A time for women to get together

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A time for women to get together

So I’m the last chick in this picture. This was my first crossfit competition ever and it was such a great experience. My teammates and I worked well together and encouraged each other as teammates should. What was amazing, was that the rest of the ladies at the competition would cheer everyone on. It did not feel like a true competition, but a time for woman to get together and help each other over come these challenges. I have not done crossfit in a long time so it was nerve racking going against my competitors who have been doing crossfit forever. However, not once did I feel judged. Girls Gone RX was a postitive exerperience and the kick in the butt I needed to stick with CrossFit. This next year is going to be spent preparing for next year’s event! 

~Rachael~

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Strong women cheering for and empowering other strong women

This was my first Girls Gone Rx competition, and I was beyond excited to say the least!


I teamed up with two of my favorite girls from the gym and we couldn't wait to compete together.  We were hopeful that we could podium, but still realistic as we all competed with injuries.  One bum hip, one bum ankle, and one bum elbow gimped out onto the floor and gave it their all.  We didn't podium, we weren't even top 5 (6th, so close) but I couldn't have been any happier with my team's performance.  We learned so much about ourself and about one another!  I already knew these girls were strong, but I had no idea how strong.  I watched my teammates continue in events with tears in their eyes because they didn't want to "let our team down."  We left it all out there in the floor and I couldn't be more proud of our performance.  Even more than the performance aspect, the atmosphere was amazing.  I found myself being high-fived & cheered on by girls I has never met before.  Each person was giving their best, & every other person was cheering.  This is what crossfit is all about.  Strong women cheering for and empowering other strong women! I can't wait to train for GGRX 2018 with my teammates! 

Beth S.

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Warning- this may get a little sappy

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Warning- this may get a little sappy

Some of my faves from yesterday's comp! **warning- this may get a little sappy** first off this comp is one of my absolute favorites! Not only does it support and bring awareness to breast cancer, it also celebrates women of all kinds! Yes, it's a competition, and yes we all take it seriously, but more than that it allows a chance for women from all over to come and kick ass together- to cheer eachother on- to help motivate and encourage one another with no other motive than to lift eachother up and push eachother beyond limits we have unintentionally set for ourselves. I, for one, am so extremely proud and beyond gracious to have been a part of this event and my team! Two of my best friends in the whole world went out and gave every ounce they had yesterday! Nothing was left behind! We were all injured, and quite honestly could have easily bowed out of this comp...yet we stood by eachother and said this is about the cause and having fun- let's do our best... and maybe kick some ass along the way.

We were able to win the charity event by raising $875 towards breast cancer prevention and awareness! THANK YOU to everyone who donated to our team!! We are so grateful!! We placed 6th overall!:) Personally, I overcame a lot of fears I've been harbouring....i jumped, hit a snatch weight I haven't hit since being injured, and was able to run for the first time in 15 weeks! I also had a moment of celebrating my flaws.  It was kind of hard looking at pics and seeing how much ive lost since being hurt- a lot of muscle tone gone, put some weight on, definitely took on some major cellulitehowever, while carefully selecting pics that hid a lot of that, I decided to say fuck it!! This is the start of healing, to getting back to where I was and beyond that! This is a reminder that even though I am injured, school and the stress of daily life kicks my ass at times, I still get up every day and try my best! I'm celebrating where I'm at in this stage in my life and promising myself to never be a negative influence on myself!

To all the girls who competed yesterday- way to go!!! That was hard and you all kicked major ass!!! To my teammates- I love you girls more than you'll ever know! Finally, to everyone who came out to cheer us on...thank you for all of your support and love!! Here's to prepping for GGRX 2018!!

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