Murderhorn and the Mark of the Beast

  • When:08/14/14
  • QIC: Purple Haze
  • The PAX: Spackler, Hairball, Boomer Sooner, Pulled Pork, Turnpike, Brisket, Frehley's Comet (Respect), Heartbreaker, Cold Cuts, Chipotle, Strawberry, Purple Haze

Murderhorn and the Mark of the Beast

I guess there’s no room in Spackler’s truck for the #F3RebelYell shovel flag…so the VSF was planted and, after the disclaimer and a motivational speech reminiscent of Knute Rockne, 12 men launched in the gloom.

The Thang

Short jog to an open area in the parking lot for COP:

  • IWs x 20 IC
  • Merkins x 25 IC (that’s 50 for those doing the #10K merkin challenge)

Run from the parking lot across Elm to the Rosebriar Circle. Find a partner.

  • Run in opposite directions around the circle. Meet in the back for 20 jump squats. Keep running your direction back to the beginning.
  • Plank. 10 merkins on the Q’s count (total count = 60)
  • Flapjack directions. Meet in the back for 20 jump squats. Keep running your direction back to the beginning.
  • Plank. RAH, RLH, LAH, LLH. Mission Impossible…hold for 10 count.

Run to the top of the Murderhorn for the Beast. 3 light poles. Stop at each one for 6 reps of called exercise. Run to the bottom. Then start back up the hill, stop at the 3 light poles for 6 reps of the exercise. Wait at the top. Do this 6 times. Called exercises:

  • Merkins (total count = 96)
  • Squats
  • Flutter kicks
  • CDDs
  • LBCs
  • Burpees

We did LBCs, Dollies, etc while waiting at the top for the Pax to gather.

Mosey back to base. COT.


Solid group of men that post each week at #F3RebelYell. It’s always a pleasure to work out with them and an honor to lead them. Thanks for the opportunity men.

Not a lot of chatter out there this morning, as everyone beared down on the running. Even the Rosebriar Circle has some hill work and it sucks more one way than it does the other, which is why we flapjacked with our partners…give everyone a chance to feel the pain.

Boomer Sooner called me out, saying I tweeted no 10 counts. That’s true…but I don’t think a 10 count while holding a Mission Impossible quite counts as a 10 count.

Murderhorn is a nasty hill that conveniently has 3 light posts between the top and the bottom…perfect for The Beast. It took a great effort by all for us to finish it in the time allotted. O2 deprivation all around after the burpees on the uphill climb at the end. A nice way to finish.

So, the non-BRR pax got some running and some bootcamp. And the BRR guys got some hill work. But unlike the guys at DevilsTurn, we also got ripped this morning…so we’ll be garnering all the attention of the ladies’ teams this year. Sorry Tiger Rag.


MudRun – sign up. If you can run Murderhorn and do the Beast for 45 minutes, you can do the MudRun. Plus, the 2ndF is off the charts.

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9 years ago

Gotta figure out a way to strap that flag to the truck. Or maybe I just give you a lift each week Haze and you can hold the flag in the truck bed and yell Dixie as I pull in the lot. Could be a great idea for next Monday at Muthaship. Boom.

9 years ago

The beast on Murderhorn was a nice, painful treat today Haze. First experience on the little donut racetrack at the top of MH. The counterclockwise loop = much more suckage. Did catch sight of a shooting star before heading down the hill. Unfortunately the wish for no burpees went unanswered.

@Spackler- always in for a Dixieland invasion of the Muthaship. I’ll wear my dress jorts.

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