Goruck

22 Jun 19
Well Rigged

Take heart! At least if the world ends you’ll be able to keep your precious collection of scavenged items in one of these super durable backpacks. C’mon, think positive! Apocalypse aside, If you are looking for the absolute toughest backpacks on earth these ones should definitely be on your short list. You’ll find these recommendations […]

21 Jun 19
F3 Tallahassee

(Photo Credit: GORUCK) Battle of Ramadi GORUCK Tough/Light – After Action Review Start and end point: St. Marks Historic Railroad State Trail, Tallahassee, FL Tough Class #3080 Start and End Time: June 14, 2019, 2100 hours – June 15, 2019, 0815 hours Light Class # 3140 Start and End Time: June 15, 2019, 1400 hours – 1815 […]

21 Jun 19
F3 Tallahassee

Friday, June 21, 2019 – Meadows “Highway to Hell, Part 2: Trust the Asian to Do Math” QIC: Wiseguy PAX:  Florence, Iron Horse, Safety, Hawkeye, Slowhand, Catfish, Man Guy, Rico Suave Lord’s Prayer @ 0525 Highway to Hell, Part 2 I brought this gem back to life.  We left off with Round 46.  This time […]

20 Jun 19
Hilled It

I was excited and nervous for my second GORUCK event. A light challenge in Chapel Hill over Memorial Day weekend. The theme of the event was Honor the Fallen. A little back story on getting ready for the event. After my last light event I realized I needed to up the intensity and frequency of […]

19 Jun 19
F3 Tallahassee

7 men met in the gloom for a Run-n-Gun, Multi-Q, Multi-AO at Leon & Cascades QIC: Multi Pax: Guns n Roses, Rico Suave, Private Ryan, Antonin, Hawaii 5-0, FNG Tim Quals (Now – Energizer), Geronimo Run to the far side of Cascades Park. Guns n Roses 50 squats 30 merkens Jog to bottom of Hill […]

18 Jun 19
F3 Tallahassee

6/18/19 Gilchrist Elementary Pax: Catfish, Florence, Safety, Private Ryan, and Arm Chair Q: Cathy and Crab Legs The Lord’s Prayer 7 men met in the foggy gloom to make the man next to them stronger. No once called the Q, so Cathy took the first half, and Crab Legs brought us home. Warm-up: 15 4ct Don […]

16 Jun 19
Survival Kit Reviews

Review of the Goruck Wire Dopp which is a super simple, but effective way to keep all of your accessories organized and easily accessible. It is a little on the pricey side, but the design, form factor and durability make this a really compelling organizational accessory for your EDC and travel needs. Have you guys […]

16 Jun 19
GREENGROUND IT

So you forgot that Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 16. You have two options: First, you can cross your fingers and hope that your dad has forgotten it, much in the same way he forgot to give the dog its heartworm medication for the past six months. Or you can relax and realize that […]

15 Jun 19
F3 Wheaton

With YHC’s birthday coming up next week, and with the Army having it’s 244th birthday on Friday, it felt like the best possible time to try the Army Physical Fitness Test and get some numbers on the board. 8 PAX showed up to see how their present selves measured up against their future selves. The […]

13 Jun 19
Lean, Solid Dogs

Final installment in my after-action report from the GORUCK D-Day Heavy Challenge. What Worked Out Great 1. Webbing: I had about 6′ of webbing and it saved me twice. First we had to carry an insidiously-shaped rock a few miles uphill. I bound it up like a birthday gift and then some genius added D-rings […]

13 Jun 19
F3 Louisville

When I saw this month’s GoRuck challenge I knew this one that I really wanted to do since both of my grandfathers were in the war.  For those not familiar with the Challenge, the goal is to ruck 25, 50, or 75 miles and complete 2, 3, or 4, specific workouts to receive a bronze, […]

11 Jun 19
F3 Tallahassee

PAX, One year of Tallahassee living has flown by quickly.  Some people could have sworn that they have suffered through me for longer than that.  But, believe it or not, my first ever post was on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Gilchrist.  I was named Wiseguy on Thursday, June 14, 2018, by Iron Horse. I […]

11 Jun 19
F3 Tallahassee

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 – Gilchrist “Wiseguy’s One-Year F3 Anniversary” QIC: Wiseguy PAX: Team America: Iron Horse, Guns n’ Roses, Senator, Peter Pan, Popeye, Crab Legs World Police: Mensa, Jugs, Cathy, Bubble Jet, Safety, Pebbles Lord’s Prayer @ 0525 Did anyone get the reference of the original team names?  One team had my traditional American […]

09 Jun 19
Seminarian on the Camino

Today is the day! Today is the day that I’ve had on my mind since the notion of walking the Camino de Santiago de Compostela popped in my head nearly one year ago. It’s crazy right? Walking is something simple but walking nearly 15 miles every day with everything you need on your back for […]

07 Jun 19
F3 Tallahassee

Where: Southwood QIC: El Jefe The PAX: Tron, Visa, Sleepy, Ron Swanson, Antonin, Deep Dish, Hawaii 5-0 8 men came out for some AMRAP/sprinting work in the rain.   Tried to keep the travel a bit shorter today but kept tempo and heart rates up.  Great push by everyone today! When: June 7, 2019 Lord’s Prayer […]