F3Run/SIB–BackBlast.3/6/12–Head For The Hills
Aye, the bell rang and 7 of the Faithful emerged from the Gloom for the weekly SIB.
Donut (SIB FNG)
Purple Crayon (SIB FNG)
The Colonel (BHWTU)
Jog from AG parking lot down Colony to Selwyn Driveway.
Spackler Hill Progressives: Sprint hill to top (MPCC maintenance shed on your right); jog back to halfway point (MPHS driveway); sprint to top; jog back to quarter point (second tree planted in sidewalk planting strip); sprint to top; jog all the way back to bottom (Selwyn driveway). Repeat 6 times.
Jog back to AG parking lot.
Here’s OBT’s Garmin report.
Spreadsheets from the Gloom:
_ T-claps to Donut and PC for making their SIB debuts at one of the most fearsome of all SIB workouts. Both PC and The Colonel noted that they had a little of the Esophogeal Tickle when they crested the top of the hill after the full-hill run at the start of Rep No. 6. The Colonel looked around for a Mud Run-style digital camera, but seeing none decided to keep his Merlot to himself.
_ The temperatures were back to wintry for this one — 28 degrees at the start — but the lightening horizon over the MPCC fairways on our right as we ran the hill was a sure sign that warmer days are ahead.
_ It was great to get a report from Gangster Mouse that The Rock has completed his radiation treatments and was spotted heading out for Date Night with MRock last night. We can’t wait to see you out for the SIB, Rock!
_ Your Humble Correspondent (and QIC) may need to do a little course re-measurement. Just based on counting footsteps this morning, the assessment that the second tree in the sidewalk planting strip is halfway between the MPHS driveway and the top is off — it’s actually less than 3/7 of the way to the top. By the time we do this again on April 3rd, YHC may have some new guidelines.
_ For all who have committed to the BRR, be sure to join us for these hill workouts (always the first Tuesday of the month). They’re a great, sneaky way of getting strength training into a running workout, and they’ll build you up for the rigors of the long climbs you’ll find on the BRR course.