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ValorFit Community Murph

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Urbandale High School

7111 Aurora Avenue

Urbandale, IA 50322

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Community Murph is to bring the Des Moines fitness community together to benefit ValorFit, a local non-profit organization.

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We are excited to announce, in conjuction with CrossFit 8035, CrossFit Merle Hay and North Ankeny CrossFit, a Community Murph on Memorial Day.

We encourage and invite all area gyms to be part of this event to bring about community and fitness that will benefit ValorFit, a local non-profit organization. There will be no charge to participate, but if you are inclined we will accept free will donations that will go directly to ValorFit.

Donations can be made here: http://www.valorfit.org/donate

ValorFit was designed for veterans who believe self-worth shouldn’t be left on the battlefield. We want to re-engage and ignite a renewed confidencein veterans through fitness. Yes, fitness builds strength, but being surrounded by like-minded strong veterans builds something even more important, confidence and pride in self. We exist to build your strength, re-engage your confidence, and re-ignite your passion for life. Stronger Together.

More information, including time and heat sign-ups as well as volunteer sign-ups will be coming out soon!

Murph was created in August of 2005 in honor of Navy Lt. Michael Murphy, a SEAL who died in Afghanistan in 2005 in a battle with the Taliban, which later became famous in the Mark Wahlberg movie “Lone Survivor.”

Murph is an adaptable and scalable workout as follows. (As we get closer to the event we'll have videos to show scalable and relay options). This can be done as a partner or even team workout to best suit your fitness needs.

1 mile run (walk, relay)

100 pull-ups (jumping pull-ups, ring rows)

200 push-ups (knee push ups, plank)

300 air squats

1 mile run (walk, relay)

If you are interested in sponsoring or donating to this event, please contact ginnie@valorfit.org.

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Urbandale, IA 50322

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