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Durham (NC)

Fall Fun and Four FNGs!

October 25, 2016 |

How’s that title for some alliteration?  It was a gorgeous October day – cool and sunny – and 50% of the PAX was FNGs.  Welcome Tender Heart, Dorothy, Wheels, and Fly Leaf!

Warm-up: windmills and sun salutations.  Jog to bus … Read More

Pre-Blast: Triangle Tripledown Showdown

September 23, 2016 | | One Comment

It’s finally here gals (and maybe some guys)!

The Triangle Tripledown

Celebrate 2 years of FiA Raleigh with the guys who helped us get started. A few years ago FiA was growing so fast that FiA Metro didn’t have the … Read More

Harbison 50k Pre-Blast

September 12, 2016 |

Do you like to run? Have you ever thought about completing a trail ultra-marathon? Here is your chance to race one of the southeast’s most popular early season 50K races! Time to take those miles off the streets and into … Read More

In it to win it in a minute

September 11, 2016 |

Thank you, Eno, for a great Q!  It’s always nice to look at your watch and see the hour has flown by with another fun workout and great conversation.

Warm up: jog around the field.

The Thang: 1-minute workout! Everything … Read More

Hazy, hot and humid!

August 14, 2016 |

This Saturday morning had to be the hottest and most humid day yet for FiA Durham.  Was it this hot when we started all this just about a year ago?? Despite the weather, 7 ladies and an FNG showed up ready … Read More

July 31, 2016 |

I don’t remember a time I didn’t want to see the sun (especially after growing up in the dismal Northeast), but this Saturday sure fit the bill.  We were all thankful that, as hot and humid as it was, the … Read More

School’s Out for Summer!

June 11, 2016 |

It’s time for summer camp – for my 2.0 next week and for us FiA ladies today.  Here’s what went down at Camp FiA:

Warm-ups on the soccer field: arm circles, windmills, imperial walkers.

First camp activity: Mountain Climbing

Ragnar Trail Relay Race Pre-blast

May 15, 2016 |

Calling all FiAs! 

The Ragnar Trail Race is coming to the Carolinas on October 7-8th.  This is an 8 person trail race where everyone will run 3 legs for a total of 16.1 miles (3.3 leg, 5.3 leg and a 7.5 … Read More

Double Trouble on the Track

May 8, 2016 |

We had a beautiful (and warm!) Saturday morning for a double Q (or maybe a triple Q, since Betty was Qing for 2)?

Warm up: jog to track

The first thang:

The NYT 7-minute workout (x2) with a lap after … Read More

Stations at The Park

May 1, 2016 |

5 pax showed up for a rather grey, drizzly morning, but we made the best of it and started the weekend right.

Warm-up: Toe-touches (IC), windmills, and jog around the soccer field before the kids and parents swarmed in for … Read More

No soccer field? No problem

April 9, 2016 | | One Comment

Our soccer field at The Park was overtaken by, well, soccer players, so we have started to be rather creative with our Qs lately.  It wasn’t as sunny as I had hoped, but it wasn’t raining (huge improvement over last … Read More

FiA Nation Blue Ridge Relay Team

March 28, 2016 | | 2 Comments

Hi FiA’s!

Looking for a new challenge this year? Want to meet new FiAs? FiA Raleigh is looking to make a team for the Blue Ridge Relay, but we don’t have enough ladies for a team of 9-12. Raleigh currently has 4 … Read More

Eggstravaganza at The Park

March 26, 2016 |

It was nice to be warm at the The Park (finally)! PAX of 8 for a dual-Q.  Here’s what went down:

Warm-up: Windmills, arm circles, and jumping jacks.  Run up the hill to the school parking lot.

Thang #1: everybody … Read More

From one track to another . . .

March 13, 2016 |

A nice, even PAX of 10 arrived at the Park today – a very quiet Park with all the boys gone at The Bull!  We had beautiful weather and we worked hard!  We all decided that a co-Q equals a harder … Read More

Sunny Saturday at The Park

February 28, 2016 |

It was a chilly morning, but we stayed in the sunshine and warmed up fast!  The Co-Q started with N’Sync warming us up with a fun team exercise around the field and then escalated quickly with an escalator from DIY.

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The Park Back Blast: Supermans and Hill Stunts

February 20, 2016 |

It was a beautiful day at The Park! 8 PAX joined in for some serious quad screaming. Thanks for making me hang in there, girls!

Warm Up: Cherry Pickers x20, Empirial Walkers x20, Straight Leg Kicks (way too long), 2-feet … Read More