Looking for some fun this May? Here is a list of the various Rucking Challenges you can get involved with:
What: This is a Memorial Ruck. Three is no required distance, but your ruck weight should be “heavier” and you should start and/or end your ruck at a local war memorial. You should carry the name and/or picture of a fallen service member on your ruck. (Details here)
Goodies: Free Patch + chance to win free GORUCK Bullet Ruck.
What: Complete the 5 workouts (one honoring Firefighters, Teachers, Law Enforcement Officers, EMS, & Military members) anytime throughout the month to earn your free patch.
Ruck Club Callout
What: Buddy Carry Ruck.
- Must be done in connection with an official GORUCK Ruck Club
Minimum 4 person teams but the more the merrier
20% of participants up for the last mile of the ruck
Math rounds up. So if you have six people then two people must go up for the last mile.
4-mile minimum but go as far as you want
Minimum Ruck Weight 10 lbs
Cost: Free (must be done in connection with an official GORUCK Ruck Club)
Ryan Burns is the founder of The Rucking Collective, LLC, which runs a number of ruck-related websites, including Rucking.com. Ryan discovered Rucking through GORUCK and has completed numerous GORUCK events, including their 50-mile Star Course. When not rucking, Ryan enjoys time with his family and helping others on their fitness journey as a Level 1 CrossFit trainer. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org