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Ruck Challenge

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Ruck Challenge


American Legion Hall at Fairmount Park

Start Date/Time

5/19/2018 6:30 AM

End Date/Time

5/19/2018 12:00 PM

Type of Event

Special Events


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This Ruck Challenge competition seeks to develop teamwork and esprit de corps among the veterans engaged in rehabilitative programs in our community by challenging other agencies to compete in an event of endurance, strength, and strategy. By competing, you recognize the sacrifice veterans made to serve our country and take an active role to heal the invisible wounds of service our veterans have suffered.

Event Day Itinerary
6:30am – 7:30am: Registration, ruck weigh, refreshments
•7:45am – 8:00am: Opening Ceremony •Formation
•Office Party (Acknowledgement)
•8:00am – 8:15am: Start 10K Ruck March
•10:00am: BBQ Picnic
•11:00am – 11:30am: Finish 10K Ruck March
•11:45am – 12:00pm: Award Ceremony

* Registration is required
1. The team must register and pay the $35 fee per person for this event by May 19th, 2018

2. Team must consist of of 4 members

3. Each team must carry an average of 50 pounds per male or 35 pounds per female

For Example: 4 men carry a total of 200 pounds; 2 men and 2 women carry a total of 170 pounds

4. The weight may be distributed among the team in any way among the members

For Example: A 4 man team may have 2 members carry 60 pounds and the other 2 carry 40 pounds each 

5. The team time will consist of the slowest team member time for the team. 

For Example: a team with finish times of 1:20, 1:22, 1:24, and 1:26,  will have a time of 1:26. 

6. Each team will supply their own rucks and weights which will be both weighed before and after the race 

Upon successful registration, the team name and members will appear under the “Teams” section below. 

Cost: Varies

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