September 26, 2021

Preblast for the Week of September 27th

Check out what we did last week: 
M:85, T:67, W:63, Th:55, F:67, Weekend:38 = 375 Total Posts!
FNGs (Welcome!): Dog Town, Stan, Crescendo, Gump, Sister Act
WLs: OBT (F3 Metro), Webelo (F3 Jackson MS), Black Widow (F3 Nashville)

Highlights for this week (TL/DR):
Last week for the September Challenge
IPC (Iron Pax Challenge) Week 4 check the 1st F section below for location details
Hot Rod VQ  at 5:30 AM Monday at Old Forest
BLOPS at 8:45 PM Monday at Blazing Saddle 
BLOPS at 5:30 AM Wednesday at Suggs Park in Collierville 
QSOURCE discussion at 6:15 (During PLC) Friday at Quad City
RUCKERSHIP Chik-Fil-A Ruck at 5:30 AM Saturday at GREEN MILE (Due to Iron Man Triathlon)
MOTHERSHIP Trail Miles at 7:00 AM Saturday at GREEN MILE (Due to Iron Man Triathlon)
BLOPS at 5:30 AM Sunday at Armory 

Need some motivation? Checkout the F3 Memphis Hype Video! CLICK HERE Share it with friends and help grow F3 Memphis! Around 4,000 people have already viewed this video, logging 85 hours worth of watch time. 

Do you want to hear more about F3 from a National Level? Click HERE to subscribe to the weekly F3 Nation Newsletter. 

1ST F – Fitness

The September Challenge is to finish all 5 (Week 0 – Week 4) Iron Pax Workouts! 
Register for Iron PAX HERE 
Submit your times/reps HERE
Check off your September Challenge HERE 
Lochte says that “If we have 55 PAX complete, and log a score, all 4 weeks, I will do all 4 of the workouts in a row on a Saturday in October!”

IronPax Challenge runs throughout the month of September. For those of you not familiar, head over to the #iron-pax-challenge channel. Opportunities to complete the workouts are available at these AOs on these days. 
Monday: Barracks (@Prince AliQ)
Tuesday: Six Wicket (@OnederQ)
Neverland (@Eagle Q)
Wednesday: Blazing Saddle (@Hobby LobbyQ)
Pit (@Choker Q)
Friday: Berm (@ChefQ)
Levee (@HalpertQ)
Sandlot (@Ricky BobbyQ)
Saturday: Lair (@Turkey LegQ)

AO and Q Passport Challenge is underway. Make your way to all 23 F3 Memphis AOs to receive the AO Passport Patch. Step Up and Q all 23 F3 Memphis AOs to receive the Q Passport Patch! You have until the end of 2021 to complete this challenge. The Ruins now closing brings the AO count to 23, however a new AO is launching in October in Collierville, so we will be back at 24

Find the workout location nearest to you right HERE

2ND F – Fellowship

Get to Know Your AOQs:

Birth Name:Andrew Woods
F3 Name:Psalty
What’s the story behind your F3 name?Quoted Psalm 127 on first F3 post
What’s the best piece of advice someone has given you?There’s no such thing as a free lunch – there’s an opportunity cost to every choice
If you were an action figure, what accessories would you be sold with?Rechargeable batteries
What is something that you’re really good at, that is embarrasing? Typing – missed my calling as a stenographer
What is one thing you’ve done that you will never do again?High school
How many languages do you speak?1
What was your first job?Cutting grass
What is the strongest animal you could win against?Could win a foot race against a meercat
What would be the worst thing to put into a piñata?Wasps
What are you most thankful for?That God works all things for the good of those who love Him

High Impact Happy Hour is after hours fellowship happening in different parts of the city on a monthly basis. 
Bartlett/Arlington/Cordova meets 1st Friday 7 PM at Buffalo Wild Wings: 8385 US Hwy 64, Ste 101, Memphis, TN 38133
Germantown meets 2nd Tuesday 8 PM at Mellow Mushroom: 9155 Poplar Ave Suite 26, Germantown, TN 38138
Collierville meets the 3rd Wednesday 7:30 PM at Highlander Pub: 78 N Main St, Collierville, TN 38017 
East/Midtown/Downtown Memphis meets the Last Friday 4 PM at Memphis Made Brewing Co. 768 Cooper Street, Memphis, TN

Checkout #2F-lunches if you want to grab lunch with your bros! 

Checkout out Events Calendar for more 2nd F.

3RD F – Faith

The inaugural half Ironman and about 3000 athletes are coming to Memphis THIS WEEKEND October 2nd. Grimace is helping recruit volunteers for the swim portion, and still need lifeguards and kayakers. Hit those swim, run, and bike emojis. If you would like to volunteer, or know anyone who might want to, check the link below. If you’d like to be on the water in a kayak, PM him and he’ll send you the password. Reach out to Grimace for details. 

Q Source Topic of the Week:
COURAGE (Q3.12) Setting Aside Fear To Turn Hardship Into Grace Checkout the link and use it as talking points for shield locks, COTs, and on the slack channel #Q-Source-Q

WHETSTONE (Q1.8)- The Vertical Relationship Between Men
We have 21 Memphis PAX who have stepped up to be a “Stone” in the F3 Memphis Whetstone initiative.  So far, 7 “Blades” have emerged for sharpening, accountability, & growth. If you are a looking to take the next step in F3, click & read the link above and then reach out to Boudreaux to get a list of available Stones. 

Join team F3 Memphis and register HERE for the 2021 St Jude Marathon on Saturday, December 4. Contact Yoga Matt with any questions.

Want to build your leadership skills in F3 Memphis? I am looking for an Assistant to the Weasel Shaker who can help me with weasel related tasks. If interested, DM me (Landline) or hit that :weasel: emoji and I’ll reach out to you.

Last week the emojis were back. 4 of you found the VHS emoji hidden in the hype video and 5 found the Warden emoji hidden in the Whetstone block. 15 of you found the Kotters emoji and hopefully reached out to 15 Kotters to bring them back to F3. If you are reading this, hit that FancyFeast emoji to celebrate the IPC clipboard Q that never was.