AO: Up the Creek

When: 11/15/2021


Number of Pax: 7

Pax Names: Bing, Dirt Bike, Gator, Hummer, Lawn Boy, Planer, Swab,

Number of FNGS: 0

FNG Names:

QIC: Lawn Boy

The BackBlast:

Conditions: 40s and gusty wind

F3 & Covid Disclosures

Warmarama: SSH x 20

The Thang

Ruckers loop:  Waterjump crescent to right on Huntclub Chase to right on Steeplechase Lane (about .67 miles)

Runners route:  To end of Steeplechase Lane and back (about 1.3 miles)

  • Ruckers ruck clockwise and stay together
  • Runners run to end of road and back; may run at individual pace; however, all runners must be together to pass the ruckers
  • First group back to the intersection of Waterjump Crescent and Steeplechase Lane wins that round
  • Rinse and repeat until time
  • There was a penalty “buy-in” for the winning team each round
  • Ruckers won first round and had to do 5 air squats prior to starting round two
  • Ruckers won second round and had to do 30 air squats prior to starting round three
  • Runners won 3rd round



  • Gator pointed out that Bob Seger never sang about “rucking against the wind”; the wind did seem to affect the runners more than the ruckers this morning…
  • Prizes were awarded to each team
    • Ruckers earned a Reese’s peanut butter cup
    • Runners earned bottles of water


  • Taco Tuesday, 16 Nov. @ Smartmouth brewing (1309 Raleigh Avenue, Norfolk). Come eat tacos from Ghost Kitchen. Starts at 5:30 PM.
  • Trivia, Wednesday, 17 Nov. @ Tradition Brewing in Newport News (700 Thimble Shoals Blvd.).  Gather at 5:30ish – trivia starts at 7:00 PM. Frank’s Monster Munchies is the food truck.
  • To join Team F3 & FIA Hampton Roads for the 2021 Santa Clause Shuffle in Olde Towne Portsmouth on 12/12/2021, click the link below.

  • Several PAX are running the Christmas Town Dash 8K at Busch Gardens on 5 Dec 21; signup at and let Dreamliner or Lawn Boy know if you are interested in Clown Car to the event.

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