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Beyond Legendary

Tackle our individual 5-mile Operator Course

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Challenge Your Everything

Commando: 4-person Team Series requires the participants to attack 8+ grueling miles as they push, pull, carry, climb or crawl their way to the finish line. The Commando was named as one of the top 10 events on the planet! 

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The Element of Surprise

The XII: A 12-hour endurance evolution presented by the Green Beret Challenge

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The Green Beret Challenge announces its first independent championship , that will test your mind, body and spirit.  Join us July 21st, 2018 for what promises to be the most unique and challenging course in obstacle course racing. REGISTER

Red Bull Racing announces Green Beret Challenge as one of the top ten races on the planet.

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17mar(mar 17)8:00 am(mar 17)8:00 amTexas Commando Challenge8:00 am - 3:00 pm CST Reveille Peak Ranch, 105 Co Rd 114GBC Course Types:Commando

13apr(apr 13)7:00 pm14(apr 14)7:00 pmThe Cincinnati XII7:00 pm (13) - 7:00 am (14) Eastern Time Zone East Fork State Park, East Fork State Park, Tate Township, OH, USAGBC Course Types:XII

05may(may 5)8:00 am(may 5)8:00 amAtlanta Operators Course8:00 am - 3:00 pm EST Anderson Farm, 52 Woody Farm RoadGBC Course Types:Operator

01jun(jun 1)7:00 pm02(jun 2)7:00 pmThe Austin XII7:00 pm (1) - 7:00 am (2) CST Reveille Peak Ranch, 105 Co Rd 114GBC Course Types:XII

16jun(jun 16)8:00 am(jun 16)8:00 amSt. Louis Operators Course8:00 am - 3:00 pm CST Asymmetric Solutions, 410 Thomas RdGBC Course Types:Operator

29jun(jun 29)7:00 pm30(jun 30)7:00 pmBehind Enemy Lines - Survive & Evade7:00 pm - 7:00 pm (30) EST War X, 214 Goose Run RoadGBC Course Types:Behind Enemy Lines

21jul(jul 21)6:00 am(jul 21)6:00 amFeaturedGreen Beret Challenge Championship6:00 am - 6:00 pm EST Burning Rock Adventure Park, 171 Burning Rock DriveGBC Course Types:Ultimate Green Beret Challenge

10aug(aug 10)7:00 am12(aug 12)7:00 amFeaturedNorth American Obstacle Course Championships7:00 am (10) - 4:00 pm (12) EST Stratton Mountain, 5 Village Lodge Rd.Other Race Types:North American Obstacle Course Championships

03nov(nov 3)8:00 am(nov 3)8:00 amNorth Carolina Operators Course8:00 am - 3:00 pm Outback Motorsports Park, 18576 McGirts Bridge Road, Laurinburg, North CarolinaGBC Course Types:Operator

17nov(nov 17)8:00 am(nov 17)8:00 amAtlanta Commando Challenge8:00 am - 3:00 pm EST Sugar Hill Farm, 114 Sugar Hill RoadGBC Course Types:Commando

04may(may 4)8:00 am(may 4)8:00 amNew York Operators Course8:00 am - 2:00 pm EST Gotham Mountain MX Park, 99 Holiday Mountain RoadGBC Course Types:Operator

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I did a Spartan Race, Warrior Dash, and Tough Mudder this spring, but they all paled in comparison to the Green Beret Challenge. This one was tough! The other races seem silly in comparison…

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The Sand Man

The Sandman will test your entire overall fitness with focus on leg endurance. It is featured in both the Operator Individual OCR as well as the Commando Team Challenge. The design is comprised of military MEDEVAC sled for the Commando Challenge and individual man made sleds for the Operator Course. The weight varies depending on the event, however will be scaled accordingly for individual to team.

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The Wilson Project

The Wilson Project is an overall ass kicker with a major focus on crushing your core. Simple in design, but complex in its utility. This event is scaled for both men and women for the individual Operator Course.

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The Ranger Rig

Ranger Rig is comprised of various rope designs and will force you to dig deep into grip strength and technique. Stay high on the ropes and you will cruise right through.

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The Angry Elf

Angry Elf is named after Cadre John. The design will vary from caving ladders to a rope climb which transitions to a verted wall. Expect to see the Angry Elf on each Operator Course. John say’s, “climb faster”…

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The Cleaner

The Cleaner is our newest addition to the Operator Course. After some trial and error, the final design will feature a high rope climb to a slanted cargo net descent. A variance in the obstacle will feature caving ladders in place of the rope climb. Regardless of the method of accent, the Cleaner will impede your pace!

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Basket Case

Basket Case replicates a farmers carry with a focus on grip strength. Some choose to carry high, low and like a bag of groceries, however the agony will not vary! Scaled for men & women for the Operator Course.

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