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Rising Up


The PAX (#17) celebrated Easter with their 2.0s (#26) and Ms (#7) by gathering at the GridIron for a Scripture-inspired treasure hunt and workout. A beautiful morning — sunny and about 60 degrees — greeted the PAX and their families. After circling up around the ShovelFlag, a disclaimer was made and a brief introduction provided concerning the ten stations comprising the the morning’s celebration. J’Ville served as the Sphinx by offering the clues and leading the workout.

Quick warmup with SSHs, Merkins, etc. IC

Clue #1: Easter is about hope and rebirth, a stash can be found where touchdowns have worth.

Mosey to Station #1 – the WildCat Football Field
CrabWalk sideline to sideline (or as far as you can go)

John 1:1-4 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind.

Clue #2: Before his arrest, Jesus ate with his friends, the next stash is hidden where the running track bends.

Mosey to Station #2 – the Track
Run 1X the Track

John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

Clue #3: Jesus was betrayed for a mere 30 bucks, the next stash of eggs is where teachers park trucks.

Mosey to Station #3 – Middle School Parking Lot area
Touch ten different trees, return and do 25X sit-ups OYO.

Matthew 11:28-30 Jesus said: “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

Clue #4: They made Jesus wear a thorny crown that was sharp and cruel, the next place to look is an old, one-roomed school.

Mosey to Station #4 – the One Room School
Triple check with wall sits, push-ups, and bunny hops around school (X2).

John 8:12 When Jesus spoke again to the people, He said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

Clue #5: Although Pilate was not able to find any guilt, he bent to demands of a mob’s ugly will. You can find the next stash of treats on a nearby grassy hill.

Mosey to Station #5 – the Grassy Noll
10X Burpees OYO

Mark 8:35-36 For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me and for the gospel will save it. What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?

Clue #6: Jesus was beaten and sentenced to die, a nearby small hut is where colored eggs lie.

Mosey to Station #6 – Mosey to Pavilion
20X Squats IC

Matthew 16:15-16 “But what about you?” Jesus asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.”

Clue #7: They nailed him to a cross, and there he did die, go look in the sand, for a stash there does lie.

Mosey to Station #7 – the Sand Volleyball Courts
BearCrawl from end to end and sideways one leg hops end to end

John 14:6 Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Clue #8: His body was set in a tomb sealed tight with rock, another stash is placed near the bridge on the walk.

Mosey to Station #8 – the Bridge
25X PLTs

Luke 23:46 Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.” When he had said this, he breathed his last.

Clue #9: After three days, the tomb was found bare, search the playground nearby with the utmost of care.

Mosey to Station #9 – the Playground
20X Mountain Climbers OYO

Mark 16:4-6 But when they looked up, they saw that the stone, which was very large, had been rolled away. As they entered the tomb, they saw a young man dressed in a white robe sitting on the right side, and they were alarmed. “Don’t be alarmed,” he said. “You are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid him.”

Clue #10: Jesus rose from the dead, a miracle many say, the flag marks the very last stash of the day.

Mosey to Station #10 – shallow CF at the Diamond
25X Hillbilllies IC

Luke 24:36-40 While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” They were startled and frightened, thinking they saw a ghost. He said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why do doubts
rise in your minds? Look at my hands and my feet. It is I myself! Touch me and see; a ghost does not have flesh and bones, as you see I have.” When he had said this, he showed them his hands and feet.


Numberama and Namearama in giant circle in shallow CF at Diamond

Mosey to the ShovelFlag:

Breaking Bread: MEarthWorm provided Resurrection Buns symbolizing the empty tomb and the promise of eternal life.

Closing Prayer by Attila offering gratitude for the resurrection of Christ and the promise of life eternal.

Einstein’s for many for some excellent fellowship.

Moleskin: A nice gathering of PAX and family, marking a dark day but anticipating the glory of the Easter morning that follows. Special Easter Blessings to our wives and 2.0s!


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  1. A strong 50 this morning at the GridIron! Corrections to this BB are welcome in the comments. Stand Firm and be Blessed!

  2. Many thanks to Earthworm, Jville and their Ms and all others who planned and executed an awesome and fun workout and event today. It was a great time and Redbird and Snare had a blast and can’t wait to come out again.

    Great to see so many excited and energetic 2.0s and several Ms working hard and seeing what all their idiot husbands do every morning. It was a blast.

    Happy Easter everyone!!

  3. Great job setting this up Jville and Earthworm, we had a great time! Excellent turnout, it was hard to keep up with the herd of 2.0s.

  4. Great turnout. Very fun morning for us. Bill and Kris deserve the lion’s share of credit for planning and execution. Wonderful that f3 allows me to be around great guys and their (even better) families.

  5. Many thanks to the organizers – what a blast! The entire fam is relishing and reliving yesterday with some second- day soreness.

  6. Quite possibly one of the best F3 workouts ever! Those kids had a great time, and seeing the shear terror on JVille’s face each time they mobbed him for eggs was priceless.

  7. This was really fun. Thank you guys for all of the preparation that went into it. It was also nice to talk over the scripture texts you put in the eggs with my kids after. Great job!

  8. Respect! Earthworm & JVille, you outdid yourselves. Terrific preparation and execution. I was impressed with how well JVille managed a PAX of 50. The Chicken Whisperer & Flying Squirrel really enjoyed themselves…as did their father. Thanks again!