Memorial Day Workout & Potluck
MEMORIAL DAY WORKOUT & POTLUCK
On Monday, May 27th at 10am, we will face the challenge of "MURPH" together with CrossFit boxes across the nation. The workout is completed in memory of Navy Lieutenant Michael P. Murphy, 29, of Patchogue, NY, who was killed
in Afghanistan June 28, 2005. A United States Navy SEAL officer, Murphy was awarded the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions during the War in Afghanistan. His other posthumous awards include the Silver Star Medal (which was later upgraded to the Medal of Honor) and the Purple Heart.
The "Murph" Hero WOD was originally posted on the CrossFit Main Site as the workout of the day for Thursday August 18, 2005 (050818), where the post said "This workout was one of Mike's favorites and he'd named it 'Body Armor.' From here on it will be referred to as 'Murph' in honor of the focused warrior and great American who wanted nothing more in life than to serve this great country and the beautiful people who make it what it is."
"Murph" has become one of the most famous CrossFit workouts, especially popular as a tribute on Memorial Day in the US, when the workout is sometimes referred to as "Memorial Day Murph."
MURPH - THE WORKOUT
- For Time
- 1 mile Run
- 100 Pull-Ups
- 200 Push-Ups
- 300 Air Squats
- 1 mile Run
- All with a Weight Vest (20/14 lb)
Scaled options will be available.
Stick around after the workout for a potluck, drinks and fun!