COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - While the Fort Benning's annual Best Ranger competition does not get underway until mid-April, competitors are coming to train for one aspect of the competition.
The three-day competition begins with competitors showing off their skills on an obstacle course.
Today, competitors will have the opportunity to practice at Ft. Benning's Malvesti Obstacle Course.
The 60-hour non-stop competition will begin Friday, Apr. 13, when they will be challenged in a mental and physical way. They will fight through intense hills, valleys, and trenches.
The courses are back-to-back and their skills will be tested with little to no time to rest or eat.
One hundred Ranger-qualified soldiers will have the opportunity to compete in the public eye to see who will hold the title of Best Ranger.