Beach Ruck Challenge - Everything You Need To Know


  • The entire Beach Ruck Challenge must be conducted on A BEACH. Fresh or salt water does not matter if all other conditions are satisfied.
  • Sand must be soft and grainy that sinks and/or shifts significantly with foot
  • pressure. Flat or “packed” sand is not permitted because it does not provide a significant challenge in comparison to flat concrete or trail terrain.
  • Feet will be submerged in water up to the ankle at the beginning and at the
  • midpoint of the prescribed distance (e.g., for Forward: once at start, once at Mile

The Beach Ruck will be conducted in one continuous movement, like the other PATHFINDER distance rucking Challenges.

Distance Standards:

  • 4 miles (Forward)
  • 6 miles (Endure)
  • 6 miles @ Rx Weight (Advanced)

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