Next weekend is the Catalyst Games! WOOHOO!

This year, the majority of competitors are on teams (love it)! The modifications to rep schemes and load for teams will be in a following post, but you know they’ll be very similar.

Start times are estimates, but athletes should be prepared to start earlier in each case.

Mary will have lunches available by pre-order ONLY.

Event 1: Clean and Jerk Ladder (8:30am start)

On the minute, every minute, athletes will move through a series of pre-loaded barbells, beginning with the lightest weight.

See the full event details here.

Event 2: “16.5” (9:45am start, latest)

21-18-15-12-9-6-3 reps for time of:
Thrusters
Burpees

Men use 95 lb.
Women use 65 lb.

For full event details, read more on the CrossFit Games site.

Event 3: Catalyst Games 2010 Event #3: (11:30am start, latest)

Sprint 10m shuttle – 50 double-unders

Sprint 20m shuttle – 40 double-unders

Sprint 30m shuttle – 30 double-unders

Sprint 40m shuttle – 20 double-unders

Sprint 50m shuttle – 10 double-unders

Full Suicide run: 10m – 20m – 30m – 40m – 50m.

…for time.  Cap: 8 minutes.

Here’s the original event announcement from 2010.

Event 4: “MOUNTAIN MURPH” (2pm start, latest)

100 PRONE RING PULLUPS, then run up the mountain.

Stop at 4 prescribed points and perform 50 pushups at each.

Reach the finish line at the top for time.

BONUS: Any Catalyst member can show up for Mountain Murph and run up the hill behind the athletes. No charge, and share a drink at the top to celebrate a year of FITNESS!