2019 ROCKY MOUNTAIN CRUSHER

  • September 7, 2019
  • Canmore Nordic Centre
2019-09-07 9:00:00

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6th Annual Rocky Mountain Crusher

The event will include a 5km mountain trail run, covering 200m in elevation gains, and five CrossFit WODs staged throughout.

Registration is open for Coed teams of four (4) – 2 males & 2 females, but there are only 100 team positions available.

Bring your buddies, bring your kids and come throw down with us at the Canmore Nordic Centre.

  • Canmore Nordic Centre 1988 Olympic Way Canmore, AB
  • September 7, 2019 Rain, Snow or Shine
  • 100 Coed Teams of 4 2 Males & 2 Females per Team
  • 5 WODs 5km Trail Run

The Rocky Mountain Crusher will be an all-out test of skill, endurance, strength and teamwork!

We design the workouts to be both FUN and demanding, including classic movements done in CrossFit gyms around the world, as well as a couple of unique and challenging elements. As a team, you will make your way through the 5km course, working together to complete each WOD.

Sign-In – 8:00am – 3pm

  • Location: Canmore Nordic Centre, Nordic Stadium
  • Participants must sign in as a team & packages will be under your team name.
  • Sign-In will be available throughout the day for teams with later start heats.
  • To expedite the sign-in process, please sign the CrossFit Canmore Waiver. Each individual athlete can bring the completed form.

Pre-Race Announcement – 9:00am

All questions about WODs will be answered at this time.

Race Start – 9:30am

  • Teams will start in heats of 5 every 20 minutes.
  • Teams will race together and stick together throughout the race, but each WOD is different. Some you will need to work together as a team to complete, while others you may share the load or need to complete on your own.
  • WOD details will be clearly outlined prior to the event start in our WOD videos.

Start Heats:

WOD’s:

  • Will be posted here Thursday, September 6, 2018

Judging: We want you to have fun, challenge yourself and for this to be a great experience for all of us!

  • As we have 30+ teams on the course at any one time, we will not be judging all of the WOD’s.
  • We will be working on the honour code just like you would at your local gym, so please hold yourself to the highest standard when it comes to counting your reps and maintaining range of motion.
  • There will not finish place prizing. We want this event to be inclusive of everyone, not just the top three teams.

Race Results:

Special Requirements:

  • Please be advised that all participants are required to adhere to the Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park’s Bear Spray policy:

The Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park (CNCPP) works closely with event organizers to promote Wildsmart strategies aimed at keeping participants as safe as possible & reducing negative human-wildlife interactions during events. One of the most effective strategies for avoiding a negative encounter is carrying bear spray while on trails. 

  • As a participant in the Rocky Mountain Crusher, you will be required to carry bear spray while out on course.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Each individual is required to carry bear spray, not per team.
  • Bear Spray can be purchased at many outdoor retailers, as well as at TrailSports located within the Canmore Nordic Centre.
  • TrailSports also provide rentals at $5/day. They are located at 2003 Olympic Way, Tel: 403-678-6764.

FAQ

Sure can! Contact admin@crossfitcanmore.com and let us know.

Teams need to be made up of four (4) people – two of each gender, male/male/female/female. Need a partner or team? Email admin@crossfitcanmore.com and we will try to help you out.

There will be a total of 5 (five) workouts throughout the course.

The run will be a total of ~5km, with workouts placed throughout the course. It will not be a continuous 5km.

We designed the workouts to be both challenging and FUN and to be achievable by everyone. There is both a scaled category & RX, but we just want you to have fun! All participants will receive a finishers swag bag.

We have time caps to keep teams moving through the course. If you do not complete WOD #1 prior to the allotted time cap you will not be eliminated from the race, but will be out of the running for the general results. We set the time caps so they are achievable by everyone.

Yes! This event is built around the community of CrossFit while making it challenging for those at the highest levels. Scaling options will be available.

For many years, the Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park (CNCPP) has worked closely with event organizers to promote Wildsmart strategies aimed at keeping participants as safe as possible & reducing negative human-wildlife interactions during events. One of the most effective strategies at avoiding a negative encounter is carrying bear spray while on trails. As a participant in the Rocky Mountain Crusher, you will be required to carry bear spray while out on course. Please note, Each person is required to carry bear spray, not one per team. http://rockymountaincrusher.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/2015-CNCPP-Events-Bear-Spray-Requirement-QA.pdf

Registration opens at 8:00am, but will be available all day long. Teams must come together to register.

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