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Wheeler Mission

All proceeds benefit the work of Wheeler Mission and those experiencing homelessness in our community.

Event Info

Registration opens August 1.

This one day includes 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 gym owners. A component of the competition will be fundraising to help the homeless.

October 10, 2020

Location TBD

8:40 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. (time subject to change)


Team Info

Team Requirements

  • Registration opens August 1st at 9:00AM
  • 30 total team spots available!
  • The top 5 overall teams and the top 5 fundraising teams from the 2019 competition will receive a link to register early so they can secure their team before August 1st. A link will be emailed the week prior.
  • Until August 1st at 12PM, ONLY ONE TEAM PER AFFILIATE may register.
  • August 1st at 1PM– open registration for teams to register a second team.
  • A $50 non-refundable registration fee will be charged per team.
  • 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

Each team must have 5 male competitors, 5 female competitors, and 2 judges registered on your team. All competitors must participate in event fundraising.

Coming Soon

Fundraising Info

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 Wheeler Mission.
  • By the end of the day September 1st, teams must have 50% of their team signed up and $250 raised or forfeit their spot.
  • By the end of the day October 1st, teams must have 5 men, 5 women, and 2 judges signed up and $500 raised or forfeit their spot.
  • By 8:45AM October 10th, 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 announced the Friday before the competition.
  • Fundraising ends the first event on Saturday.
  • All donation checks need to be made out to Wheeler Mission and mailed to Tammy Ellis at 205 E New York St., Indianapolis, IN 46204. Donations must include a note : Strength In Our Streets, Team Name, Team Member Name or it will not count for the competition. Donations must arrive by Monday prior to the event. Donation can also be turned in at the event, during check in.
  • All donations are tax deductible.
  • All donations are non-refundable.

Fundraising Prizes 2020 TBA

Athletic Annex is offering $10 in discounts to anyone who donates to your fundraising page!

Artie’s Paleo OnTheGo donated $50 to the first 10 teams to reach $1,000 in total fundraising! Here are the qualifying teams:

   1. Crossfit 54
   2. CrossFit Kokomo
   3. Crossfit Indianapolis
   4. Crossfit Uncommon
   5. CGX Fitness
   6. M4G CrossFit
   7. CrossFit 317
   8. ThriveFit
   9. CrossFit Westfield
   10. IXF CrssFit

Myo-Fit Mobility & Therapy donated $50 per team to the first 10 teams to reach their team fundraising minimum of $2,000! Here are the qualifying teams:

   1. Officium CrossFit
   2. CrossFit Uncommon
   3. CrossFit Kokomo
   4. CGX CrossFit
   5. CrossFit Indianapolis
   6. Thrive Fit
   7. Crossfit 54
   8. CCMAF CrossFit
   9. M4G CrossFit
   10. CrossFit 317

New! Thanks to Beyond Monumental, all participants registered on the top 10 fundraising teams as of May 19 will win a free entry to the Monumental Mile. This fun event takes place on Saturday, June 1st in downtown Indy.

Congratulations to all of the qualifying teams:
   1. Officium CrossFit – 12 entries
   2. CrossFit Uncommon – 12 entries
   3. CrossFit Kokomo – 12 entries
   4. CGX CrossFit – 12 entries
   5. CrossFit Indianapolis  – 12 entries
   6. Thrive Fit  – 12 entries
   7. CrossFit Dog Fight  – 12 entries
   8. CCMAF CrossFit  – 12 entries
   9. CrossFit Westfield  – 12 entries
   10. CrossFit 317  – 12 entries

Each week between March 25th 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. The first winner will be announced on April 8th and will include the pre-registration timeframe.)

Here are our 2019 winners!

Week 1 – Hannah Pate, CrossFit 54

Week 2 – Kevin Jewell, CrossFit Kokomo

Week 3 – Kevin Jewell, CrossFit Kokomo

Week 4 – Brian Badman, Officium CrossFit

Week 5 – Brian Badman, Officium CrossFit

Week 6 – Andrew Heiser, CrossFit 317

Week 7 – Matt Newmann, CrossFit Dog Fight

Week 8 – Clay Stevens, CrossFit BBZ

Week 9 – Kevin Jewell, CrossFit Kokomo

Week 10 – Kevin Jewell, CrossFit Kokomo

Week 11 – Caleb Austel, Team CCMAF


Packet Pick-up

Packet Pick-up

Packet pick-up will be the morning of the event. It will continue until the end of Event 1.

Event Day

2020 TBA

Lunch available for purchase from Artie’s PaleoOnTheGo.

(times and events are still approximate and subject to change)

2020 TBA

  • 7:30am Team check-in begins
  • 8:00am Team Judge training (all team judges must attend or the team will have a burpee penalty during the first workout)
  • 8:40am Official Welcome
  • 9:00am Event 2 (Event 1 is Fundraising and continues through the end of Event 2)
  • 10:14am Event 3
  • 11:40am Event 4
  • 1:25pm Event 5
  • 3:52pm Championship Event (top 10 teams)
  • 4:15pm Awards (top 3 teams)

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

  • 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 ‘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 ‘Spirit Award’ trophy



2019 Event Day Map

WOD Reveals

2019 Workouts

Event 1 - Fundraising

Event 2/3 - Cross Country

Score A:
4 athletes from each team (2 men, 2 women) will begin the 3.5km cross country course with a #20 tactical vest and a #14 tactical vest worn by two of the athletes. The athletes may switch vests between the four of them at any time during the race, as often or as little as they like. When the final athlete from this pack crosses the finish line, their time will stop as score A for the team.

Score B:
The remaining 6 athletes from each team (3 men, 3 women) will also run the entire 3.5km cross country course. No one in this group will have to wear a vest and cannot take a vest from the group of 4. When the 6th athlete from this group crosses the finish line, their time will stop as score B for the team.

The course runs around Park Tudor’s campus and covers grass, pavement, gravel, and dirt; teams will face hills and valleys, slightly uneven ground, and wooded segments. There will be lines marking the course as well as judges placed in tricky areas to guide teams in the correct direction to ensure that there is no cutting corners or getting lost.

Strength Event:
Each athlete will have 2:00 to build to a max weight in the following complex:
1 Snatch + 1 Overhead Squat
The initial snatch will begin with the barbell on the ground and end with the barbell overhead, moving there in one smooth motion (ie no stopping on the shoulders). This can be a power snatch or full squat. Split snatching is not allowed. Once the athlete is standing with the hips and knees extended and the barbell overhead, the overhead squat can begin. The rep will count when the hip crease has gone below the knee and the athlete has returned to fully extended hips and knees with the bar still overhead. These are two separate movements. If the athlete chooses to do a squat snatch for the first rep, they still have to perform an overhead squat to finish the complex. There will be two scores for this event: the total combined weight of the heaviest successful attempt from all 5 men and the total combined weight of the heaviest successful attempt from all 5 women.

*See map for reference. Note that the Start and Finish Line will be on the football field track.

Event 4 - Plate Push and Mini-Chipper

Event 5 - Waterfall Griff

Championship (Top 10 Teams) - TBA