Memorial Day Murph - Event Details and Scaling Options

Karen Southwick
May 23, 2023
Memorial Day Murph - Event Details and Scaling Options

We are so excited that Memorial Day (and therefore Murph!) is less than one week away!

We wanted to make sure everyone knew all the details about this year's annual Memorial Day Murph Challenge at Aevitas, and also that everyone feels fully prepared to conquer the workout - with whatever scaling method is appropriate for YOU!

2023 Memorial Day Murph Event Details

Date: Monday, May 29th

Time: 8:00 & 9:15 AM Class Times; After-party until ~12!

Location: BOTH Aevitas locations!

Cost: No cost, but bring a donation for Wounded Warrior if you'd like!

Other details about the day:

Murph - The Workout and Scaling Options

As you probably already know, Murph is:

1 Mile Run
100 Pull-ups
200 Push-ups
300 Squats
1 Mile Run
*If you have a weight vest or body armor, wear it

However, completing Murph "as-written" or "Rx" is NOT a requirement to come complete the event with us on Monday!  If you're worried about not being able to complete the workout in its entirety, there are LOTS of ways to scale to your own needs.

Below are some general examples of how to scale Murph.  Your coach on Monday will also be able to help you make appropriate decisions that will allow you to participate in the event, get a great workout in, and not be completely wrecked for the rest of your day/week!

Common Murph Scaling Options

Whichever option you choose to go with, know that the important thing about completing the Memorial Day Murph Challenge is this: that you came together with the community to push yourself through the pain of a workout, as a way to honor those who have sacrificed everything so that you are able to do so!

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