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1st - 28th December

SEALS:
Virtual Running Challenge Series

Inspired by US Navy SEAL Selection

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A four-week challenge series designed to inspire action, test your limits, build resilience and improve wellbeing. 

  • Take Part for Free

    Take part for free or upgrade your entry with one of our paid options.

  • All Levels of Fitness

    Choose the entry-level suitable for your level of fitness, from Advanced to Novice.

  • No Time? No Problem

    The series his designed to fit in and around your life and any pre-existing commitments.

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Finishers Pip & certificate

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!

How it works

Taking part is simple

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!

Healthy Competition

Feature on the Series Leaderboard

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.

Community

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.

Sportswear

Designed to inspire. Built to endure.

Represent Rokman by picking a t-shirt from our activewear range in a wide range of colours and sizes, shipped out as soon as you commit. Pick from our men's and women ranges with 7 different colours.

Resilient wellbeing

Welcome the pain. Embrace the suffering.

We believe mental resilience is the cornerstone to achieving our true potential. By undertaking activities that push our limits we achieve greater psychological activation, increasing our mental resilience to stress and pressure, thus improving our health, wellbeing and overall quality of life.

Charity

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.

The Challenges

Week 1

Assessment

  • 1.5 Mile run for time

  • Sit-ups in 2 minutes

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.

Week 2

Prep School

  • 4 Mile run for time

  • Push-ups 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

Week 3

Hell Week

  • Weekly distance accumulator

    Advanced: 40 miles

    Intermediate: 30 miles

    Moderate: 20 miles

    Novice: 10 miles

    Bonus Points awarded for each run started before 6am.

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.

Week 4

Final PST

  • Long-distance run for time

    Advanced: 14 miles

    Intermediate: 11 miles

    Moderate: 8 miles

    Novice: 6 miles

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.


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Frequently Asked Questions

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 does it work?

How does it work?

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 on Challenge Packs?

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.