All you need to know about the GORUCK HQ and the GORUCK Challenge Cadre.
Myth: GRHQ is full of Green Berets eating steak, doing pushups under their desks, and polishing their pistols while taking shots of Jack Daniels.
Truth: Yes, there are some badass dudes at GRHQ, but it’s probably not the muscle-fest everyone thinks it is. Yes, we have a lot of fun and drink beer, but we also are all about buckling down to work, and we are passionate about what we do. I think people would be the most surprised about how much actual work goes on here. My favorite days are the ones that turn into nights – where the Good Ideas Club comes together over pizza and beers. Ask Brian about when we hit up the clubs of DC before his 5 AM flight.
For me, the GORUCK Tough community (GRT) is a family, the Tough patch its badge.
The GORUCK GR Echo is a small and discreet pack with a low profile that adapts to various…
The hardest part of the GORUCK Challenge was probably signing up.
I’d learned about GORUCK, a military-grade backpack company, through the indispensable Pack Light Go Fast blog. It was also through Pack Light Go Fast that I learned about the GORUCK Challenge, a team event which puts its participants through a Special Forces-inspired physical and mental ringer. The Challenge always struck me as a bit too intense for me - 15-20 miles of running, PT exercises, all while carrying a backpack filled with about 50 pounds of bricks. I didn’t see the appeal.
Definitely my kind of fun
The GORUCK Challenge 9/11 NYC