9th Annual Pull For The Pups Charity & Deadlift Competition

The 9th Annual “Pull For the Pups” charity deadlift competition will take place on Saturday, February 22, at Jakked Gym, in Montgomery, IL, beginning at 10 a.m.

This is a benefit event to support Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue and Fur Angels Animal Sanctuary.

The competition is a single lift event with two- or three-person teams competing in a tandem axle tire deadlift. Each team will have the option to lift an axle weighing 400, 800 or 1,200 pounds for as many repetitions as possible in one minute. Teams can be comprised of two or three male athletes, two or three female athletes or co-ed teams of two or three male and female athletes.

Any competitors who are younger than 18-years-old will need to have a parent or guardian sign their waiver on the day of the event.

Competitors and spectators are invited to bring donations of grain-free dry and canned food for dogs and cats, beds, blankets, toys, bones, kitty litter, bleach, paper towels, and Dawn dishwashing soap.

Anyone who just wants to come out and watch “Pull For The Pups”will be required to pay a $10 admission fee for adults. Admission is free for kids 12-years-old or younger.

For more information about or to ask questions about the “Pull For The Pups” event, please visit the Facebook event page for the competition at:


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