We encourage all of our athletes to try an event like this.
Set a big gnarly goal that scares you and go after it.
From the GORUCK light to SELECTION – these events are tough and you need to be prepared mentally and physically.
Training for events like this will help you plan for goals, train daily and build discipline. This will enable you to finish strong with a smile on your face.
Check out this list of gear that you will need for this outdoor fitness event.
Nylon shorts (Ranger panties)
Compression shorts (underwear)
Short sleeve T-shirt (preferably nylon as dries quicker)
Long sleeve T-shirt or thin polypro top if cooler
Wool blend socks (thin liners optional) (We like Smartwool socks)
Video – GORUCK Packing List (AAR)
Grab Your Buddies and Get Ready for a Challenge @ GoRuck.com
Ruck sack (back pack)
weight for ruck (can be bricks (add duck tape) or sand bag
bodyglide anti-chafe balm (for feet, crotch and nipples)
or Hydropel ointment (prevents blisters)
running shoes or light weight hiking boots
gloves (optional but you may need)
hydration bladder or water bottles
protein bars with carbohydrate
GoRuck Gear Modifications
Are You Ready for the nexthere GoRuck Challenge? @ GoRuck.com
Question: is the GORUCK event good to help prepare for Special Forces training? Yes, it is one of many steps to take.
You can click and sign up for the events.
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