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All proceeds benefit the work of Wheeler Mission, Outreach, and our community’s homeless.

Event Info

This one-day affiliate challenge will include 12 member co-ed teams (5 men, 5 women, 2 judges), each competing in various workouts to be judged and scored based on the standards set by local CrossFit affiliate owners. A component of the competition will be fundraising to help the homeless.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

New! Park Tudor School (7200 N College Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46240)

7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (time subject to change)


Team Info

Team Requirements

  • Registration opens April 1st at 9:00AM
  • More teams in 2018!
  • The top 5 finishers and the top 5 fundraising teams from 2016’s competition will receive a link to register early (March 25th, 9:00 AM)
  • From April 1st-10th ONLY ONE TEAM PER AFFILIATE may register
  • April 11th 9:00 AM – open registration (may sign up more than one team per affiliate)
  • A $50 non-refundable registration fee will be charged per team. This $50 will go towards the team fundraising goal.
  • After registering your team you will be automatically directed to the Crowdrise fundraising site to set up your team fundraising page. All team members will register on the Crowdrise team pages.
  • After the 30 spots are full, teams may add their name to the waiting list with no guarantees.
  • Athletes must be able to lift a 50 pound object to the shoulder and squat below parallel.

Join A Team

There are a limited number of available spots for teams to compete. All team members (including judges) must sign up on their team’s CrowdRise fundraising page after the team has been created by clicking “Join a Team”.

Fundraising Info

Free Nike MetCons Contest from Athletic Annex!

Nike and Athletic Annex are working together to help you help the homeless at this year’s Strength In Our Streets. For every donation you give or receive on your fundraising page, you will be entered to win a free pair of Nike MetCons! This will happen each week, beginning May 29, and ending on June 18.

So if you get 10 donations during the week, that’s 10 chances to win! 20 donations means 20 chances to win! Each week! So get out there and finish Event 1 – Fundraising strong and you could be a big winner!


  • June 5 – Curtis Lamp (CrossFit Naptown)
  • June 12 – Melissa McDowell (CrossFit 46038) (Revival Fitness)
  • Kayce Garbison (Top Fuel CrossFit)



  1. Donations must be at least $25 to qualify for a chance to win
  2. All qualifying donations from Monday – Sunday will give the fundraising athlete one entry in that week’s random drawing.
  3. Giveaway dates are June 5th, June 12th, and June 19th. (3 pairs of Nike MetCons will be given away)
  4. All fundraising dollars benefit Wheeler Mission and Outreach.

Fundraising & Important Deadlines

  • Fundraising is a scored event and essential for teams looking to succeed in this competition.
  • Fundraising minimum is $1,000 per team
  • 100% of the proceeds benefit Outreach and Wheeler Mission
  • By the end of the day May 1st, teams must have 50% of their team signed up and $500 raised or forfeit their spot
  • By the end of the day June 1st, teams must have 5 men, 5 women, and 2 judges signed up and $750 raised or forfeit their spot
  • By 7:45AM June 24th, teams must have 5 men, 5 women, and 2 judges at the event and a minimum of $1,000 raised or risk not being allowed to compete
  • Heats will be assigned based on Crowdrise-posted fundraising totals at 12:00 PM Friday, June 23rd and announced later that day
  • Fundraising will remain open until the end of the first event Saturday June 24th for the fundraising WOD scoring. Any recorded cash/checks not turned in by this time will be deducted.
  • All donations are tax deductible
  • All donations are non-refundable

Fundraising Prizes

Artie’s Paleo OnTheGo will donate $50 to the top ten fundraising teams as of 9:00 a.m. May 1, 2017! Congrats to our winners!

  1. CCMAF CrossFit
  2. Officium CrossFit
  3. Carmel Kings
  4. Lift Lab Co.
  5. CrossFit Sworn
  6. CrossFit 54
  7. Bars on Fire CrossFit
  8. IndyShield CrossFit
  9. Militia Muscle
  10. CrossFit Unbreakable

Myo-Fit Mobility & Therapy will donate $100 per team to the first ten teams who reach their fundraising minimum of $1,000! Congrats to our winners!

