Final Results of Lurong Challenge

[by Fem]  As most of you have already heard, CrossFit Rochester placed 6th overall out of 740 gyms in the nationwide Lurong Paleo Challenge.  This marks the second year in a row that we’ve place in the top 10!  We had 35 members participate this year.  With Julie seemingly a bit pre-occupied this go-round, our success [...]

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Food Drive

[Fem] In the spirit of Thanksgiving, our CrossFit Kids classes have been instructed to bring a non-perishable food item to the kids’ class party on Monday. The Pittsford Food Cupboard is in desperate need of donations, so Julie and I upped the ante: for every item the kids collect, we will do 1 burpee. (Judging [...]

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Save the Dates. . . Lots of dates!

[by Fem] 11/28/13: The annual CF Rochester Turkey Bowl (our WOD + football game) will take place, as always, on Thanksgiving.  Show up at 8am to WOD and then stay to play football at 9am. 11/23/13: CrossFit Buffalo’s Movember Throwdown.  We have a bunch of people competing in both scaled and Rx divisions.  Ridiculous facial hair [...]

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Halloween Costume Contest Winner

[by Fem] Congratulations to Katie and Dea, who after much deliberation, are the official Halloween costume contest winners! We appreciate your ingenuity as well as your play on words, ladies. Katie and Dea will win gift certificates to Effortlessly Healthy, Rochester’s new paleo meal service. Honorable mentions go out to Mike D. as Thing 4, [...]

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Food Truck This Weekend!

[by Fem] Don’t forget that Effortlessly Healthy‘s Paleo Food Truck will be coming to the gym on Saturday!  They are scheduled to serve food samples and coffee from 8-10am, so be sure to show up, get your WOD on, and then hang out after class to take advantage of delicious post-WOD eats!

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Halloween Paleo?

[by Fem] On Wednesday, October 30 we are having a Halloween party during our CrossFit Kids classes. Costumes or Halloween-colored/themed outfits are encouraged. Both age groups will be merged together and all kids can participate for the entire time (4-5:15).  Julie will email parents with additional details. On Thursday, October 31, we are having a [...]

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Watch the World Championship Spartan Race

[by Fem] Attention runners, obstacle racers, and masochists alike! There is an interesting event coming your way this weekend. No, not the Mendon Ponds Park Zombie Run (though isn’t that intriguing!?), but the World Championships Spartan Race on tv. The Spartan Race Series is similar to CrossFit in its emphasis on the unknown and the unknowable.The [...]

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WODder of the week: Jason Wasserman

[by Fem] Congratulations to Jason Wasserman, our WODder of the week! Jason has been a consistent hard worker since he joined two years ago. Jason said it was pure luck that got him CrossFitting: Joe and Lenzi helped him move a snack machine over at Turf time (he owns that facility), and Joe invited him [...]

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Scarecrow 5k – you will be there

This saturday is the Scarecrow 5k in Fairport.  This race is a fundraiser for Safe Journey – the battered womens’ support center that our Alli O’Malley runs.  CrossFit Rochester has sponsored this event for the past few years and we are strongly encouraging your participation.  So strongly in fact that it is the WOD for [...]

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Weekend Events

[by Fem] Want to raise money for a great cause while doing thrusters and burpees with your friends? CrossFit Boomtown has you covered: on Saturday from 8am-1pm they are  hosting their second-annual Kalsu 4 a Cause to raise money for the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester. There are Rx, scaled, and kids divisions. Entry fee is $10 and [...]

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