Fitness for Purpose!

June 28, 2016
by Jay Hocking

Guest post by Mark Shortt Mark Shortt organized the Greater Lansing CrossFit 5 Gallon Challenge In February, Greater Lansing CrossFit‘s owners Anthony and Stacey Nye approached me with a desire to give back to the community with some sort of fundraiser, and they knew I had a passion for clean water and helping those who…

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A Thanksgiving Tradition

February 2, 2016
by Jay Hocking

We just received a pretty cool story from a family who carried their Five Gallon Challenge jug last fall. Joel and Lily involved their family in the Five Gallon Challenge through a Thanksgiving tradition. Every Thanksgiving morning, Joel and Lily take a hike with members of their family. “It’s always so nice to work up…

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Crossfit with world-impacting purpose

October 26, 2015
by Jay Hocking

The day Water for Good launched the Five Gallon Challenge online, we got a call from Keith Sampson, in Warsaw, Indiana. “When I saw the [Five Gallon Challenge] video, it clicked. This can be done as a CrossFit workout. I started CrossFit in January, and it has changed my life, and what better way to…

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The Walk.

August 25, 2015
by Jay Hocking

The sun is rising. It’s 5am. Justine, a 32-year-old mother of three, opens her eyes and rises from the large mat where she sleeps with her family in the village of Gbadengue in the Central African Republic. Rain or shine, Justine and her oldest daughter will be fetching water first thing in the morning. They…

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