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Decker Farm

The Ultimate SUCK

Conan the Barbarian meets Full Metal Jacket with a dash of Deliverance! You may want to get familiar with shooting a shotgun, bailing or carrying hay, using post-hole diggers, chopping wood, and carrying all kinds of heavy stuff. Welcome to the SUCK.

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The Ultimate SUCK
The Ultimate SUCK

Time & Location

Sep 01, 7:00 PM – Sep 03, 7:00 AM

Decker Farm, 22721 N Polecat Rd, Cuba, IL 61427, USA

Guests

About the event

Join us in 2023, as it is going to be the "The Year of the Reunion" on the Decker Farm. This will be a very challenging and somewhat grueling 36, 12, or 4-hour event. Our goal is to combine strenuous Mid-Western farm chores with military boot camp, trail running, strongman training, and whatever else somewhat punishing we can come up with. Think of it as Conan the Barbarian meets Full Metal Jacket with a dash of Deliverance mixed in for fun. ***Open to ages 18 - 80.

The Ultimate Suck (36-Hour):

You may want to get familiar with shooting a shotgun, bailing or carrying hay, using post-hole diggers, chopping wood, and carrying all kinds of heavy stuff. Plus, you may want to experience the effects of pepper spray! HAHA...again these are all just POSSIBILITIES and the actual tasks will not be revealed until you encounter them at the event. Base camp will be your tent in a hay field. No RVs or buses, please! You are NOT allowed to sleep once the event begins. 

Required Gear (list may change closer to the event)

• Ruck Sack / Backpack - I personally recommend a 60 liter / 3500 cubic inch 

• Camelbak hydration plus pack - recommend 70 - 100 oz 

• Splitting axe (12 & 36hr ONLY)

• Two x 5 gallon buckets (NO MODIFICATIONS) 

• Guys 2 x 50lb sandbags - Gals 2 x 35lb sandbags (NO HANDLES)

• Military Duffle Bag (this will be filled with 1/2 your body weight) - 36hr ONLY 

• Life jacket 

• *NEW: Machete (36hr ONLY)

• Headlamp plus spare batteries 

• Safety glasses  

• Emergency blanket

Recommended Gear:

• Trail Shoes • Work gloves • Workout gear • Rain gear • Plenty of food & water • Tent & sleeping gear - suggested, just in case you drop • Insect repellent • Roll of duct tape • Suggested - snake bite kit, poison ivy/oak remedy & first aid kit

Rules (Crews & Pacers):

To avoid any perceived or actual advantage of having a crew on the course with you, there will be no crews/pacers, etc. allowed on the course with the racers until hour 24 of the event or 7 PM on Saturday. You are on your own until then. At 7 PM Saturday you are allowed ONE pacer on the course with you at any given time for the last 12 hours. They CANNOT assist you beyond your designated campsite in any way, meaning no bringing your food/water, no holding or carrying anything for you, etc. If you are caught violating this rule it will most likely be immediate disqualification. They are allowed to take care of you at your campsite ONLY. They can not assist you on the course or in the check-in area. This helps avoid crowding around check-in & the campfire. Please understand we're doing this to have a level playing field.

Please understand that you are registering for this event and agree to Gut Check Fitness, LLC policy that there are NO REFUNDS and/or TRANSFERS. You are ready to make the commitment to train, work hard, stay focused then show up and 'Embrace the SUCK'.

The SUCK (12-hour):

Mandatory Gear:

• Ruck Sack / Backpack - I personally recommend a 60 liter / 3500 cubic inch 

• CamelBak hydration plus pack - recommend 70 - 100 oz 

• Life Jacket 

• Guys 2 x 50lb (22.7 kg) sandbags (NO HANDLES)

• Gals 2 x 35lb (13.6 kg) sandbags (NO HANDLES)

• 2 x 5 gallon (19 liters) buckets (NO MODIFICATIONS) 

• Splitting axe

• Headlamp 

• Duct tape 

• Safety glasses 

• Emergency blanket

Recommended Gear: • Trail Shoes • Work gloves • Workout gear • Warm/cold weather gear • Plenty of food, water & electrolytes for the entire 12 hours, there are no aid stations • Suggested - snake bite kit, poison ivy/oak remedy, first aid kit

The Gut Check (Mini-Suck, 4-hour):

Mandatory Gear:

• CamelBak hydration plus pack - recommend 70 - 100 oz 

• Rucksack/Backpack big enough to fit your sandbag, food/H20, etc. 

• Life Jacket 

• Guys 2 x 50lb (22.7 kg) sandbags 

• Gals 2 x 35lb (13.6 kg) sandbags 

• 2 x 5 gallon (19 liters) buckets (NO MODIFICATIONS) 

• Headlamp

• Duct tape  

Recommended Gear:

• Trail Shoes 

• Work gloves 

• Workout gear 

• Warm/cold weather gear 

• Plenty of food, water & electrolytes for the entire 4 hours, there are no aid stations 

• Suggested - snake bite kit, poison ivy/oak remedy, first aid kit  *NOTE: the 4-hour event does not include a t-shirt, however, SUCK shirts will be available for purchase at registration.

After the event, we will have a bonfire, breakfast, and a great time. Hope you can join us at "The Decker Farm"!

*If you made it this far and want to learn more take a look HERE

This event has a group. You’re welcome to join the group once you register for the event.

Register

  • The Ultimate SUCK - 36HR

    Please carefully read the event description to learn more about our policies, rule changes, required and recommended gear, and more.

    $429.00
    Tax: +$26.81 GST+$11.40 service fee
  • The Suck (12-Hour)

    Please carefully read the event description to learn more about our policies, rule changes, required and recommended gear, and more.

    $249.00
    Tax: +$15.56 GST+$6.61 service fee
  • The Gut Check (4-Hour)

    Please carefully read the event description to learn more about our policies, rule changes, required and recommended gear, and more.

    $149.00
    Tax: +$9.31 GST+$3.96 service fee

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