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GRIT Strength Challenge returning to Fort King next month

A team-based strength and fitness challenge is returning to Ocala in February.

The fourth annual GRIT Strength Challenge is being held on Saturday, February 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fort King National Historic Landmark located at 3925 E Fort King Street.

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The fourth annual GRIT Strength Challenge returns to Fort King on Saturday, February 5

Event participants will compete in three-person teams, and they will utilize primitive objects that were available during the Florida Seminole War period of 1817 through 1858.

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Primitive objects will be used in the various strength and fitness challenges

According to Ocala Recreation and Parks, the event is a combination of strongman, Highland Games, and CrossFit with logs and barrels.

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Participants will interact with logs, barrels, and more throughout the competition

Registration is currently open for teams that wish to compete, and spectators are also welcome.

For more information, or to register a team for the event, visit the GRIT Strength Challenge website.