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Royal Marines Charity Bootcamp Challenge

Nailsea & Backwell Rugby Club, Nailsea, Bristol
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Organiser's Description

This Royal Marines Charity PRMC (Potential Royal Marines Course) Challenge is open to anyone, from any walk of life, over 18 years of age. Whether you are doing this Challenge for fun, for team building, or as a heads up for the real deal, all money raised is going to the Royal Marines Charity and the event is being manned BY Royal Marines FOR Royal Marines.

The Challenge will give you an indication of what to expect if you were to attend a PRMC. It is being run by Royal Marines PTIs and it will give you a taste of the Course, without the pressure. And if you are considering a career in the military, you will be able to gauge your current fitness level.

You will go head to head over 5 stations which follow the training and ethos of the Royal Marines. We won't kill you - it is just a bit of fun! You can enter as a team, or if you're desperate to have a go but can't get anyone to join you, then don't worry ..... sign up individually and we will make up teams on the day.

Start Time

12:00pm

Races

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Nailsea and Blackwell Ruby Club is West End Park, West End, Nailsea BS48 4BY.

Limited parking is available at the event for a fee of £2.50 per vehicle, and it is advisable to car share if at all possible. Cars are parked at owner's risk, and the organisers and Nailsea and Backwell Rugby Club accept no responsibility for any loss or damage.

Once you get to the Rugby Club, you will be directed to the Parking Area by a Marshall. Park up and make your way to the REGISTRATION AREA where you will all need to get signed in.

Our aim is to raise as much as possible for the Royal Marines Charity, so we would encourage you to set up a just giving page for your team & raise a minimum of £25 per person sponsorship.

The ROYAL MARINES CHARITY BOOTCAMP CHALLENGE is an official event on the JustGiving website.

There will be a seperate award for the individual who raises the most sponsorship. All profits go to the Royal Marines Charity.

Please refer to our training videos and tutorials, they will help you with technique and training.

https://www.rmc-bootcampchalle...

https://www.rmc-bootcampchallenge.co.uk/videos-training/4594290695

The 5 stations are:

PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST

Teams 1-4 will start on the 1st station. PUSH UPS - PULL UPS - SIT UPS - 4 X 25M Sprints. ALL REPS will be done to a beep for each element and all runners are scored individually.

1.5 MILER

Teams 5-8 will start on the 2nd station. Each team will run in file (2 ranks of 3) and run with a PTI 1.5 miles around the circumference of the Rugby club (3 X 805m laps - approx 12.5 minutes) One minute rest. Once they have completed the first 1.5 miles they turn and run the 1.5 miles back - best effort / fastest time.

GUN RUN

Teams 9-12 will start on the 3rd station. Dismantle your "FIELD GUN", run it across the pitch and set it up on the other side. This WILL NOT be the real field guns but a load of equipment that you will be expected to take apart and reassemble as many times as possible in a given time.

FIREMANS CARRY / DRAGS

Teams 13-16 will start on 4th station. Teams of 6 - 3 fireman carry out across the pitch, change at the other end and the others carry back. Format repeated with forward/backward drag. Individually scored - size & weight paired regardless of bib colour.

4.5K OFF ROADER

Teams 17-20 will start here. The 4.5K off roader will be a straight run out and back around a marked course.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

You must be 18yrs old to enter this event.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please feel free to contact the organiser by email (info@prmc-challenge.co.uk) with any questions. All questions will be answered within 48 hours.

What's the refund policy?

Please get your team captain to contact the organiser regarding a refund. If you find a member of your team cannot compete, the tickets are transferrable and details can be edited on the registration page. Refunds WILL NOT BE ISSUED after the 25th of June 2020

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

YES - all printed tickets, health questionnaires, disclaimers and justgiving pages for each team member MUST be brought to the event and handed in at registration by the team captain.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

YES - as long as all relevant information for each team member is brought to the REGISTRATION AREA by the team captain on event day. Please see Question 5

Can I join individually?

YES - you can enter as an individual.

When the tickets are sold out, is it possible to be a STAND-IN just in case of a no-show?

Absolutely. If you wish to be a stand in on the day, just get in touch via the contact page on the website.

Is there a website?

YES - www.prmc-challenge.co.uk

Spectatior and child-friendly event.

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