So, last week a couple of our managers here at Comcast SportsNet called me in for a meeting. It felt a bit like being summoned to the principal’s office in school, only the punishment dolled out during this session might turn out far worse than anything the good folks of Montgomery County Public Schools ever conjured up back in the 90’s. It will involve fire, mud, water and barbed wire - and that’s just what they're advertising.
Spartan Race is coming to the D.C. area for a couple events this summer, and - as a result of aforementioned meeting - I’ll be representing Comcast SportsNet in the very reluctant, slightly skinny-fat, Over-30 division at the Spartan Race Sprint event on August 1st in Mechanicsville, Maryland.
I hope they hand out participation ribbons.
This will be a challenge for many reasons, but mostly, because I don’t like working out. In fact I hate it. Any sport with a ball and a goal can keep me moving for hours, but there’s a better chance you’ll find me on Mars than in a weight room. Though after watching a couple Spartan Race videos, that may have to change in the coming months.
Next Step: Recruiting
Before shredding my abs like Gerard Butler in 300, I’m hoping to gather some help. I’ve been told we can field a CSN team, so I’ll put this out to my colleagues first:
Anybody up for joining me on August 1st?