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F3 MeCa | August 18, 2019

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Posts By Alcatraz

Chavez’ 7th Painaversary

August 8, 2019 |

A serendipitous 19 PAX gathered around the flag this morning for (whether they knew it or not), Chavez’ 7th Painaversary. The disclaimer was (weakly) stated and the men were off.

The Thang Warm-up

  • Mosey, backwards run to the parking … Read More

Touchdown Beatdown’s 4 Year Anniversary

July 23, 2019 | | One Comment

A forecast of cooler weather gave future hope, but didn’t deliver actual relief this gloom.  @Glock lamented today’s activities would have felt much better tomorrow.  But since tomorrow wasn’t here, a PAX of 22 gathered, donned some war paint, listened … Read More

Highway to Rail

July 2, 2019 | | 2 Comments

As a PAX of 26 gathered on the first Tuesday of July, the gloom held the promise of a dog day of summer with a temp swing of 25 degrees for our fair city.  The Grammy winning Summertime by Will … Read More

Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation Pow Wow

June 6, 2019 | | One Comment

As a group of 17 men gathered in a breezy gloom, YHC gave the standard-ish disclaimer but failed to include his math skills in calculating the number of years for historical events.  @DropCloth was a help and impressive in actually … Read More

Sweaty, But Swole

May 23, 2019 | | 5 Comments

As 16 mighty men of Highlands gathered, the gloom felt like the inside of an unplugged refrigerator in the appliance section of the landfill.  Not too hot, but definitely not dry.  Sweat was inevitable.  Disclaimer given, playlist started and a … Read More

Rocks, Reps and Mr Squishy

May 19, 2019 |

9 from various AOs in MECA gathered before the temps raised up to raise their heartbeats and get a little sweat going.  A disclaimer that created some discussion over the meaning of volition (the faculty or power of using one’s … Read More

Spider Hunt 1.0

April 30, 2019 | | 8 Comments

Let the record show that YHC was disappointed that conditions weren’t perfect for the first ever Highlands Spider Hunt.  With some light dew on the grass, finding those arachnids would be more difficult.  But at 0530, there was no turning … Read More


April 23, 2019 |

With spring weather filling the gloom, 15 Highlanders gathered.  Some mumblechatter arose about the lack of music, jump ropes and face paint.  YHC revealed that conditions weren’t right for the new beatdown that had been in research and development since … Read More

A Stroll Through The Prison Yard

April 2, 2019 | | One Comment

A cool gloom beckoned 16 of Highlands finest to gather for some fitness, fellowship and faith.  Even though there were 3 clergy among the PAX, this downPAINment would not be all harps and fluffy clouds.  If @DimeBag had hope that … Read More

MECA Q School

March 7, 2019 |

There’s a F3 phrase – if you can’t do it, then don’t Q it.  And it would seem showing up on time when you’re the Q is near the top on the responsibility chart.  Well @Gump came rolling in hot … Read More