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Sat June 11, 2022 Brookneal, VA 24528 US Directions



9:00AM EDT - 9:00PM EDT

PUC CHALLENGE (2 Person Team)

9:00AM EDT - 9:00PM EDT

PUC CHALLENGE (3 Person Team)

9:00AM EDT - 9:00PM EDT

PUC CHALLENGE (4 Person Team)

9:00AM EDT - 9:00PM EDT


7145 Hat Creek Rd
Brookneal, VA US 24528


PUC CHALLENGE, supporting Hat Creek Camp.

PUC Challenge is a solo, 2 person, 3 person or 4 person 12 hour event that combines trail running/hiking, mountain biking, kayaking/paddle boarding/canoeing, orienteering, rucking, unique team challenges and lots of memories throughout the 350 acre property, with proceeds supporting Hat Creek Camp.  Whether an experienced athlete or a beginner, we've got a challenge for you. This event is designed to offer a progressive level-up process throughout the 12 hours, with buy-ins throughout the event.  Perfect if you want to push yourself but not sure you are ready. Feel like you are finished at 4, 6, or 8 hours and think 12 hours is not in the engine? Cool, then call it a day, but stick around and enjoy camp and encourage others.  But know that we feel you can do it and we want you to feel accomplished.  

Race Structure

3 phased race.  Phase 1(approximately 3 hours) involves team challenges with groups working together to complete physical/mental tasks.  Participants will engage in weighted ruck challenges while orienteering to specific checkpoints throughout the camp property.   Phase 2 includes typical adventure race activities, including trekking, orienteering, biking, paddling to designated checkpoints to collect necessary items for completion of tasks to clear the course.  Phase 3 involves multiple lap choices for points for the remaining time until the 12 your cut-off.  1 point deduction for each minute over the 12 hour limit.  Individual and team with the most points collected wins.  

About the charity:
Hat Creek Camp is a ministry of Nonprofit, Patrick Henry Family Services.
Hat Creek Camp offers a variety of traditional and therapeutic camp and retreat opportunities for youth and families with a specialization in working with those youth that have experienced significant hardships and trauma. Funds from this event will help support the ministry through the funding of camp scholarships, thus allowing youth to experience summer camp opportunities.

So who's ready for an adventure?

Canoes/kayaks provided
Camp has a few mountain bikes available for rent.  
Full gear list will be emailed and posted to the Facebook event page prior to event

Includes T-shirts for finishers.
Awards for top team in each category.
Tent sites Free for anyone wanting to stay overnight.
Cabins available for $50 per team. (6 available)  

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