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Ruck 22: Raising Awareness for Veteran Suicide

June 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The 3rd Annual Ruck 22 will be held Saturday, June 1 from 8:00am – 5:00pm at beautiful Pere Marquette Beach! The purpose of this event is to raise awareness for veteran suicide and PTSD. You will ruck in a 22 mile loop from The Deck Restaurant at Pere Marquette Park to Bear Lake Tavern and back to The Deck.  Registration for this event includes participation in the ruck, your custom Ruck 22 event t-shirt, and a raffle ticket to win a custom Hometown Battles flag.

This year, the last 2.2 miles will be dedicated in remembrance of SGT Lorenzo Lopez. Lorenzo completed the ruck last year before losing his battle.  In addition to this, the last 2.2 miles are open to anyone who would like to participate but cannot otherwise do the 22 miles. There is a special registration for this portion only.

Proceeds from the ruck will benefit Hometown Battles, who strive to assist struggling veterans by providing immediate relief on certain aspects of their finances where the VA and government leave them behind. For more information visit Ruck 22’s Facebook page or find this event on