Every year on Memorial Day, Americans honor those who have fallen serving the United States Armed Forces. At CrossFit Batteraof we support this by completing “Murph” the workout on Memorial Day, Monday May the 30st 2016.
A MURPH WOD will start every regular WOD hour (9am - 11am - 17:30 - 18:30 - 19:30 - 20:30) with a running clock of 60 min. Make sure you sign up and are on time!
You will be hungry after this WOD! To refuel your body and to celebrate this event together we are organizing a special Memorial Day Box Dinner.
Reserve your spot via the Facebook event AND register & pay at the box reception to enjoy our homemade healthy post-MURPH WOD dinner and dessert. (Vegetarian and non-vegetarian options available. Note us of any allergies or intolerances beforehand).
Costs are €12,50 for a 3 course meal and a drink of choice. After you payed at the box your spot is reserved. Also let us know when you want to have your dinner served: @18:45 - 19:45 - 20:45 - 21:45.
A team of 4 Navy SEALs led by LT. Michael P. Murphy on a mission to capture or kill a key Taliban leader, found themselves seriously outnumbered in a firefight with hundreds of enemy troops. Pinned down and under intense enemy fire, their communications operator severely wounded, they were in desperate need for help. Due to the mountainous terrain, their communications could not be received. Understanding the situation, LT. Michael P. Murphy moved to open ground, to use his satellite phone, exposing himself to enemy fire. LT Murphy was mortally wounded making that call. They continued fighting until Lt. Murphy and two of his three team mates were mortally wounded. His fourth team member, severely injured himself, managed to escape and was rescued 4 days later. He went on to tell the story in a book and movie titled “The Lone Survivor”.
For his selfless leadership, courageous actions and extraordinary devotion to duty, LT. Michael P. Murphy was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor, the first service member to receive the medal for service in Afghanistan, and the first Navy recipient of the medal since Vietnam.