Michigan Murphs

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  • When: 09/28/2017
  • QIC: Dr. Okie
  • The PAX: ThroatSwab, Sod, Snuffaluffagus (Respect), Feud, LIFO, Seatdown, Mathlete, Evac (Respect), Xenu (Respect), Toxic (Double Respect), S.O.C., BigBird, Synapse (Respect), Septum, Pud

16 hard-charging PAX spurned the cool comfort of the fartsack and toed the line with their brothers in quintessential Jacksonville gloomidity.  Conditions were perfect for some CHURN N’ BURN GOODNESS.  The Doctor was in and the disclaimer was given, time to get after it.


SSH x 25 IC  (After passing 20, some PAX began to wonder aloud if YHC was about to “pull a Xenu.”)

Little Baby Arm Circles Forward x 20 IC

Little Baby Arm Circles Backward x 20 IC

Moroccan Night Club x 20 IC

Hillbillies x 15 IC

Toy Soldiers x 15 IC (YHC dropped for Merkin punishment, SAID “Imperial Walker,” but did starting position for “Toy Soldier”)

Merkin x 10 IC

LBC x 10 IC

Squat x 10 IC


Once the PAX were sufficiently warmed, YHC could see something in their eyes.  A need.  A NEED FOR SPEED.




Years of marching band directing left YHC with a few unique skills, one of them being the ability to mark off a distance of exactly 100 yards using a precise 22 1/2″  8-to-5 heal/toe glide step.  Thankfully no PAX were present in the pre-BOHICA gloom to witness the demonstration of this impressive skill.  Once positioned on the street, many PAX began to notice the exact arrangement of cones that indicated distances of 20, 40, 60, 80, and 100 yards.  “The Michigan” was uttered in hushed and reverent tones by a number of PAX and their excitement for the upcoming beatdown grew.


The Michigan came to YHC months ago via the evil mastermind speedster Big Bird.  After recent fantastic beatdowns with Xenu’s honeypots, YHC wanted to bring the smoke from a different direction.  SPRINTS.  And what better way to add additional smoke to sprints than an homage to 062’s impressive GoRuck Selection finish.  Murph work.


“The Michigan Murph:”


(10) 100 yard sprints with Murph work in between each sprint.

Merkin x 10 OYO

LBC x 10 OYO

Squat x 15 OYO

(6) 80 yard sprints

Merkin x 10 OYO

LBC x 10 OYO

Squat x 15 OYO

*YHC sees time is ticking, 10 minutes left. Modification to get the enjoyment of some of the shorter sprint distances.

(1) 60 yard sprint

Merkin x 10 OYO

LBC x 10 OYO

Squat x 15 OYO

(1) 40 yard sprint

Merkin x 10 OYO

LBC x 10 OYO

Squat x 15 OYO


Train comes through, takes away the (1) 20 yard sprint:

Burpees x 10 OYO!







Mosey to Shovel Flag for:



Prayer requests for hurricane victims in PR, especially Hollywood’s M’s family, Seatdown, and S.O.C.


End with The Our Father


An honor and a blessing to be able to lead these brothers,


Dr. Okie

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