Tough Challenge: Austin, TX 05/28/2021 21:00

May 28th, 2021 @ 9:00pm CST

$120
Tough Challenge: Austin, TX 05/28/2021 21:00
About this event


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.


MEMORIES OF HONOR:

10-12 HOURS, 15-20 MILES. THE ORIGINAL CHALLENGE. AVERAGE COMPLETION RATE: 94%

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)
  • 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 Tough, 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?

Where
Town Lake Metropolitan Park 30 East Avenue, Austin, TX
Austin, TX
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When
May 28th, 2021 @ 9:00pm CST
Event Cadre

CT

Army Special Forces

Afghanistan, Iraq, Middle East, Europe

 

CT loves America, his family, and winning. At everything. He may be the only GORUCK Cadre to come in 1st place for the Elite Class for KT5K. No big deal though. When CT is not out supporting Team Red, White, and Blue, he can be found solving complicated math problems during his breaks as a janitor at a local University

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