Ruck Events

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Rucking events are a great way to keep the motivation going and meet new people in your community! Whether you’re looking for a new challenge, or are rucking to pay respect for our soldiers, check out our comprehensive list of rucking events to find the closest one near you.

Rucking events are different, while a lot of them are hosted by GoRuck, the things you’ll do may vary. Some rucks is strictly focused on getting from point A to point B, while others include other activities in your ruck. Learn more about each event.

Learn more about the rucking events in 2021:

Rucking Events in May 2021

Rucking Events in June 2021

Rucking Events in July 2021

Rucking Events in August 2021

How Long Are GoRuck & Rucking Events

GoRuck events can range from 3 hours to more than 24 hours. This all depends on the type of rucking event or challenge you choose to participate in. Here’s a quick breakdown of how long you can expect to ruck for in GoRuck events:

GoRuck Challenge Event

Challenge TypeApproximate Duration
Light4 Hours
Tough10 – 12 Hours
Heavy24+ Hours

GoRuck Star Course Event

Challenge TypeApproximate Duration
5 km1 Hour
10 km2 Hours
15 km3 Hours

How Many People In GoRuck Event?

Each class is about 30 people. However, with the current climate and the ongoing pandemic, GoRuck and other organization are practicing social distancing and other measures to ensure safety which may change the typical amount of people in a class.

Recommended Gear for Most Ruck Events

We’ve outlined a complete list of Rucking gear to help you get through solo and ruck events, but here’s a quick breakdown:

If you’re joining a ruck event as a form of training for ruck marching in the military, check out the ruck march packing list to get an idea of what is typically packed in a military ruck march.

Rucking Events in May 2021

Event Name Date Location Time Event Information
May Monthly Memorial Ruck All Month Anywhere Anytime in May Rucking Challenges
Heavy Challenge 01/16/2021 Fort Bragg, NC 12:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 26.2 Miler 05/01/2021 Chicago, IL 6:00AM GORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 12 Miler 05/01/2021 Chicago, IL 12:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 50 Miler 05/14/2021 Washington, DC 9:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 26.2 Miler 05/15/2021 Washington, DC 6:00AM GORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 12 Miler 05/05/2021 Washington, DC 12:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Basic 05/15/2021 Lawton, OK 2:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Heavy Challenge 05/28/2021 San Francisco, CA 6:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge 05/28/2021 Dayton, OH 9:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge 05/28/2021 Denver, CO 9:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge 05/28/2021 St. Paul, MN 9:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge 05/28/2021 Fredrick, MD 9:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge 05/28/2021 Manchester, NH 9:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge 5/28/2021 Salt Lake City, UT 9:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge 5/28/2021 Austin, TX 9:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge 5/28/2021 Tampa, FL 9:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge 5/28/2021 Cookeville, TN 9:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge 5/29/2021 Dayton, OH 2:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge 5/29/2021 Denver, CO 2:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge 5/29/2021 St. Paul, MN 2:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge 5/29/2021 Manchester, NH 2:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge 5/29/2021 Salt Lake City, UT 2:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge 5/29/2021 Austin, TX 2:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge 5/29/2021 Tampa, FL 2:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge 5/29/2021 Cookeville, TN 2:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge 5/29/2021 San Francisco, CA 10:00PM GORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K 5/30/2021 Cookeville, TN 9:00AM GORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K 5/30/2021 Cookeville, TN 9:30AM GORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K 5/30/2021 Cookeville, TN 10:00AM GORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge 5/30/2021 Cookeville, TN 2:00PM GORUCK

Rucking Events in June 2021

Event NameDateLocationTimeEvent Information
GORUCK Heavy Challenge06/04/2021Washington, DC6:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/04/2021New York, NY9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/04/2021Des Moines, IA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/04/2021Sacramento, CA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/04/2021San Diego, CA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/04/2021Charleston, SC9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/04/2021Tacoma, WA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/04/2021Tulsa, OK9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/04/2021Cleveland, OH9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/05/2021New York, NY2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/05/2021Des Moines, IA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/05/2021Sacramento, CA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/05/2021San Diego, CA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/05/2021Charleston, SC2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/05/2021Tacoma, WA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/05/2021Tulsa, OK2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/05/2021Cleveland, OH2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/05/2021Washington, DC10:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15k06/06/2021Sacremento, CA9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15k06/06/2021San Diego, CA9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15k06/06/2021Tulsa, OK9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10k06/06/2021Sacremento, CA9:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10k06/06/2021San Diego, CA9:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10k06/06/2021Tulsa, OK9:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5k06/06/2021Sacremento, CA10:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5k06/06/2021Tulsa, OK10:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/06/2021Washington, DC2:00PMGORUCK
Start Course – 50 Miler11/06/2021Boston, MA9:00PMGORUCK
Start Course – 26.2 Miler12/06/2021Boston, MA6:00AMGORUCK
Start Course – 12 Miler12/06/2021Boston, MA12:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Cloverleaf 24+19/06/2021Jacksonville Beach, FL7:00PMGORUCK
Start Course – 26.2 Miler26/06/2021Charlotte, NC6:00AMGORUCK
Start Course – 12 Miler26/06/2021Charlotte, NC12:00PMGORUCK

