American Muscle 5k/1 Mile Run and Bench Press Competition

Event Date

Sat, Mar 1, 2014


Magee, MS

About This Activity


The 5k course will be a loop, starting in the front of The Muscle Hut in the parking lot, and takes you through parts of Magee and finishes behind The Muscle Hut.  The 1 Mile run will be an out and back. It will start and finish in the same loctaions as the 5k. Please visit our website at for more information. We will provide water stations at the 1.5 mile mark and the finish locations. After the race, refreshments, restrooms, and music. will be in The Musle Hut. During and after the race, we will be hosting a bench press competition.



Winners are determined by the Schwartz Formula in each age division (Top 3). Round System-lightest to heaviest weight in all three (3) rounds. Three (3) attempts-Only one (1) attempt per round.


“Touch and Go Style”- No Bouncing off the chest. Feet must remain in contact on the floor. Hips/Butt must remain in contact with the bench/shirt must be tucked in or tight fitting. No uneven extension of the bar. Spotter is allowed to lift off at Judges command. Spotter cannot touch bar until Judges command. Elbows may be wrapped. Wrist wraps are allowed. No bench shirts allowed. Lifter must wait for Judges command of “Press & Rack: failure to wait is a missed attempt.

Event schedule and times


5K Event Times:

Race Day Registration and Packet Pick-up:7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Race begins at 8:30 AM


Bench Press Competition times:

Competition Day Registration and Packet Pick-up: 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Competition Begins: 9:00 AM

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