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MURPH- Community Workout Challenge

Mon May 29, 2023 Big Sky, MT 59730 US Directions


Kids Murph

9:00AM MDT - 3:00PM MDT

1/2 Murph

9:00AM MDT - 3:00PM MDT

Partner Murph

9:00AM MDT - 3:00PM MDT

Full Murph- No Vest

9:00AM MDT - 3:00PM MDT

Full Murph- Vest

9:00AM MDT - 3:00PM MDT

Virtual Murph

9:00AM MDT - 3:00PM MDT


245 Town Center Ave
Unit 1A
Big Sky, MT US 59730


Join us in celebrating Memorial Day 2023 with a day of community, food, music, and some friendly competition. All event proceeds benefit Big Sky Bravery. 

Why "Murph"?

The MURPH workout is what is known as Hero WOD. These workouts are performed to honor the memories of those who served in the armed forces and paid the ultimate sacrifice.

“Murph” honors the life of Lieutenant Michael Murphy from Patchogue, NY, who died serving in Afghanistan in 2005. A U.S. Navy SEAL officer, Murphy was awarded the U.S. military’s highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions during the War in Afghanistan. His other posthumous awards include the Silver Star Medal (which was later upgraded to the Medal of Honor) and the Purple Heart. 

The Murph Challenge is not new, it has been Memorial Day tradition for Moving Mountains and other gyms around the country for many years. This year we are expanding that tradition and opening our doors to locals and the surrounding area that would like to participate in support of Big Sky Bravery. 

The Workout
A 1-mile run
100 pull-ups
200 push-ups
300 air squats
Another 1-mile run

The goal of the Murph workout is to complete all the exercises in the shortest amount of time possible. The workout is challenging but there are many ways to partition the reps and scale to make it fun and approachable for the whole family! 

5 divisions 
- 1/2 Murph- Half the Reps. ALL of the fun!

- Partner Murph- Partners run 1 mile together then split the pull-ups, push-ups, and squats any way. One partner works, one rests.

- Full Murph Rx and Scaled- No Vest, Split the reps any way

- Full Murph- Competition. The grand finale! Full Reps + 20/14 lb vest (BYO Vest). Reps split any way. No scaling.

- Kids Murph- ½ mile run, 25 pull-ups, 50 push-ups, 75 squats

Bring your friends! If you register with a group of 5 adults or more, we will give you a dedicated team space. Bring your best festive uniforms, banners, and decorations to rep your gym or your family and have a chance to win our Team Spirit Award! 

Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 athletes in each division. We will also be awarding a Spirit award to the most festive individual and team. 

Event will start at 9 am. Each division will have it’s own heat. We will have a live DJ to keep the stoke high throughout the day! There will also be food and beverage vendors.  

We will have judges on site to ensure the safety of the athletes. They are not there to judge every rep. All athletes will be responsible for counting their own reps. 

Heat times will be released closer to the event date. 


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