Halloween 2012

30 Oct
pumkins

Aloha Guys & Gals-

This Wednesday October 31st is Halloween. All the facilities will be holding their normal class times. Stop in and get your WOD on in your costume! Any idea on what the Halloween WOD may be? Anyone have any CF inspired costumes? What CF movement best embodies Halloween!?

I have seen a few CrossFit inspired pumpkins.

Also check out this picture from last years Halloween WOD at CFK.

Ill leave you guys with some brief history on Halloween: “Straddling the line between fall and winter, plenty and paucity, life and death, Halloween is a time of celebration and superstition. It is thought to have originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off roaming ghosts. In the eighth century, Pope Gregory III designated November 1 as a time to honor all saints and martyrs; the holiday, All Saints’ Day, incorporated some of the traditions of Samhain. The evening before was known as All Hallows’ Eve and later Halloween. Over time, Halloween evolved into a secular, community-based event characterized by child-friendly activities such as trick-or-treating. In a number of countries around the world, as the days grow shorter and the nights get colder, people continue to usher in the winter season with gatherings, costumes and sweet treats.”

CFK will be having a Post Halloween WOD BBQ & BEERS. This is your invitation!

Erik Alvarez

 
 
  • About Erik Alvarez

    Erik Alvarez is the head coach at CrossFit Kailua and has been a crossfitter for 5 years. When not working at CrossFit Kailua he can be found frolicking in the forest with mythical creatures. He also enjoys keeping it real and has been known to keep it the realest.
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