Third Annual Iron Unit Competition

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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) PFC Willie McCoy waits for the next unit to arrive as he works the second station during the Third Annual Iron Unit competition at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The second station required 180 burpees to be completed by nine to 11 soldiers per unit. The competition included eight obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) The first unit of soldiers prepare to compete in the Third Annual Iron Unit competition at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The competition included eight physical obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Timers are assigned to each of the 11 units competing in the Third Annual Iron Unit competition at Fort Gordon Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The competition included eight obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) PV2 Christopher Caldwell, far left, of Bravo 447 unit stretches before competing in the Third Annual Iron Unit competition at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, September 12, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Soldiers wait to compete in the Third Annual Iron Unit competition at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, September 12, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Members of the 67 ESB take off at the starting line during the Third Annual Iron Unit competition at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The competition included eight obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Nine soldiers from each competing unit were required to flip a tractor tire 30 times in one direction during the first obstacle of the Third Annual Iron Unit competition at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The competition included eight obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Nine soldiers from each competing unit were required to flip a tractor tire 30 times in one direction during the first obstacle of the Third Annual Iron Unit competition at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The competition included eight obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Nine soldiers from each competing unit were required to flip a tractor tire 30 times in one direction during the first obstacle of the Third Annual Iron Unit competition at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The competition included eight obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Nine soldiers from each competing unit were required to flip a tractor tire 30 times in one direction during the first obstacle of the Third Annual Iron Unit competition at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The competition included eight obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Nine soldiers from each competing unit were required to flip a tractor tire 30 times in one direction during the first obstacle of the Third Annual Iron Unit competition at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The competition included eight obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) The second station of the annual Iron Unit competition required soldiers of each unit to complete 180 burpees between each team member. The competition held at Fort Gordon included eight obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Members of the ADL unit take off at the starting line during the Third Annual Iron Unit competition at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The competition included eight obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Members of the ADL unit take off at the starting line during the Third Annual Iron Unit competition at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The competition included eight obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Nine soldiers from each competing unit were required to flip a tractor tire 30 times in one direction during the first obstacle of the Third Annual Iron Unit competition at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The competition included eight obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Nine soldiers from each competing unit were required to flip a tractor tire 30 times in one direction during the first obstacle of the Third Annual Iron Unit competition at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The competition included eight obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) The second station of the annual Iron Unit competition required soldiers of each unit to complete 180 burpees between each team member. The competition held at Fort Gordon included eight obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Contestants of the Third Annual Iron Unit competition run a 5K around Barton Field at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The competition included eight obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Contestants of the Third Annual Iron Unit competition run a 5K around Barton Field at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The competition included eight obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Soldiers rest in the shade along Barton Field after competing in the Third Annual Iron Unit competition at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The competition included eight obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Contestants of the Third Annual Iron Unit competition run a 5K around Barton Field at Fort Gordon on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The competition included eight obstacle stations followed by a 5K run.

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