The New Year’s Day Team Marathon Row was start in 2018 to bring members together with the intent of starting the year off on a healthy note. We usually start around 9AM with teams of 4-8 people per rower, rotating turns until 42,195 meters are completed.
Friday Night Lights events are announced every once in a while. They are popular with the members because it is a chance to workout with friends who might normally be in a different class. We also program workouts that are not typically in class because of logistical reasons. These are fun nights that members tend to hang out after working out to enjoy some food and drinks.
Murph is a popular hero workout done each year on Memorial Day.
We honor US Navy Seal Lt. Michael P. Murphy, remembering he and all the men and women who lost their lives serving in our nation’s military. We host it as a community event raising money for the Long Beach Kiwanis Club to send military kids to camp each summer.
We have a Beach WOD each summer where we take some equipment to the sand and test our fitness in partner workouts. As long as it’s a sunny day, we will spend the rest of the day on the beach.
Barbells for Boobs is held each October to raise money and awareness for those who have been diagnosed or are at risk for breast cancer. We decorate the gym, wear pink and lift weights together.
In the past, we have raised money for the “Barbells for Boobs” Foundation that helps women & men with early detection mammograms. We have also collected donations for one of our coach’s friend to offset the finances of her breast cancer treatment.
The CrossFit Open is the first event of the competitive fitness season. Hundreds of thousands of athletes participate in this annual global throwdown. For the majority of the world, this is an opportunity to see how you stack up against the rest of the CrossFit world. Even more importantly, it is a measurable tool for our own personal progress.