Armory – 10.2.2021

Conditions: PERFECT!

Pre Party 3 mile Ruck
PAX: @Ginsu @Cosmo @MapQuest @Blackout @Lone Star

Posted on Slack that there would be a surprise Q, which was a bait and switch as there was no Q and I am the Armory AOQ.
Issa me for the Q!PAX: @Bogo @FICO @Peewee (TRAPP) @Operation @Soul Glo @MapQuest @Ginsu @Cosmo @Earhart @Jalisco @Blackout @Thin Mint @Timeshare (did a run on his own but he was out there) @Lindbergh (visiting from Pittsburgh) and FNG @Dinger.
QiC: @Lone Star

(Don’t think I butchered it too much)Warmup:
A few Good Mornings
Mosey to front of the Rec
25 Side Straddle Hops IC
Around the world Lunges – 2x
Merkin sequence – 5 each
-Uneven Merkins (left hand elevated)
-Uneven Merkins (right hand elevated)
10 Squats OYO

Mosey to behind Longview Elementary
Soundtrack: My nostalgic pop-punk curated playlist
*certified fresh and approved by Cosmo

Commence the Deck of Death :skull_and_crossbones::skull_and_crossbones::skull_and_crossbones:
By suites and card numbers
Hearts = Merkins
Diamonds = BB Sit-ups
Clubs = Squats
Spades = Iron Mikes (2ct)Jacks = 11
Queens = 12
King = 13
Aces = 14
Joker = 15 Burpees

Quarter way thru deck – mosey loop
Half way thru deck – another loop
3 quarters thru deck – another loop

Finished deck and had a bonus round
Blind draw for every other HIM – 7 more cards!
Moans and grunts continued but we prevailed!

Mosey back to lot for some Mary:
15 reps each IC of
American Hammers
Leg Raises
Hello Dolly’s
Plank Shoulder Taps
Failure to Launch to the finish
Made it all the way around to YHC as time expired!

Count -a-Rama

Grey Ghost 5K coming up – need more volunteers
Bourbon Chase Relay Race coming up, 10/15/21, for the signed up PAX
Nolensville’s CSAUP Gauntlet – 10/30/21
TN Tussle upcoming on 11/6/21

Still a lot of heavy stuff ongoing within the PAX and within the community. Including the local triple homicide that occurred yesterday morning.
I just wanted to remind the PAX to lean into where our help comes from, where our hope is. As I am a music and song person, I shared another set of lyrics from a newer song by Chris Renzema called Just As Good where the main point of the song is to remember that God is good, just as good as when we first experienced Him.
The bridge:
And I will build an altar
And stack it stone by stone
‘Cause every Ebenezer says I’ve never been alone
My faith will surely falter
But that don’t change what You’ve done
‘Cause every Ebenezer points to where my help comes from
Always remember we are never alone (we have each other and God on our side) and where our help comes from.

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