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The SUCK - East Coast

Fri April 19, 2013 Potomac, MD 20854 US Directions


10801 Mac Arthur Blvd
Potomac, MD US 20854


The SUCK: any situation where conditions are undesirable, a testament to the dedication of those who endure it.

Created by Guinness World Record Holder and 2 x Death Race Winner, Joe Decker, to demonstrate the type of intense mental and physical training it takes to accomplish similar fitness feats or any goals that you might have. Each overnight SUCK consists of many hours of extreme team and individual challenges consisting of miles of trail running, carrying heavy objects, military calisthenics plus strongman training. The event ends with competitors going head to head in a competition of strength, endurance and intestinal fortitude. The male and female winner of each Regional SUCK gets free entry into the Ultimate SUCK. Come join us at one of the voted the most extreme fitness tests in America.

Don’t forget that at the end of each SUCK all participants must complete an hour long Gut Check Fitness workout. This event is open to the public so feel free to invite family or friends to join you for the grand finale of this incredible journey of suffering and personal enlightenment.

All finishers that complete the ENTIRE training camp will receive a one of a kind finisher’s coin and t-shirt. Neither can be purchased and both MUST be earned. In addition, you will be added to the list of those that have officially "Embraced the SUCK." Are you ready to get in it?

Mandatory Gear -

  • Ruck Sack / Backpack - I personally recommend a 60 liter / 3500 cubic inch

  • Camelbak hydration plus pack - recommend 70 - 100 oz

  • Life Jacket

  • 8lb sledgehammer

  • Old car tire

  • Guys 2 x 50lb sandbags

  • Gals 2 x 30lb sandbags

  • 2 x 5 gallon buckets

  • Headlamp

  • Trail Shoes

  • Work gloves

  • Workout gear

  • Warm weather gear

  • Plenty of food & water

  • Suggested - snake bite kit, poison ivy/oak remedy, first aid kit


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