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From GORUCK Nation: Embracing the New Suck

Anyone else starting to feel like this weird pandemic isolation period is becoming “normal”? Yeah, me neither. For now though, this is our new normal. We are learning to create and adapt to new schedules and routines. The anticipation of knowing we will eventually be able to gather again with people at our favorite local …

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PRESS: Emily Featured on First Coast Connect Podcast

Hosted by Melissa Ross, First Coast Connect is an hour-long call-in program that features local newsmakers, civic and community leaders, arts, activities across Jacksonville and Northeast Florida, along with spot news features and a weekly roundtable of local journalists. Families in Lockdown  Emily McCarthy, chief of staff at GORUCK, shared her family’s story of how they …

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From GORUCK Nation: Rucking to Get Through Tough Times

Our mandatory work from home started Monday. But my anxiety started weeks ago. I watched the frenzy build and my heart started to sink. What were my families going to do? I am a child welfare crisis counselor. I work with our society’s most vulnerable children and families. Four weeks ago I was already having …

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Now More Than Ever It’s Time to Ruck Your Dog

During these uncertain times we’re excited to announce the return of something wonderful and familiar: our virtual Ruck Your Dog event with our friends at Pets for Patriots.  Pets for Patriots helps veterans adopt pets and shelter animals find loving homes. It starts April 1 and runs through April 30. Pledge your miles and get …

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