Extra Miles Marathon will take place in conjunction with the Norwegian Foot March on 3-5-22 at Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg, MS. This is not an easy race course to conquer but with sheer determination our soldiers and runners will succeed and cross the finish line.
Norwegian Foot March and Extra Miles Marathon … a lifetime accomplishment
PARTNERS IN THE FOOD FIGHT Extra Table is on the front lines of the food fight with American’s bravest men and women at their side. Camp Shelby Military Training Base, in Hattiesburg, and Extra Table are joining forces, in the spring of 2022, to bring the second Annual Norwegian Foot March fully sanctioned by the King of Norway to Mississippi and the Extra Miles Marathon.
THE NORWEGIAN FOOT MARCH – a badge for soldiers In the military, there are coveted foreign badges that a soldier can EARN. These badges are both an honor and bragging right, as well as display rank. On March 5, 2022, soldiers from all over the world will be convening at Camp Shelby in hopes to earn the Norwegian Foot March badge. After months of training, this daunting task will humble and break some soldiers while others are able to rise amidst the most intense of challenges. Soldiers are asked to ruck 18.6 miles in an allotted amount of time, according to age and gender, while wearing full uniform and carrying 25 pounds of food in their ruck.
Norwegian Foot March EXTRA MILES MARATHON – a badge for YOU In the world of runners, there are medals of prestige that a runner can EARN. These medals signify an extraordinary accomplishment and are the bragging right of the runner. On March 5, 2022, runners from all over the south will be convening at Camp Shelby in hopes to earn the Extra Miles Marathon medal. After months of training, this daunting race will humble and break some runners while others are able to rise amidst the most intense marathon. Runners are asked to run alongside soldiers from every branch of the military and special forces for 18.6 miles and then continue to push further, adding a distance of 7.6 miles prior to ultimately crossing the finish line.
You are 1 of 100 runners INVITED to participate in the Extra Miles Marathon. Extra Table has selected YOUfor your resilience, perseverance, and sheer determination and of course your willingness to help feed hungry Mississippians. The Extra Miles Marathon is NO EASY FEAT TO CONQUER. But we believe you have what it takes to COME EARN YOUR MEDAL, the heart and soul of a soldier!
Congratulations, Rhonda Hayden Martha Allen Robert St.John