What is GORUCK Selection? (and other FAQs)

GORUCK Selection is the toughest endurance event in the world. It lasts 48+ hours and covers over 80 miles. Participants are required to carry a ruck with a minimum of 45 lbs in it at all times. It is run by current and former Special Forces Cadre. To date, 440 people who have attempted to …

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Do I need ruck handles?

My two cents? No. Sure, GORUCK is slapping handles every which way on rucks these days. The Rucker now has a bottom handle. The GR1’s that were offered in the workshop had side handle options. And, of course, there are plenty of sites that sell ruck handles that you can buy and attache via the …

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GORUCK Price Increase Playslist

Today is the big day. Here’s some music to help you as you shop the GORUCK site one last time at the “good ‘ole days” price point. Read this next: GORUCK Rucking Shirt Review (Short Sleeve) What to Pack for GORUCK Challenge – My AAR 4 Tips to Help You Earn Your GORUCK HTL Bolts

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6 Ways to Justify Buying Something from GORUCK Before the Price Increase

As you know, GORUCK prices are going up 20%-30% on September 1 (here’s our chart with all the new prices). This has caused all of us to ask the question, “What do I need to buy before the prices go up?” Of course, for many of us, we don’t “need” to buy anything. Buuuut, we …

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Complete GORUCK Price Increase Breakdown Chart

Below is our best effort to show old/new prices, including the difference and percentage price change. Read this next: Rucking with One Kidney 10 Questions with Bomber (aka. Christopher Goad) Who Does GORUCK Events?

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10 Questions with Bomber (aka. Christopher Goad)

Christopher Goad, better known as “Bomber” or “Bomber Bash,” is the Community Manager at GORUCK. Before that, he was one of the most beloved GRT on the Tough Page during which time he set the gold standard for what is considered funny. We have all been falling short of that standard ever since. Here we …

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Travis Manion 9/11 Hero Run/Ruck – Interview with Heather Williams

In just a few weeks the Travis Manion Foundation is hosting their annual 9/11 Heroes Run. This year they have partnered with GORUCK to include a rucking division at all of their 50 +/- events (Seriously, sign up now). Much of this effort is due to the work of the 9/11 Heroes Run Manager, and …

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GORUCK Price Increase – My Thoughts

On August 14th, GORUCK founder and CEO, Jason McCarthy, announced that effective September 1, 2018, GORUCK rucksacks and apparel would see a price increase of 20%-30%. Below I simply want to “think out loud” about this dramatic announcement. You’re welcome to share any thoughts you have in the comment section at the end of the …

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4 Tips to Help You Earn Your GORUCK HTL Bolts

GORUCK Heavy, Tough, and Light are each difficult in their own rights. For those who desire to really push the envelope of pain and endurance, you can always do them back-to-back-to-back and complete a GORUCK HTL. But, the HTL is no joke. It is usually in the ballpark of 42 hours of work and can cover …

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