Spring Break = WAWA Break!

No WAWA planned this week.  Many of our runners are out of town as the Charlotte-area has Spring Break for a couple of the school systems.

We’ll be back at it next Wednesday, for sure!

Enjoy the time off to rest!  Happy Holy Week…..Celebrate God’s gift of the Resurrection!


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APR 10, 2019 WAWA: “We Need This!”

Weather has been very unpredictable in Charlotte the last several weeks, BUT tomorrow looks great!  Temps in upper 50’s with no rain planned.

We’ll knock out a run through Eastover….route is TBD.  Plan on a good 4.0 – 4.5 miles and a comfortable pace.

See you in the morning!  We need a good run this week!  Reminder…bring reflective gear and/or head lamps!

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

WORKOUT Leader:  Mike Lenhart

DEVOTIONAL Leader: Mike Lenhart

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APR 3, 2019 WAWA: “Snow Today, Gone Tomorrow!”

Charlotte got a light dusting of SNOW on Tuesday….crazy!.  No accumulation but I’m dialing up a “fire and ice” workout this week.  “Fire” is the exercise effort in the heated stairwell at Queens University; “ice” is the exercise OUTSIDE the stairwell in the adjacent alley.

Here’s the workout 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.

Dress warm.  Temps in the morning will be hovering near 40 degrees F.  We’ll shed some outer-wear inside the stairwell and “grin & bear it” for the sprints in the alley!

See you outside the Cornwell Center at 5:45 am, ready to roll!

WORKOUT Leader:  Mike Lenhart

DEVOTIONAL Leader:  Mike Lenhart

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MAR 20, 2019 WAWA: “Ending on a High Note!”

We’ve got a great run planned this week.  About 4.75 miles.  Running around the back 9 of Myers Park CC golf course.  And near the 3.5 mile marker, we’ll do 4 sets of hill repeats near the tee box for #10.  And, yes, that’s “ending on a high note….”; on the higher-ground!

Cart paths are much better now given the drier weather lately so very low probability of any black ice.  Still a good idea to bring a flashlight or, even better, wear a head lamp.  We’ll go at a moderate pace on the cart path portion of the planned route.


Meet outside the Cornwell Center at 5:45 am ready to go!  Temps will be in mid 30’s at run start; crisp and dry.  Plan accordingly.

See you in the morning!

WORKOUT Leader:  Mike Lenhart

DEVOTIONAL Leader:  Mike Lenhart

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MAR 13, 2019 WAWA: “Run, Track, Run Workout”

First run with the recent daylight savings time-change….which means it will be even more dark in the mornings!  Plan accordingly….reflective gear, headlamps, etc.

Running from Cornwell Center to the AG Middle School track.  4 total laps on the track:

-Easy jog on first straight-away

-Sprints on the next 6 straight-aways

-Easy jog on 8th straight-away

Return route to the Cornwell Center upon leaving the track.

Piece of cake, right?

Total distance planned is about 4.6 miles, including the track work.  Route map is HERE.

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

Temps will be in lower 40’s.  Sunrise will not be until nearly 8 am ET.

See you then!

WORKOUT Leader:  Mike Lenhart

DEVOTIONAL Leader:  Mike Lenhart

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MAR 6, 2019 WAWA: “Lenten Hill Repeats Workout”

Ash Wednesday marks our WAWA this week!  And in honor of making a strong statement of entering the Season of Lent….we’ve got a “great” hill repeats workout planned tomorrow.

Half-dozen repeats on a new hill I found recently.

Temps will be brisk, to put it lightly, in the morning.  Plan accordingly!  Dry and cold.  No problem!  We’ll be moving….and staying warm!

Here’s the planned route.

Meeting in the Cornwell Center lobby at 5:45 am.  We’ll head out shortly after that!

WORKOUT Leader:  Mike Lenhart

DEVOTIONAL Leader:  Mike Lenhart

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