Fall Down 7 times…Get up 8

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It was truly a gloom fest at Davis Park this morning. Dense fog and a light mist in the air greeted YHC upon his 515 arrival. Football mumblechatter and post- weekend groans filled the air as the Pax ‘cheerfully’ arrived. YHC began the morning from Nelson Mandela: Don’t judge me by my success, rather, by […]

Thermometer or Thermostat?

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9 Pax cheerfully (not so much…) greeted the Davis Park gloom with laser- focused intentions (not so much…) of crushing another 3+ mile Badlands Run Day (not so much…). Well… we showed, we ran, and here’s what went down… Warm up limp member down dog calf stretch partner quad stretch Off we went, as a […]

Change your mind– Change your life

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Despite a hurricane on the horizon and YHC’s pre-blast prediction of a dismal beatdown, 13 brave souls arrived with running shoes on. They were uncertain but committed. They were ready for the unknown, confident that in the end, they would overcome. They were (duh, duh, duh…cue the dramatic music…), BADLANDERS!! Whether verbalized or not, each […]

Labor Day Booniebeatdown…

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32 Pax welcomed their Labor day with vigor as we corralled in the Boondocks for a convergence beatdown. Several Real Men dollied for 3-5 miles beforehand, and in so doing, sought answer to the age- old question: Why does a man beat himself over the head with a hammer? Answer: Because it feels so good […]

Do you MEASURE up?

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13 men were forewarned of the impending gloomination. They were enticed by the Sirens O’ Fartsack to roll over and let another day begin in mediocrity. Their answer: ‘NO SIR! Not today, not on my watch…’ Uniting at the flag, YHC asked the following: In COMPARISON to others, do you have enough money, stuff, success at […]

Spartans Reunite!

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This month in 480 BC, King Leonidas of Sparta and 300 Spartans were killed at the Battle of Thermopylae against a massive Persian army. He actually had an additional 6, 000 Greek soldiers with at the battles’ outset. When he saw that defeat/ death were eminent, he sent the Greeks away for their protection. Three […]