Ready to Ruck in  2024! 

Saturday, May 18th, 2024

DOUGLAS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL, CASTLE ROCK, CO

Memorial Day Run & March invites civilians, Veterans, and uniformed Military to challenge themselves in friendly competition while helping feed homeless Veterans.

PROUDLY ORGANIZED BY THE SPECIAL FORCES FOUNDATION

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Free for Kids 12 & Under

Kids 12 & under get FREE entry to fairgrounds and any route! Timing bib, medal, and shirt not included.

5K, 10K, and 30K Route Options

As well as the full 30K Ruck March, 5K and 10K Ruck March options are also available.

Dogs Welcome

Everyone in the family is encouraged to participate—including the 4-legged ones!

Shirt & Finisher Medal

Participants who pre-register for the 5K, 10K, or 30K will receive an exclusive MDRM T-shirt and Finisher Medal.

Food Donations

We encourage everyone to bring non-perishable food to be donated to help feed homeless Veterans.

Norwegian Foot March Badge & Certificate

ALL qualifying participants will receive the Norwegian Foot March Medal upon completing the 30K Ruck March carrying a rucksack totalling 25 lbs with dry goods that they bring and donate.

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

A respectful event during Memorial Day weekend – remembering the fallen servicemen and women who have fought for our country.

Choose Your Route

5K-route

5K RUN or RUCK

Ruck, Walk, Run, Roll or Stroll on our “easiest” route that runs alongside the uniformed military 30K Ruck March competition. This 3.1-mile route is conquerable for runners, walkers, joggers and folks of all ages and capabilities. Special pricing for Veterans.
Ruck or Run option available!

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10K-route

10K RUN or RUCK

This 6.2-mile route is takes you to the next level, running alongside the uniformed military 30K Ruck March competition. Special pricing for Veterans.

Ruck or Run option available!

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30K-route

30K RUCK MARCH

Test your mettle with the ultimate: All civilian, veteran, and qualified uniformed military participants will receive the Norwegian Foot March Medal upon completing the 30K Ruck March within the allotted time, carrying a 25-lb rucksack filled with your dry good donations.

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