50 Mile GoRuck Star course: After Action Report (AAR) - Advice on how to train, complete and get after it

50 Mile GoRuck Star course: After Action Report (AAR) - Advice on how to train, complete and get after it

For those of you who are not familiar with what a Star course is, it is by definition the culminating rucking exercise of Special Forces Selection. You show up with your ruck and you get a list of waypoints. You plot your route, then you start rucking: point to point, mile after mile.

For a lot of miles.

Most Special forces candidates don’t make selection. Not because they aren’t tough or didn’t quit, but because it is just a highly challenging, rigorous endeavor. Anyone who even attempts Selction is a badass in my mind. They are following their dreams and at least take a shot at them. 99% of the population wouldn’t even try.

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So you want to do a GORUCK: How to prepare and gear up for your next GORUCK Light

So you want to do a GORUCK: How to prepare and gear up for your next GORUCK Light

I wasn’t ever going to sign up for a GORUCK, mainly because I thought, what the heck for, if I want to go Rucking, I can just throw a backpack on and go walk a couple miles. Same thing right? NOPE.

I am part of an awesome community group for men called F3I didn’t really even know what rucking was until I got involved with them.

At its core, it is loading a ruck pack with weight (typically 30-60#) and walking long distances at a fast pace, typically to reach a target destination (Specific Coordinates) by a set time.

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