GORUCK Heavy Challenge: San Diego, CA

Date

Nov 03 - 04 2023
San Diego, CA
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GORUCK Heavy Challenge: San Diego, CA

Recon Raider

THROUGH THE SAME GATES AS THE LEGENDS

The intent of the GORUCK Recon Raider event weekend is to give GRTs an opportunity to storm the same beaches and climb the same peaks as our MARSOF do in their training, in their backyard. These hallowed grounds and holy waters are where GORUCK MARSOF Cadre will dive deep into their history and lineage presenting a first class event weekend unlike any other. Dedicated entirely to Honoring the Fallen, while touching on historic battles and key roles MARSOF played while conducting operations all the way back from WWII, up to present times in the fight against the Global War on Terror. GRTs must come ready to be challenged as a team unlike any other GORUCK event. These events are designed and focused to push participants way beyond their individual physical and mental capabilities. All the while, encapsulating the pure essence and power of team building and camaraderie.

24+ HOURS, 40+ MILES. THE ULTIMATE TEAM EVENT. AVERAGE COMPLETION RATE: 50%

WHAT TO BRING

  • A rucksack aka backpack (Rucker recommended)
  • Ruck Plate = to your weight requirement
    • If you weigh >150 lbs = 30 lb. Ruck Plate (or equivalent)
    • If you weigh < 150 lbs = 20 lb. Ruck Plate (or equivalent)
  • Hydration Bladder: Source 3L (bringing 1 is mandatory, 2 is recommended)
  • Nalgene bottle (1L) or equivalent (electrolytes recommended)
  • Participants must also bring Oral Rehydration Salts (or comparable) in case water resupply is harder
  • Reflective Ruck Bands (or equivalent) on your ruck
  • Headlamp with extra batteries
  • First Aid Kit
  • Face Mask (Optional)
  • Gloves (1 pair) Not medical gloves, working gloves
  • Hand Sanitizer/Wipes – 1 bottle Purell, 1 package of baby wipes (or equivalent)
  • One (1) Climbing Carabiner
  • Windbreaker
  • Dry Bag (or equivalent, such as a contractor bag) with a change of clothes. If you’re really cold, you’ll be really glad you have this. Be sure to bring one (1) pair of extra socks. You’ll carry this Dry Bag in your ruck.
  • Boots (MACV-1 Boots) are recommended over sneakers, based on the support you need over all the miles and all the weight. Under no circumstances should you wear Gore-Tex or other “waterproof” boots or socks.
  • Food aka lickies and chewies. Just don’t bring the whole Thanksgiving feast, it’s only 24+ hours.
  • Photo ID and $20 cash just in case
  • As a class, you need one (1) 50 lb. class weight and one American Flag. No wheels will be attached to the team weight and it must be in compliance with Special Forces Rule #1: Always Look Cool. Use your event’s Facebook page to meet your class, organize training, and coordinate team weight details.
  • Flip-flops (not required) – upon completion of a GORUCK Heavy, it’s one of the seven great feelings in the world to take your shoes and socks off and put flip flops on. It also makes the hell-yeah-I-earned-my-patch beer taste even better.

TRAINING FOR YOUR EVENT

  • SRT Training Program
    • So you signed up – now what? Join us for daily workouts written by Cadre DS that are simple, but not easy. All you need is a ruck or sandbag. The SRT programming will get you ready. And your first week is free!
  • Check out our RUCK CLUB map to find people to train with

EVENT CANCELLATION POLICY

  • Refunds are permitted for this event if requested at least 30 days prior to the event date.
  • For the full Event Participant Policies please view our FAQ page.

GOT QUESTIONS?

Date

Nov 03 - 04 2023

Time

6:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Cost

$195.00

Location

San Diego, CA
San Diego, CA
GORUCK

Organizer

GORUCK
Phone
(904) 372-0184
Email
team@goruck.com
Website
https://goruck.go2cloud.org/SH3NX

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