Nearly Naked Ruck March

After Virtual Hiatus, Nearly Naked Ruck March Bounces Back in 2021

The Nearly Naked Ruck March is Happening Saturday, Mar. 27, 2021

DULUTH, Minn. – Northland residents are invited and encouraged to march for a great cause on Saturday, Mar. 27 starting at 10 a.m. along Skyline Parkway near Enger Tower. After a virtual hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, 23rd Veteran is proud to be bringing back the in-person version of the Nearly Naked Ruck March. The march is a way…

Hundreds Ruck for Veterans in Nearly Naked Ruck March

March held as fundraiser for Veterans with PTSD.

DULUTH, Minn.- On Saturday hundreds got out their walking shoes, pulled on their rucks, and took off their pants for the 23rd Veteran 4th Annual Nearly Naked Ruck March. Community members, active duty military and veterans¬†rucked 10 laps around Enger Tower in nothing but hats, gloves, boots, and long underwear to support veterans. “It’s cold, and motivating. But we try…

Nearly Naked Ruck March To Raise Funds For Struggling Veterans

Everyday 22 Veterans Take Their Lives, 23 Veteran Reconditioning Program Can Help

DULUTH, Minn. — Everyday 22 veterans take their lives, struggling from PTSD, trauma, depression and having trouble adjusting and finding their purpose back in civilian life. The 23 Veteran started here in Duluth 4 years ago by Mike Waldron. The non-profit 23 Veteran is a reconditioning program designed to help veterans struggling, live happier and healthier lives. You can help…

Volunteers Hike 10 Miles for Veterans

Nearly Naked Ruck March Raises Money for Local Non-Profits

DULUTH, Minn. – Cold, snow, ice and strong winds chilled marchers at the Nearly Naked Ruck March this morning at Bayfront Park in Duluth. 229 people came from all over the region, including 23 children, carrying a heavy bag on their shoulders to represent the emotional weight veterans carry after combat. The event raised money for the local food shelf,…

Fifth Graders Bagging Groceries To Help Veterans

Cathedral School students will perform and open for the band, Madison Rising on March 30.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – Fifth graders at Cathedral School in Superior are not only participating in this year’s Nearly Naked Ruck March,¬†they are helping raise money for veterans. Amber Nielsen is a fifth grade teacher at Cathedral School in Superior and she’s also a veteran. She says she wanted students to know about the sacrifices made by the men and women…

Nearly Naked Ruck March is now Taking Registrations

Local Nonprofit Supports Veterans in their Transition to Civilian Life

DULUTH, Minn. – At the end of March, hundreds will be marching along Duluth’s lakewalk to support veterans on their path to finding happiness. The Nearly Naked Ruck March, supporting 23rd Veteran, is taking place on Saturday, March 31 at 10 a.m. Participants will be hiking 10 miles in long underwear, carrying a weighted pack. The weight in each pack…