• When: 12/27/14
  • QIC: Good Hands, StageCoach, Ken Doll
  • The PAX: EZ, JD, Uncle Rico, Neck Brace, Queenie, Selfie, Slim Jim Muggy Tape, Pony, Diesel, Nail Pop, Roommate, Quisenberry, C3PO, StageCoach, Magic Mike, Sasquatch, Good Hands, Magoo, Lamont, Enos, R2D2, Butterbean, Ken Doll

One Year Annivergence

Indulge YHC on this backstory from 12/27/13: The evening of Friday 12/27/13, YHC checked Twitter and noticed his buddy, Nathan, getting pressured into coming to an F3 workout. YHC had followed @F3Columbia for awhile, wanting to join one day but it was in Columbia and too far to drive for a workout that early in the morning. Some guy named Jason Reynolds and another named Kevin Grindstaff were all over Nathan, putting him in what we now know is called an #EH…this was graduate level EHing. So good that it’s pressure was felt 20 miles away across the dam into Lexington. YHC immediately sent Nathan a text reading something to this effect, “I’ll go if you go.” The next text was sent to Michael Elkins. He said it sounded cool but it’s early, etc, etc. We all know the excuses. The next text went to Lee Burton. He quickly responded, “Ok, gloves in hand. Let’s go.” The alarm was set 5:50am. At that time, YHC thought that was ridiculously early for a Saturday morning. Fast forward to the morning of 12/28/13. It was cold, probably 30 degrees. YHC sat in neighbor Lee’s driveway for about 5 minutes wondering if he was up. After texting him, he responded, “I thought you were kidding. I’m hunting.” As YHC is crossing the dam, Michael calls saying he’s right behind and on the way. He sees a silver Tundra just ahead of him on the dam. About 2 hours later, after R2D2 kicked our butts and Uno introduced us to #coffeeteria, StageCoach, Good Hands and Ken Doll were hooked. One year later, the 3 of us reunite at Depot as better men for a 1-year celebration Q.


Ok, enough of the sentimentals.

24 pax entered the gloom, 5 traveling from Lexington to see where it all started for F3 Lexington. Foxhole and Strut even joined in for the occasion. Thus, the term “annivergence.” While some have dubbed it the “Commom Law Q” the trio of StageCoach, Good Hands, & Ken Doll planned a beatdown for the Depot pax to remember. Thank you to the Depot/Lake Murray pax for allowing Good Hands & YHC to return. Thank you also for putting up with with our beloved #HallMonitor.

Conditions: 36 degrees, foggy (really gloomy)

The Thang:


Ken Doll Q

Warm up mosey around big parking lot

SSH x 20 IC
Merkins x 10 IC
Windmill x 20 IC
Merkins x 9 IC
TTT x 20 IC
Merkins x 8 IC
Imperial Walkers x 20 IC
Merkins x 7 IC
Slow Squats x 20 IC
Merkins x 6 IC
Flutter kicks x 20 IC
Merkins x 5 IC
Mt Climbers x 20 IC
Merkins x 4 IC
Peter Parkers x 20 IC
Merkins x 3 IC
Parker Peters x 20 IC
Merkins x 2 IC
Plank jacks x 20 IC
Merkins x 1 IC

Burp & Merk
1 standard burpee
Burpee w/ 2 merkins
Burpee w/ 3 merkins
Etc until 10 merkins then pyramid down

Good Hands takes over

Count off 1s & 2s

Mosey to upper soccer field

1s Suicide hash-hash-sideline
2s Heismans
1s 50 yd bear crawl-sprint back
2s Rock bottom squats-deep and slow
1s Suicide hash-hash-sideline
2s Speed squats
1s 50 yd army crawl-sprint back
2s High knees in place
1s Suicide hash-hash-sideline
2s Box jumps w/o box
1s 50 yd monster truck tires-sprint back
2s Jump squats
1s Back pedal suicide h-h-sl…return sprint forward
2s Taint busters (aka Monkey Humpers)

StageCoach takes over

1s LBC x 10 IC
2s hold 6 inches
Rinse and Repeat 5 times

1s Flutter x 10 IC
2s hold 6 inches
Rinse and Repeat 5 times

Everyone Junk in the Dirt for a minute

(Queenie did something PG-13 here…can’t even explain it)

1s Iron Cross x 10 IC
2s hold 6 inches
Rinse and Repeat 5 times

1s go to one side of track
2s go to opposite side

Race around to other side and then come to middle of field (where we just where)

Winners do 1st Five Russian Twists
Losers do the next 25 Russian Twists


15 post for coffeeteria at Chick-fil-a. They ran out of coffee but that didn’t deter.

anniv q coffeeteria

-StageCoach nailed it in his “stump” speech. Thanks to all involved with F3Nation for the accountability, fellowship, faith, etc in helping us to become better men. 1 year ago, today’s 3 Qs couldn’t have completed the COP but the 1stF is only part of the journey.
-Great seeing new & old faces from BIRCH. Great group of men who get it.
-YHC wants to thank Quisenberry, Muggy Tape and Nail Pop for crossing the dam with us. That meant a lot.
-Beards are becoming quite the thing around F3, all striving to be like Chicken Fried.

chicken fried

Prayer Requests:
-Walker and the Phillips family
-Roommate’s family

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