“Pendleton 1 & Pendleton 2”

2012 CrossFit Games Individual WOD

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  • For Time
  • 700 meter Swim
  • 8 km Bike
  • 11 km Run

In this event, athletes will begin by swimming approximately 700 meters with fins. They will then grab their bicycles and ride approximately 8 kilometers across undulating terrain, with approximately 400 meters through unrideable soft sand. They finish with an 11 kilometer dirt-road run across steep hills with over 1,400 feet of elevation gain.

Pendleton 1 will end at the checkpoint approximately 150 meters into the run. Athletes will receive points based on their arrival order at the checkpoint. There is no scheduled rest at the checkpoint as the race continues.

Pendleton 2 will be ranked by total time to finish the entire swim, bike and run race. Arrival order at the checkpoint (Pendleton 1) will have no bearing on the scoring for Pendleton 2.

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The "Pendleton 1 & Pendleton 2" events were the first and second of 12 total workouts for individual competitors, on day 1 - Wednesday - of the 2012 CrossFit Games.

"The CrossFit Games are the world’s premier test to find the Fittest on Earth. They are world-renowned as a grueling test for the toughest athletes on Earth as well as a thrilling experience for spectators. Since its inception in 2007, the CrossFit Games became 'one of the fastest growing sports in America.'”
Scoring : For Time
Category : Qualifiers
Dates : July 11