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During the CrossFit Open 2015 this year, area CrossFit gyms in Knoxville will be hosting a Friday Night Lights style event. The idea is that the location of the get together will change week to week. Each week, once the workout is released, the area coaches will choose where that week’s event will be held (because of equipment restraints). It is our plan to rotate through five different gyms for the five weeks of the Open!
The gist of the Friday Night Lights is this: we want to get all of the Knoxville CFers to get out of their comfort zones and visit other gyms and meet new people. Knoxville has such a great and diverse group of CrossFitters, and it would be a shame if we always just plied our trade in our respective boxes. So each Friday evening we will meet up at the designated box and run through as many heats of the workout as needed. It will be a great chance not only to meet new friends, but you will also have the chance to see some our city’s finest and fittest chase after their dream of moving on to the Super, Master’s, or Youth Regionals.
The first evening in our Friday Night Lights series will be hosted at your very own CrossFit Ktown on Friday February 27th at 5:00PM. The event will run until the last heat is served. We will have online sign-ups for heats on our website once we know what the workout entails. There will also be a plethora of certified judges if you cannot provide your own. And get this…Progenex will be at the gym doing a PROGENEX DAY – so come prepared to try some new product and purchase some of the sauce that powers the best athletes in the sport. We will also have a food truck in the parking lot hocking yummy paleo options.
So what should you plan for in the coming weeks? Well, plan on doing the Open workout not at your regularly scheduled workout time, but instead choose to join the fun of the Friday Night Lights that evening. Each gym will have a different flavor to add to the party. It is going to be a fun time with a lot of great people cheering each other on to PR performances. So tell your friends across all CF boxes and get hyped!