OPP Endurance started as an online event during covid-19 and the natrual progression is to turn it into an in person event the first one being held at Obstacle Play Park in August.
The events are 4,6 or 7 hours approximately depending on what you chose to try and consist of various tasks and challenges both mental and physical, they are a team based event and are designed to get people thinking and to test there endurance during adversity, they are also fun to do.
There is a basic must have kit list and roughly 14 days before an event an additional kit list is issued that each person attending MUST have, there are penatlies for not have a piece of kit. When you sign up you will be added to an event whatsap group were you can chat with team members and recieve updates for the event, there is also a facebook group and genral whatsap endurance group for those not taking part in a current event but wanting to still be involved.
There will also be Ruck events, these will be weighted ruck runs and walks over distance Endurance 05 "the ruck one" will be around 25 kilometres walk 1km run 1km with 10kg in your ruck
Next event is :-
Endurance 05 Starts in:-
Date - Saturday 24th April 2020
Time - 6.45am check in - 7.00am start, finish times will be dependent on your chosen event time and you should allow for the event to overrun a little
These are items you must have for every event
Athletes MUST wear a RED shirt. This can be a t-shirt, a sports bra, a tank top, whatever you want, but it must be RED FOR THIS EENT (05), you may were whatever you wish underneath the shirt.
NOTE:-SHIRT COLOUR CHANGES FROM TIME TO TIME SO MAKE SURE YOU READ THE INFORMATION
1 headlamp (per person). It will be dark, this is 100% Mandatory.
Spare batteries or Spare Torch
2 black sharpie marker per athlete.
2 glow sticks
1 hydration pack, backpack, ruck, purse, whatever you want to call it. Whatever you choose, you must be able to carry your own water supply.
4 salt or electrolyte packets. If you start to cramp up, eat the packets and drink some water.
2 – 4 energy gel shots or energy bars, whichever flavor you prefer.
You will receive any additional gear list items via email 14 days prior to your event weekend.
You will need to learn
The OPP Warrior Ethos
"We will not fail or falter"
"We will not weaken or tire"
"We will show courage"
"We will stand as one"
"Together we are strong, alone we are weak"
You will receives a full kit list 14 days before the event but here are a few must haves to get you started for Endurance 04 26th September 2020
ruck capable of holding up to 20k
2 metre x 40mm pvc tube filled with sand
head torch with spare batteries or Spare torch
2 glow sticks (these can be purchased at check out)
2 empty sand bags 750mm x 325mm (these can be purchased at check out)
There will be a full kit list nearer the time.