Recon Ruck

When a standard run doesn't satisfy the desire for more, choose the harder thing and ruck it. The Recon Ruck sends participants into Quantico's hills, trails and roadways for a 12-mile journey while wearing a weighted pack.

123 Days

Until event day June 20th

Worth The Weight

A 'ruck' can be simply described as walking a long distance while wearing a backpack or, for Marines, moving quickly with all the required military gear over rugged terrain. Whether using the term ‘ruck’ or ‘hump,’ Marines know they have to summon the strength and stamina to cover a long distance with the heightened challenge of carrying additional weight. At Recon Ruck, participants will navigate a 12-mile course on Quantico’s roads and trails while carrying a weighted pack.

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Event Info

The Recon Ruck challenges participants to cover 19.17K or just under 12 miles through Quantico's hills, trails and roadways. Happening on the same day as Run Amuck, the Crossroads Challenge and the Belleau Wood 8K, the Recon Ruck presents a new way for motivated individuals to participate in the MCM Event Series.

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Schedule

Dates and times to plan for registration and participation in the Belleau Wood 8K.

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Advance Prep

Course Map

Recon: Military term for inspecting or exploring an area. Ruck: a march or walk covering a long distance while carrying a weighted pack. Recon Ruck is held aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico.

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Hotel

Minutes away from Marine Corps Base Quantico and the Recon Ruck course, dedicated to help make runners' stay unforgettable.

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Packet Pick-up

Ruckers must present the E-card at Packet Pick-up either printed out or displayed on phone to obtain the official participant bib and technical shirt.

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Meet the Hiraos – Recon Ruck Power Couple

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