The seventh annual swimathon was held at Peter McMahons Swim Factory in memory of Harper Hockings. This Sunday will see the Swim Factory host a corresponding Crossfit competition to raise funds for Ipswich Hospice. Photo Inga Williams / The Queensland Times
The seventh annual swimathon was held at Peter McMahons Swim Factory in memory of Harper Hockings. This Sunday will see the Swim Factory host a corresponding Crossfit competition to raise funds for Ipswich Hospice. Photo Inga Williams / The Queensland Times Inga Williams

Crossfit community gets behind hospice

CROSSFITTERS around Ipswich will sweat it out for a good cause this weekend at the annual W.O.D for Harper competition.

The charity event, run two weeks after the Harper James Hockings Swimathon each year, will see couples test their endurance to raise money for Ipswich Hospice in memory of Harper Hockings, who tragically drowned in a backyard pool in 2008.

The warmer weather hasn't deterred participants and all places have now been filled.

However donations are still being accepted.

The Crossfit competition will be held in the parking lot at McMahon's Swim Factory in Woodend from 7.15am.

For more on how to donate visit the WOD For Harper Facebook page.



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