AO: Up the Creek

When: 06/07/2021


Number of Pax: 15

Pax Names: Bing, Cash Flow, Dirt Bike, Dreamliner, Gas station, Gator, Hummer, Lawn Boy, LinkedIn, Market, Marvel, Moneyball, Planer, Priorities, SpaceMonkey,

Number of FNGS: 0

FNG Names:

QIC: Lawn Boy

The BackBlast:

Conditions:  muggy and warm.

F3 and Covid disclosures

Warmarama: none… walk/jog slowly to start

The Thang:

  • Runners counted 1,2,1,2 etc… to split into two teams: team 1 = yellow, team 2 = red
  • YHC showed the yellow and red cones teams would be looking for during the run
  • YHC and Priorities gave a representative from each team their first instructions – an address with a screenshot from Google Maps that showed generally where the cone would be located
  • This handoff was meant to be a subtle hint that Priorities would hand out all yellow team instructions and YHC would hand out all red team instructions
  • Teams were told their next set of instructions would be at the first cone
  • YHC answered one question to clarify that runners did not need to be together as a team to collect the cones; then released the runners
  • Ruckers started walking a loop that was bounded by Steeplechase Lane, Waterjump Crescent, Huntclub Chase, and Bennetts Creek Park Rd.
  • Runners received the following instructions taped under each cone, “Find the ruckers on the loop shown below; turn-in disk (cone); receive next set of instructions – ALL TEAM MEMBERS MUST BE TOGETHER TO RECEIVE YOUR NEXT SET OF INSTRUCTIONS”
  • Ruckers attempted to mess with the runners by alternating direction of travel on the loop they walked; also by splitting into two groups – one with the red team instructions and one with the yellow team instructions



  • Runners were not amused with ruckers antics; ruckers enjoyed this more
  • Teams quickly learned to send out their fastest runners to search for the cone and return to the rest of the team
  • Score was yellow team 4, red team 3


  • 2nd F/3rd F Event – June 19th (0900-1100) @ Hyzer Bomb (Bennet’s Creek Park) with Tidewater Youth Services
  • Fathers Day Beat Down – June 20th @ Sloth Hill (0700-0815)
  • 2nd F kayaking/paddle boarding at Tula Paddlesports in VA Beach on Saturday, June 26th at 10:00 AM; see Slack/Facebook for details
  • Bible Study Zoom Call – Every Friday, Noon. Studying Philippians. See e-mail/Facebook for link.
  • Quad P for June is Dealer’s Choice 100 reps. Sign up and throw up some suggestions. See “Challenges” above for the link and further details.
  • Colonial 200 – Relay Race, September 24-25th; If interested in joining the team, see information sent out via e-mail.
  • F3 Nation 10th Anniversary – October 8th-10th @ Cape Fear, NC. More details and registration here.
  • F3 Hampton Roads 5 Year Anniversary – November 5th/6th; Friday night banquet & Saturday beatdown/festivities. Mark your calendars.


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