NOV 28, 2018 WAWA: “Fire and Ice Run”

Colder temps in Charlotte this week….and I don’t you to shy away from this week’s planned run.  We’re hitting the enclosed stairwell at Queens University….with a little bit outdoors.  The “FIRE” portion of the workout is running once, twice or three times up and down the seven floor parking deck.  Then, the “ICE” portion is running in the alley way just outside the entrance to the stairwell.  We’ve done this before.  Challenging but “do-able” workout.

Here’s the details:

-Meet outside the Cornwell Center ready to go at 5:45 am.

-Easy jog over to Queens, across the street from the Cornwell Center.

-First Set:  Up/Down stairwell, then down and back once in the alley.

-Second Set:  Up/Down stairwell twice, then down and back twice in the alley.

-Third Set:  Three times up/down and three times down and back.

-Fourth Set:  Back to two’s.

-Fifth Set:  Back to one’s.

Now, here’s the challenging part.  Temps at 6 am will be upper 20’s but will feel like lower 20’s with the wind.  That’s the outside temp, so we’ll be fine in the stairwell.  And the alley is relatively short.  We can do this!

Sunrise is at 7:12 am.

See you in the morning!

WORKOUT Leader:  Mike Lenhart

DEVOTIONAL Leader:  Mike Lenhart

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NOV 14, 2018 WAWA: “Five Times Up BBQ Hill”

Back to Hill Repeats this week!  Running up one of our favorite hills here in Charlotte…one that I’ve affectionately named “BBQ Hill” because of the smell of smoked pork and chicken you can smell along the route behind Park Road Shopping Center coming from Midwood Smokehouse!  Five times up and down the hill.  Picturesque route, if only it were daylight….that will take us along the Greenway before getting to the hill.  All told, we’ll cover just over 5 miles for this week’s workout!

Brisk morning but no rain in the forecast!  Mid 40’s and dry.  Wear something reflective.  Sunrise will be at 6:58 am.

CLICK HERE for the planned route.

Gather outside the Cornwell Center at 5:45 am ready to go!

WORKOUT Leader:  Mike Lenhart

DEVOTIONAL Leader:  Mike Lenhart

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NOV 7, 2018 WAWA: “Lotta Latta Run”

Heading back to one of my favorite run routes this week; Latta Park, nestled in the Dilworth neighborhood.

Here’s the general run route:

-From the Cornwell Center, we’ll exit right, then run down Radcliffe Ave towards Queens Road West (QRW).

-From QRW, we’ll head out East Blvd to Dilworth Road EAST.

-Take Dilworth Road EAST towards Latta Park.

-Run counter-clockwise around the Park, then exit along Dilworth Road WEST.

-Get back on East Blvd, heading towards QRW.

-Follow QRW uphill to Wellesley Ave. then back to the Cornwell Center

Distance is approximately 4.7 miles.  CLICK FOR ROUTE MAP

Moderate to easy pace planned.  Weather will be a balmy 48 degrees with no rain in forecast.  Sunrise is at 6:52 am.  Still need to wear reflective gear!

See you Wednesday morning!

WORKOUT Leader:  Mike Lenhart

DEVOTIONAL Leader:  Mike Lenhart


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