24 Heroes in 24 Hours – Mission Accomplished!

When we decided that we wanted to put on a charity event, we never could have thought that it would turn out as incredible as this weekend was. Taking on a 24-hour event was a drastic move as our first event, but go big or go home right? We were nervous to say the least 2 weeks prior to the event, as ticket sales (donations) were much lower than anticipated. As of November 1st, we had only presold 16 tickets. We started to knock on every Crossfitters door we knew (or perhaps we just texted everyone we knew) and the community did not disappoint. By the day of the event, we were at over 100 tickets sold. We also had multiple walk-ins and people adding on WODS after participating in one. The local news station WNEP and friend of our gym Ryan Leckey was able to bring so much attention to this great cause that we had community members stopping by to purchase raffle tickets, make donations and watch the athletes workout. One hero workout began every hour, on the hour from 3 pm Saturday to 3 pm Sunday. Meal Prep Grind provided us amazing food from start to finish …

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