Crumb Rubber

Crumb Rubber

11 men gathered at the #F3HawksNest on this moist morning. Here’s what we did.


We moseyed from the launch spot, up the hill past the SwimMac, to midfield of the turf lacrosse for a little COP:

  • IWs x 15 IC
  • MCs x 15 IC
  • Merkins x 15 IC
  • LSS x 15 IC

Then we moved to the end line for the first part of the workout.

  • 10 Burpees, run 100 yards, 10 Burpees, run back 100 yards
  • 20 Jump Squats, run 100 yards, 20 Jump Squats, run back 100 yards
  • 30 Merkins, run 100 yards, 30 Merkins, run back 100 yards
  • 40 Squats, run 100 yards, 40 Squats, run back 100 yards
  • 50 LBCs, run 100 yards, 50 LBCs, run back 100 yards

Mosey just to the other side of the new fieldhouse at the lacrosse field to the little baby hill for a triple nickel.

  • 5 Jump Squats at the top
  • 5 Merkins at the bottom
  • 5 times up the hill

A little People’s Chair as the Pax finished, with a 10 count from Deep Dish.

Mosey back down to the lacrosse field for a Four Corners Escalator.

  • Run to Corner 1 – 10 Jump Squats
  • Run to Corner 2 – 10 Jump Squats, 20 Merkins
  • Run to Corner 3 – 10 Jump Squats, 20 Merkins, 30 Jump Squats
  • Run to Corner 4 – 10 Jump Squats, 20 Merkins, 30 Jump Squats, 40 Merkins

Mosey back over to mid-field for some Mary.

  • Flutter Kicks x 15 IC
  • LBCs x 15 IC
  • American Hammers x 15 IC
  • Freddie Mercuries x 15 IC
  • Dollies x 15 IC

Back to the end line.

  • 10 Burpees, run 100 yards, 10 Burpees, run back 100 yards
  • Suicide
    • Run, Touch the penalty box line, run back
    • Run, Touch the mid-field line, run back
    • Run, Touch the opposite penalty box line, run back
    • Run, Touch the opposite end line, run back

Mosey back to launch point. COT.


It was a great morning for a bootcamp workout. Many of the #F3HawksNest faithful were in attendance, although some were noticeably absent, either choosing other workouts or losing the battle with the #Fartsack. But Gloss was there, and I was happy.

There was no creativity to this workout nor did we venture very far out into the dark recesses of the Latin campus. I stayed close to home, mainly so as not to get lost wandering in the maze of campus sidewalks and cut-throughs. However, we did get 2.44 miles and got lots of Merkins and Jump Squats, although the Pax can blame McGee for the double up in the Four Corners…either he’s sleep deprived and called out random exercises or he lives his whole life on the #WAMRAP philosophy.

Mr. Magoo won the battle with the #Fartsack this morning. Any opportunity he can get to wear his neon nylon track jacket, he takes. One Eye and Sprockets were crushing all the exercises and staying up front most of the time. Gloss did half the reps of half the exercises and stayed close by. Deep Dish was heroic with his 10 count that lasted about 30 seconds. And a shout out to Escargot, the only Pax counting in cadence to keep me on track…thanks brother! Spack and Puddin spent most of the time talking about Spack’s recent ski trip…there was a lot of complaining about the high cost of lift tickets. Yes Spack, prices have increased since you wore a one piece teal ski suit back in the 90s.

With all those Waverly workouts McGee goes to, he blew the lid off a Viva Chicken scandal. Similar to the Seinfeld episode when the non-fat yogurt was discovered to contain fat, McGee noted that he had found out the Viva sauces were high in calories. The lab work was quite conclusive. Gloss was devastated to realize he’d been lathering his healthy wraps in 2000 calories of mayonnaise and food coloring.

We probably took a few years off our lives this morning. We worked out by the SwimMac building, breathing in chlorine gas. We rolled around on the turf field, covering ourselves in crumb rubber. And we were in the Mary circle when Puddin and Gloss unleashed some deadly Methane greenhouse gases.

Thanks to Snowflake for the great takeout. And thanks to Hops for the opportunity to Q #F3HawksNest. And thanks to the Pax for following as I led.

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4 Comments so far

HopsPosted on6:23 pm - Apr 9, 2019

“neon nylon” = good humor
“Puddin’ Gloss” = Webster defined as: a partial gas, partial colloidal substance that descends in the pre-dawn hours, and is typified by a noxious, pungent quality that repels humans, other mammals and insects
Really am sorry I missed….everything except the aforementioned Puddin’ Gloss

Snowflake on Q next week – that Respect will not let the Puddin’ Gloss accumulate

Chelms aka TatertotPosted on6:54 pm - Apr 9, 2019

Looks like Haze can still Q a beat-down. I grudgingly have to admit that.

SpacklerPosted on11:27 pm - Apr 9, 2019

I wore the same kind of track suit this time too Haze. Except it had psychedelic prints of gummy bears and chocolate bars on it. #Upgrade

SprocketsPosted on1:00 pm - Apr 10, 2019

Everything hurts this morning, Haze. Thanks for the beatdown. Well done.

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