Yr 1 Anniversary & Convergence – F3 Valley Forge

What a weekend to celebrate the 1 year anniversary of F3 VF and to honor those making the ultimate sacrifice to preserve our freedom. 8 PAX for 3.5 mile pre-ruck through P-ville followed by 32 PAX for the 90 minute suckfest with Qs by Side Effects, Boyant, Flipper, and Spike COT/history lesson.  In attendance were … Continue reading Yr 1 Anniversary & Convergence – F3 Valley Forge

Seeing and Saluting RED

3 PAX for a Pre-ruck and 1 for a pre-walk, then a Blast Furnace record surfaced for a RED themed beatdown inspired by Hawgcycle of F3 New Orleans.  No one remembered their firearms for the 21 gun salute so we resorted to burpee salutes at each corner of Reeves Park. Warm-up Peter Parkers x 20 … Continue reading Seeing and Saluting RED

Coming to a court near you, ‘Basketball on Ice’

PRE-RUCK 2 PAX for pre-ruck -- pace was faster than normal without Hops present to slow us down.  Overnight snow and ice didn't deter   WORKOUT 9 PAX  from arriving bright, early, and full of energy for an ice bath of sorts.  Warmup on the Reeves Park (RP) stage introduced the group to a Circle … Continue reading Coming to a court near you, ‘Basketball on Ice’

Ice Ice Baby

4 PAX including a first-timer @ Valley Forge, Winklevoss, showed up for the pre-ruck which consisted of a 4 mile recon mission and a few sets of bleachers and stairs.  The workout began at 630 sharp - with a warmup and mosey to the parking deck at Phoenixville Hospital for a little Ice Ice Baby pain fest.  The workout Q'd … Continue reading Ice Ice Baby

Brothers in Pain

Temperature : 35 degrees and dry Conditions : After the 2-3” of snow we had earlier in the week, YHC was concerned that our workout area would still be covered, but the warmer temperatures the past few days really cleared the spot nicely. It was a little squishy, but most of the squish was still … Continue reading Brothers in Pain

It was too windy to play tennis, so we just did a ba-gillion exercises

After a cold workout last week, 8 PAX regrouped for a balmy day at the Blast Furnace.  Following a warmup in Reeves Park, the group moseyed to the park near Carson St.  Hoping for a little tennis, the conditions turned out to be too windy, so we opted for a ba-gillion exercises instead.  Dial Up on Q … Continue reading It was too windy to play tennis, so we just did a ba-gillion exercises

Excel more up Boyant Hill

10 PAX accepted and blew away the F3 Twin Cities Challenge by having more PAX than degrees on the thermostat.  Post-beatdown car temp was 5F.  2 PAX pre-rucked the usual Phoenixville path successfully avoiding hitting their 6 on ice. Disclaimer Warm-up at the flag/in the street Bat Wings Failed attempt at Baba O'Reilly so Imperial … Continue reading Excel more up Boyant Hill

It felt like a warm 20 degrees…

3 PAX posted for a 3-ish mile ruck through downtown Phoenixville - brisk pace, crisp air, and beautiful start to the morning.  Given the cool temperatures...rounding up to 20 degrees would be generous...we hypothesized a small, but mighty showing for the beatdown...   ...but we were wrong.  11 PAX strong including 1 FNG (welcome Abacas) … Continue reading It felt like a warm 20 degrees…

Eagles vs the World in Terrible 20’s – Score 0-2

2 PAX posted for a very very wet 3.3 mile ruck around Phoenixville. On the way back to the AO, the rain let up and Hops mentioned, "oh, this will be nice...or nicer that is". 7 PAX posted in the 39 degree, wet, mud of a "football field" of the Blast Furnace for the first … Continue reading Eagles vs the World in Terrible 20’s – Score 0-2

