Thursday, September 15, 2011


I've started school at SUNY Geneseo! (SUNY= State university of New York)

After 9.5-hour class days, I have found a bit of time to go running and explore the area!

31 Heroes WOD

On September 3rd, I participated in the 31 Heroes Workout at Crossfit Rochester.

This was a workout conceived by Crossfit HQ as a fundraiser for the families of the 30 service-people (and 1 service dog) who were killed by enemy fire on August 6th in Afghanistan. Worldwide, $300,000 was raised by Crossfit gyms for the families of the heroes.

The workout was done with a partner: the partner runs 400m with a sandbag (25 pounds for women or 45 pounds for men) while you do 8 thrusters, 6 fifteen-foot rope climbs, and 11 box jumps. (The rep scheme signifies that this tragedy occurred on August 6, 2011.) When your partner returns with the sandbag, you switch places, and they pick up where you left off. Your score is the total number of rounds [of the thrusters, rope climbs, and box jump] completed between the two partners.

I did this workout with Kameron, and together, we thoroughly enjoyed the challenge of this suffer-fest!

me on thrusters, Nick on box jumps

Kameron on box jumps

showing that rope who is boss!

Pictures from Empire State Regatta

Actually, there are only a few, and they aren't from the regatta, but rather from "playtime" afterward.