs 13:4

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