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F3 Suncoast Newsletter

The mission of F3 is to plant, grow and serve small workout groups for the invigoration of male community leadership.
Saturday, May 4, 2019

2nd Anniversary Convergence

The men of F3 Suncoast celebrated its second anniversary by converging at the Lakewood Ranch Adventure Park for a 60-minute Bootcamp. Over 50 men endured a Drake/Bing led beatdown.  Read more about the great event here:

F3 Suncoast is expanding!  Under the leadership of Site Q Smudge, we will be opening an AO at North Shore Park in St Petersburg on June 1st.  Beatdown will start at 7am and will end with some coffeeteria at Starbucks starting at 8am.  Share this newsletter with friends and plan to clown car to the new AO on 6/1. 

Also, we will have some FNGs from the Clearwater/Safety Harbor area attending the bootcamps at North Shore Park, with the intention of then launching further north in a month or two! Exciting times for the Suncoast!

Rowdy on the F3 Nation Roundtable Podcast

Click here to listen to this truly impactful podcast:

5/3/19 The story is how one #HIM impacts an entire region and how a region can impact just one man through the story of #F3Rowdy
Twitter @f3suncoast
(941) 548-8941 cell
Fundraising page:

New FNG Welcomes and Anniversary Celebrations

Our growth continues and we welcome these new Pax! Welcome!

  • Punch List
  • Lurch
  • Dasani
  • Cotton Tail
  • L.L. Bean
  • Lancelot
  • Deep Dish
  • Zima
Incredible list. Continue to E.H. as it changes lives. 
Congratulations to those celebrating F3 Anniversaries in both April and May:
  • Stryker, Drake (4/1/17)
  • Wattson (4/9/17)
  • Wilson, The Rock, Mario (4/15/17)
  • Amazon, Dumble (4/22/17)
  • Chili Pepper (4/30/17)
  • Snarky, Dine and Dash (5/6/17)
  • Olympus, Griswold (5/20/17)
  • ShamWow, Omaha (5/27/17)
  • Manziel (4/7/18)
  • Free Fall and Altar Boy (4/11/18)
  • Tom Sawyer (4/20/18)
  • Merman (4/22/18)
  • FlashDance (w the Suncoast Pax 4/24/18)
  • Speedo, Zen (4/28/18)
  • Razorback (4/29/18)
  • Ironman and Julep (5/5/18)
  • Diamond Dave (5/11/18)
  • Blade Runner (5/19/18)
  • Pixar, Inmate (5/21/18)

May 10th - Spaghetti Dinner honoring 1st Responders

A great night of fellowship on tap!  Join the pax along with the cub scouts in honoring our first responders - Bring a chair and wear F3 Gear as this will be a great night to share what we have!

May 25: Sup And Run 5K at Benderson

Yes, it's almost that time this year. The F3 Team is in the lead, but by a slim margin.  Sign up for our F3 Suncoast here:

Get in the Know: GroupME Channel

There is a lot of information and ideas being shared by the pax.  Be sure you are connected to our GroupMe channel for all of the information you'd even need (and more).  Click here to join.


New Evening AO

Struggle finding time making a 5:15a beatdown? You now have an evening option.  6:15a at the Unconditional Surrender Statue. Thanks to Coop for stepping up as Site Q.

Dec. 6-7: Get on Ragnar Now

Ripken is working to get teams together for Ragnar next December. Get it on your calendar, Dec 6-7th, camping on the 5th. We have 3 full 8-man teams already with a 4th team filling up fast.  Visit Mumble Chatter or HERE.

Lots of VQ's in May - How about you?

Click on MORE for opportunities. Congrats to Smudge (5/4), Goob (5/6) and ShamWow (5/20) for stepping up and ringing the 2nd bell! We look forward to your continued leadership.

Workout Link Quickies

Thinking of adding a new day to your schedule? Info is below.

Fartsack Corner:Thanks Papa Smurf

Papa Smurf has done an amazing job of writing newsletters for the Pax for the past 2 years...and it's time we let someone else step up and do it!  Want to learn MailChimp and contribute to the region? Reach out to Papa or Bing to volunteer.

Who's Who

Get to know some of the folk who lead parts of F3 Suncoast.
  • Region Nanta'an - Bing
  • Weasel Shaker - Drake
  • 1st F Q - Mr. Clean
  • 2nd F Q - Recall/Backdraft
  • 3rd F Q - Ripken
  • Comz - Papa Smurf
  • Ruck Q - Coop
Site Q's

Site Q's are people who have stepped up to start an AO and are responsible for scheduling Q's, promoting the location and making sure it maintains the core principles of F3. Our Site Q's have done a great job and I look forward to this continuing.  Our current Site Q's are: 
  • Monday, Echo Chamber - Chili Pepper
  • Tuesday - Bicycle Time, Pincher
  • Tuesday, Camden Yard - Hercules
  • Weds, Nolan - Sniper
  • Weds, Unconditional Surrender PM - Coop
  • Thur, Unconditional Surrender - Flashdance
  • Thur, Ft Hamer Run AO - Lambeau
  • Friday, Nathan Benderson - Jimmy Dean
  • Saturday, AlphaQuadrant - Bing
  • Saturday, Lion's Pride - Kotter
  • Saturday, North Shore Park - Smudge
F3 is set up as a reverse incubator leadership model. If you have ideas, and want to take on leadership at an AO, lead a charity event or cause, approach any one of us and let's put it in action! This is not about the leadership team executing on all of the ideas.

Read about the great beatdowns at Backblasts
1st F: Fitness
2nd F: Fellowship
  • Wawa- Lorraine/70 - Saturday after Beatdown
  • Happy Hour at Rusty Bucket - Last Wednesday of Month
  • 2nd F ideas: Contact Recall or BackDraft

3rd F: Faith
  • Book Study - Wednesday/Peaches on 70 7:00am
  • Book Study - Saturday Adventure Park 6:15am
  • 3rd F Ideas: Contact Ripken

F3 Workouts Are:
  • Free of Charge
  • Open to all men
  • Are held outdoors, rain or shine, heat or cold
  • Are led by men who participate in the workout in a rotating fashion, with no training or certification necessary
  • End with a Circle or Trust
These are the 5 core principles that every F3 Pax should know and repeat before workouts.
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