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Mastodon Memorial March Pre-Blast 2.0

By Bounty on 2/27/2018 modified on 3/7/2018

Who: All F3 and FIA Pax What: 10+mile ruck march, by teams of (5) or (6), carrying a team weight approx. 150-180lbs, and 10 Hero workouts. When: May 25th 2018, Start time 2000hrs and Endex May 26th 0800hrs Where: York, SC Start and End location will be York Comp High School Why: The march is to commemorate the fallen and remember that they paid the ultimate sacrifice for our safety and freedoms. GONE, BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN Details: Four ways to participate: Conqueror, Lite, Runner, and Volunteer. Conqueror will be teams of (5), carrying 30lb rucks, and a team weight of 180lbs. Lite will be teams of (6), carrying 20lb rucks, and a team weight of 150lbs. Runners will be teams of 4-6, with half the team “nurring” at all times (round down) or carry a team weight of 125lbs. The event will commence with a prayer, explanation of events, safety brief, and motivational speech. Then teams will lift their appropriate weights and start the overnight journey, reflecting on the significance of the event. At each “Dedication Zone”, participants will be greeted by volunteers who will explain the fallen soldier/first responder’s life and death. A workout will then be conducted in their honor before moving on to the next “Dedication Zone”. This will continue until the journey is complete. Once endexed, hot breakfast will be provided with plenty of 2nd F to go around. This will be a perfect time to bring out any FNG's that ruck or just want to participate in the memorial. At the end of the event there will be a donation box for Detective Mike Doty's family. Donation is not mandatory, but will be present for anyone who wants to contribute. Patches and shirts will be available...stay tuned. Required Items: Ruck with appropriate weight Headlamp w/ extra batteries Reflective strips or active wear Suggested Items: Gloves Water Bladder

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