Living Donor Record Holders

Curious how you stack up against Donor Games athletes? Below is a list of our top donor athletes in every Donor Games event. We’ll update the list with each new workout, so check back for the latest results!

Balanced Mitch

Competitors had two minutes to complete a maximum number of unbroken bench press reps at a designated weight (185 pounds for men, 95 pounds for women), followed by a maximum number of strict unbroken pull-ups. The athlete’s overall score for the competition was the lowest rep count of the two exercises.

Heavy Murph

As many reps as possible of 10 pull-ups, 20 shoulder presses (50 pounds for men; 20 pounds for women), 30 split squats, 40 sit-ups on a 25-minute time clock


21 thrusters followed by 21 pull-ups, 15 thrusters followed by 15 pull-ups, 9 thrusters followed by 9 pull-ups, for time within a 10-minute time cap

2:48Thomas Sullivan (30), Fran, February 2024Watch the Workout

Burn & Bench

21-calorie Echo Bike sprint followed by a 1-rep-max bench press on a 5-minute time clock

255Cody Maynard (27), Donor Games 2023 Championship
165Mimi Mahon (35), Donor Games 2023 Championship


30 clean and jerks of 135 pounds for men, 95 pounds for women

Sprint Murph

800-meter run; 10 rounds of 5 strict pull-ups, 10 hand release push-ups, 15 air squats; 800-meter run

22:45Cody Maynard (27), Donor Games 2023 Championship
22:14Roni Hays (26), Donor Games 2023 Championship

1-Mile Swim

1-mile swim (1,500 meters or 1,650 yards) in any pool

25:32Jon Sullenberger (61), 1-Mile Swim, August 2023Watch the Workout

Super Murph

5 rounds of 40 sit-ups, 30 air squats, 20 push-ups and 10 pull-ups


1-rep max bench press and a 3-rep max deadlift. Score is the composite ranking of the 2 lifts.

285 bench | 405 deadliftKevin Kilkenny (53), Bonnyman, January 2023Watch the Workout
165 bench | 350 deadliftMimi Mahon (34), Bonnyman, January 2023Watch the Workout


Total number of bench press reps (men: 185 pounds, women: 95 pounds) plus pull-ups

3-Rep Max Deadlift

Max weight for 3 reps within 10 seconds


1-mile run, 10 rounds of 10 pull-ups, 20 hand release push-ups, 30 air squats, 1-mile run

44:12Chris Sullivan (53), 2022 Championship, September 2022


10 rounds of 20 hand release push-ups, 30 air squats and 40 sit-ups

Mini Murph

10 consecutive rounds of 10 pull-ups, 20 hand release push-ups, and 30 air squats within the time limit of 90 minutes

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