2.2 Ruck | Fun Run | Walk

22 Ruck March

Event Schedule

9:00 am – Registration at Barbara Hallman Plaza (211 S. Williams)

9:30 am – Shot Gun Start for 2.2 Mile Ruck | Fun Run | Walk

10:45 am – March to Veterans War Memorial at Royal Oak Public Library

11:00 am – Veterans Day Ceremony

Bring a Backpack +22

Participants are encouraged to bring backpacks filled with 22 pounds or 22 food or personal items. Items will be collected at the end of the race at the VFW Acorn Post 1669 to be donated to local Veterans groups.

Click here for a list of needed items.

Information on 2.2 Mile Course

START: Star Dream Fountain at Barbara Hallman Plaza, 211 S Williams

FINISH: VFW Acorn Post 1669, 214 E 4th St

Participants may run or walk on sidewalks, only. 


2.2 Ruck  Adult (18 and over) $10

2.2 Ruck Child (17 and under): $5

Active and Retired Military: Free

One hundred percent of registration fees will be donated to the Michigan WWII Legacy Memorial.


Commemorative Gift

All participants will receive a special ID tag  with "22" printed on it to place on backpacks, courtesy of the Royal Oak Community Coalition.

Contact Us

Questions? Comments?

By Phone: 248-246-3201

By Email: judyd@romi.gov

Course Map

Ruck Map

Spread the Word!

Download a printable poster.

Event Sponsors

City of Royal Oak

U.S. Army

Michigan WWII Legacy Memorial

Royal Oak Memorial Society

Royal Oak Community Coalition