• Post Type: Backblast
  • When: 07/19/2021
  • AO: The Sandlot
  • FNG's: Hercules
  • PAX: EZ Rider (R), Flintstone, Woody, Dry Rub (R), JJ

Rolled up to Sandlot with 5 minutes until go live. When I pulled in, I noticed a Golden Retriever in the parking lot hanging out with Dry Rub and JJ. Thought maybe one of them brought their dog along for the workout. Sat in my car for a sec wondering how I need to modify my weinke to accommodate a dog??? I stepped out the ride and after speaking with Dry Rub, we realized we have a lost dog on our hands. Dry Rub quickly assessed the collar and noted the address, to which he states he isn’t far from home in the Riverwood Plantation area. EZ Rider and Flintstone arrive back from their EC and Woody rolls in. We’ve concluded that our regularly scheduled workout will be put on pause until we return him home safely.




Merkins IC

Imperial Walkers IC

Woody comes through clutch and grabs a random leash out of his car

Mosey to 3076 Drayton Hal Way (0.60 Miles from Pelicans). We stated out taking Shep down Riverwood Pkwy. Shep was not having it and decided to take the much longer route home. Lets re-route through Martha Rivers Park and come out on Plantation Trail then to Drayton Hall Way. House located and noticed Garage door was half-way opened. I think we might have the right house.

JJ Rings the doorbell to awake the resident at 5:40AM. Owner comes to the door and JJ explains the situation. Woody releases Shep to the owner.

Good deed for the day accomplished by the 6 PAX of F3 Gastonia!

But wait, there’s more!!

Now onto the thang:

Mosey to Gastone’s Hill. Slow mosey up hill while I placed 10 cones evenly spaced out up the hill. Slow mosey back to the bottom.

1st & 10. Which by the F3 Exicon the definition is:

100 yard field marked at 10 yard increments. Perform 10 Merkins, 1 Burpee (11’s) at the 10, sprint the remaining 90 yards. Recover jog back to the 20. Perform 9 Merkins, 2 Burpees, sprint the remaining 80 yards, recover jog to the 30. Repeat until all 100 yards and 11’s have been completed. Plank/core exercise until remaining PAX complete.

HIPAA’s sick twist: We did this going up Gastone’s hill and the cone spacing was about 35 yards apart. Gastone’s hill is .20 miles or 352 yards. Same exercises though, because why not

Whilst we did not get to name Shep Shephard, todays honorary FNG, I think it could be fitting to name him “Hercules”. Hercules after all was the famous dog in the movie “The Sandlot”.


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