The Bear – Backblast

  • When: 06/23/2018
  • QIC: Cuddy
  • The Pax: Morning, Blue Hawaiian, Unicorn, Bitcoin, Stye, Gander, Goose, 2 Fingers, Oz, McRib, Harris Teeter, Plan B, Plan C(FNG), Stick Built, Honey Wagon, 420, Winthorpe, Cuddy(QIC)


Warm-O-Rama SSH x 25 IC, 4CT Sun Gods x 10 IC, 4 CT (Forward and Back) Cotton Pickers x 10 IC, 4 CT Hillbillies x 15 IC. 4CT Downward Dog OYO Thang Mosey to track – 4 Laps with 15 IC Merkins after completing each lap We then selected partners where each team had to… Read More »

Sprints, Sting, and other stuff

  • When: 06/16/18
  • QIC: Acolyte/Gander
  • The Pax: Stye, Unicorn, Sandbagger, Plan B, 420, McRib, Flanksteak, Honey Wagon, Bitcoin, Two Fingers, Cuddy, Gander (QIC), Acolyte (QIC)


Strong showing of 13 men on a beautiful Saturday morning at the Bear.  Gander and I coordinated to bring a hodge-podge of exercises to the PAX - and did so quite flawlessly.  As the title suggests - the day was filled with sprints, Sting, and all kinds of other "stuff" guaranteed to bring some soreness… Read More »

Lawson Creek Bear

  • When: 06/09/2018
  • QIC: Sandbagger
  • The Pax: Bitcoin, Unicorn, 2 Fingers, Cornfed, Plan B, Stymie, Gander, Goose, Bubble Guts, Honey Wagon


11 men braved the Bear at Lawson Creek on a hot Saturday morning. Warm o Rama - Quick lap around Lawson Creek followed by some stretches OYO in the middle of the football field. The Thang: 4 Quarters - 2 groups: one group sprints around the entire football field while the other group does an… Read More »

High Fives

  • When: 06/02/18
  • QIC: Morning
  • The Pax: Ingrown, Unicorn, McRib, Plan B, Stye, Winthorpe, 420, Paddington, Bit Coin, Acolyte, Kevorkian, Roll Tide, Gander, 2 Fingers, Morning


It had been a few months since YHC had Q'd so who knew how this was going to go on a balmy Sat morning but it was a super strong showing of 15 ambitious men. 7am came quickly and off we went. WARMARAMA: -SSH x 25 IC -Sungods forwards/backwards x 15 ea IC -Cotton pickers… Read More »

Another run at the Second Son and down One

  • When: 05/26/18
  • QIC: 420
  • The Pax: McRibb, Plan B, Roll Tide, Honey Wagon, Ingrown, Unicorn, Harris Teeter, 420


A Pax of 8 gathered at the Bear on a warm and getting warmer morning to take another run at The Second Son a year later.  After a suggestion to just chat instead of making a go at it was seriously considered, we decided to jump in. Windmills IC x10, SSH's IC x30, Down Dog stretching… Read More »

The Second Son Part Deux

  • WHAT: The Bear
  • WHERE: New Bern High School
  • WHEN: Sat 5/26/18 Hard Start 7:00 AM Hard Stop 8:00 AM
  • WHO: Any man or FNG
  • WEATHER: I really have no idea
  • WHY: To earn the rest of the weekend
  • PREVIEW: One year later one year older


Birds of a Feather

  • When: 05/19/18
  • QIC: Goose & Gander
  • The Pax: McRib, Plan B, Unicorn, Bitcoin, Cutty, 420, Roboto, Gander, FNG Stye, Goose


10 birds of the same F3 feather (including an FNG) gathered in the gloom in hopes of no rain and were pleasantly rewarded with a cool muggy morning. Enjoy them while they last I keep hearing. One FNG arrived ready to see what F3 was all about and escape the emotional headlock of your Qs… Read More »

Birds of a Feather

  • WHAT: The Bear
  • WHERE: NBHS
  • WHEN: 05/19/18 gather 6:45; hard start 7:00; hard stop when finished - but not past 8:00 b/c Pete & Nikki's will be filling up
  • WHO: Any man or FNG
  • WEATHER: Questionable with a 50% chance of no rain
  • WHY: Great start to your day.
  • PREVIEW: VQ for Goose with Gander assisting. Even we don't know what will be going on, so come on out and have a fun morning.