Who and what is Murph?
“Murph” is a workout/ fitness challenge created in memory of Navy Lieutenant Michael P. Murphy, 29, of Patchogue, NY, who was killed in Afghanistan June 28, 2005. A United States Navy SEAL officer, Murphy was awarded the U.S. military’s highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions during the War in Afghanistan. “Murph” has become one of the most famous CrossFit workouts, especially popular as a tribute on Memorial Day. Read more about Lieutenant Michael P. Murphy’s bravery HERE.
The tribute workout consists of the following….
1 mile run, 100 pull ups, 200 push ups, 300 body weight squats, and finishes with another 1 mile run.
This year Warrior CrossFit Muscatine along with Vision Center P.C. and Unity Point Health-Trinity Muscatine are teaming up to bring together the Muscatine community to participate in “The Muscatine Murph” This event will be held on Monday May 27th, 2019 (Memorial Day) on the Muscatine Riverfront and is a 100% free event!
Who is this event for?
This event is for anyone who wants to challenge themselves while honoring America’s fallen heroes. While serious fitness enthusiasts may perform the above workout as written, we have a couple modified versions that will fit anyone’s fitness level! Click HERE to see what version of the workout will best fit your fitness level.
How do I sign up?
Step 1: View our movement standards page HERE and determine if you will be participating in this event “scaled” or “Rx”