Kessel 7-17-2017

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Humidity was thick, support was low, but we ran fast any way.  Nothing better to introduce a FNG to #KesselRun than a tour of hills.  And since we don’t have any hills we did bridges and any other incline that was around.     Welcome and Disclaimer:   Warm Up – .5 mi warm up toward […]

A Heavy Trip Down Memory Lane

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On the official 2nd anniversary of F3 Jacksonville, 11 pax dug out their neglected rucksacks from dusty closet corners and set out on a trip down memory lane.  YHC had originally contemplated simply duplicating the Big Bang beatdown from Launch Day 2015 as a baseline test, but we are not the same men we were […]

F3 Jax Anniversary Convergence PreBlast

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Hear ye hear ye, the second anniversary of F3 Jacksonville is at hand! We heartily invite the pax of Orlando, St. Simons, Savannah, and of course our plant team from Columbia to celebrate 2 years of sweat, gloom, brotherhood, completely stupid and utterly pointless competitions, and the reformation of SadClowns across Jacksonville since the launch of […]

A Steaming Mug of TLQ to Start the Morning

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A baker’s dozen pax posted under the library parking lot lights for the Thursday edition of the Jax Pax Freak Show. Today’s objective: Total Leg Quiver Conditions: Low 50s perfection with a dash of north Florida humidity. Warmup Slaughter Starter – 10 Burpees OYO 20 x Toy soldiers (IC) 15 x Don Quixote (IC) The Thang Merkin […]

A Disco Sighting at Dolly!

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4 pax posted in the weekend gloom for an extra early double down treat before Anchor.  Jumanji handed YHC the reins whilst standing in the parking lot, citing something lame about not knowing his way around downtown.  Hence the following beatdown originated on the fly.  The mumblechatter was epic, and the highlights have been reproduced […]

1500 or Bust and Admitting Failure

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In the frigid 61 degree FL winter gloom, 13 pax completed the pre-beatdown manhood self-check and decided they were up for the challenge.  Assembled at the virtual shovel flag (more on that later) and set off toward the Field of Crushed Dreams. CoP 20 x Don Quixote (IC) 10 x WWI Situps (IC) 20 x […]

Struck by Madness (and Coupons)

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Eight pax checked their sound reasoning at the foot of the fartsack and decided (against the better judgment of their M’s) to post in the middle of a good ol’ fashioned Florida gullywasher, complete with light show.  The pax were duly warned that coupons would be playing a prominent role, and the weights present ranged […]

Through the Foggy Dew

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With downtown Jacksonville blanketed in a heavy fog, three pax set off from Kessel’s home base for an interval routine worthy of a King. Run to Kings Ave. parking garage (0.8 mi) Interval #1 – sprint the ramps, jog the flats to the roof (5 stories) Lunges, duck walks, bear crawls and jog around roof […]

Stairmaster: Kessel Edition

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With no designated Q on the schedule, YHC volunteered to fill in with a seat-of-the-pants Q.  The theme of the day: a Tour de Stairs of the Southbank’s multi-story structures, similar to a workout led by Big Bird a few months ago. Warmup: Butt kicks, high knees, karaoke left/right, and lunges around the fountain The Thang: Run […]