Thursday, 15/03/12

Thursday, 15/03/12

Bench Press
3-3-3
60 second KB Farmer Carry
– Distance in metres x kilograms carried
Supine Ring Pulls
5-5-5
Core Conditioning
Y’s and T’s on Rings

Campbell came to CrossFit some months ago to help condition himself for his Ultra-marathon running.  He has gone about his business in the gym quietly and determinedly, much like his life outside the gym. He has run some relatively short distances since joining (eg. 56 kms in 6 hours) and is now about to embark on his primary quest – the 100km Tarawera Ultra-Marathon in New Zealand. http://www.taraweraultra.co.nz/
Campbell works day in, day out, with disadvantaged youths and is in the process of setting up a CrossFit style gym at their school. Check out more of what makes Campbell the champion guy he is and how he is raising funds for MS Queensland:

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  • Trent
    Posted at 21:37h, 14 March

    Nice work Cambell, and all the best for this weekend mate!

  • Katherine L
    Posted at 21:59h, 14 March

    Good luck for the weekend, Campbell. Anyone who can run for 100km is absolutely amazing in my book! I am sure with all your hard training and passion, you’ll smash it over the finish line!

  • Jessica
    Posted at 22:05h, 14 March

    You are definitely an inspration Campbell!! Good work and good luck.

  • Dan
    Posted at 23:10h, 14 March

    Amazing work, Campbell. Good luck!

  • Sue O'Connor
    Posted at 07:35h, 15 March

    And I complain about 1,000m fantastic, good luck and you are an inspiration to us at CF King.
    Cheers
    Sue O

  • Megan
    Posted at 08:31h, 15 March

    I admire your commitment and mental strength Cambell. Good luck, have fun and stay hydrated. I look forward to hearing you recount your adventure when you return to the box.

  • MeTTT
    Posted at 08:55h, 15 March

    How’s about we take a collection from the CFK crew and donate it to the MS Foundation that Campbell is running for?

    • Trent
      Posted at 09:14h, 15 March

      Nice one Jeff, I’m in.

      • MeTTT
        Posted at 11:51h, 15 March

        Who said that? Show yourself.

    • Jim King
      Posted at 09:16h, 15 March

      I have already donated $50 on behalf of CFK. I’ll leave a collection box at the gym, if people want to add to it they are most welcome or they can follow the links provided on the website and donate individually.
      I encourage everyone to take a moment to read some of the comments on his facebook page and his official fundraising page.

      • Steph
        Posted at 10:52h, 15 March

        Sounds great, count me in. Campbell what you are doing is really awesome!! Good on you.

  • Jo Genders
    Posted at 10:25h, 15 March

    So, WOD 12.4 has muscle ups. Over and out.

    • Jim King
      Posted at 10:33h, 15 March

      There’s the small matter of getting through the 150 wall ball and 90 double unders first though – GAME ON!

      • Jo Genders
        Posted at 10:38h, 15 March

        I realised after I posted that my comment might have sounded a bit presumptuous. I hadn’t really read the time properly, so now praying big time I can get through Karen and DUs in 12 mins…

        • MeTTT
          Posted at 11:53h, 15 March

          Only 1 wall ball required and you are still in the game Jo. I’ll be pleased if I get to do some double unders.

          • Katherine L
            Posted at 17:14h, 15 March

            I’m with you Jeff. I will be lucky to get to the DU’s after the wall balls of death!

        • Jo D
          Posted at 13:22h, 15 March

          I’m praying to the muscle-up fairy for some kind of miracle to happen overnight!!

          • Jo Genders
            Posted at 14:22h, 15 March

            That’s the difference between the two Jo’s – I’m praying to the wall ball fairy & you’ve already got through those AND the double unders!

  • Chris
    Posted at 11:25h, 15 March

    12.4 omg i am without speech…… 🙂

  • Jo D
    Posted at 12:54h, 15 March

    Best of luck Campbell, great scenery to run through!! The work you do must be very rewarding & the kids will just love the crossfit I’m sure. Hope it is a success 🙂

  • Jim King
    Posted at 15:23h, 15 March

    6am Bench kgs / Farmer Carry Score (dist. covered x kgs carried)
    Rod – / 6848
    Phantom 43 / 4320
    Sabrina 35 / 3552
    Nat 65 / 5664
    Gerard 60 / 6000
    David 75 / 5040
    Steph 55 / 3140
    Jo D 45 / 3840 (16’s), 3696 (24’s)
    Trent 70 / 8384
    Hutch 70 / 7744
    Sandy 40 / 2944
    Minh 32.5 / 2912
    Danny 45 / 5040
    Patrick 60 / 5616
    Anthony M 90 / 5904
    Caitlin 15 / 2160
    Suzy 32.5 / 2280
    Sam 42.5 / 3360
    Bianca 37.5 / 3840 (16’s), 3160 (24’s)

    • Bianca
      Posted at 19:36h, 15 March

      I only did 20?s on my second go Jimmy. I tried the 24?s after watching Jo D making them look so easy.. Got about 3m

  • Pip
    Posted at 16:27h, 15 March

    Went for a lil run in the rain…ran thru a couple of massive puddles at the start so felt like I was wearing ankle weights the whole time!! Haha :p
    3.72km – 19.28

  • Christian
    Posted at 17:15h, 15 March

    CKZ : 15min AMRAP Situps, 30 sec break, 5min AMRAP back extensions: 255 / 125
    Good on you Campbell, go strong! A friend of mine did that race last year and came 19th (Cat Pos). He loved it, but he does speak with an NZ accent now …

  • Jim King
    Posted at 20:33h, 15 March

    2pm
    Therese Intro 1
    4pm Games WOD 12.4
    Megan 240 (150 wall ball – 7:36, 90 double unders)
    4.30pm
    Jess 50 / 4320 (24’s), 3360 (16’s)
    5pm
    Matt G 110 / 6720 (32’s)
    Emma 30 / 3104
    Andrew H 100 / 6144
    Megan 47.5 / 3888 (24’s)
    Lana 35 / 3840 (16’s)
    Alyssa 30 / 2496
    Jo G 40 / 3840 (16’s)
    6pm
    Penny Intro 2
    Tim Intro 1
    Leah 35 / 2880
    Jack 10kg DB (3×10) / 2448
    Bec 45
    Rob T 100 / 7680
    Lauren 35 / 3424, 3488 (16’s)
    Rob C 70 / 6816
    Joel 90 / 8128, 8448 (32’s)
    Amir 50 / 5760
    Hayley 35 / 2856

    • Jo Genders
      Posted at 20:39h, 15 March

      And for Lana tonight: first pull up!

      • Katherine L
        Posted at 20:58h, 15 March

        Go Lana!!! Awesome job!

  • Campbell Willis
    Posted at 18:32h, 19 March

    Dear Crossfiters
    I am speechless after reading Jim’s comment & seeing all the support I have recieved, wow!
    I am now back in Brissie after an amazing trip back to NZ & an experience that will live on with me for along time. I managed to cross the line in just over 13 hours & we were blessed with a stunning day & breathtaking scenery. For those interested, I will be writing a reflection on my everyday hero site once it had all sunk in.
    Now time to cut back the running & up my crossfiting.
    Thanks again, it is all very humbling.

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