How to Complete the GORUCK Star Course 50-Mile in 10 hours

The 2019 GORUCK Star Course 50-miler in DC was an amazing event. It was my first Star Course experience and, as I note in my GORUCK Star Course AAR, it did not disappoint. Early in the event my team and I were cranking at a 14-minute-mile pace (+/-) and for a moment I thought, “We …

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GORUCK DC Star Course 50 Mile – AAR

The GORUCK Star Course 50 is no joke. Ruck 50 miles with 20+ pounds in under 20 hours. It ranks right up there with some of the hardest events I’ve done, my Heavy and HTL included. Below, I will share my thoughts on gear, training, my experience on the course, and post-event thoughts. In addition, …

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Why GORUCK Matters to Me – by Joe

The community around GORUCK is pretty amazing. In fact, I wrote about it on the GORUCK.com blog recently. I am always amazed at the impact that this company has made in the lives of people and from time to time stories come across my path that showcases the impact that GORUCK has. One such story …

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Fifth Annual GORUCK GRT Reunion AAR

In my mind, Jacksonville seemed a lot closer to Richmond than it is in reality. I thought it would be a relatively quick trip down on Friday, have some fun at the GRT Reunion, and then head back home Sunday. Apparently, it takes 9.5 to 10 hours to get down there. A twenty-hour round-trip effort …

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Best food for GORUCK Tough, Heavy, and/or Light

Let’s begin with the most important item in this entire discussion, and that is that food is a luxury. That’s right, having access to food during your GORUCK event is not guaranteed. As easily as you packed it in your ruck, the GORUCK cadre can decide to take it away. So, as you plan on …

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6 Awesome GORUCK Products “In Development”

GORUCK is always working behind the scene to create amazing rucks and gear. If you pay attention, you’ll see more than a few clues of what is under development. Here are 6 things we’re excited to see become a reality. (NOTE: No release dates have been given for any of these products.) Rain Jacket I …

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A Shot at Redemption – GORUCK Anaconda Light AAR

2019 Mar 18 
Mike V. If you’ve been following along, you know that exactly two years ago I was fed an entire Humble Pie by Cadre Shredder and Cadre Cleve. The chances to right a personal failure are rare, so when I saw Shredder assigned to moderate this event, I knew I had a chance to …

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2019 GORUCK Tough Battle of the Bulge AAR – Cleveland, Ohio

What: GORUCK Tough Battle of the Bulge Where: Cleveland, Ohio Cadre: Cadre Igor At 0700 everything seems like a pretty good idea. Get together with some friends, meet at a blustery beach park in sub-freezing weather, talk about the events of the Battle of the Bulge and attempt to complete your first GORUCK Tough event. …

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Titan Ruck Weight Review

If you’re rucking or doing a GORUCK event, you’re going to want to add weight to your ruck. While all weight weighs the same (10 pounds of feathers weighs the same as 10 pounds of bricks), not all weights are efficient for rucking and GORUCK. When it comes to rucking or doing a GORUCK event, the best …

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