OPERATION JUSTICE: A Benefit for Local Heros

OPERATION JUSTICE: A Benefit for Local Heros

CrossFit 515 – 3100 SE Grimes Blvd Suite 900 Grimes, IA 50111

Saturday, September 15th, 2012

10:00 AM – Workout explanation and Welcome
10:30 AM – Heats will run every half hour starting at 10:30 and continuing as long as needed.
**Heat times will be announced the day before the event (Friday, September 14th).

Partner and Individual Divisions

$10 minimum donation, additional donations appreciated.
Donations will be accepted thru CrossFit 515 to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Visit woundedwarriorproject.org for more details on who will benefit from your donations.
NOTE – To make a donation before the event, visit the following website: https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/group-fundraising/operationjustice515/

To register, please email info@crossfit515.com with your name and specify which division (partner or individual) you would like to partcipate in, or signup at CrossFit 515 front desk.

Registration deadline: Thursday, September 13th

The hero WOD “Justice” will be done to honor our local fallen heros. The workout will be announced the week before the event. It will be typical of a CrossFit hero WOD, and accommodations for scaling can be made as needed, so all levels are encouraged to participate for this great cause.

Staff Sergeant James Justice, 32, of Grimes, Iowa, was killed April 23, 2011. James volunteered for duty in Afghanistan in early 2011 to be with his unit because he loved his country and felt that is where he should be. After completing a routine security patrol at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan, word was received of a downed OH-58 Kiowa helicopter in the neighboring Kapisa province north east of Kabul. James and some of his fellow soldiers from the Iowa Army National Guard’s Alpha Troop 1st Squadron 113th Cavalry boarded a UH 60 Black Hawk helicopter to rescue the two man crew of the downed helicopter. After their craft landed the group came under small arms fire. James was killed at the site. He is survived by his wife Amanda and three-year-old daughter Caydence, and parents Larry and Lillian Justice.

Anyone not interested in participating in the workout, we are also asking for volunteers to help setup and keep this event running smoothly. Please email info@crossfit515.com with you name and specify that you are interested in volunteering. We greatly appreciate it.

..are more than welcome. Even if you are not interested in participating or volunteering, please feel free to come cheer on your friends, family, and fellow crossfitters.

Any questions can be emailed to info@crossfit515.com.

Black Star

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15 Responses to OPERATION JUSTICE: A Benefit for Local Heros

  1. taylor says:

    Very excited about this!!

    • Jaime says:

      Me too! And a BIG thank you in advance to you and Billy for all your help getting this organized đŸ™‚

  2. Kady says:

    Awesome!!! Can’t wait!

  3. Leann says:

    Ditto.. it’s my weekend off too:)

  4. Tiffany Kragnes says:

    Can anyone do this? Even a non-member of 515? Cuz if so I will post on my FB wall and try to rustle some LEO’s and military friends too.

  5. Jordanne says:

    Aw, poop. We have an away bout in the Quad Cities that day. I was so hoping to have a little bit more time before I had to subject you guys to the ‘I’m sorry, I have derby’ excuse T_T

    • Jordanne says:

      Wait, no – working OT instead, but still bummed to miss things. That’ll learn me to check my dance card.

  6. Jaime says:

    New Donations Page..
    NOTE- To make a donation before the event, visit the following website: https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/group-fundraising/operationjustice515/

  7. Jaime says:

    Win Prizes!!
    There will also be a raffle drawing at the event. Every participant and volunteer will get a ticket, and more can be purchased at the event (all money raised going to the WWP).
    Thank you to the following sponsors for donating some of the first prizes to give away…
    Authentic Spinal Care (www.authenticspinalcare.com)
    Waukee Wellness & Chiropractic (waukeewellness.com)

  8. Kate says:

    Do you think you will still be doing heats at 1230?

    • Jaime says:

      We won’t know until we do the heats on Friday, but if you’re interested in participating, go ahead and sign up. We will do our best to get you in the last heat and hopefully the timing will work out for you.

  9. Jaime says:

    OPERATION JUSTICE: Workout announced!!

    20 min AMRAP of:
    400m Run with Sand bag (50#/25#)
    4 Rope Climbs
    23m Bear Crawl
    11 Deadlifts (315#/205#)
    *Partner version of the workout is: one person running with sandbag at all times, switching every time partner returns, score is rounds of rope climbs, bear crawl & deadlifts completed.

    All ability levels are welcome, we will be scaling both weights and movements as needed.

    Reminder: Anyone wanting to participate MUST sign up (Deadline to do so is this Thursday, September 13). Heats will be announced on Friday, September 14).

    • taylor says:

      After watching the games re-runs yesterday, and feeling patriotic for tomorrow and now this workout posted – Im so pumped (with adrenaline and baby fluids).

  10. Jaime says:

    OPERATION JUSTICE: Heats & Schedule Announcements!

    * Any volunteers interested in helping setup, we will be starting tomorrow morning at 8:30am.
    * Participants please be at the gym between 9:30 & 9:45am to check-in. The event will begin right at 10:00am.
    * We will try to stay as close to on-time as possible, but these heat times are just tentative times.
    * See everyone tomorrow morning!

    Heat 1 (~10:30am)
    Ben Woods & Adam Porath
    Jeff & Jeffrey Seese
    Ash & Asa Ivers
    Shelley Noyce & Danielle Farrell
    Jordan Gegner
    Zachery Fuller
    Tiffany Kragnes
    Leann Gudenkauf

    Heat 2 (~11:00am)
    Phil Kniep & Cole Henn
    Nate Yoho & Ben Knutson
    Kady Onken & Taylor Coder
    Tanya Christie & Sarah Barbach
    Heath Hove
    Mike Christiansen
    Jess DePhillips
    Cara Blair

    Heat 3 (~11:30am)
    Ryan Anderson & Sean Anderson
    Lance Kellow & Justin Vaught
    Steve & Jackie Harms
    Jenny & Katelyn Seese
    Zane Sackett
    Spencer Gratton
    Laura Yoho
    Beth Baustian

    Heat 4 (~noon)
    Brian Sender & Todd Fox
    Ben Bonnano & Tanna Harshbarger
    Pete & Beth Lemon
    Stephanie Roberts & Annette DeFrancisco
    Dawn Rodish & Janet Jennings
    Nate Ward
    Brian Eppers

    Heat 5 (~12:30pm)
    Mark Krueger & Jason McCullom
    Chris & Nicole Jespersen
    Eddie & Mindy Mrowka
    Kelli Christian & Eric Foutch
    Monique Reese & Jesse McAtee
    Tony Rivera
    Tony VanCannon

    Heat 6 (~1:00pm)
    Jim Noyce & Bob Jennings
    Wes & Katie Nyberg
    Michelle Clark & Ryan Esdohr
    Stephanie Bonnano & Tiffany Nelson
    Tara Krueger
    Heidi Vokes