2014 Memorial Day “Murph”

My third year doing this with Survival Fitness. I was in the 9am heat.

Murph-2014-WOD

“Murph”

  • 1 Mile Run
  • 100 Pull-ups
  • 200 Push-ups
  • 300 Air Squats
  • 1 Mile Run

* Break up the 100-200-300 however you want.

Definitely no weight vest for me. I don’t need to make a 40 minute workout any harder than it is. 😉 I wanted to go out conservative on the first mile this year and I sure did that. It was about an 8:20, but allowed me to get right into the middle part of the workout. Instead of going with 20 rounds of 5-10-15, I decided to go 4-8-12 this year for 25 rounds. I always die on the push-ups and that seems to allow me to continue through them. Headed out the door for the 2nd mile at 31:17, so I need to run the same pace as my first mile to beat my time from last year of 39:41. Ended up running a 9 minute mile to finish at 40:17, but I’ll take it since I haven’t been doing a lot of conditioning and recently started working my upper body again.

2014-05-26-murph-9am-heat

Over 4 heats we had close to 70 people complete “Murph” today. Time for some grilling and beering!

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Nick Momrik

I'm searching for the perfect golf swing and my first hole-in-one. I'm addicted to CrossFit. I work for Automattic.

2 thoughts on “2014 Memorial Day “Murph””

  1. Nice time! This was my first year doing it with a vest- went with the 20# and finished in 46 and some change. Next year I’m hoping to get in the low 40s!

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  2. It was a beautiful Saturday morning for my first time Murph Challenge. I was in the 8 a.m. crew. I just recently started Crossfit, so I did the modified pushups (box) and pullups (ring) and finished in 45:45.
    Nick & Lil Mama, you ROCK!!!

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