SEALS Virtual Running Challenge Series
Wed 01st December 2021 - Tue 28th December 2021
Free - £19.99
EARN THE INFAMOUS ROKMAN FINISHERS PIP
As opposed to standard finisher medals, which get chucked into the back of a draw never be seen again, we reward our challenge series finishers with an infamous Rokman Finishers Pip and certificate. Attached proudly to the sleeve of your Rokman training t-shirt; this small patch carries with it big significance, reminding you of the grit and determination that got you there - empowering you every time you put it on!
TRACK YOUR PROGRESS
Get each full challenge brief with all the necessary instructions and requirements sent straight to your inbox at the start of each week. Depending on the challenge, you will be required to either evidence your attempt by video or by GPS fitness tracker. Then submit your results and evidence to us via our submission form. Simple!
FEATURE ON THE SERIES LEADERBOARDS
While Rokman challenges are paths of personal discovery, the series leaderboard offers participants an extra layer of healthy competition and incentive to push their limits further. Log your results and see how you rank against all other participants around the world. The leaderboard is opt-in, so if you don't want to feature on the board you have the option to keep your results private.
JOIN HUNDREDS OF LIKE-MINDED INDIVIDUALS
Our online community comprises of hundreds of people of all ages and abilities, united by a desire to push their physical limits, toughen their minds and overcome the most intimidating challenges possible. It provides an excellent source of motivation and inspiration to help you keeping going when the going gets tough.
SUPPORTING OUR ARMED FORCES
For every participant that completes the series and earns themselves a Rokman Finishers Pip, we will make a donation straight to the Royal British Legion to help them support members and veterans of the British Armed Forces, their families and dependants.
Push your body, toughen your mind, improve health and wellbeing.
Stay focussed and motivated on your fitness goals.
Fits in and around any pre-existing training or commitments.
Much more challenging and enjoyable than regular distance accumulator challenges.
how it works
THE STRUGGLE IS REAL
THERE'S NOTHING VIRTUAL ABOUT OUR VIRTUAL CHALLENGES
With no race-day crowds to cheer you on, our online challenges are designed to provide the ultimate opportunity to test and build your mental fortitude so that you achieve a higher state of performance and mental wellbeing.
4 WEEKS OF VARIED CHALLENGES
Much more challenging and enjoyable than regular distance accumulator virtual running challenges.
STAY FOCUSSED & MOTIVATED
Having a purpose and meaning to your training is shown to drastically increase your commitment to your goals.
FITS AROUND ANY EXISTING TRAINING
Each challenge has been designed to fit in and around your life and any existing training.
IMPROVE PERFORMANCE & WELLBEING
By pushing your physical limits you achieve greater psychological activation, strengthening your mind and increasing your ability to deal with the stresses and pressures of everyday life.
GET THE FULL SERIES EXPERIENCE
Rokman Challenge Series are completely free to enter and take part. However, to get the full challenge series experience you may upgrade your entry at any time by purchasing a Rokman Challenge Pack.
Exclusive Finishers Pip & Certificate
To be worn proudly on the sleeve of your training t-shirt.
Discounted Rokman training t-shirt
Choose from a selection of over 7-designs.
Access to 'opt-in' leaderboard
Providing a healthy measure of friendly competition.
Donation to Royal British Legion
Portion of proceeds donated to the Royal British Legion to help support veterans and their families
Assignment to Navy SEAL training, BUD/S, is conditional on the SEAL Physical Screening Test (PST). For week 1, we require participants to complete two separate challenges, a best-effort 1.5-mile run for time and as many sit-ups as possible in 2 minutes.
Navy SEAL training begins at Naval Special Warfare Preparatory School. Here, recruits are given a crash course in the physical standards required to even attempt to become a SEAL, being required to pass a number of Physical Screening Tests (PST), including a timed 4-mile run and as many push-ups as possible in 2 minutes
BUD/S orientation culminates with a week known as "Hell Week", where candidates participate in five and a half days of continuous training with little to no sleep. For the Rokman challenge series, you are tasked with accumulating a set number of miles within the week, running or walking, with bonus points for every workout started before 6am.
In the final stage of selection, recruits need to complete a Modified Physical Screening Test (PST) which includes a final long-distance run. Complete this physical fitness test and you have passed the series.
Do I need to be mega fit?
No. Rokman challenge series offer a variety of different levels of entry to suit all fitness levels, from novice all the way up to advanced.
How long do we have to complete each challenge?
We recommend that you complete each challenge within 7-days from the date of issue. However, we understand that life can often get in the way, so that’s why accept submissions up until 7-days after the end of the series.
What is someone cheats?
We do our very best to weed out any cheating by asking people to evidence their challenge attempts. However, due to the nature of this being an online challenge series, it’s not 100% fool proof.We have to take everyone’s submissions at face-value. If we can confidently identify people either cheating or doing the challenge incorrectly, we will notify the competitor privately via email.At the end of the day, the leaderboard is just a bit of competitive fun. These challenges are personal tests of resilience. If people decide to cheat, they’re only cheating themselves. If you concentrate on yourself and give your best honest performance then you can hold your head high at the end of the day.
Do you offer refunds?
Unfortunately, we unable to offer refunds on challenge series entry, however, we do offer transfers. If you’re unable to take part in this challenge series, let us know and we can transfer you on to an alternative series.
Can I use a treadmill?
All running challenges are designed to undertaken outside, however, if you are unable to go outside we will accept treadmill entries. If participating on a treadmill, the treadmill must be set at a 2.5 degree angle.
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