CrossFIt West GORUCK

go·ruck” [verb go + verb ruck] noun ruck is short for rucksack (aka

backpack), it’s also a verb: to ruck is to move with a rucksack, and

implies action, energy, and purpose.


GORUCK is an organization that builds GORUCK gear and stronger people. Their cadre leads team-building endurance events based on their experiences in Special Forces, and they love to ruck.

• Founded: January 2008

• First GORUCK Challenge: September 2010

• Special Forces Cadre Employed: 70+

Their Mission Statement is to Challenge Excellence and Do Right by People!

CrossFit West and Watsonville will be lead by some experienced GORUCK cadre for what is considered a GORUCK LIGHT event. We will make it a 4-6 hour endurance based training day. Please click the link below to learn more.


We will provide a detailed packing list for the event. Get outside and get outside your comfort zone.

The day will start at West at 0600 (that’s 6am to you landlubbers), Saturday, August 16.

Let’s do this!

Mike and Pete love to ruck.

Mike and Pete love to ruck.