Backblast #060 – Monument Men: Battle of the Burpees

AO – Calder Plaza (black ops)

Clear | 26 degrees | 71% humidity

[0530 – Core Principles recited. Disclaimer given to 9 PAX] – Mad Cow, Dungeon Master, Hasselhoff, Basic Bro, Depends, Forest, Gravy, Kraut, Bubblegum (QIC)


25 SSH (IC)
15 Cherry Pickers with a Back Clap (IC)

The Thang:

Monument Men: Battle if the Burpees…Heard some mumble chatter at that.

Started a Mozy – Calder place to Rosa Parks Circle .30

12 Burpees

Another statue was near so we added a 4×4.

4 Merkins followed by 4 Mountain Climbers

Mozy to Monument Park .30 (.60)

12 Burpees

Found another statue near 4×4

Mozy to Love Campau Promenade .30 (.90)

12 Burpees

Mozy to Noahquageshik Statue .30 (1.20)

12 Burpees

Mozy to Betty Ford .30 (1.50)

12 Burpees

Found another near by statue 4×4

The battle ended. After 5 encounters PAX completed:

60 Burpees 12 Merkins 12 Mountain Climbers

Ventured out to scout for more statues

Mozy across the bridge

20 dips IC

Started a mozy and found at DeVos place with statue across the street

15 Dirty Hookups

QIC messes up cadence – penalty of 5 dirty hookups

Sprint to Michigan St.

Lunge walk to loading zone

Mozy back to Calder Plaza for CoT. Had time for one more!

Choose your level of Derkins – 10 (IC)

Count-O-Rama | Name-O-Rama


  • Hasselhoff has Q Thursday (Hospital Hill/ GRCC track) – Bring a coupon

As we ran around GR we visited monuments of people that made an impact. As we go out today try and make an impact on people you meet. 

– Bubblegum