"Winston-Salem, N.C. – Every year, Crossfit Downtown Winston honors fallen members of the armed services by doing one of Crossfit’s classic memorial workouts - “Murph”.
This year, they will be running it as a fundraiser to benefit the LT. Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation. Lt. Murphy, recently portrayed in the movie “Lone Survivor” was posthumously awarded the medal of honor for his actions in Afghanistan.
When asked about the event, owner Peter Haas said, “For the past six years we’ve come together to perform this workout in honor of Lt. Michael Murphy. This year, we’re looking forward to directly benefitting the foundation named after this hero.”
The day kicks off at 10AM with a free community workout conducted by Crossfit Downtown Winston instructors. The workout will be followed by food and refreshments.
Donations will for the charity will be collected at the event. 100% of the money collected will go directly to the foundation.
Members of the community of all fitness levels are invited to come out and get in a great workout while supporting this wonderful charity.
Crossfit Downtown Winston is located at 480 West End Blvd in Winston Salem (across from Hanes Park). For more information, contact us at 336-310-5018 or visit our event page http://crossfitdowntownwinston.com/crossfit-community-workout-memorial-day-murph-2015/."
- A Press Release