BackBlast #077 – Santa Hoff is coming to town!!!

t was the day after Christmas and the PAX came together to burn off some the holiday’s treats.  YHC received a few gifts this morning from Santa to pass along to the other PAX this morning and did so with pleasure.  It was a great day for a run in the gloom.

AO – Calder Plaza

33 degrees, no precipitation.  

[0530 – Core Principles recited.  Disclaimer given to 9 PAX] – Kraut, Snoop, Roid Rage, Magic (F3 NC), Tiny Tomato, Gravy, Bubblegum, Miss Daisy, Hasselhoff (QIC)


20 SSH (IC)

The Thang:

We moseyed throughout downtown Grand Rapids, completing a variety of the exercise gifts given to us by Santa.  Overall we ran a little over 2.5 miles.

    • 15 Smurk Jacks (IC)

    • 20 Squats (IC)

    • 20 Merkins (OYO)

    • 20 SSH (IC)

    • Lunge walk over the bridge, with a switch to high knees half way through

    • Sprinting 1.5 city blocks

    • 15 Burpees (OYO)

    • 15 LBC followed by 15 BBS (IC)

    • 15 Merkins with Peter Parker (OYO)

Count-O-Rama – Name-O-Rama


    • Bubblegum has the Q on Thursday, 12/27/2018

    • Hasselhoff has the Q on Sunday, 12/29/2018

    • Mad Cow/Bald Eagle/Roid Rage has the Tri-Q on 01/01/2019


    We had a continued discussion on safety while running in the streets.  Three PAX have begun using reflective or lighted attire for running in the community.  A few group members with teenage children talked with Gravy about ways to help out with recent struggles and Gravy is included in prayer list.  

Keep it real,