MCRD Bootcamp Challenge – Marine Corps Recruit Depot – San Diego

September 26, 2015 all-day America/Los Angeles Timezone
3800 Chosin Avenue
San Diego, CA 92140
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The three mile run is part obstacle course, featuring the very same physical challenges that Marines Corps Recruits encounter during their training. In addition, more than 60 United States Marine Corps Drill Instructors will be on hand to encourage participants as they tackle the course.

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The course will take place on paved roads and hard-packed dirt. Participants will face more than 40 obstacles, including hay jumps, tunnel crawls, log hurdles, six foot walls, trenches, cargo net walls and push up stations throughout the race. USMC Drill instructors will be at each station to make sure you’ve completed your obstacles. Awards will be handed out to the top three finishers in each of the 29 categories divided into different age groups, individual performances, and team performances.

Registration is now open online for individual, 3-person teams, and 5-person teams for this year’s Bootcamp Challenge. Registration for the event is $39 per individual, $117 per 3-person team, and $195 per 5-person team. Registration is available online at All participants will receive official race t-shirts. Proceeds from the event will go to the Quality of Life programs for Marines and Sailor stations aboard the MCRD San Diego.

The 2015 Bootcamp Challenge begins at 9 a.m. on September 26. The race will begin in 5-minute waves, starting with the elite division, then individual men, individual women, 3-person teams and lastly, the 5-person teams. Day of race registration and t-shirt pickup begins at 6:30 a.m. The event will be followed by a post-race party, featuring music, food, and fun and beer.

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