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Are you fit enough to join the Royal Marines? challenge

Ever dreamed of night-time boat assaults on an enemy beach? See if you could pass the Royal Marines entrance fitness test. The basic test is: - do a 1.5 mile run in under 12.5mins - 1 minute rest - do a second 1.5 mile run in under 10.5mins Then a gym test: - press-ups in 2 mins (min target: 60) - 2 mins rest - sit-ups in 2 mins (min target: 80) - 2 mins rest - as many pull-ups as you can do without letting go (min target: 6) There's also a bleep test and assault course, but we'll let you feeble civilians off for now. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sih_-8aVNrQ Any score greater than 0 - congratulations, expect a call from the Marines any moment now. Less than 0 - well, your score says it all! Work hard, work fast, work-out!

Event 1: First 1.5 mile run
Run 1.5 miles in under 12.5 minutes

Event 2: Second 1.5 mile run
Do this run with less than 10 minutes rest from the first run, and in under 10.5 minutes.

Event 3: No. of press-ups in 2 minutes


Event 4: No. of sit-ups in 2 minutes
These must be full sit-ups where your elbows touch both knees and floor during each rep

Event 5: Pull-ups
Full pull-ups, without a break, and with palms facing away from body from full hang to chest touching bar.

Record your scores:

Attempt 1:Attempt 2:Attempt 3:Attempt 4:Attempt 5:
Event 1: First 1.5 mile run
(Time (mins, secs))
Event 2: Second 1.5 mile run
(Time (mins, secs))
Event 3: No. of press-ups in 2 minutes
(Number)
Event 4: No. of sit-ups in 2 minutes
(Number)
Event 5: Pull-ups
(Number)

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