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.

Check out the remaining rucking events in 2020:

Rucking Events in November 2020

Rucking Events in December 2020

Rucking Events in January 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:

  • Rucksack
  • Ruck Plate
  • Hydration Bladder
  • Reflective Ruck bands
  • First aid kit
  • Masks (Part of COVID-19 safety measures)
  • Wipes/Hand Sanitizer
  • Gloves
  • Wind breaker Jacket
  • ID

Here are some more things you may want to pack on your ruck: Complete List of Rucking Gear.

Rucking Events in November 2020

Event NameDateLocationTimeEvent Information
GORUCK Heavy Challenge11/06/2020San Diego6:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge11/06/2020Austin, TX9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge11/06/2020Winston-Salem, NC9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 50 Miler11/06/2020Nashville, TN9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge11/06/2020Philadelphia9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 26.2 Miler11/07/2020Nashville, TN6:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 12 Miler11/07/2020Nashville, TN12:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge11/07/2020Austin, TX12:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge11/07/2020Winston-Salem, NC2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge11/07/2020San Diego, CA10:00PMGORUCK
6th Annual RUCK ‘N’ RUN11/07/2020Republic, MO8:00 AMRUCK ‘N’ RUN
GORUCK Star Course – 15K11/08/2020Winston-Salem, NC8:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K11/08/2020Nashville, TN8:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K11/08/2020Winston-Salem, NC9:00 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K11/08/2020Nashville, TN9:00 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K11/08/2020Winston-Salem, NC9:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K11/08/2020Nashville, TN9:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge11/08/2020San Diego, CA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Cloverleaf 24+11/10/2020Tampa, FL4:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Ruck Off11/12/2020New York, NY6:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Ruck Off11/13/2020New York, NY9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK TOUGH CHALLENGE11/13/2020Tallahassee, FL9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK TOUGH CHALLENGE11/13/2020Washington, DC9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK TOUGH CHALLENGE11/13/2020Boulder, CO9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK TOUGH CHALLENGE11/13/2020Charleston, SC9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 50 Miler11/13/2020Jacksonville Beach, FL9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK TOUGH CHALLENGE11/13/2020Charlotte, NC9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK TOUGH CHALLENGE11/13/2020Cincinnati, OH9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK LIGHT CHALLENGE11/13/2020Detroit, MI9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK LIGHT CHALLENGE11/13/2020Houston, TX9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK LIGHT CHALLENGE11/13/2020Kansas City, MO9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK LIGHT CHALLENGE11/13/2020Minneapolis, MN9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 50 Miler11/13/2020San Diego, CA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK LIGHT CHALLENGE11/13/2020San Francisco, CA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 26.2 Miler11/14/2020Jacksonville Beach, FL6:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 26.2 Miler11/14/2020San Diego, CA6:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Cloverleaf11/14/2020Jacksonville Beach, FL8:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge11/14/2020New York, NY9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 12 Miler11/14/2020Jacksonville Beach, FL12:00pmGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 12 Miler11/14/2020San Diego, CA12:00pmGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge11/14/2020Tallahassee, FL2:00 PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge11/14/2020Washington, DC2:00 PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge11/14/2020Boulder, CO2:00 PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge11/14/2020Charleston, SC2:00 PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge11/14/2020Charlotte, NC2:00 PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge11/14/2020Cincinnati, OH2:00 PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge11/14/2020Detroit, MI2:00 PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge11/14/2020Houston, TX2:00 PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge11/14/2020Kansas City, MO2:00 PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge11/14/2020Minneapolis, MN2:00 PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge11/14/2020San Francisco, CA2:00 PMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K11/15/2020Washington, DC8:30 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K11/15/2020Charleston, SC8:30 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K11/15/2020Cincinnati, OH8:30 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K11/15/2020Houston, TX8:30 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K11/15/2020Kansas City, MO8:30 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K11/15/2020New York, NY8:30 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K11/15/2020Washington, DC9:00 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K11/15/2020Charleston, SC9:00 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K11/15/2020Cincinnati, OH9:00 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K11/15/2020Houston, TX9:00 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K11/15/2020Kansas City, MO9:00 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K11/15/2020New York, NY9:00 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K11/15/2020Washington, DC9:30 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K11/15/2020Charleston, SC9:30 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K11/15/2020Cincinnati, OH9:30 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K11/15/2020Houston, TX9:30 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K11/15/2020Kansas City, MO9:30 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K11/15/2020New York, NY9:30 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge11/20/2020Tucson, AZ9:00 AMGORUCK
Rucking World Championship11/20/2020Washington, DC9:00 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge11/20/2020Greenville, SC9:00 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge11/20/2020Boston, MA9:00 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge11/20/2020Dallas, TX9:00 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge11/21/2020Tucson, AZ2:00 PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge11/21/2020Greenville, SC2:00 PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge11/21/2020Boston, MA2:00 PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge11/21/2020Dallas, TX2:00 PMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 15K11/22/2020Greenville, SC8:30 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 10K11/22/2020Greenville, SC9:00 AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 5K11/22/2020Greenville, SC9:30 AMGORUCK

Rucking Events in December 2020

Event NameDateLocationTimeEvent Information
GORUCK Tough Challenge12/04/2020Tacoma, WA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge12/04/2020Tampla, FL9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge12/04/2020Washington, DC9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge12/04/2020Los Angeles, CA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge12/04/2020Manchester, NH9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge12/04/2020New York, NY9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Pre-selection12/05/2020Jacksonville Beach, FL1:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge12/05/2020Tacoma, WA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge12/05/2020Tampa, FL2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge12/05/2020Washington, DC2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge12/05/2020Los Angeles, CA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge12/05/2020Manchester, NH2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge12/06/2020New York, NY2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK STAR COURSE – 15K12/06/2020Manchester, NH8:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK STAR COURSE – 10K12/06/2020Manchester, NH9:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK STAR COURSE – 5K12/06/2020Manchester, NH9:30AMGORUCK
GORUCK Light Challenge12/12/2020Sandy Hook, CT10:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK RUCK OFF12/18/2020St. Augustine, FL6:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK TOUGH CHALLENGE12/19/2020St. Augustine, FL8:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK TOUGH CHALLENGE12/20/2020Jacksonville Beach, FL8:00AMGORUCK

Rucking Events in January 2021

Event NameDateLocationTimeEvent Information
Heavy Challenge:01/15/2021Fort Bragg, NC12:00PMGORUCK
Heavy Challenge01/16/2021Fort Bragg, NC12:00PMGORUCK
Ruck Off: Austin01/22/2021Austin, TX7:00PMGORUCK
Tough Challenge: Orlando01/22/2021Orlando, FL9:00PMGORUCK
Tough Challenge: Albuquerque01/22/2021Albuquerque, NM9:00PMGORUCK
Tough Challenge: San Jose01/22/2021San Jose, CA9:00PMGORUCK
Tough Challenge: Washington01/22/2021Washington, DC9:00PMGORUCK
Tough Challenge: Columbus01/22/2021Columbus, OH9:00PMGORUCK
Rucking Rudolph – Snow Bird Challenge10/20/2020Seneca, SC12:00AMRun Sign Up

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