Black Squirrel Ruck Challenge

Event Date

Sat, Feb 21, 2015


Gadsden, AL

About This Activity

Date 2/21/15 time event starts at 9am.
Starts at Noccalula Falls Chapel.  Sign in starts at 7:30 am. Cost $35.
T-shirt is provided with pre-registration.  Tshirt Deadline- 2/14/2015
*All proceeds benefiting Young Life Ministries.
Event description: this is a 5 mile trail run with body and pack weight exercises along the course. You will provide your own pack/ruck. We will provide uniform weight bricks, bubble wrap and duct tape.
Questions: Email
 *You will be issued a bottle of water to carry for hydration.
 Trophies will be awarded to the Top 1-3 finishers, Under 17 group, Masters and Grand-Masters for both male and female.
*Master Completion patch for all those completing the course.
*While there will be overall winners the focus is on completing the challenging course. Signing up as a team is not required but is encouraged. You will find that having someone to help motivate you is beneficial.
*This event is designed to challenge both the runner and Crossfit/lifter.
Training runs and tips will be posted on Gadsden Runners Club Facebook Page.

Event details and schedule

Registration is open now. Online Registration open until 2/17/2015

Race Day Registration and Packet Pick-up starts at 7:30AM

Course info-

5 mile course that starts and ends at Noccalula Falls Practice Fields. Course will be mostly trail and moderately challenging.

Bring your own backpack/ruck. Uniform bricks, duct tape, bubble wrap and 1bottle of water will be provided. This is what you carry with you and must return with to the finish line.

*Brick distribution as follows. One brick per 50 pounds of body weight. Example: if you weight 125 pounds you will carry two. Over 150 pounds you carry three up to a max of four bricks for anyone weighing over 200 pounds.

*Body/pack exercises: There are 7 body/pack exercises: Lunges, Bear Crawl, Crab walk, Duck Walk, Burpees, Overhead Carry and one surprise challenge.

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