CrossFit Veni Vidi Vici to host Gladiator Gauntlet competition

CrossFit contest to test skills, physical and mental limits of athletes Jan. 24; event is open to CrossFitters locally and nationally

HENDERSON, Nev. – In any physically demanding sport, satisfaction not only comes from besting oneself, but also from competing with the best of the best in friendly competition.

CrossFit Veni Vidi Vici, in partnership with The Garage Games, will host Gladiator Gauntlet, an event where participants can test their skills and limits in a competitive setting on Saturday, Jan. 24, at Henderson-based CrossFit Veni Vidi Vici, 3306 St. Rose Parkway, Suite 110.

The event is open to anyone, locally or nationally. Participants can begin check-in at 7 a.m., and the event begins at 9 a.m. Cost is $50 per person. The price will increase to $60 per person at 7 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 12. Registration is currently open and ends at midnight on Sunday, Jan. 18. Registration can be done by visiting CrossFitVeniVidiVici.com.

The public is welcome to attend, as Gladiator Gauntlet is a spectator event. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from local vendors.

The Gladiator Gauntlet will test the physical and mental limits of participants in two divisions – Rx and Scaled. Prizes will be awarded for the top three in each division. All participants are guaranteed three workouts (WODs), with awards going to the top six males and females in each division, who will move on to a fourth workout.

“We wanted to host an event that would bring Southern Nevada’s CrossFit community together for some friendly competition and fun,” said Boris Sapone, owner and lead coach for CrossFit Veni Vidi Vici. A large part of the CrossFit culture is to host and attend competitions. They’re motivating and a great way to see your hard work pay off.”

For updates on the event, visit the Facebook page.

The Garage Games Series is a world competition that tracks athlete performance and ranks them throughout the year. Events are hosted by Garage Games as well as participating gyms.

CrossFit Veni Vidi Vici is a top level CrossFit Affiliate. Focused on providing a family-like and welcoming atmosphere, CrossFit Veni Vidi Vici offers CrossFit classes for adults, teens and kids, CrossFit Metcon, CrossFit Basics, Fit-Camp, Forza, Power Hour, Teen Lifting Club, and Yoga classes.

For additional information on CrossFit Veni Vidi Vici, visit crossfitvenividivici.com or call 702-558-0184.

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