For time: 50 burpees 400-m run 100 push-ups 400-m run 150 walking lunges 400-m run 200 squats 400-m run 150 walking lunges 400-m run 100 push-ups 400-m run 50 burpees
U.S. Marine Cpl. Albert Gettings, 27, of New Castle, Pennsylvania, died on Jan. 5, 2009, while conducting counter-sniper operations in Fallujah, Iraq. Cpl. Gettings was serving as a team leader with the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, at the time of his death.
Every quarter, Cpl. Gettings’ fellow Marines in Fox Company complete a special CrossFit workout in his honor as part of the Cpl. Albert P. Gettings Award ceremony.
He is survived by his wife, Stephanie Palimino; parents, David and Juliet; and sister, Cori.
This Hero WOD, like many, is long and grueling. Most of the exercises are approachable by all skill levels, but the total volume should be reduced by decreasing the reps of each.
Intermediate Option For time: 40 burpees 400-m run 80 push-ups 400-m run 120 walking lunges 400-m run 160 squats 400-m run 120 walking lunges 400-m run 80 push-ups 400-m run 40 burpees
Beginner Option For time: 20 burpees 200-m run 30 knee push-ups 200-m run 40 walking lunges 200-m run 50 squats 200-m run 40 walking lunges 200-m run 30 knee push-ups 200-m run 20 burpees