2019 New Years Ruck through Valley Forge

7 PAX (4 visiting) converged from Valley Forge, Philly, and Lanco to complete a 5 mile ruck through Valley Forge, America's original AO.  Disclaimer was shared.  Outside of YHC's limited knowledge about Fredrich von Stueben, much additional history could have been learned, but the rolling hills and winding path didn't allow for too much instruction … Continue reading 2019 New Years Ruck through Valley Forge

Edwards vs Spartacus HIT

9 PAX posted in the abnormally warm and muddy conditions of the Blast Furnace for the last beatdown of the year.  YHC went with a 0.0 style workout intended to also provide fodder for your New Year Resolutions. Disclaimer Short mosey to the baseball field SSH x 25 (IC) Grass Pickers x 15 (IC) Arm … Continue reading Edwards vs Spartacus HIT

SantaBomb for the Furnace

12-22-18 PAX:  Buoyant, Flipper, Ma'ne, Spike, Easy Rider, Hersh, Side Effects, Dial Up, Hops, Wild Thing, FNG Barney, FNG Dan&Dan, Dunphy Q:  Dunphy Shortly after blowing into town on Friday night, YHC took up the Q at the now legendary Blast Furnace at F3 Valley Forge.  It was as promised.  Buoyant and Spike showed me … Continue reading SantaBomb for the Furnace

Throw Back and Throw Up on PHS Football Field

2 PAX for a pre-ruck and 10 (ish) PAX showed for an infamous Boyant Beatdown in the Blast Furnace on 12/1/18.  The temperatures were quite cold but it took no time to feel quite warm. Disclaimer Warm-up Run to PHS High School Football Field (.8 miles) Side Straddle Hops (IC) Hillbillies (IC) Daisy Pickers (IC) … Continue reading Throw Back and Throw Up on PHS Football Field

Route 66 Bridge to a Zen Deck

3 PAX for a pre-ruck around Phoenixville and the main event with 7 PAX for a beatdown in the snow (well more accurately surrounded by snow as YHC steered clear of burpees and crossfit merkins in the snow/mud). The Disclaimer Mosey to the VFW Abe Vigotas (IC) x 24 Sprinklers (IC) x 30 Peter Parkers … Continue reading Route 66 Bridge to a Zen Deck

The Major Conflicts Remembered

6 PAX (1 for pre-ruck) enjoyed the ever cooler weather in the still wet park, but the added sunshine from Daylight Savings was a welcome addition. Introduction to 8 Major Conflicts Disclaimer Mosey around to the baseball field Imperial Walkers A Flipper-style stretching exercise Revolutionary War - Honoring George Washington 10(+2) sets of 10 repetitions on … Continue reading The Major Conflicts Remembered

The Mysterious Case of the Missing Q

5 PAX gathered in the ever chiller Gloom waiting expectantly for a legendary Flipper beatdown.  At go :30 the PAX were taught what to do with no Q, mosey to warm-up.  2 PAX had enjoyed a pre-ruck to the Phoenixville High School Football Stadium where they rucked the stadium steps and a mile around the … Continue reading The Mysterious Case of the Missing Q

Blocked from the elements undercover

5 brave PAX entered the cool, wet gloom not knowing what to expect (3 especially brave PAX rucked for an hour in advance).  YHC made the conscious decision to keep them dry and protected under the Reeves Park bandstand. Disclaimer while moseying (thanks Spike for keeping YHC straight) Warm-up Sprinklers (IC) x 30 Abe Vigodas … Continue reading Blocked from the elements undercover

Planking with Zombies to the “Monster Mash”

2 PAX showed up on Halloween at the Baer Trappe in Collegeville for a monstrous mosey and workout around the AO: Conditions: Clear, 35F Disclaimer Warm Up: -Bat Wings (20 F arm circles, 20 B arm circles, 20 seal claps, 20 over claps) -IW's x25 IC -Monkey Humpers x20 IC -Toy Soldiers across Bball court … Continue reading Planking with Zombies to the “Monster Mash”