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 2022:

Rucking Events in June 2022

Rucking Events in July 2022

Rucking Events in August 2022

Rucking Events in September 2022

Rucking Events in October 2022

Rucking Events in November 2022

Rucking Events in December 2022

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 or event 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.

If you’re looking for toughest ruck march event known to man, check out our guide on the Norwegian ruck march. We’ll be sure to add any of those ruck march events here should we come across one.

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.

Looking to list your rucking event with us? Contact us at [email protected]

Rucking Events in June 2022

Event NameDateLocationTimeEvent Information
GORUCK Heavy Challenge06/03/2022New Orleans, LA6:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/03/2022Normandy, France7:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/03/2022Dallas, TX9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/03/2022Milwaukee, WI9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/04/2022Tallahassee, FL11:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/04/2022Normandy, France11:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/04/2022Milwaukee, WI2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/04/2022Dallas, TX2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/04/2022Tallahassee, FL7:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/04/2022New Orleans, LA10:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/05/2022New Orleans, LA1:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/10/2022Munich, Germany6:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/11/2022Nashville, TN6:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/11/2022Tacoma, WA8:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/11/2022Destin, FL2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/11/2022Colorado Springs, CO7:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge06/11/2022Nashville, TN7:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/17/2022Washington, DC (The Hobbit)6:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/17/2022Washington, DC (The Fellowship of the Ring)6:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/17/2022Washington, DC (The Two Towers)3:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge06/17/2022Washington, DC (The Return of the King)12:00AMGORUCK

Rucking Events in July 2022

Event NameDateLocationTimeEvent Information
GORUCK Tough Challenge07/01/2022Atlanta, GA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge07/01/2022Fredericksburg, VA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge07/01/2022Gettysburg, PA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge07/01/2022Hartford, CT9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge07/01/2022San Francisco, CA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge07/01/2022Toronto, Canada9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge07/02/2022Atlanta, GA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge07/02/2022Fredericksburg, VA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge07/02/2022Gettysburg, PA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge07/02/2022Hartford, CT2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge07/02/2022San Francisco, CA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge07/02/2022Toronto, Canada2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge07/22/2022Los Angeles, CA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge07/22/2022Richmond, VA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge07/22/2022St. Louis, MO9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge07/23/2022Los Angeles, CA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge07/23/2022Richmond, VA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge07/23/2022St. Louis, MO2:00PMGORUCK

Rucking Events in August 2022

Event NameDateLocationTimeEvent Information
GORUCK Tough Challenge08/05/2022Charlotte, NC9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge08/05/2022Louisville, KY9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge08/05/2022Minneapolis, MN9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge08/05/2022Shreveport, LA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge08/06/2022Charlotte, NC2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge08/06/2022Louisville, KY2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge08/06/2022Minneapolis, MN2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge08/06/2022Shreveport, LA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge08/19/2022Miami, FL9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge08/20/2022Miami, FL2:00PMGORUCK

Rucking Events in September 2022

Event NameDateLocationTimeEvent Information
GORUCK Tough Challenge09/02/2022Phoenix, AZ7:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge09/02/2022Phoenix, AZ11:00AMGORUCK
Mellow Trail Race – 26.2 Miles09/09/2022Spicewood TXInfoTejas Trails
GORUCK Tough Challenge09/09/2022Chicago, IL7:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge09/09/2022New York, NY7:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge09/09/2022Washington, DC7:00PMGORUCK
Cactus Rose Ultra & Trail Relay – 25 Miles09/10/2022Bandera, TXInfoTejas Trails
GORUCK Basic Challenge09/10/2022Shanksville, PA7:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge09/10/2022Chicago, IL11:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge09/10/2022New York, NY11:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge09/10/2022Washington, DC11:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge09/10/2022Shanksville, PA4:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge09/17/2022Des Moines, IA7:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge09/17/2022Des Moines, IA4:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge09/23/2022Reno, NV9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge09/24/2022Reno, NV2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge09/30/2022Atalanta, GA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge09/30/2022Austin, TX9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge09/30/2022Cleveland, OH9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge09/30/2022Jacksonville Beach, FL9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge09/30/2022St. Louis, MO9:00PMGORUCK

Rucking Events in October 2022

Event NameDateLocationTimeEvent Information
GORUCK Basic Challenge10/01/2022Atalanta, GA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge10/01/2022Austin, TX2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge10/01/2022Cleveland, OH2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge10/01/2022St. Louis, MO2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge10/01/2022Jacksonville Beach, FL3:30PMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 12 Miler10/08/2022Charlotte, NC6:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 26.2 Miler10/08/2022Charlotte, NC6:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge10/22/2022Orlando, FL7:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge10/22/2022Salem, MA7:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge10/22/2022San Francisco, CA7:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 12 Miler10/23/2022San Francisco, CA6:00AMGORUCK

Rucking Events in November 2022

Event NameDateLocationTimeEvent Information
GORUCK Heavy Challenge11/04/2022San Clemente, CA6:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 50 Miler11/04/2022Jacksonville Beach, FL9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 12 Miler11/05/2022Jacksonville Beach, FL6:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Star Course – 26.2 Miler11/05/2022Jacksonville Beach, FL6:00AMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge11/05/2022San Clemente, CA10:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge11/06/2022San Clemente, CA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge11/11/2022Ann Arbor, MI9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge11/11/2022Bangor, ME9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge11/11/2022Indianapolis, IN9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge11/11/2022Philadelphia, PA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge11/12/2022Ann Arbor, MI2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge11/12/2022Bangor, ME2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge11/12/2022Indianapolis, IN2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge11/12/2022Philadelphia, PA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Heavy Challenge11/18/2022Houston, TX6:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Heavy Challenge11/19/2022Houston, TX10:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge11/20/2022Houston, TX1:00PMGORUCK

Rucking Events in December 2022

Event NameDateLocationTimeEvent Information
GORUCK Heavy Challenge12/02/2022Charleston, SC9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge12/02/2022Los Angeles, CA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge12/02/2022Wilmington, NC9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge12/03/2022Charleston, SC2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge12/03/2022Los Angeles, CA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge12/03/2022Wilmington, NC2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge12/03/2022Honolulu,HI4:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge11/11/2022Bangor, ME9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge11/11/2022Indianapolis, IN9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Tough Challenge11/11/2022Philadelphia, PA9:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge11/12/2022Ann Arbor, MI2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge11/12/2022Bangor, ME2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge11/12/2022Indianapolis, IN2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge11/12/2022Philadelphia, PA2:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Heavy Challenge11/18/2022Houston, TX6:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Heavy Challenge11/19/2022Houston, TX10:00PMGORUCK
GORUCK Basic Challenge11/20/2022Houston, TX1:00PMGORUCK