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Grab your pack, this Saturday is the Great Christmas Ruck March

Posted at 5:49 PM, Dec 12, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS – Real-life Santa’s will be marching this weekend to bring some Christmas joy to kids in need.

This Saturday is the Great Christmas Ruck March. Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center is joining with Team RWB to collect gifts for Toys for Tots. A ruck march is a relatively fast march over a distance while carrying a load.

The march will be Dec. 15 and start at noon at Bear Creek Nature Center. Marchers will make their way from the park to Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center. There are two routes, one is two miles, the other is 4.8 miles.

No sign up is required. If you have questions, send an email to If you just want to drop off a new, unwrapped toy, you can do so at Mt. Carmel, 530 Communication Circle.