It’s Expresso. Not Espresso.

  • When: 05/16/19
  • QIC: HBC
  • The PAX: Powder, Ferdinand, Moana, Squints, Toothfairy, Shamus, Herniator, Goodwill, Skaggs, Swirly, Publix, HBC


12 strong posted this am at Expresso for a Thursday morning beatdown courtesy of yours truly. We welcomed Swirly from F3 Raleigh (Come back anytime Brother) and Moana back for …

A good Friday at RAM

  • When: 04/19/2019
  • QIC: HBC
  • The PAX: Plank, Root, Dragonfly, Markup, Hotlips, Sooner, Fuse, Publix, Cropduster, Cousin Eddie, HBC


5 Ruckers and 6 RAM’ers gathered on this good Friday morning for some early morning fun, F3 style. The Ruckers had already set a course North as YHC and 5 …

F3 Hickory Turns 5

  • When: 03/30/2019
  • QIC: Cropduster, Taz, Markup, HBC
  • The PAX: Bismark, Baby Face, Plank, Pedro Martini, Power Band, Flex Seal, HBC, Root, Markup, Taz, Kazoo (FNG), Paula Deen, Mercedes, Dink, Udder Butter, Chewie, Twig, Sink Hole, Pot Hole, Katniss, Short Sale, Has Been, Doughboy, Billy Jean, Flamer, Depends, Humpy, Castaway, Pantene, Dilbert, Powder, Target, Dragon Fly, Snips, Cousin Eddie, Two Stroke, Goodwill, Funky, Jordache, Skaggs, Herniator, Kapowski, Beaker, Tooth Fairy, Suppository, Banjo, Squints, Shamus, Phlegm, Padawan, Cropduster, Retread, Fuse, Patty Mayo, Sparky, Boyardee


This past Saturday at 0654 YHC stood in the gloom reminiscing of days gone by and thinking of the last 5 years. Ah yes, he remembered it like it was …

Adapt, Improvise, Overcome

  • When: 03/25/2019
  • QIC: HBC
  • The PAX: Sooner, Dragon Fly, Jordache, Centerfold, Publix, Fuse, Kapowski, FlexSeal, Cousin Eddie, Beaker, Shamus, Cheese Whiz, Markup, Tatorhole, Twig, HBC


“Adapt, improvise, and overcome”. YHC has been out of the military for almost 19 years now, but not too long after he arrived at the ER this morning the wise words of Chief …

Old School Expresso

  • When: 01/10/2019
  • QIC: HBC
  • The PAX: Goodwill, Squints, Funyon, Kapowski, Cheese Whiz, ToothFairy, Shamus, Sleeper, Skaggs


Conditions: 29F The Thang: YHC literally cannot remember the last time he Q’d Expresso. Thanks to Goodwill for adding him to the list, it’s been way too long. YHC dug …

Escalators at Star

  • When: 08/23/2018
  • QIC: HBC
  • The PAX: Cable Guy, Taz, Binary, Stonewall, Hotlips, HBC


Conditions: 61F and low humidity. Nice! The Thang: Warmup IC SSH X 10 Hillbilly’s X 10 Slow Squats X 10 Mosey to the left side of Lowes Foods for Escalators Round …

Arrow 5.5 Co-Q

  • When: 07/18/2018
  • QIC: Fuse/HBC
  • The PAX: Fuse, Squints, Powder, Pantene, Hotlips, Stonewall, Humpy, HBC


The Thang: 8 strong posted this morning for Hickory’s one and only premier Wednesday running workout. Cheese Whiz is apparently in Wisconsin this week, so Fuse and YHC tag-teamed the …

Return to Star

  • When: 05/24/2018
  • QIC: HBC
  • The PAX: Cable Guy, Plank, Hotlips, Stonewall, HBC


Conditions: 65F and humid The Thang Dynamic Elevator BLIMPS – 1.25 mile run down the hill known as Shiloh church road stopping every .25 miles, adding an exercise at each …