BLACK OPS @ 7AM – St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenege – 11/27

878 That’s right come join in the fun tomorrow in the GLOOM to knock out 878 BURPEES with yours truly at St. John Center (700 E Muhammad Ali Blvd).  The more people we have the more burpees we get to dish out.  There is parking available on the street as well as a parking garageContinue reading “BLACK OPS @ 7AM – St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenege – 11/27”

11.25.19 Preblast: Sadie Q North Posh @ The Silo

Flounder reached out on slack for a Q fill in. I jumped in.. always down to cover a HIM’s six! This is actually my first Q at North Posh. I’m really looking forward to it! Bring your head lamps. We are going to move. Bring your gloves. Not for coupons. Bring a good attitude andContinue reading “11.25.19 Preblast: Sadie Q North Posh @ The Silo”

St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenge Update & BLACK OPS – 11/27

Great News – 770 You may ask what does that number mean.  Well that is how many pairs of socks we have raised with 6 days remaining. HUGE Thank You to everyone. It is amazing what type of impact our HIMS have on our community.  As mentioned we still have 6 days remaining so ifContinue reading “St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenge Update & BLACK OPS – 11/27”

St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenge

Calling all PAX and AO’s for a wonderful 3rdF opportunity.  I met with St. John Center recently and with the winter coming they are in need of white crew socks for their members.   St. John Center for Homeless Men is a great local non-profit that helps homeless men address the barriers to housing andContinue reading “St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenge”

BB 8/26 – Uncle Rico @ North Posh – 2 Year Postversary

It is crazy how much F3 (3 AO’s) and myself have grown over the last 2 years.  F3 has challenged me physically, mentally, and spiritually and made me a better father, husband, and friend. Still remember the conversation I had with StarChild and him not accepting my excuse.  I challenge all PAX to push the personContinue reading “BB 8/26 – Uncle Rico @ North Posh – 2 Year Postversary”

Silo Back Blast – Beast Mode = Simple, Yet Effective 8.5.19

As we begin Q School week, I was honored to fill in for Catfish to Q one of my favorite sites, North Posh (Home to “Beast Mode”). Over the past year, I have visited this site many times with the intent to start my week off right, with probably the toughest workout of the week.Continue reading “Silo Back Blast – Beast Mode = Simple, Yet Effective 8.5.19”

BackBlast- Meter Maid Q @ North Posh 6-3-2019

It was a beautiful morning to Q with temperatures in the 50s. As I had promised in my preblast, I delivered on running, hills and merkins. It was a true face melter. PAX: Seabiscuit, Little Jerry (R), Speed Bump, Viking (minus beard), Dunphy, Catfish, Abacus and Meter Maid (Q) Gave disclaimer and moseyed to theContinue reading “BackBlast- Meter Maid Q @ North Posh 6-3-2019”

BackBlast 5/30 @ Bayside w/ Uncle Rico

Special shout out to Sadie for inviting me to come up and see what Bayside has to offer.  Was going in a little blind as it was my first visit but will definitely be back. Bayside has a lot to offer.  May not have been any mountains but I was eyeing those sleds on theContinue reading “BackBlast 5/30 @ Bayside w/ Uncle Rico”

BackBlast 5/22 @ The Bridge w/ Uncle Rico

With Memorial Day just around the corner the PAX decided it was time to work on our dadbods with a little curls for the girls and tris for the guys.  Don’t worry though it was a full body beatdown by the end and of course finished off with Pickle Pounders. 8 Pax – Uncle RicoContinue reading “BackBlast 5/22 @ The Bridge w/ Uncle Rico”

BackBlast 5/16 Black Ops w/ Uncle Rico @ St Pats

Was a perfect morning for 8 PAX to get better @ St. Pats.  Started off scaring everyone about “The Mountain” but then told them joking we were only going to run up it once.  Even Catfish was glad to hear that.  I challenge all PAX to come check out what St. Pats terrain has toContinue reading “BackBlast 5/16 Black Ops w/ Uncle Rico @ St Pats”

The Fog @ North Posh 5/11/19 Back Blast

Weather – sunny and perfect 55 degrees 81% humidity Pax 9 – Huggies (Q), Gypsy, Iceman (R), Lady Bird (R), Wapner, Mr. Kotter, Drysdale, PK, Nino I love the north posh.  I was stoked to get to Q here on a Saturday with some daylight, as there was a 5K race going on at ourContinue reading “The Fog @ North Posh 5/11/19 Back Blast”

BlackOps BackBlast – 4/25 @ St Pats

With it being Draft Day and me waiting to hear my name get called tonight I thought it was best to take the PAX on a trip down memory lane where it all started. Q- Uncle Rico Pax – LadyBird (R), SweetTart, Catfish, Drumroll, Jitterbug (R), Nino, and Nice and Slow Disclaimer 20 – SSHContinue reading “BlackOps BackBlast – 4/25 @ St Pats”

