Trace the origins of the Royal Marines and celebrate the formation of 'The Duke of York and Albany's Maritime Regiment of Foot' in 1664.
The Royal Marines are the UK's Commando Force and the Royal Navy's own amphibious troops. They are an elite fighting force with legendary physical fitness. The Royal Marines are optimised for worldwide rapid response and are able to deal with a wide spectrum of threats and security challenges.
So we challenge you to YOMP 16km and 64m, over steady flat terrain such as tracks, paths, metal roads.
BUT you will need to do it LOADBEARING 31lbs in your backpack (equivalent to fighting order and rifle). Don't forget you will also need to carry water.
How fast can you go?
Can you block out the pain?
YOU HAVE ONE MONTH FROM TIME OF PURCHASE TO COMPLETE THE CHALLENGE
Send us proof of the completed distance as well as your time and receive our 1664 YOMP It medal.