Rucking Events in July 2021

Event NameDateLocationTimeEvent Information
GORUCK Tough Challenge02/07/2021Huntington Beach, CA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge02/07/2021Indianapolis, IN9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge02/07/2021Milwaukee, WI9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge02/07/2021Orlando, FL9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge02/07/2021Philadelphia, PA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge02/07/2021Seattle, WA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge02/07/2021Charlotte, NC9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge02/07/2021Dallas, TX9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge03/07/2021Dallas, TX2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge03/07/2021Huntington Beach, CA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge03/07/2021Indianapolis, IN2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge03/07/2021Milwaukee, WI2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge03/07/2021Orlando, FL2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge03/07/2021Philadelphia, PA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge03/07/2021Seattle, WA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge03/07/2021Charlotte, NC2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Cloverleaf04/07/2021Seattle, WA8:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Cloverleaf04/07/2021Dallas, TX8:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Cloverleaf04/07/2021Charlotte, NC8:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K04/07/2021Huntington Beach, CA9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K04/07/2021Indianapolis, IN9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K04/07/2021Milwaukee, WI9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K04/07/2021Orlando, FL9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K04/07/2021Philadelphia, PA9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K04/07/2021Huntington Beach, CA9:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K04/07/2021Indianapolis, IN9:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K04/07/2021Milwaukee, WI9:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K04/07/2021Orlando, FL9:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K04/07/2021Philadelphia, PA9:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K04/07/2021Huntington Beach, CA10:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K04/07/2021Milwaukee, WI10:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K04/07/2021Orlando, FL10:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K04/07/2021Philadelphia, PA10:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K04/07/2021Indianapolis, IN10:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 50 Miler16/07/2021Columbus, OH9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 26.2 Miler16/07/2021Columbus, OH6:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 12 Miler16/07/2021Columbus, OH6:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge23/07/2021Norfolk, VA9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge23/07/2021Cold Spring, NY9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge23/07/2021Denver, CO9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge23/07/2021Knoxville, TN9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge23/07/2021Oklahoma City, OK9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge23/07/2021Honolulu, HI9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge23/07/2021Reno, NV9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge23/07/2021Salt Lake City, UT9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge23/07/2021Atlanta, GA9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge23/07/2021Chicago, IL9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge24/07/2021Cold Spring, NY2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge24/07/2021Denver, CO2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge24/07/2021Knoxville, TN2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge24/07/2021Norfolk, VA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge24/07/2021Oklahoma City, OK2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge24/07/2021Honolulu, HI2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge24/07/2021Reno, NV2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge24/07/2021Salt Lake City2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge24/07/2021Atlanta, GA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge24/07/2021Chicago, IL2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Cloverleaf25/07/2021Denver, CO8:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Cloverleaf25/07/2021Reno, NV8:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K25/07/2021Atlanta, GA9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K25/07/2021Honolulu, HI9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K25/07/2021Norfolk, VA9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K25/07/2021Salt Lake City, UT9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K25/07/2021Honolulu, HI9:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K25/07/2021Norfolk, VA9:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K25/07/2021Salt Lake City, UT9:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K25/07/2021Atlanta, GA9:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K25/07/2021Honolulu, HI10:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K25/07/2021Salt Lake City, UT10:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K25/07/2021Norfolk, VA10:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K25/07/2021Atlanta, GA10:00AMGORUCK

Rucking Events in August 2021

Event NameDateLocationTimeEvent Information
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/08/2021Detroit, MI9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/08/2021Cupertino, CA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/08/2021Latrobe, PA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/08/2021Virginia Beach, VA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/08/2021San Diego, CA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/08/2021Austin, TX9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/08/2021St. Louis, MO9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/08/2021Syracuse, NY9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/08/2021Wilmington, NC9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge07/08/2021Detroit, MI2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge07/08/2021Cupertino, CA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge07/08/2021Latrobe, PA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge07/08/2021Virginia Beach, VA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge07/08/2021San Diego, CA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge07/08/2021Austin, TX2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge07/08/2021St. Louis, MO2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge07/08/2021Syracuse, NY2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge07/08/2021Wilmington, NC2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Cloverleaf08/08/2021San Diego, CA8:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K08/08/2021Cupertino, CA9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K08/08/2021Cupertino, CA9:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K08/08/2021Cupertino, CA10:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 50 Miler13/08/2021San Francisco, CA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 26.2 Miler14/08/2021San Francisco, CA6:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 12 Miler14/08/2021San Francisco, CA12:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 50 Miler20/08/2021Denver, CO9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 26.2 Miler21/08/2021Denver, CO6:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 12 Miler21/08/2021Denver, CO6:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 50 Miler27/08/2021Seattle, WA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 26.2 Miler28/08/2021Seattle, WA6:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 12 Miler28/08/2021Seattle, WA12:00PMGORUCK

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