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Ruck It!

Saturday, November 30, 2019, 8:00 AM


Looking for your next fitness challenge? Join us November 30 (rain or shine) and ruck from Gilroy to Morgan Hill and back. What's a ruck?  It's a military term for getting your gear from A to B in a backpack and typically weighs 50+ pounds.  Bring your own backpack or plate carrier, weighted to a your desired weight, and be prepare to walk 22 miles with it. We'll be starting at the VTA Transit Center at 7th and Monterey and ruck to Morgan Hill for lunch before heading back to Gilroy.  Rest stops will be placed along the course and will also offer physical challenges, designed by the Marines, Army, and National Guard, and are designed to be completed with your pack on. IMPORTANT:  This event has a time limit of 7.5 hours.  You must be able to walk that pace or you will not be allowed to complete the course.  You must complete the course and cross the finish line on your own two feet in order to receive dog tags. So load up and head out! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Can't make it in person?  No worries.  We have a virtual option and participants will receive a swag bag and dog tag. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ FAQ's What should I wear?  Comfortable clothes and shoes.  This event will happen rain or shine so keep a watch on the weather in case of rain or low temperatures and consider packing appropriate clothing in addition to other weight in your pack. What's the refund policy?  No refunds. Will there be a photographeron the route?  Yes, a photographer will be following the actions. Is my registration transferrable?  Yes, you can have someone else come in your place. Is this a race/timed event?  This is a walking event and you walk at your own pace, however, you have 7.5 hours to cross the finish line.  There will be no timing chips. What's at the end of the event?  When you arrive back in Gilroy there will be a festival area with vendor tables, music, food trucks and beer for purchase.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ruck-it-registration-48345158671?aff=aff0eventful

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