Fitness, Fellowship, Faith

Day: July 27, 2016

Pinocchio’s Nose

I told the PAX that I had not attended a workout in several days, was FULL o’ piss & vinegar, and hoped they were too. Mixed response. Attitudes improved gradually over the next 45 minutes, despite running and burpees, which I had promised NOT to include. Some apparently had believed this. :-O

Disclaimer. Pledge. Word o’ the week.

Warmup: SSH, Moroccans, Imperial Walkers, Hillbillies, Newton’s Cradle, Mtn Climbers, Rocky Balboa, Monkey Humpers, Dying Cockroach


Mosey to P Lot, where we did that thing where we line up along a parking space and trace the parking lot lines. Think Konga Line only dumber! Forgot what it’s called. It’s in my last backblast.

Burpees! 5X.

Mike Tysons! 5X, a new exercise for this PAX. Look it up.

11’s with Mike Tysons & LBCs, bringing GROANS OF GRATITUDE from the PAX.

Mosey to picnic table for Dips

Indian Run. After this run, I was ready for BOMBS but shocked! shocked! to discover that it was already 6:05am! So we settled for Blueberry Bojangles Biscuit (for Whoopie), 3 laps.

Mosey back at Snoballs, arriving at 6:15.

Announcements: Hushpuppy has 3rdF Q this week. 06:30 Saturday.

A pleasure to lead such a fine group! Monk

2016 F3 Golf Classic – Final PreBlast

All the details you need for 2016 F3 Golf.  If you still have questions, hit the comments or email


Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation is located at 7500 Olde Sycamore Dr, Mint Hill, NC 28227.

  • This Friday, July 29.
  • Check In begins at 7:30 AM.
  • Light breakfast will be served (Bojangles biscuits and some hand fruit).
  • Driving range and putting green open at 7:30.
  • Shotgun start at 9:00 AM.
  • Lunch will be served (sub box lunch)
  • We will award prizes in the club house at the conclusion of the round.


Captain’s choice.


Forecast looks dry and hot.  OS is motivated to get us on the course but ultimately they make the final call.  Keep an eye on your inbox for an email from and the @F3Golf twitter feed.


  • Event is BYOB.  OS is aware and has approved Pax bringing coolers of your favorite beverages.  Beverages are available for purchase from OS in the clubhouse.
  • The event is also Bring Your Own Cash (or check)There are no ATMs on site and we don’t have the ability to accept credit cards.  Every dollar raised goes to Leap efforts.  #GiveItAway applies to your twenties as well as F3.
  • We revert to the key suspects from the Beer Wench Debacle of 2014: OBT aka “One Beer Thursday” and Belk get back behind the wheel in the snack carts.  Follow them on the Twitter (@johndillard and @trwhitmire_OBT) and be sure to put in your requests for soda, water, and various snack items.
  • The OS bar / concession area will be open if you need to use it.
  • Belk is also returning as the Golf Historian and BB Content Provider.


T-Claps to all of the sponsors who enable F3 Expansion to #GiveItAway.  Check them out on the F3 Golf Website Sponsor Page 


A big thanks to our Sponsor and Donor Qs, Brown and Prohibition.  They’ve come through with some great prize packages, raffle items and give aways.

  • Mulligan Package – Standard fare, with a pair of mulligans, a ladies tee and probably something else. We’ll let you know when you get there.  A $99 value is yours for only $20.
  • Beat the Pro Teenager – Judge Smails went on vacation but we have a 14 year old 4- handicapper that will be glad to relieve you of your hard earned money.  Stick it closer to the pin than he does and you “win”.  $5 minimum bet for the timid.  All pax encouraged to play and remember:  even if you win, you lose.  #GiveItAway
  • Charity Golf Guns – The AR15 Golf Gun is back on Hole 7.

Bring your singles for raffle tickets and walk away with some SWAG.


  • If you find yourself in Mint Hill Friday morning with a spare 6 hours laying around, come join us. Walk up players welcome.
  • Bring cash and have fun.

Looking forward to seeing you on the course.

F3 Golf Qs,

Bananas and TR

Folsom backblast

8 men posted to Folsom this morning. allen tate and floyd coming in hot, so we met them at their trucks. it’s 05:30, let’s get it.

after a longer than needed mosey (in which we passed sparky), stop for warmups. good mornings x 20IC, Morrocan nightclubs x 53IC and monkey humpers x 15IC.

the thang

mosey to the far concession stand for some donkey kicks x 20OYO.

mosey back to the tennis courts for some Dora.  100 merkins, 200 mountain climbers, 300 side straddle hops.  p1 does his half while p2 runs suicides.  once p1 finished their 50 merkins, we switch.  p2 x 50 merkins, p1 runs suicides.  instead of p1 waiting for p2 to get back, we switched it and made p2 wait till p1 was done.

after this we had time for lazy Dora. 50 Carolina dry docks, 100 flutter kicks and 150 lbcs. same format as above.

circle up for an 11 merkins ring of fire, 22 merkins to honor our veterans. Allen Tate wanted more lbcs, so we dropped for 25OYO.  we end with 5 one-legged double merkin burpees.

mosey back to the starting point as we’re out of time.

COT: no announcements.  prayer request: the pasour family.  BOM: YHC took us out.

nice work, men.  always an honor to be amongst you. until next time…

Philippians 4:13


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