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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-12-2018, 02:57 PM
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Posted By 1369
I’d say work up to it and then crush it. Looks...

I’d say work up to it and then crush it. Looks like a great track.

Meanwhile, back in the pressure cooker it was a humid, sticky, sweaty and stinky day.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-10-2018, 10:12 AM
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Posted By 1369
**** shame you've got nothing but crummy...

**** shame you've got nothing but crummy countryside to ruck through...

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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-08-2018, 10:35 AM
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Posted By 1369
Had the wife and the boy out yesterday for a few...

Had the wife and the boy out yesterday for a few miles in the heat.

Suckers

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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-07-2018, 09:14 AM
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Posted By 1369
For anyone interested, the 2019 Jailbreak Ruck...

For anyone interested, the 2019 Jailbreak Ruck registration is open (Link here (https://projectblue.redpodium.com/2nd-annual-ruck-293)).

SwampRabbit and I did it last year. Good course and it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-05-2018, 02:50 PM
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Posted By 1369
Yea, we are plotting an overnight ruck. Just need...

Yea, we are plotting an overnight ruck. Just need to find the right route.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-05-2018, 12:49 PM
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Posted By 1369
Nice and humid out there today. Handy hint, don’t...

Nice and humid out there today. Handy hint, don’t eat a mess of Frito pie the night before a longish ruck lest you get told to get 30 meters behind everyone and stay there.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-04-2018, 08:31 PM
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Posted By 1369
First thing I’d invest in is a fitted pair of...

First thing I’d invest in is a fitted pair of boots/shoes. You get blisters and you’re not going far. As far as a pack, all depends what you’re gonna do with it. I ruck a GORUCK GR1. Very minimalist,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-04-2018, 03:19 PM
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Posted By 1369
Normally try to keep around a 18:00/mile pace...

Normally try to keep around a 18:00/mile pace while moving. Or, 3 miles an hour. Here’s my stats from this year.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-03-2018, 10:02 AM
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Posted By 1369
Well, the Sunday ruck won't have this much...

Well, the Sunday ruck won't have this much elevation change...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-03-2018, 10:01 AM
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Posted By 1369
Couple of more loops from the house this week. ...

Couple of more loops from the house this week. All part of the plan to hit this particular loop 3x/week with increasingly longer rucks on Sunday. the ruck on the 31st was at 20# and yesterday's was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-29-2018, 12:08 PM
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Posted By 1369
Scheduled a 12 miler this morning but decided...

Scheduled a 12 miler this morning but decided along the route it was a half Mary kinda day.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2018, 11:40 AM
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Posted By 1369
8.5 miles this morning with the event loadout. I...

8.5 miles this morning with the event loadout. I can see about mile 30 that ruck is gonna start to be annoying.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2018, 07:05 PM
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Posted By 1369
That’s sounds like a helluva idea. We’re probably...

That’s sounds like a helluva idea. We’re probably driving up that morning. Tagged some miles after work yesterday and today. Went with 50# today. 100 degrees air temp and 106 heat index will get in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2018, 10:49 AM
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Posted By 1369
Weight requirement is "only" 20# dry weight, but...

Weight requirement is "only" 20# dry weight, but after the long haul along the Trinity overnight (The D.C. overnight was +/- 32 miles) you are given a list of waypoints you have to hit (the waypoints...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2018, 10:36 AM
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Posted By 1369
20 hours. So, an average of 24:00/mile.

20 hours. So, an average of 24:00/mile.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2018, 10:07 AM
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Posted By 1369
So, my plan for the 50 mile train up is to hit 3...

So, my plan for the 50 mile train up is to hit 3 rucks during the week in the evening heat (only time I can find) at 50# for 3-4 miles and then hit an early morning Sunday ruck with the Star load out...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2018, 11:52 AM
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Posted By 1369
Start point for the Dallas 50 miler is Trinity...

Start point for the Dallas 50 miler is Trinity Overlook Park. My bet is that will be our long overnight evolution. Anyone from that area know how long that trail system is? Looked up the web page...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2018, 08:38 AM
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Posted By 1369
12 October.

12 October.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2018, 07:53 AM
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Posted By 1369
So, evidently I suck out loud at resisting peer...

So, evidently I suck out loud at resisting peer pressure and signed up for this over the weekend.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-22-2018, 01:04 PM
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Posted By 1369
Saw a video of Jason McCarthy (GR founder) trying...

Saw a video of Jason McCarthy (GR founder) trying to walk to his flight. Wasn't pretty.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-22-2018, 10:38 AM
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Posted By 1369
Congrats on the Star Course finish! Some of the...

Congrats on the Star Course finish! Some of the AAR's I've been reading sound like that was a horrible good time and that opening movement out and back along the B&O canal was a freaking grind.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-18-2018, 03:17 PM
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Posted By 1369
Man, you’re gonna really embrace the suck...

Man, you’re gonna really embrace the suck tonight. Have fun and post a recap!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-18-2018, 03:17 PM
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Posted By 1369
Sorry, just seeing this. You sure the guy wasn’t...

Sorry, just seeing this. You sure the guy wasn’t running? There’s a regular in the Stone Oak area who runs with a flag.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-27-2018, 08:56 PM
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Posted By 1369
Yea, 4-5 miles your traps will adjust. Going...

