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GORUCK CHALLENGE -- 03 NOV or 04 NOV in Los Angeles

Discussion in 'Southern California' started by nelson18matt, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. nelson18matt

    nelson18matt [OP] Well-Known Member

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    hey boys and girls, i decided to start a thread to guage interest to see if any of my fellow TW members want to take on the GORUCK CHALLENGE in November. I already have one member considering taking the course and it would be cool to get a small group from here together to take on the challenge. By this time it will be my second time doing the event, my brother and I are participating in the June event in San Fran.

    I'll leave the majority of research of the challenge up to you but the GORUCK Challenge is a Military, Special Operation style training event. It test's an individuale's mental and physical fitness while requiring teamwork of the class to complete each individual task and challenge which in turn builds a special kind of camraderie amongst the team.

    Each of the cadre members are prior Special Operation members from various branches of the military and all have over sea's operational experience.

    I live for this stuff, did it on the daily while in the military and this is one of the few courses that can replicate special operations training and selection in a civilian environment.

    Hit me up if you are interested, have questions, want training tips or anything else. I'm planning to do the event regardless... hope to see some of you out there too.

    GORUCK
    http://www.goruck.com/

    GORUCK CHALLENGE: LA
    http://goruckchallenge.com/events/los-angeles-fall/


    PAST GORUCK EVENTS
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouWdQxlhx5o

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rk2LWZ3_7xg&feature=BFa&list=ULa_bNegguXdA&lf=mfu_in_order
     
  2. FixedTRD

    FixedTRD Well-Known Member

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    You know I'm down. Now I just need to train like you :eek:.
     
  3. nelson18matt

    nelson18matt [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i was about to PM this to you. best place to start is just go outside and run a few miles...
     
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    Did you sign up already for the June event?
    Also did you buy one of their bags?
     
  5. nelson18matt

    nelson18matt [OP] Well-Known Member

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    have not signed up yet. kinda waiting for my brother to get his shit together and figure out when he'll get back... if he'll be back in time. he goes to college in virginia

    i will be buying one of their rucks. shit is nice. i already have their hat
     
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    Fred1524 Love me some tacos!!!!

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    Subd...looks like fun
     
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    I did the last LA one. I'm glad I did it. I might be doing the one in nov, I have to see how busy my schedule is going to be.
     
  8. nelson18matt

    nelson18matt [OP] Well-Known Member

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    right on man, the january event last month in LA? i wanted to do that one but i was out of town that weekend...

    have you done the tough mudder?
     
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    That looks like it would be awesome, wish I was much closer.......
     
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    Yeah, and the spartan. I'm also doing the Irvine lake 5k in March.
     
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    nice. i did the mudder and ran my first marathon last year. got a few half marathons i'm doing this year and the so cal tough mudder in july. gotta keep busy :D
     
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    ^ that is so bad ass.
    Now I really can't wait to do it.

    Mr. Brown and tips on training?
     
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    I really didn't do that much to train just for this. If you're in any decent shape you should be ok. Prepping your pack and bringing the right stuff helps out alot.
     
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    Sweet. I'll be down for this if I'm around. Got the Tough Mudder next weekend, should be fun.
     
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    bump...

    my brother and i will be at the June event in San Fran
     
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