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We are officially registered

That's right, we registered for the Tough Mudder.  What do I mean we?  Well, I've talked some more friends into doing this making about ten of us total.  Age-wise, we've got about an 8 year spread from 38 on up. Regardless, we'll be older than most of the folks running (trying to survive) this race and so our team name is "GeriAtrocities".  Slogan forthcoming.

The Tough Mudder is not only a tough race, its also a charity event that raises money for the Wounded Warrior Project.  The Wounded Warrior Project is an organization whose purpose is as follows:
To raise awareness and enlist the public's aid for the needs of injured service members.To help injured service members aid and assist each other.To provide unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service membersDonate to the Wounded Warrior Project.

So, I'm currently training for a Highland Games at the end of April which basically means trying to throw heavy things without hur…