GORUCK ESD Changes

GORUCK has released an update to its Earned Service Discount Program. Starting Monday, February 17, the ESD will be 15% off gear, 25% off events, and the discount will NOT stack. That said, the 25% discount WILL STACK from now through that date. So, if you qualify for ESD, today is the day to cash …

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Rucking Roundup – February 5, 2020

More than a few things going on, so I thought I’d throw together a roundup for ya! Worth Reading – Ruck.Beer I tested out the new GORUCK Team Assessment PT standards. Posted my thoughts and some videos. I cut open (like, with a knife) my Rucker 2.0. Here’s what I found. Random GORUCK News You …

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Testing the New GORUCK Team Assessment PT Standards

GORUCK Team Assessment 002 is coming up in June and GORUCK has released the new PT Test standards. Below I will outline the standards, show you my initial test video, and provide some thoughts on the movements. Previous Standards Previous PT standards were 2 min max pushup (55 minimum) and 2 min max situp (65 …

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GORUCK Rucker Framesheet Modifications

After many years of rucking and events with my faithful GR1, I decided to give the 20L Rucker v2.0 a shot. It was on sale and I had wanted something smaller for events (less is more). I was excited when it arrived. I strapped it on, threw a 30# plate in it and set out …

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Rucking Roundup – January 25, 2020

Good grief! What a crazy couple months. Despite a ton of activity in the Rucking community, I haven’t had time or bandwidth to post a Rucking Roundup since November 6th! So, I apologize, but this will be a long one! That said, here is the latest Rucking news and updates that we know about. If …

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Meet the GRT – Lisa Stephenson

Here is our next installment in Derek’s “Meet the GRT” series, taking a look at the life and times of the ruckers in our community. Meet Lisa Stephenson Tell us a little about yourself to get us started. (Name, Age, Location, Family, work, things you enjoy, whatever you want to tell the community) I’m Lisa …

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GORUCK I/O Cross Trainers Review – Ongoing & Updated

This post will serve as an ongoing review of the GORUCK I/O Cross Trainers and will be updated with significant events and experiences during my ownership of these shoes. UPDATE: The I/O Cross Trainers are now live for sale on GORUCK.com. Initial Impression Before we go too far, let me say that this is a …

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Meet the GRT – Matt Greiner

Here is our third installment in Derek’s “Meet the GRT” series, taking a look at the life and times of the ruckers in our community. Meet Matt Greiner. Tell us a little about yourself to get us started. (Name, Age, Location, Family, work, things you enjoy, whatever you want to tell the community) My name …

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My 2020 GORUCK Event Radar

There are a lot of great events on the GORUCK calendar in 2020. Here are the ones that are on my radar. Event: GRT Reunion Location: Jax Beach, FL Date: April 25 Odds I’ll do the event: 90% GRT Reunion in 2019 was one of the most fun events I’ve done in a while. It …

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