Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Maltese CrossFit plans fund-raiser to benefit Hotshot firefighters' families

Maltese CrossFit of Idaho Falls is holding a workout fund-raiser Saturday morning, 9:30 to 11:30, to help support the families of the 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots firefighting team who died June 30 while fighting a wildfire near Yarnell, Ariz.

Donations may be given at the event or through the CrossFit Web site, This is part of a nationwide effort that had raised more than $38,000 this morning.

If you want to contribute your sweat, all are invited to take part in the Hotshots 19 workout, which includes six timed rounds of:
  • 30 Squats
  • 135 pound power clean, 19 reps
  • 7 strict pull-ups
  • Run 400 meters
Workout weights can be modified for each individual.

Maltese Crossfit is located at 2420 S. Yellowstone Highway, Unit G. For more information, call 360-9423.