February 14, 2021

Valentines Trivia for 5 eskimos

THE SCENE: Arrived on the scene a few minutes early. Looked at the temp gauge and it said 15 degrees. Wind chill made it feel like 3 degrees. The ground was frozen so the shovel flag was wedged into the storm drain grate. 3 pre-runners rolled up to meet Billy Blanks and myself. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER 5 brave…

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February 6, 2021

45lbs of Copper

THE SCENE: Unseasonably warm DISCLAIMER: Check WARM-O-RAMA: 10x arm circles ffd –10 arm circles backwards (odd choice for a running AO) THA THANG: 4.47 mile out and back run down CD Smith Rd. The pax took turns performing hillbillies & dragging 45 lbs of scrap copper wire. The copper was much harder to drag than I had anticipated. MARY:…

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January 24, 2021

Keep The Faith!

THE SCENE: There was enough rain for PAX to start singing F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Done WARM-O-RAMA: SSH x 20 Daisy THA-THING: Pax did the #8-track loop occasionally stopping for Merkins and squats MARY: None COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA: 6 PAX , Moneyball, Billy Blanks, Sparky, Nature Boy, Cheesesteak, Cantore CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM: Keep the Faith! My son is having…

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January 5, 2021

BLOPs at Sunday 8 Track

THE SCENE: High 30’s. Brisk, baby. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Accomplished. WARM-O-RAMA: SSH’s, IW’s, Daisy Pickers, Hillbillies   THA-THANG: Ran the 8 Track. Encouraged PAX before we stepped off to ask each other “How are your 3 F’s?” to generate discussion around the true purpose of F3….to accelerate all 3 F’s. MARY: Dealer’s choice to a few dudes COUNT-OFF…

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January 1, 2021

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

THE SCENE: Windy and sixty degrees. Pre-runners, pre-ruckers all over the place. Shovel flags flying. We are right where we belong. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Given WARM-O-RAMA: Merkin/American Pushups x10 Wide-Arm Pushups x10 Diamond Pushups x10 Inclined Pushups x10 Mosey Lap Hello Dolly x10 Flutter kick x10 LBCs x10 Mosey Lap SSH x10 Squat x10 Mountain climber x10 THA-THANG:…

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December 24, 2020

Christmas Joy and Ho, Ho, Ho

THE SCENE: 32 degrees and a bit of a breeze F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Welcomed and Disclaimed WARM-O-RAMA: 20 – SSH IC 10 – Merkins IC (so really 20 if you’re counting) THA-THANG: I brought out a new contraption that Tomb Raider helped me dream up.  A six foot wooden beam with a paint bucket attached to each end. …

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December 20, 2020

BLOPS @ 8-Track 12/20/2020

THE SCENE: Foggy and in the 40’s F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Done WARM-O-RAMA: Some stretching OYO THA-THANG: C.D. Smith loop MARY: Nope COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA: Done & done. 3 PAX   CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM: Sometimes we wait for some sort of sign or nudge to take action. For some PAX that would like an earlier start, just want to…

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December 13, 2020

Sunday BLOPs at 8 Track

THE SCENE: 34* crisp and clear F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Understood to be so. WARM-O-RAMA: OYO THA-THANG: 8 Track – 4.45 mi loop MARY: She stayed home. COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA: Nature Boy, Billy Blanks, Cheezsteak   CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM: Billy shared his desire to be an intentional parent. Nature Boy talked about wanting to invest more in his children,…

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October 21, 2020

The “Connor” at Arcadia

THE SCENE: Nice! Approximately 60 degrees. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Done did. WARM-O-RAMA: SSH-15 IC, Forward Arm Circles-10 IC, Mountain Climbers-10 IC for two rounds and then run to Riverdale loading dock for the Main Event. THA-THANG: 5 Rounds of the following with a lap around the playground and basketball court after each round. Merkins-10, Squats-15, BBSU-15 3 Rounds…

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October 20, 2020

Baseball Field and Sprinting

THE SCENE: Clear and low 60’s F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER WARM-O-RAMA: SSH IC x 25 Hillbillies IC x 15 Daisy Pickers IC x 10 Imperial Walkers IC x 15 THA-THANG: Merkin Mile: 1 mile run, 100 merkins Vicious Circle: On baseball field PAX travel single file around the bases. Last man peels off, runs to pitchers mound and performs…

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