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Saturday, 25 May 2019

Murph is today! Saturday, May 25th.
Heats will run at 0800 (babysitting if needed),0900,1000,1100.
To sign up for a heat go here.

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“Murph”
Run 1 mile
100 pull-ups
200 pushups
300 air squats
Run 1 mile

LT. Michael P. Murphy (SEAL) was the officer-in-charge of a four-man SEAL element in support of Operation Red Wings, tasked with finding a key anti-coalition militia commander near Asadabad, Afghanistan. Shortly after inserting into the objective area, the SEALs were spotted by three goat herders who were initially detained and then released. It is believed the goat herders immediately reported the SEALs’ presence to Taliban fighters.

A fierce gun battle ensued on the steep face of the mountain between the SEALs and a much larger enemy force. Despite the intensity of the firefight and suffering grave gunshot wounds himself, Murphy is credited with risking his own life to save the lives of his teammates. Murphy, intent on making contact with headquarters, but realizing this would be impossible in the extreme terrain where they were fighting, unhesitatingly and with complete disregard for his own life moved into the open, where he could gain a better position to transmit a call to get help for his men.

Moving away from the protective mountain rocks, he knowingly exposed himself to increased enemy gunfire. This deliberate and heroic act deprived him of cover and made him a target for the enemy. While continuing to be fired upon, Murphy made contact with the SOF Quick Reaction Force at Bagram Air Base and requested assistance. He calmly provided his unit’s location and the size of the enemy force while requesting immediate support for his team. At one point, he was shot in the back causing him to drop the transmitter. Murphy picked it back up, completed the call and continued firing at the enemy who was closing in. Severely wounded, LT. Murphy returned to his cover position with his men and continued the battle.

LT. Murphy fought on, allowing one member of his team (Marcus Luttrell) to escape, before he was killed. For his selfless actions, LT. Michael Murphy was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor on October 27, 2007.

*If you have a weight vest, wear it.
*Plenty of scaling options will be made available.

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We deliver a fitness program that is broad, general, and inclusive.  Our specialty is not specializing, and the benefits are seen in everyday life. Regardless of your background or goals.

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CrossFit Kids Summer Program with Coach Heidi! Dates: July 9 - August 29 (2 month commitment) Times: Every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am Cost: Two month commitment. 15% off if you sign up before June 1st ($272). Sign Up HERE. Ages 10-15.

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