The Ultimate SUCK

Fri August 30 - Sun September 1, 2024 Cuba, IL 61427 US Directions

Event: The Ultimate SUCK (36hr)

This will be a very challenging and somewhat grueling 36 hour event. Our goal is to combine strenuous Mid-Western farm chores with military boot camp, trail running, strongman training, and whatever else somewhat punishing we can come up with. Think of it as Conan the Barbarian meets Full Metal Jacket with a dash of Deliverance mixed in for fun!

You may want to get familiar with shooting a shot gun, bailing or carrying hay, digging, chopping wood, carrying all kinds of heavy stuff. Plus, you may want to experience the effects of pepper spray!haha...Again these are all JUST possibilities and the actual tasks will not be revealed until you encounter them at the event.

Base camp will be your tent in a hay field. No RVs or buses please! You are NOT allowed to sleep once the event begins.

REQUIRED GEAR: (list may change closer to the event)
• Ruck Sack / Backpack - I personally recommend a 60 liter / 3500 cubic inch
• Camelbak hydration plus pack - recommend 70 - 100 oz
• Splitting axe
• Two x 5 gallon buckets (NO MODIFICATIONS)
• Guys 2 x 50lb sandbags - gals 2 x 35lb sandbags
• Military Duffle Bag (this will be filled with half your body weight)
• Life jacket
• *NEW: Machete
• Headlamp plus spare batteries
• Safety glasses
• Emergency blanket

RECOMMENDED GEAR:

• Trail Shoes
• Work gloves
• Workout gear
• Rain gear
• Plenty of food & water
• Tent & sleeping gear - suggested, just in case you drop
• Insect repellent
• Roll of duct tape
• Suggested - poison ivy/oak remedy & first aid kit

RULE: CREWS/PACERS - to avoid any perceived or actual advantage of having a crew on the course with you, the rule for this year is: no crews/pacers. etc are allowed on the course with the racers until hour 24 of the event or 7 PM on Saturday. You are on your own until then. At 7 PM Saturday you are allowed ONE pacer on the course with you at any given time for the last 12 hours. They CAN NOT assist you beyond your designated campsite in any way, meaning no bringing your food/water, no holding or carrying anything for you, etc. If you are caught violating this rule it will most likely be immediate disqualification. Also. they are allowed to take care of you at your campsite ONLY. They can not assist you on the course or in the check-in area. This is to avoid a cluster f*ck around check-in & the camp fire. Please understand we're not trying to be a**holes just trying to make it a very level playing field. Pretty sure that since you signed up for this event that you won't have any problems with these rules.
Open to ages 18 - 80.
Event Dates: Friday August 30, 2024 - Sunday September 1, 2024
Start Time: 7:00pm CDT
End Time: 7:00am CDT
Price: $399.00 Event Fee + $20.95 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $419.00 after April 30, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

Event: The SUCK (12hr)

Start time 7PM Friday, September 2nd
Location: Decker Farm

The SUCK 12 hour-
Mandatory Gear:
• Ruck Sack / Backpack - I personally recommend a 60 liter / 3500 cubic inch
• CamelBak hydration plus pack - recommend 70 - 100 oz
• Life Jacket
• Guys 2 x 50lb (22.7 kg) sandbags
• Gals 2 x 35lb (13.6 kg) sandbags
• 2 x 5 gallon (19 liters) buckets (NO MODIFICATIONS)
• Splitting axe
• Headlamp
• Duct tape
• Safety glasses
• Emergency blanket

Recommended Gear:
• Trail Shoes
• Work gloves
• Workout gear
• Warm/cold weather gear
• Plenty of food, water & electrolytes for the entire 12 hours, there are no aid stations
• Suggested - snake bit kit, poison ivy/oak remedy, first aid kit
Open to ages 18 - 80.
Event Dates: Friday August 30, 2024 - Saturday August 31, 2024
Start Time: 7:00pm CDT
End Time: 7:00am CDT
Price: $219.00 Event Fee + $14.14 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $229.00 after April 30, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

Event: The GUT CHECK (mini-SUCK, 4hr)

Start time 7PM Friday, September 2nd
Location: Decker Farm

The GUT CHECK 4 hour-
Mandatory Gear:
• CamelBak hydration plus pack - recommend 70 - 100 oz
• Rucksack/Backpack big enough to fit your sandbag, food/H20, etc.
• Life Jacket
• Guys 2 x 50lb (22.7 kg) sandbags
• Gals 2 x 35lb (13.6 kg) sandbags
• 2 x 5 gallon (19 liters) buckets (NO MODIFICATIONS)
• Headlamp
• Duct tape

Recommended Gear:
• Trail Shoes
• Work gloves
• Workout gear
• Warm/cold weather gear
• Plenty of food, water & electrolytes for the entire 4 hours, there are no aid stations
• Suggested - snake bit kit, poison ivy/oak remedy, first aid kit

*PLEASE NOTE: this event does not include a t-shirt, however, SUCK shirts will be available for purchase at registration.
Open to ages 18 - 80.
Event Dates: Friday August 30, 2024 - Friday August 30, 2024
Start Time: 7:00pm CDT
End Time: 11:00pm CDT
Price: $149.00 Event Fee + $9.94 SignUp Fee
Registration: Registration ends August 30, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

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