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Honor Our Fallen Heroes This Memorial Day with Blackfly CrossFit and Complete The Murph Challenge

Complete The Murph Challenge with Blackfly CrossFit this Memorial Day.

Complete The Murph Challenge with Blackfly CrossFit this Memorial Day.

Marquette, MI  –  May 24, 2019  –  This Memorial Day Blackfly CrossFit is honoring those who have fallen in the line of duty while serving our country. This year, Blackfly is an official host of the 2019 Murph Challenge. The “Murph” Hero Workout was named after fallen Navy Seal and Medal of Honor recipient Lieutenant Michael Murphy.

Blackfly is opening this challenge to the public, inviting anyone in the community to come out and join the gym as they honor our lost heroes. The challenge consists of the following workout:

  • 1-mile run
  • 100 pull ups
  • 200 push ups
  • 300 air squats
  • 1-mile run
    -All while wearing a 20-pound weight vest or body armor, though this is optional

Blackfly CrossFit owner Dan Young wants anyone to feel welcome so scaled versions of the workout or exercise substitutions will be available to make the challenge doable for people of any fitness level!

As a host of the Murph Challenge, Blackfly will be offering several different times throughout the day, Monday, May 27th where you can stop in to participate. Catch a exercise time at 8am, 9am, 10am or 11am.

The public is welcome, but make sure to call Daniel at (906) 273-0150 to reserve your spot in one of the heats. Blackfly CrossFit is located at 1202 Wright Street in Marquette. You can also learn more about this event on the official Blackfly CrossFit 2019 Memorial Day Murph Challenge Facebook Event.

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