GORUCK Selection 020 – 13 Q’s with Roster #020 (VW)

Like many people, I faked working in order to watch the first several hours of the GORUCK Selection live feed of the admin phase. After the briefing, the cadre ran the candidates through the usual, “Empty your ruck. Pack your ruck.” shenanigans. The activity is intended to add a little stress to the already stressful situation …

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GORUCK Selection Video

GORUCK released an awesome 50-minute documentary of GORUCK Selection class 019. Grab some popcorn and beer and enjoy the video. After you’re all inspired and motivated, go ahead and make the bad life decision of signing up for the next Selection.

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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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GORUCK Selection Finishers and AARs

Below is a list of all GORUCK Selection classes and finishers. Where available we have included links to AARs and other coverage of the people and events. GORUCK does not provide an official class list of finishers, so this list was cobbled together by the collective knowledge of the interwebs and the nerds over on …

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GORUCK Selection Finisher Interview with Mark Klemm #35 | Part 3

What happens when GORUCK Selection is over? In part 3 of our interview with Mark Klemm he talks about the price you’ll pay to finish Selection. Scabbed peaches, chafe everywhere, and insomnia are just a few of the joys that await all you future Selection finishers. Along with discussing the recovery process, Mark talks about …

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GORUCK Selection Finisher Interview with Mark Klemm #35 | Part 2

“If you think you’re gonna finish, you’re not gonna finish. You gotta know.” ~ Mark Klemm Mark Klemm, Roster 35, was the only person from Class 018 to complete GORUCK Selection. In our first GORUCK Selection video with Mark he shared a little bit about his background and the intense training he subjected himself to …

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GORUCK Selection Finisher Interview with Mark Klemm #35 | Part 1

In October 2016, Mark Klemm (Roster #35) completed the 48 hour crucible known as GORUCK Selection. Billed as the toughest endurance event in the world, Selection’s average pass rate is less than 5%. Mark is now part of that 5%. Throughout the Selection event, the GORUCK Cadre commented on live Facebook Feeds that they had …

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GORUCK Savage Tough 001 AAR

By:  Renee from RVA GORUCK and Savage Race recently teamed up to offer a custom Tough challenge on the grounds of Savage Race Maryland.  With access to Savage Race’s 27+ obstacles, the course was closed overnight to everyone in the world, except GR-Savage Class 001.  I was there.  It was incredible.  Here’s my story… About …

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