May 30th, 2025 @ 7:00pm

About this event

As our signature ruck and the best 50 Mile ruck in GORUCKs arsenal, this route will start at Utah Beach and go to Sainte Mere Eglise, the first town liberated on D-Day. From there, you will turn South, rucking through Carentan, and stopping at the German Cemetery. Heading North, you will stop in GrandCamp-Maisy, link up with our favorite rucking trail on the planet, heading to Pointe Du Hoc then to Omaha Beach Memorial. You will turn around and ruck back to our favorite bar in GrandCamp-Maisey to finish, meeting your Cadre for patches and Beer.



- Ruck it solo or with friends

- Fun ruck it or race for time - your call

- This is our kind of fun, and we have cold victory beers at the finish line


GORUCK is The Rucking Company, and we have executed over 10,000 rucking events since 2010, empowering a global community of ruckers. The City Rucking Series is a great way to join GORUCK Nation, to meet people who live our way of life, and to explore your city or a new one on foot.


HOW IT WORKS: At the start point, your Cadre will give you the waypoints/points of interest that comprise your route. After a quick route navigation on your phone, you’ll get going. When you successfully complete your City Ruck, your GORUCK Cadre will hand you a cold beer and a patch that will never be for sale.



- A rucksack (Rucker recommended)

- Must have reflectivity

- Ruck Plate (or equivalent) in your rucksack

- Weight requirement: 20 lb. Ruck Plate for MEN and 10 lb. Ruck Plate for WOMEN

- Water/Hydration: 3L required. Hydration Bladder and a Nalgene bottle highly recommended.

- Headlamp + extra batteries - Strobe Light (with fresh batteries)

- Any medication you might need

- Photo ID

- Smartphone + spare battery. This is how you will navigate your point to point route.

- Smiles



- Extra layers of clothing. Think: merino wool socks and a shell. Pay close attention to the weather — if it’s gonna be cold, make sure you have a windbreaker

- Dry Bag (or equivalent, such as a contractor bag) for keeping everything in your ruck dry.

- Supportive footwear. GORUCK recommended because it’s the best for people who carry weight and live on their feet.

- Food, snacks, electrolytes — you are of course able to stop anywhere along your route to resupply.


TIME STANDARD You have 20 hours to successfully complete your Normandy Ruck and earn the 80KM patch.

UTAH Beach Landing Museum
La Madeleine, 50480 Sainte-Marie-du-Mont

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May 30th, 2025 @ 7:00pm
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