GrowRuck 31 Cherokee



Woodstock, GA




GrowRuck 31 is coming to Georgia. September 9th – 11th, 2022!
Where will GTE31 (GrowRuck Training Event) take place?
 F3 Cherokee will play host to GTE31. The event will take place in Woodstock and Canton, GA
What is a GrowRuck Training Event? GrowRuck Training events are designed to help Men become HIGH IMPACT MEN by reinforcing the F3 mission of invigoration of male community leadership. During a GTE, we leave no man behind, but leave no man where we find him. In other words, we struggle together to become better men for our communities and our families, while under heavy weight! AYE!

What do we do during a GTE? There are 4 phases to a GrowRuck Training Event:

  1. The Rally – The Rally is the Friday night gathering that initiates the GTE.
    6 PM Reformation Brewery (Canton) 225 Reformation Pkwy Suite 500, Canton, GA 30114
  2. The King Builder – The KingBuilder is the Saturday morning 09/10 workout.
    6:30 AM Journey Christian Church (415 Charles Cox Dr, Canton, GA 30115)
    Breakfast is provided at 8 AM (Journey Christian Church (415  Charles Cox Dr, Canton, GA 30115)
  3. GrowSchool – GrowSchool (G3LT) is a Schooling session during which the four quadrants of Preparedness (Get Right, Live Right, Lead Right, Leave Right) are taught in a classroom environment by the GrowRuck Qs.
    8:30 AM (Journey Christian Church (415 Charles Cox Dr, Canton, GA 30115)
  4. The Ruck – The Ruck is the event during which the Leadership Skills of the individual GrowRuck Participants and the Teamwork of the Class is Accelerated through Pain and Chaos.
    The starting point is Heritage Park in Canton GA. PAX should park in the shopping center in front of the park.
    Be on-site at 5:30 PM READY TO GO – Heritage Park

Required Gear

  1. Ruck
  2. 30 lb Weight (20lb Weight if pax weighs less than 150lbs)
  3. 6L of fluids. This can be combined in a water bladder and other containers.
  4. Electrolytes
  5. 2 cans of food to donate – we live 3rd
  6. Headlamp with red light
  7. Extra batteries
  8. Reflective bands on Ruck
  9. Carabiner suitable for climbing
  10. Photo ID
  11. $20 Cash
  12. Face covering that will cover mouth and nose (e.g., mask, gaiter, etc.)
  13. Work Gloves

Optional Gear

  • Windbreaker
  • Hat
  • Dry Bag
  • Food
  • First Aid/Blister Kit
  • Extra Socks
  • Extra Shirt
  • Toilet Paper
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Hand Sanitizer/Baby Wipes
  • Duct Tape
  • Weather appropriate gear

Prohibited Equipment

  • Phone
  • Watch
  • Garmin
  • Other Electronic devices


The cost to participate in the full weekend is $175. This includes GrowSchool Leadership Training, which covers the costs related to the ruck event, a T-Shirt, and sweet patches.

Click the Register button above to HC!


There are a couple of places to stay in Woodstock and Canton. Feel free to check out hotels, VBRO locations, and AirBnBs around Woodstock. However, there has been a block of rooms at the Country Inn & Suites in Canton at 705 Transit Ave, Canton, GA 30114 reserved for GrowRuck Participants.

After-Action Report (AAR)