2018 OCR World Championships

Kelvedon Hatch, England

2018 OCR World Championships


Registration is now open for the 2018 Obstacle Course Racing World Championships. Please note that all athletes must qualify to compete between October 16, 2017 and October 8, 2018 for the 15K and 3K distances.

Additionally, please note the following:

  • Registrations not deferrable, refundable or transferable to other individuals, with the exception of athletes who purchase Ticket Guardian insurance.
  • Athletes must be registered by September 10, 2018 to be included in any customized event components (e.g. personalized athlete credentials, posters, etc.).
  • For the reasons above, please consider pre-registering carefully.
  • With the exception of Friday's 3K event, athletes are required to collect their packets at registration the day prior to their event.
  • Age Group athletes compete in their Age Group division based on their age on race day.
  • When registering for 15K and 3K, both entries must be in the same division (e.g. if an athlete races Pro in the 3K, they must also race Pro in the 15K).

The following Divisions are available:


  • Men Pro
  • Women Pro
  • Men Age Group: 13-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50+
  • Women Age Group: 13-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50+
  • Men Journeyman
  • Women Journeyman


  • Men Pro
  • Women Pro
  • Men Age Group: 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+
  • Women Age Group: 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+
  • Men Journeyman
  • Women Journeyman

The Journeyman Divisions are exclusive waves reserved for the most passionate Obstacle Course Racers. There are NO finishing results requirement (i.e. third in your age group) to compete in this wave. Instead, athletes are required to complete ANY four obstacle course races between October 12, 2017 and October 8, 2018. Non-cash prizes are awarded for the winners of these divisions. Space in these waves are strictly limited.


Team Racing at the OCR World Championships focuses on the concept of specialization within Obstacle Course Racing. Teams consist of three athletes, racing in relay format, on a course specially designed course in four separate legs – each one targeting a key discipline of OCR: speed, strength, technique, and teamwork. Athletes are encouraged to strategically devise teams based on these key disciplines. For example, the ideal team may consist of a running specialist for the running leg, a stronger athlete for the strength based obstacles leg, and an obstacle specialist for the technical obstacle leg.

The following divisions are available:

  • Pro Men
  • Pro Women
  • Pro Co-ed (one female minimum)
  • Open Men
  • Open Women
  • Open Co-ed (one female minimum)

There is no qualification requirement for the Team Competition. Cash prizes are awarded only in Pro Divisions. Members may change positions without notifying OCR World.


Have some fun and take on a 7-kilometer portion of a world championship course in support of Youth Sport Trust and their mission to improve the lives of young people around the world through sport. This is an un-timed and carefree event which caps off a great weekend of racing, and all for a great cause!

Each athlete receives:

  • An exclusive finisher's medal
  • An exclusive charity open t-shirt

The following waves are available:

  • 1:00PM
  • 1:30PM