Goruck Challenge
Founded in 2008 by a Green Beret, this event is less of a race and more of “an 8-10 hour, 15-20 mile guided tour led by a Special Operations Cadre, designed to turn 30 individuals into a team.” This ain’t for the faint of heart, but organizers are proud to boast a 94 percent completion rate.
Friday, August 23 | Providence, RI (start point to be announced closer to the event) | $120-140 | goruck.com

Apocalypse Run
At the first-ever Apocalypse Run, dreamt up by another former marine, participants pay one price and can choose to run a 5, 10, or 15K, all while navigating “never before seen” obstacles and roving “Marauders.”
Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1 | Cheshire State Fair Grounds, Swanzey, NH | $60-75 | runtheapocalypse.com

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