Fundraiser WOD this Saturday in Memory of Ben Callahan – CFS

Jul 12th, 2017

Category: CrossFit

Fundraiser WOD this Saturday in Memory of Ben Callahan – CFS

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Young Ben Callahan (Photo Courtesy of Shoreline Athletics Facebook Page)

Fundraiser WOD This Saturday to Benefit Callahan Family
We will be hosting a fundraiser workout this Saturday (7/15) during all classes to support the Callahan Family. Ten-year old Ben Callahan died tragically on Friday, July 7th in a horrible accident after he slipped and fell into the Branford River. Though only ten years old, Ben was a stand-out athlete, playing football, basketball, and lacrosse. He was also a member of Shoreline CrossFit in Connecticut, where his dad Dave is a coach. Dave Callahan has been a long-time member of the CrossFit community, and many of us competed against him at Regionals several times. He was always kind, outgoing, and friendly –  even during intense competition. Our hearts break for him and his family.

We’d like to send the Callahan Family and the entire Shoreline CrossFit community our support during this tragic time. We will be hosting a fundraiser WOD THIS Saturday during all classes to collect donations. It will be a partner WOD, so please feel free to bring a friend. No pre-registration or prior experience with CrossFit is required. In lieu of drop-in fees, we instead ask for cash donations to send to the Callahan family.

Donations can also be made online by clicking HERE. Let’s rally together to show the Callahans how strong the CrossFit community really is! We thank you in advance for your support.

Warm-up
3 Rounds or 6 minutes
10 KB swings with a 1 second pause above the head
10 Jackknives
30 Double Unders

ADV- Heavy rope

Accessory
Banded hip stabilizer work
– 50ft Side Steps
– Resistance walking with band around ankles.

WOD
535m Run (1 loop)
50 Kettlebell Swings (1.5,1)
50 Double Unders
50 Sit-ups

400m Run
40 Kettlebell Swings
40 Double Unders
40 Sit-ups

300m Run
30 Kettlebell Swings
30 Double Unders
30 Sit-ups

200m Run
20 Kettlebell Swings
20 Double Unders
20 Sit-ups

100m Run
10 Kettlebell Swings
10 Double Unders
10 Sit-ups

Level 2- (1,0.75)
Level 1- (0.75,0.5) ½ Reps on Kettlebell Swings, 2x singles

DISCUSSION 4 Comments

  1. Jason Barrow 07/13/2017 at 1:03 am

    WOD: 22:31 Rx
    Pulled a butt cheek doing monster walks I think? I don’t know but it hurt during the wod. 1 second between Jill and I.

  2. Trevor 07/13/2017 at 12:53 am

    23:36 Rx on the fun new treadmills

  3. Mike Quigley 07/12/2017 at 3:04 pm

    23:08Rx

  4. Kurt 07/12/2017 at 1:19 pm

    WOD: 23:34 Rx