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 12K journey while wearing a weighted pack.

16 Days

Until event day August 22nd

Update Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) is rescheduling events originally planned for June 20. Now, the Belleau Wood 8K and Recon Ruck will occur alongside the Quantico 12K on August 22, 2020 with corresponding virtual options. Run Amuck will become a do-it-yourself, virtual-only experience. Additionally, the Quantico Tri will be removed from the event schedule and be replaced by a virtual Marine Corps Duathlon. Registration for these events will resume on Wednesday, May 20, 2020.

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Event Info

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 12K journey while wearing a weighted pack.

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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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Recon Ruck

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​Belleau Wood 8K: The History

It’s your turn to brave the trails of Quantico or your neighborhoods; to test your tenacity, embark on your own mission, overcome it, conquer it and resemble those heroic Devil Dogs.

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7 Tips for a Virtual Run

Participating in a virtual event gives runners the chance to achieve fitness goals and still run anywhere in the world. It’s also the perfect opportunity for runners to be their own personal event organizers!

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