Basic: Lawton, OK 05/15/2021 14:00

May 15th, 2021 @ 2:00pm CST

$52
Basic: Lawton, OK 05/15/2021 14:00
About this event


Date & Time

Saturday, May 15, 2021 14:00
Ruck Club

Memorial Day

"It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived."
–General George S. Patton

Memorial Day is an opportunity to ruck for those who have served to preserve our freedom and paid the ultimate sacrifice...America’s Fallen. We build bridges between the civilian and military worlds at GORUCK, and Cadre and Ruckers alike are expected to bring a photo and a story of someone who lost their life during their service to our country. Never Forget.

5+ Hours. Lots of PT. Lots of miles. Details not forthcoming.

Pain is the theme of all GORUCK Challenges. Our Special Forces Cadres will ensure it’s pain with purpose by pushing individuals out of their comfort zones and building each class into a team. Train hard and show up ready. It’s worth it.

What to Bring

  • A rucksack aka backpack (Rucker recommended)
  • Ruck Plate = to your weight requirement
    • If you weigh >150 lbs = 30 lb. Ruck Plate
    • If you weigh < 150 lbs = 20 lb. Ruck Plate
  • Hydration Bladder: Source 3L recommended
  • Nalgene bottle (1L) or equivalent (electrolytes recommended)
  • Oral Rehydration Salts (or comparable)
  • Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Reflective Ruck Bands (or equivalent) on your ruck
  • First Aid Kit (small)
  • Face Mask (something that will not repeatedly fall off, scarves not recommended)
  • Gloves (1 pair) Not medical gloves, working gloves
  • Hand Sanitizer/Wipes - 1 bottle Purell, 1 package of baby wipes (or equivalent)
  • Windbreaker (only if the temperature is expected below 60 ℉)
  • Photo ID and $20 cash just in case
  • As a class, you need one (1) 25 lb. class weight and one American Flag. 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 Light, 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. A fresh shirt or jacket can go a long way, too.

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.

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Where
501 NW Ferris Ave, Lawton, OK 73507, Lawton, OK
Lawton, OK
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When
May 15th, 2021 @ 2:00pm CST
Event Cadre

Marcus

Army Special Forces

Afghanistan, Iraq, 15 more

 

Marcus has served in various positions in Special Forces, Infantry, Cavalry, Recruiting, and Field Artillery, but did you know he even knows a thing or two about basket-weaving while skydiving? When he's not working to enrich the lives of wounded veterans and their families, he is focused on getting you to compete in American Idol.

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