Crossfitter Jose Diz

Crossfit Riot on the River in Red Deer on Saturday

Watch some of the best athletes in Alberta throw down at Riot on the River in Red Deer on Saturday.

Watch some of the best athletes in Alberta throw down at Riot on the River in Red Deer on Saturday.

Pure Fitness Crossfit will host close to 100 athletes at its first crossfit competition at the facility at 5230 53rd Ave.

Co-owner Kelly MacDonald said everyone is welcome to watch the event and to see what crossfit is all about.

There is no cost.

“It’s going to be fun,” said MacDonald. “This is the first time we have hosted our own competition where we have athletes coming from out of town. We are really excited.” Mixed teams of two will compete in four workouts that feature Olympic weightlifting, rowing, gymnastic skills and other movements.

There are Rx (prescribed) and scaled divisions.

The fun gets underway at 9 a.m. and wraps up about 4:30 p.m.

Food trucks such as Peppermint Andy’s, the Stache and other vendors will be on site.

Just Posted

Scares and chills await at haunted house in Red Deer

Zed Haunted House helps raise money for Boys and Girls Club of Red Deer District

PHOTO: Renewable Energy Fair at Red Deer College

The Renewable Energy Fair and Workshops event was held at Red Deer… Continue reading

PHOTOS: Red Deer College Queens host third annual Pink in the Rink game

Queens raised $12,035 for the Central Alberta Cancer Centre.

PHOTOS: The Mustard Seed CEO speaks at Seeds of Hope Gala in Red Deer

The first-ever Seeds of Hope Gala was held at the Red Deer… Continue reading

Person airlifted to hospital after collision near Innisfail

One person was airlifted to hospital after a serious collision west of… Continue reading

WATCH: Make-A-Wish grants Star Wars loving teen’s wish

The Make-A-Wish Foundation granted Anakin Suerink’s wish in Red Deer Saturday afternoon

Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi’s killing

ISTANBUL — In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey… Continue reading

Utah truck driver is jailed without bond after crash kills 6

HEBER, Utah — A man suspected of driving under the influence remained… Continue reading

A ragged, growing army of migrants resumes march toward US

TAPACHULA, Mexico — A ragged army of Honduran migrants streamed through southern… Continue reading

Postal workers to begin strikes in 4 Canadian cities Monday if deal not reached

OTTAWA — The union representing 50,000 Canada Post employees says it will… Continue reading

Migrant caravan swells to 5,000, resumes advance toward US

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico — Despite Mexican efforts to stop them at the… Continue reading

“I don’t feel real”: Mental stress mounting after Michael

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Amy Cross has a hard time explaining the… Continue reading

Toronto residents set to vote Monday on the next four years of civic leaders

Toronto’s municipal election campaign, marked by unprecedented provincial interference, ends Monday when… Continue reading

Former PQ minister Lise Payette remembered as role model for female politicians

MONTREAL — Members from across Quebec’s political spectrum gathered at a downtown… Continue reading

Most Read