LAND Challenge2017-05-26T14:43:43-04:00

Think you can hang with a Ranger for an hour?

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The LAND Challenge is modeled after the physical standards of the Army Rangers. 

It consists of a Farmer’s Carry Sprint, Push-ups, Sit-ups, Pull-ups and a 3.1 mile (weighted) run. Each participant will be provided with a 20lb weighted vest for the run.

Registration for the 2017 LAND Challenge is only $50!

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The GAFC LAND Challenge is a great way to establish fitness goals. Start your fitness journey, or test your current fitness level against a benchmark established by the fitness levels set by the elite forces of the United States Army Rangers.

Regardless of your fitness level, the GAFC LAND Challenge provides a chance to participate in a fun, energetic and fast-paced event. And after you finish, check out the many great vendors and activities available throughout the day.

Celebrate fitness at the Great American Fitness Challenge!

The LAND Challenge is open to people of any fitness level.

Competitive athletes can test themselves against the minimum and competitive standards used by the United States Army Rangers shown here.


Minimum Standards Competitive Standards

200yd Farmers Carry

35 sec 1 Minute


60 80
Sit-ups 60


Pull-ups 8


3.1 Mile (weighted) Run 25:00 Minutes

21:00 Minutes

Start Times

9:00 AM 11:00 AM 1:00 PM Sold Out
9:30 AM 11:30 AM 1:30 PM Sold Out
10:00 AM 12:00 PM
10:30 AM 12:30 PM

Once you’ve completed your event, pick your favorite GAFC Shirt and wear it proudly! 

The top three finishers in each age group for men and women will be awarded a Great American Fitness Challenge Champions Medal.

Train Tough and come ready to beat the fittest of the fit.