The Joys of the Royal Marines Endurance Course
Endurance Course: This comprises of a 4 mile march to the start of the course where timings are started. Located on Woodbury Common, the route is 2.5 miles across country and includes 5 sets of tunnels, one of which is fully submerged. Once the cross country phase is complete the individual will have to make best time over the 4 miles back to Commando Training Centre Royal Marines which is immediately followed by a shoot on the range.
In short, trainees have 73 minutes to complete 6.5 miles over mixed terrain and carrying webbing (21 lbs) and a rifle (9 lbs).
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