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Sat, Jan 28


Chevy Chase


From Maryland to D.C. and back. A flat, fast 10 +/- mile course with 30 lbs.

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Time & Location

Jan 28, 2023, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Chevy Chase, Chevy Chase, MD 20815, USA

About the Event


Distance: 10 +/- miles

Event Start Time: Sat 28 January 2023 at 0800hrs (Please do not arrive before 0715hrs)

FUP (Forming Up Point) Location: Rock Creek Trail Parking, MD

Event Finish Time: Sat 28 January 2023 at 1300hrs

Finish Location: Rock Creek Trail Parking, MD


Operation CHEVY CHASE is a Green Beret Fitness event that will take candidates from Maryland into Washington DC, and back. This late-January event will bring the extra challenge of weather. Operation CHEVY CHASE is a test of physical and mental preparedness.


Candidates must complete the 10+/- mile route in under 4 hours to PASS and under 2 hours to earn the GBF Operation CHEVY CHASE Dog Tag.


Candidates will meet at Rock Creek Trail Parking. At 0800hrs, GBF Staff will give an event brief before checking candidates maps and kit. Each candidate must carry 30 lbs plus any water and food. Once GBF Staff are happy with all the candidate's kit, they will be released to begin the route.

Candidates finishing in under 2 hours will receive the highly sought-after 'GBF Operation CHEVY CHASE dog tags.

Service Support

- Mapping. You can navigate this route easily from the AllTrails app on your Smartphone. GBF suggests candidates have a paper map, compass, and GPS for redundancy. To download the route from AllTrails, you will need to sign up for a membership.

- Route. Operation CHEVY CHASE. This is a relatively flat route, compared to most GBF events, with an elevation gain of under 700ft.

- Dress. Candidates' dress will be a personal choice but they are reminded this is a rural event with little provision for support on the trail. Wet weather gear is advised in case of inclement weather conditions.

- Equipment.

The following kit list is mandatory. You can click on some of the items for a hyperlink to similar products:

- Replen. There are water replenishment points  for candidates along the route. Candidates should plan on being self-sufficient for water for the whole 10 mile event.

- Rations. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 x high energy bars as emergency rations. It is the candidates' own decision if they wish to take extra food with them.

- Water. Candidates must carry a minimum of 2 litres of water at the start in addition to the 30 lbs. The use of hydration bladders is encouraged.

- Medical. A personal medical kit is required by every candidate. GBF Staff must be made aware of any medical conditions prior to starting the event. If any GBF staff deems a candidate is medically unfit to continue, they may be withdrawn from the event for their own safety.

- Transport. Transport to and from the event will be at candidates own arrangement.

Command and Signal

GBF HQ - 9419939432

Weight - candidate’s backpacks must weigh 30 lbs without water and food.

Numbers - Maximum number of candidates 40. Minimum number of candidates 10.

Cost - $85

Refunds - Refunds will be in the form of a GBF voucher for future events. Refunds within 30 days of an event will not be possible.


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