The Kid Ruck Charity Challenge for Why Me & Sherry's House is a "kid size version" of the adults 100 Mile Ruck March. Kids/Athletes will roast marshmallows fireside, camp out overnight at Seven Saws Brewery, rise early, enjoy an outdoors breakfast buffet, pack up their campsites, and step off at race time.
All athletes will complete as many 1 mile loops on the Seven Saws Brewery trails as they can during the allotted time. Trail Guides will be on course to assist athletes. Parents are not allowed to hike with their children.
All athletes will receive a kid ruck challenge t-shirt and finisher medal.
***The camp out is optional – participants who choose to camp out must be accompanied by an adult overnight. 1 tent per adult & kid
Kid Athletes arrive at Seven Saw Brewery to check in.
tent set up
Kid Athletes and parents set up their campsites.
Kid Athletes will hang out and roast marshmallows fireside. Parents are welcome to enjoy the band and a beverage!
Relax and prepare your body while watching an outdoor movie by the fire.
Athletes and parents will retire to their tents for a good night of sleep before the competition.
The famous Ruck March cowbell will ring to wake athletes up so that they can pack up their tents and gear.
A buffet breakfast will be served to athletes and parents. If you have any dietary requirements or allergies please pack your own breakfast.
Kid Ruck Step Off
cut off time
The final cowbell will signaling the end of the event.
2:00 pm - 3:30pm
All athletes and their families are encouraged to join us in a little finish line party to celebrate the athlete's accomplishments.
The Kid Ruck Charity Challenge is a military inspired event, where 50 "kid" athletes (ages 6-18) will ruck (hike) as many 1 mile loops as they can before the final cow bell rings at 1pm!
All to raise money and awareness for the non-profit organization Why Me & Sherry's House, a grass roots non-profit organization dedicated to providing love and support services to families with childhood cancer.
Each athlete will be provided with a Why Me & Sherry's House website to accept donations as they work to raise money for families with childhood cancer.