GORUCK Tough Challenge December – Honolulu, HI
Date & Time
Friday, December 6, 2019 21:00
Your start point will be posted to this page and emailed to you at least one week before the event date.
“I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.”
–Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
These GORUCK Events are dedicated to the service-members and civilians who were killed or injured during the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December, 1941. This memorial event is held annually and will visit Ford Island, home of battleship row, to pay respects to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. These are sacred grounds everyone should see, and feel, in their lifetime.
10-12 HOURS, 15-20 MILES. THE ORIGINAL CHALLENGE. AVERAGE COMPLETION RATE: 94%
What to Bring:
> A rucksack aka backpack (GR1 or Rucker recommended)
> Ruck Plate = to your weight requirement
If you weigh >150 lbs = 30 lb. Ruck Plate (or equivalent)
If you weigh < 150 lbs = 20 lb. Ruck Plate (or equivalent) > Hydration Bladder: Source 3L recommended
> Nalgene bottle (1L) or equivalent (electrolytes recommended)
> Reflective Ruck Bands (or equivalent) on your ruck
> Headlamp with extra batteries
> Windbreaker (only if the temperature is expected below 60 ℉)
> Photo ID and $20 cash just in case
> As a class, you need one (1) 25 lb. class weight and one American Flag. Use your event’s Facebook page to meet your class, organize training, and coordinate team weight details.
> Flip-flops (not required) – upon completion of a GORUCK Tough, it’s one of the seven great feelings in the world to take your shoes and socks off and put flip flops on. It also makes the hell-yeah-I-earned-my-patch beer taste even better.
Transfers & Refunds:
> Refunds are not allowed for this event
> Transferring registration to a different participant is not allowed
> Transfers to a different event date can be accommodated if requested more than 7 days before the event