GORUCK Immersion

GORUCK has just launched a new event, Immersion. The event comes in two flavors, 6-hours and 12-hours. According to the website, the class focuses on water survival and drownproofing. GORUCK pitches Immersion this way, “The scenario begins with your group forced to negotiate waterways due to a manmade or natural disaster. You will learn essential …

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GORUCK Ruck Club Battle 001 AAR

GORUCK events are always memorable, but it is the people that make the memories great. Such is the case for the first ever GORUCK Ruck Club Battle. Background The GORUCK Ruck Club Battle was the brainchild of occasional Ruck.Beer contributor, Luke MC. According to Luke, he was just looking for a reason to have a …

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What is GORUCK?

Recently I was reminded, yet again, that I suck at explaining GORUCK to people. The conversation usually goes something like this: Person: How’s it going? Me: Good. I’m a little tired. I’ve been training for a thing I have coming up. Person: Oh yeah. What is that thing you do? The thing with backpacks or something. …

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New Rucker Released

We knew it was coming, but the new Rucker is finally here. The build looks great. Here’s what I’m seeing: Spearhead on the molle. Patch spot on the interior and D ring to hang water bladder. New plate holder. Apparently, it will hold the weight higher and not sit at bottom of the ruck. Sounds …

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Packing my GORUCK GR2 for an 9 day Trip

I finally got my first GR2, a 40L Coyote Brown beauty. To break her in, I’m loading her up for a 9-day trip. I’m posting here to show you how I packed it out and to demonstrate how much stuff this puppy can hold. Situation The family is heading off on a 7-night cruise to …

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Top 10 Post of 2017

You ladies and gents read a lot of articles about rucking this year. Based on our analytic tracking, these are the top 10 most read posts of 2017. #10 – Best Socks for Rucking Apparently, thousands of you need help picking out the right pair of socks for a GORUCK event. #9 – GORUCK Packing …

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‘Twas the Night Before Ruckmas

‘Twas the night before Ruckmas, when all through the house Not a creature was PT’ing, not even a mouse; The rucks were hung by the front door with care, In hopes that St. Bomber soon would be there; The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of flutter-kicks danced in their heads; …

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How to Build a Home Gym with Lifting Platform in a Shed

While I’m a big advocate for putting in miles and suffering through PT sessions as a great way to train for a GORUCK Heavy, Tough, or Light, there is no substitute for just getting stronger. For the past year, that has been my main training goal: get stronger. For me, this is been primarily through my gym’s …

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5 Books Recommended by People Cooler than Me

If you’re looking for a book to read over the holidays, or something to add to your 2018 reading list, five super cool people offer their recommendations. I asked them to provide me with a title and 1-3 sentences on why GRT should read it. So, here ya go. Jason McCarthy – Founder & CEO of …

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