BackBlast – CSAUP 3/23/19 North Posh Abacus Q

Several weeks ago at a North Posh run workout Dunphy floated the idea let’s run 50K around the 1.8 mile loop called the Coppiced Woods Trail. If you’re keeping score at home that’s 20 laps! Hmmm! Seems like a great CSAUP opportunity. YHC jumped on the idea and set the date of March 23, 2019.Continue reading “BackBlast – CSAUP 3/23/19 North Posh Abacus Q”

I have 430# of stuff I have to get back in my basement. Who’s in to help? @PoshF3 Backblast 3.18.2019

Q:  Captain Insane-o Pax (12):  Carlton, Dunphy, Abacus, Fergie, Valdez, Catfish, Stormtrooper, Banana Hands (R), Pork Chop, Vincent (R), Grinder, CI.  (YHC excluded, this was one badass group of badasses). Conditions:  30*, 78% humidity.  Clear.  Waxing Gibbous Moon. Gearlander:  Florida Buff, tioght Nike thermal shirt, black swim trunks, Hoka One One Arahi 3s, Feetures Socks,Continue reading “I have 430# of stuff I have to get back in my basement. Who’s in to help? @PoshF3 Backblast 3.18.2019”

Alarm is Set. Calendar Booked. See you at North Posh on 3/18. Heavy, heavy heavy Preblast.

It happened.  I missed a Q this week.  I won’t go into the excuses because it really doesn’t matter.  I own it, and like a good friend said, “sh&t happens”.  So I have to make sure I don’t miss this Q. So I have it booked, marked, alarmed and planned out. I’m finally rounding backContinue reading “Alarm is Set. Calendar Booked. See you at North Posh on 3/18. Heavy, heavy heavy Preblast.”

Slippery Hills at St. Pats – Back Blast 3.14.19

I didn’t realize what the weather was going to be like this morning until after I read OJ’s pre-blast and took a look at the weather channel. Once I realized that it was going to be pretty gnarly weather conditions I had to scrap my whole workout. I wanted to keep us moving and notContinue reading “Slippery Hills at St. Pats – Back Blast 3.14.19”

PreBlast – #CSAUP 3/23/19 0630 to 0930 Abacus Q Parklands #NorthPosh

Why – It’s my birthday, I’m planning a CSAUP to see what we’re made of on March 23rd. What – AMLAP (as many laps as possible) around the Coppiced Woods Trail When – March 23, 2019 0630 Where – Meet at North Posh We will slow mosey to the start point. Distance – TBD b/c it’sContinue reading “PreBlast – #CSAUP 3/23/19 0630 to 0930 Abacus Q Parklands #NorthPosh”

The Not So SMURPH: Back Blast 2.16.19

This Saturday started off a little earlier than normal. With the Star Course closing in, several of us wanted to get some miles in prior to starting the day. At 0400, I met up with Alexa at the O Posh, and we planned to meet up with others who were starting at North Posh. WeContinue reading “The Not So SMURPH: Back Blast 2.16.19”

1/14 North Posh Backblast – Beastmode, Engaged. @F3Posh

Q: Captain Insane-o Pax (9): Dunphy, Iceman, PK, Kilo, Little Jerry, Abacus, Milton, Catfish, CI Conditions: 31*, Light Snow. Ground was mostly dry from this weekend’s snowpocalypse. Gearlander: White pullover, shirt, black tights and shorts (no Quimby), trail shoes, Feetures socks, waterproof winter gloves, Fred. Also, workout board (shown below), good time sound machine, lanternContinue reading “1/14 North Posh Backblast – Beastmode, Engaged. @F3Posh”

1/14 North Posh Preblast (Read on for some Pro Tips) – It Gonna Be Goooooood

I’m making my debut at NP as the Q. I’ve heard the workouts there are difficult. Catfish also asked me to favor the run. So, I’m planning a very difficult, run-heavy set. If it goes off as planned, you’ll feel it. This will be a good one if you want to push yourself or seeContinue reading “1/14 North Posh Preblast (Read on for some Pro Tips) – It Gonna Be Goooooood”

BackBlast – TheSilo 1/7/19 Abacus Q

13 PAX turned out to run hills and get better. PAX – Carton, Milton, Dunphy, Little Jerry (R), Bob Ross, Banana Hands (R), Nice n Slow, Cochran, Lew Pew, Storm Trooper, Catfish, Fungi, Abacus Q Mosey to bottom of hill and bernie sanders back to top. Indian Run in 2 lines to bottom parking lotContinue reading “BackBlast – TheSilo 1/7/19 Abacus Q”

01.05.2019. Back Blast. 4 Saturday’s — 4 Churches. Week 1 @ Holy Trinity.

When: 5:00pm   Where: Holy Trinity Parish (The Mutt)   Q: The Holy Spirit   # of PAX: 12   PAX: Glen Ross, Big Bird, Le Pew, Gilligan, Meter Maid, Abacus, Aerobie, Mama’s Boy, Storm Trooper, Fridge, Windshield, and Miyagi   WINKE YHC got to his home parish, Holy Trinity right around 4:30, where heContinue reading “01.05.2019. Back Blast. 4 Saturday’s — 4 Churches. Week 1 @ Holy Trinity.”