December Rucking Challenge

Pearl Harbor Ruck

The Challenge:
Ruck the timeline of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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December Challenge

For this challenge we will follow the timeline of the attack on Pearl Harbor. 

Your ruck begins at 7:55 AM when the attack commences. Push out at a fast pace remembering the chaos of everyone running to their battle stations.

At 8:01 USS Utah hit by torpedo and capsizes. Hit the deck and perform 20 sit-ups and then continue your ruck at fast pace.

At 8:05 the USS Oklahoma sinks. Hit the deck and perform 20 pushups and then continue your ruck at fast pace.

At 8:10 USS Arizona Explodes. Hit the deck and perform 20 8-count body builders. Continue your ruck at fast pace.

At 8:45 the first wave of the attack ends. Continue your ruck at a normal pace.

8:54 second wave attack begins. Increase your pace to a fast ruck. 

9:30 USS Shaw explodes. Hit the deck and perform 20 4-count flutter kicks. And continue your ruck.

 10:00 the attack is over. Ruck until 10:32, when the USS Arizona is abandoned. 

Ruck one additional mile as a recover mile to remember the destruction and loss suffered.


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