Norwegian Ruck March

Event Date:

March 23, 2019

Registration Dates:

Opening Date- December 07, 2018

Custom Bib Cutoff Date - 16 March, 2019

Closing Date- March 23, 2019 (Day of Registration Authorized)

 

EMERGENCY WEATHER INFORMATION:

23 MAR 19 Ruck/30K Run Event is in the planning process. 

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This event is being held by Purdue Army ROTC Boiler Battalion at Purdue University

Event Info:

Welcome! Boiler Battalion hosts our 4th annual Norwegian Foot March.  We are currently seeking community partners and sponsors for this event, contact norwegianfootmarch@purdue.edu for vendor booths or sponsorship information.

In 2018 we had 437 participants from all over the country including numerous universities, National Guardsmen, and individual runners. In  2019 we will host 750 participants with increased partner support to make the event smooth and safe. We care about your AAR comments and have done our best to implement the improvements you suggested. We will continue to grow our following as the years go on! 

Sign up and bring your best because this course will challenge you to give it all you got. Boiler Up!

 

18.6 Miles (30 km)

25 lbs Rucksack

4.5 Hours to Finish

*All other info regarding weight, times, uniforms, etc are in the Rules and Regulations sidebar

NOTICE: Per MILPER Message Number 16-303 the NFM Badge is once again authorized for wear.  As such we will provide a DA Form 4187 for all participants earning the badge, and the award pin.

NORWEGIAN RECORD HOLDERS 2018

 TOP MALE - Davis, Joseph 2:45:12.0 Marquette Army ROTC

 TOP FEMALE - Duplessis, Caroline 3:16:01.4 Univeristy of Louisville ROTC

 TOP TOP TEAM - Purdue University ROTC (Lanterman, Hinkley, Leonard, Clark P)

PLEASE BRING A NON PERISHABLE FOOD DONATION! WORK GREAT AS THE WEIGHT IN YOUR RUCK!

Each year we conduct a food drive with our event to benefit local charities and last year we donated over 500lbs of food to Food Savers Lafayette and the Purdue food pantry.

 

Here is what we can accept:

 

100 percent fruit juices 

Baking items
Beans
Boxed rice and potatoes
Canned fish and meats
Canned fruits and vegetables
Cereal
Meals in a can/box
Peanut Butter
Canned soups and stews

Toiletries

Pet food (dry bagged or can)

Cleaning Products

Paper Goods - toilet paper/paper towels/kleenex