With the 2020 season canceled for most racers, all eyes are on the 2021 OCR racing season. Runners have had months to train and improve their skills with the goal of earing an invite to the 2021 OCR World Championship at the Stratton Mountain Resort, Vermont, USA. The race has been held in London the past 2 years with great success and many people are excited for the event to come home to the USA.
I can personally attest that this race is the hardest OCR event mile for mile on earth. 40+ elite level obstacles will have most people giving up their bands early. No matter the outcome just running this course is an honor. And the spending the weekend raving with the best in the world in an experience unlike any other. So let’s get to it. here’s what you need to know about the 2021 OCR World Championship.
2021 OCR World Championship
When: September 23-26 2021
Where: Stratton Mountain Resort, Vermont, USA
2021 Championship Events
100 Meter Championship – September 23-26 2021
This course features back to back to back obstacles for 100 meters. And looks more like a Ninja Warrior run than what most of what we have seen at an OCR event. This event is run in waves with two (2) athletes at a time. With wave times running Friday-Sunday. You can sign up for a wave time on site at the 100 meter course.
Price: $50 for Pro Waves, $40 for Open
3k Championship – September 24th 2021
Built for speed the 3k course features 20+ obstacles. This event is an all out sprint for 3k, where obstacle proficiency and top end speed matter. To participate runners must qualify for either the age group or pro waves.
Price: $100 for Age Groupe, $130 for Pro Wave
15k Championship – September 25th 2021
The biggest race in OCR, this event has grown to draw the best racers from around the world. The 15k course features 40+ major obstacles. And has enough technical obstacles to break even the most seasoned racers. Many top pro lose their 100% completion bands on this course.
Price: $200 for Age Groupe, $240 for Pro Wave
Team Relay Championship – September 26th 2021
Everything is better with friends! In the relay, teams of three (3) battle it out on a course that features four sections. Speed, strength, technique and teamwork. One athlete from each team will run one of the first three sections (speed, strength, and technique) and then the team completes the teamwork section together.
Price: $255 per team for Age Groupe, $300 per team for Pro Wave
5k Charity Open – September 26th 2021
The charity 5k is an open race allowing everyone a chance at the OCR world championship course. Anyone can sign up and part of the entry fees for the race go to charity.
Price: $75 per runner
How to Qualify for the 2021 OCR World Championship
To race in any of 2021 OCR World Championship events you will need to qualify. And you can do this at one of hundreds of OCR events around the world.
For a complete is of 2021 qualifying races and requirements Click Here.