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Old 09-18-2012, 09:24 AM   #1
Maggie Mistovich
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CrossFit South Denver - Bears for Kids Charity Competition: 10/27

When: October 27, 2012


CrossFit South Denver

2555 S. Santa Fe Drive, Unit B

Denver, CO 80223

To register or donate, visit:

About the Event

The CrossFit South Denver Bears for Kids Charity Competition is an excellent opportunity for CrossFit competitors to compete to support a great cause! First-time competitors and seasoned CrossFit competition veterans are both encouraged to come together and compete to support Denver Children's Home.

100% of the proceeds from the CrossFit South Denver Bears for Kids Charity Competition will go to the Denver Children's Home.

This half-day competition will feature heats that will begin on the half hour from 1pm to 4pm. Check-in for the event will take place from noon to 1:00pm on the day of the event (October 27, 2012).

The event will featrue one scheduled workout and two "float" workouts. Athlete heats for the scheduled workouts will be released the evening before the event (on October 26, 2012). The "float" workouts can be completed at any time between 1pm and 4pm. Float workouts must be completed prior to 4pm.

Scheduled Workout:


10 Back Squats (95#/65#)(From the Ground)
10 Hand Release Push-Ups
10 Front Squats (95#/65#)(From the Ground)
10 Toes-To-Bar
10 Overhead Squats (95#/65#)(From the Ground)
10 Pull-Ups (Chin-Over-Bar)
10 American KBS (55#/35#)
10 Wall Balls (20#/12# to 10')

Float workouts:

Max reps chin-over-bar pull-ups (one attempt)

Max reps double unders (three attempts)

Bonus Event!

From now until the event, CrossFit South Denver will be accepting donations for Denver Children's Home on this website. CrossFit South Denver will also be accepting doations the day of the event. For every $10 received in donations, Juli Bauer of and Clark Niemeyer-Thomas, owner of CrossFit South Denver, will do one burpee. Once the total donations are totaled, Juli and Clark will race to see who can complete the total burpees first. If Juli wins, Clark will donate an extra $100 to Denver Children's Home. If Clark wins, Clark will donate an extra $50 to Denver Children's Home, and Juli must make Clark a batch of paleo brownies. The more you donate, the more burpees Juli and Clark must complete!

Juli will also be competing in the main competition! If you are a fan of and would like to compete against your favorite paleo blogger, this is your chance!

About Denver Children's Home

Denver Children's Home restores hope and health to traumatized children and families through a comprehensive array of therapeutic, educational, and community-based services.

Denver Children's Home cares for the State of Colorado's abused and neglected children. DCH serves a significantly challenged population. 98% of the children at DCH come from families whose income levels are below federal poverty guidelines. By the time DCH's clients reach Denver Children's Home, more than a third of them have been involved in the juvenile justice system, the majority has passed through the social services system, and most have failed in one or more academic and/or mental health settings.

Denver Children's Home:

Provides the Most effective, but least restrictive type of treatment based on the individual needs of each child.
Progresses children, even those with the most serious disorders, through the levels of care and eventually return them home or to an alternative community-based setting.
Offers a positive alternative to psychitric hospitalization, combining intensive therapy, individualized academic support, and advanced drug treatments for biologically based mental illnesses.
Helps children take ownership of their treatment, to understand their reactions and responses to life events, accept responsibility for their actions, control their behavior, and develop coping mechanisms for difficulties beyond their control.

Judges and Volunteers

If you are interested in judging or volunteering for this event, please e-mail Clark Niemeyer-Thomas:

Questions, Concerns, Sponsorship, and Inquiries

If you have any questions, concerns, sponsorship opportunities or inquiries, please e-mail Clark Niemeyer-Thomas (Owner & Founder of CrossFit South Denver) at
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Old 09-18-2012, 01:41 PM   #2
Steven Nedorolik
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Re: CrossFit South Denver - Bears for Kids Charity Competition: 10/27

Looks liek a great event!
Kinda surprised a Bear Complex wasn't thrown in there
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Old 09-18-2012, 02:06 PM   #3
Maggie Mistovich
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Re: CrossFit South Denver - Bears for Kids Charity Competition: 10/27

That would have been quite fitting!
We actually go by the Bears over at South Denver. I'm fairly certain we're the only CrossFit affiliate with an official mascot. That said, bear costumes are appreciated and encouraged. It is, after all, only a few days away from Halloween.
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