Yea, 4-5 miles your traps will adjust. Going without a hip belt will force your traps to “shoulder” the load. That’s the rig I run, no belt.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-27-2018, 08:08 PM
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Posted By 1369
How far you going? Your traps will get used to...

How far you going? Your traps will get used to the load but long distance is gonna hurt regardless. If you’re going long, pre load ibuprofen the night before and then right before the ruck and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2018, 09:09 PM
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Posted By 1369
Next one on the list. September 2018 ...

Next one on the list. September 2018

http://blackhillsveteranmarch.com
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2018, 09:23 AM
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Posted By 1369
The “sand pit” has a habit of getting in your...

The “sand pit” has a habit of getting in your head.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2018, 08:59 AM
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Posted By 1369
You’re probably seeing the difference between...

You’re probably seeing the difference between “gun time” and “chip time”. The 9 hours is from when the event started and you finished. The 8 hours is from when your chip crossed the start line and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2018, 08:39 AM
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Posted By 1369
How’d y’all do out there yesterday?

How’d y’all do out there yesterday?
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-25-2018, 09:23 PM
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Posted By 1369
Back in the room. Made the goal of breaking nine...

Back in the room. Made the goal of breaking nine hours. Came in at 8:57.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2018, 08:34 PM
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Posted By 1369
Thanks all. Clouds have rolled in and are...

Thanks all. Clouds have rolled in and are supposed to stay tomorrow. Wind is still up though.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2018, 05:30 PM
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Posted By 1369
The Major and I are rigged up and ready for...

The Major and I are rigged up and ready for tomorrow.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2018, 08:40 PM
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Posted By 1369
Keep it up and then come out to White Sands next...

Keep it up and then come out to White Sands next year!
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2018, 10:36 AM
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Posted By 1369
If the weather forecast holds, our few hours of...

If the weather forecast holds, our few hours of suck will still pale in comparison to what the real Bataan Death March heroes had to deal with. We are there to remember them.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2018, 09:15 AM
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Posted By 1369
Well.....the weather forecast for Bataan on...

Well.....the weather forecast for Bataan on Sunday just got a LOT more interesting....



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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-21-2018, 10:26 AM
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Posted By 1369
Last ruck of the training season this morning. ...

Last ruck of the training season this morning. 5.34 miles at 40#+ at a 16:45/mile pace.

Now it's onto White Sands for 26.2 miles and 1,881 feet of elevation gain. Forecast over the week has the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-19-2018, 08:22 PM
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Posted By 1369
I’ll take that over the 90’s we had last year.

I’ll take that over the 90’s we had last year.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-19-2018, 06:58 PM
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Posted By 1369
Interesting. Thought they capped it at 7K. Hope...

Interesting. Thought they capped it at 7K. Hope we have good weather for it Sunday.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-17-2018, 04:33 PM
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Posted By 1369
9.28 in a muggy morning. Game time next Sunday.

9.28 in a muggy morning. Game time next Sunday.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-14-2018, 02:57 PM
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Posted By 1369
Saw that over the weekend. Had the chance to...

Saw that over the weekend. Had the chance to meet Mary at the ruck and even got a hug from her after I finished since I humped the prescribed weight. Absolutely heartbreaking for the three kids (If...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-14-2018, 07:20 AM
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Posted By 1369
6.12 miles today. Starting the taper.

6.12 miles today. Starting the taper.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-10-2018, 02:56 PM
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Posted By 1369
22.02 in the books today. Last long ruck of the...

22.02 in the books today. Last long ruck of the training cycle. Sun came out and temps warmed up to close to what we hope Bataan gives us. Ready for the taper and then game day. Looking at the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2018, 10:42 AM
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Posted By 1369
I'm training up for the Bataan Death March event...

I'm training up for the Bataan Death March event out at White Sands Missile Range on 25 March.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-07-2018, 07:36 AM
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Posted By 1369
6.94 miles this morning. The weather was perfect...

6.94 miles this morning. The weather was perfect for training this morning. Hope we have similar at Bataan.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-05-2018, 12:01 PM
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Posted By 1369
That looks like more fun than my day...

That looks like more fun than my day...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-05-2018, 11:15 AM
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Posted By 1369
Yesterday's stats... 899321 899322 ...

Yesterday's stats...

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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-05-2018, 11:11 AM
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Posted By 1369
And, if some of y'all want to get your four...

And, if some of y'all want to get your four legged friends in on the ruck action, there is this (https://www.goruck.com/ruck-your-dog/).
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-04-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 393
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Posted By 1369
20 miles in the books today. Not Baytown muggy,...

20 miles in the books today. Not Baytown muggy, but it was muggy in the hills today.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-28-2018, 11:07 AM
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Posted By 1369
500 miles. In two months. Wow. Strong...

500 miles. In two months.

Wow.

Strong work and a ton of dedication there.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-28-2018, 07:58 AM
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Posted By 1369
6.14 miles at a 17:45/mile pace carrying 40# this...

6.14 miles at a 17:45/mile pace carrying 40# this morning. 1:47:31 total time. 20 miler on tap for Sunday.
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