Five Tips to Crush the GORUCK Star Course by Christian Griffith

This guest post was submitted by Christian Griffith. Christian is an active member of the GORUCK community and is currently running across the United States to prevent & treat child abuse.  Before we get to the tips, here are two things you need to do: Go register. (Use code STAR15 to save 15%.) Repeat after …

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The Official GORUCK Boots

UPDATE: THe MACV-1 GORUCK Boots are live for preorder here. You can read a ton of articles about them here. “What is the best type of shoe for rucking?” is a question that rages in the mind of every person when they are introduced to GORUCK. The debate over shoes vs boots has gone on for …

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Custom GORUCK GR1 Now Available

Ruck customization has been something people have been asking for since, well, a long time. The requests intensified when GORUCK released their GR3 via their “workshop” platform. It allowed for several different modifications and people wanted to see those on other rucks. Today, GORUCK delivered by offering customization options on their GR1. The customizations, which …

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CrossFitter does a GORUCK

I’ve been doing CrossFit for almost 5 years now (at Full Circle, in case you’re wondering). I love it. I love working hard. I love that feeling when a WOD is super painful and I have to push through the pain. I love pushing for that one extra rep before the clock beeps. I love …

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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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