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CrossFit For Hope Fundraiser

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Adults and children are working it out for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

CrossFit Resonance on the West End of Billings hosted "CrossFit For Hope," a fundraising event for the hospital. It's only a short workout, but it's intense. And it's all for a good cause. According to CrossFit Resonance owner Jennifer Dijk, the fitness center is collecting donations of ten dollars per participant to support St. Jude's.

"St. Jude's has really taken the cure rate from child onset leukemia from 4% all the way up to 96%. So they really have gone above and beyond, and done great things for kids with leukemia," says Dijk.

It's a national event, with 100% of the donations going to support the hospital.

"Helping the community here really gain confidence in themselves, and then to be able to raise money for anther cause is just another form of that, so we really enjoy it," says Dijk.

The rigorous workout challenges participants regardless of fitness level to move around and sweat, including first timer Eric Hanley.

"It was fun, it was a lot of work. I definitely haven't worked out that hard in like 10 years, but it was cool. You get a huge workout in 15 minutes," says Hanley.

The workout is three, five minute rounds with rest in between. It's not long, but it's certainly a hard one, in which contributors say the work is well worth it.

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