   1. CCMAF CrossFit
   2. Indy Shield CrossFit
   3. Officium CrossFit
   4. Lift Lab Co.
   5. Carmel Kings
   6. Militia Muscle
   7. Bars on Fire CrossFit
   8. CrossFit Fishers
   9. BRFC Hollow Rockers
   10. CrossFit Unbreakable

Each week between April 1 and the competition, Artie’s Paleo OnTheGo will donate one free meal to the top individual fundraiser of the week! (The fundraising amount is determined on money raised during that week. It is not cumulative! Week runs from Monday @ 12:00 a.m. – Sunday @ 11:59 p.m. Winners will be emailed and announced on Strength In Our Streets’ Facebook page.)

Here are our 2017 winners!

Week 1 – Caleb Austel raised $1,745 (CCMAF CrossFit)

Week 2 – Brian Badman raised $1,750 (Officium CrossFit) 

Week 3 – Laura Juntgen raised $905 (Carmel Kings)

Week 4 – Laura Juntgen raised $775 (Carmel Kings)

Week 5 – Laura Juntgen raised $550 (Carmel Kings)

Week 6 – James Holmes raised $750 (CrossFit Zionsville)

Week 7 – Laura Juntgen raised $720 (Carmel Kings)

Week 8 – Matthew Mullis raised $640 (CrossFit Infiltrate)

Week 9 – Paul Strack raised $500 (EDGE Fitness & Strength)

Week 10 – Julie Austel raised $830 (CCMAF CrossFit)

Week 11 – Annette Sorkin $500 (CrossFit Zionsville)

Packet Pick-up

2018 Details TBA

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Event Day

2017 Schedule

(times and events subject to change)

Wednesday, June 21st:

  • Noon – 8:00 PM Early Packet Pick-up at Athletic Annex (see above for details!)

Saturday, June 24th @ Indy Shield CrossFit (901 N. Post Road, Indianapolis, IN 46219)

  • 6:45 AM Judge Check-in
  • 7:00 Participant Check-in
  • 7:30 Welcome
  • 7:55 Athlete Briefing for Event 1
  • 8:00 Event 1
  • 10:30 Fundraising Deadline for Score
    • Fundraising Prize Presentations
    • Event 1 Prize Presentation
  • 10:40 Athlete Briefing for Event 2
  • 10:45 Event 2
  • 12:50 PM Event 2 Prize Presentation
  • 12:55 Athlete Briefing for Event 3
  • 1:00 Event 3
  • 2:35 Event 3 Prize Presentation
    • Top 10 teams announced for Championship Event
  • 2:40 Athlete Briefing for Championship Event
  • 2:45 Championship Event
  • 3:15 Awards
    • Top 3 Overall
    • Spirit Award

Each team will be competing in various workouts to be judged and scored based on the standards set by local affiliate owners.

Workouts are scaleable.

Each team is guaranteed a significant amount of workout time.

The first workout of the competition will be fundraising to help the homeless and will be scored based on fundraising totals at 10:30 AM on Saturday

Spirit Award, sponsored by Greater Than Sports Drink

Greater Than Sports Drink is proud to partner with Wheeler Mission and Outreach! We are grateful for this organization making such a positive impact in the community by providing the necessities to those in need. We are excited to support Strength in our Streets! It’s an amazing showcase of the awesome people in the Indy community, getting together for an incredible cause! Good luck to all the competitors, we look forward to awarding the team with the most spirit!”

  • Each team may bring their own 10×10 tents
    • Stay cool in the shade
    • Food and non-alcoholic drinks permitted
    • This will be your official team station
  • Set-up time begins at 7 AM, event day. Arrive early to pick your spot around the track.
  • Secret judges will pick a Greater Than Sports Drink ‘Spirit Award’ winner based on the following criteria:
    1. Creative tent decorations
    2. Team creativity
    3. Team passion
    4. Team fundraising totals
  • Winning team takes home the Greater Than Sports Drink ‘Spirit Award’ trophy and one case of Greater Than Sports Drink per month for a year!

Pictured above: 2016 ‘Spirit Award’ Winners from CCMAF CroffFit

2017 Map

Download map here.