Sunday 8.09.15 – 31 Heroes & Compound’s End of Summer BBQ

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Come on out and perform a partner workout and enjoy a BBQ!  Anyone is welcome: members, friends, family, past members, future members, etc.!

31 Heroes Memoral WOD & BBQ:

Date: Saturday, August 15th
Time: Doors will open at 8:30 for set up and warm ups

There will be 3 heats:
1st Heat: 9:15a
2nd Heat: 9:50
3rd Heat: 10:25

We will be having a BBQ afterward that will start at 11am. The Compound will provide waters, chicken and hamburgers and hamburger toppings. We will have a potluck for side dishes and other beverages. A sign up sheet will be posted on white board as of Monday, August 10th.

We look forward to closing out the summer and starting off another school year with our Compound Family at this fun family and friends event!!!

What is the 31 Heroes Workout?

The WOD: “31Heroes”
AMRAP 31 minutes (As Many Reps As Possible)
– 8 Thrusters (155/105#)
– 6 Rope Climbs (15 ft. ascent)
– 11 Box Jumps (30/24″)

This is a Partner WOD – Partner #1 will perform the work listed above. Partner #2 will run 400m with a weight (45/25#). Once Partner #2 returns from the run, Partner #1 will grab the weight and begin their 400m, while Partner #2 continues work wherever #1 left off.

Score is your total # of reps between both partners

This WOD was created specifically to honor the 30 men and one dog that gave their lives for our country on August 6, 2011. It is 31 minutes long—one minute in remembrance of each hero. The rep scheme is 8-6-11—the date of their ultimate sacrifice. Finally, this is a partner WOD. The men who gave their lives were from multiple branches of our military, working together as a team. In the workout you and your team member will constantly be taking the load from each other providing much needed support and relief. We realize that no physical sacrifice made during a workout can come close to the sacrifice our brave heroes made, but we consider this WOD a CrossFitters “moment of silence.” This is how we can honor those that gave all in the name of freedom.

Why do the 31 Heroes WOD?

In August, CrossFit gyms around the nation and world will unite together hosting the fourth “31Heroes” WOD honoring the men killed in action on August 6, 2011. The funds raised will be distributed to grant recipients through The 31Heroes Project. ALL proceeds directly fund programs that support service members and their families, including the Navy SEAL community.

To join the team go here and join the cause:

http://www.31heroes.com/location/?gym=if1dO2

Or you can simply donate at the door!

See you there!

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