12 Pax embraced the suck during the March GORUCK Tribe – Fall of Baghdad workout

Date: 3/14/2021

AO: Holly Tree Elementary School 

Conditions: 53 degrees and overcast. 

PAX: (12) Butcher Block, Ocra, Bonita, Last, Big Sky, Banjo, Dumbledore, Circuit Breaker, Mr. Incredible, Seahorse, Southie, Steak Knives-Q, 

QIC: Steak Knives

The mission of F3 is to plant, grow and serve small workout groups for men for the invigoration of male community leadership.

  1. Workouts are always free
  2. Are open to all men
  3. Held outdoors (or Virtual during a pandemic), rain or shine, heat or cold
  4. Lead by men who participate in the workout in a rotating fashion, with no training or certification needed. 
  5. End with a COT



Toy Soldiers IC x 10

Gravel Pickers IC x 10

Windmills IC x 20

Fall of Baghdad Workout

The ‘Fall of Baghdad’ Workout

  • 2000m (~1.25 Mile) Ruck
  • 34 Rounds
    • 1 Sandbag Cluster (Sandbag Clean + Thruster)
    • 3 Ruck Push Ups
    • 5 Mountain Climbers
  • 2000m (~1.25 Mile) Ruck

Ruck Weight: 20# / 30# (or whatever you’re comfortable with)

Sandbag Weight: 40# / 60# (or whatever you’re comfortable with)

The Significance

Here is the significance of the workout according to the March GORUCK Tribe email:

34 Rounds = 34 Killed in Action

1 Sandbag Cluster = USMC 1st Marine Division

3 Ruck Push Ups = US Army 3rd Infantry Division

5 Mountain Climbers = 5 Coalition of Joint Forces and Aircraft involved in the battle

2000m Ruck = infil and exfil distance represents the year and estimated Iraq KIA

All Pax completed the workout in less than 70 minutes.  


Thank you to all who came out to Holly Tree this morning for the GRT workout.  Our numbers have grown from 6 in January, 4 in February to 12 this month.  If you’ve never tried rucking, you dont know what you’re missing.  As one of us about it and show up to our next event, Tough Ruckers workout or EC.  It will change your life!


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