North American OCR Championships

Stratton, VT

North American OCR Championships


_There are a limited number of combo tickets are available HERE for athletes wishing to compete in both the North American Championships and the World Championships._

These discounted tickets are strictly limited and available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Registration is now open for the 2018 North American Obstacle Course Racing Championships. Please note that all athletes, including pre-registered athletes must qualify to compete prior to August 1, 2018 for the 15K and 3K distances.

Additionally, please note the following:

  • Athletes who are citizens or legal residents of North America, and Central America are eligible to compete.
  • There are 100 pre-registration tickets available per division on a first-come first-served basis.
  • Registrations not deferrable, refundable or transferable to other individuals, with the exception of athletes who purchase Ticket Guardian insurance.
  • Athletes must be registered by July 1, 2018 to be included in any customized event components (e.g. personalized athlete credentials, posters, etc.).
  • Registration closes on August 1, 2018 at midnight EDT.
  • With the exception of Friday's 3K event, athletes are required to collect their packets at registration the day prior to their event. Open course for Stratton Foundation packet pickup is available through the day of the 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 August 10, 2017 and August 1, 2018. Non-cash prizes are awarded for the winners of these divisions. Space in these waves are strictly limited.


Team Racing at the NorAm OCR Championsips 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 NorAm OCR.


Curious how you can stack up on a course created for the best in North and Central America? Run a 7-kilometer section of the North American OCR Championships course to test your skills and raise funds for The Stratton Foundation! No qualification is required for this special event. Held on Sunday, August 12, starting at 1pm, with same-day packet pickup and ticket purchases available.

Every participant receives:

  • Entry into The Stratton Foundation Open
  • An exclusive Stratton Foundation medal
  • An exclusive Stratton Foundation t-shirt

The Stratton Foundation is a community-based nonprofit that cares about southern Vermont, by providing financial support to programs that address the challenges of poverty, and directly to families that experience an incidence of emergency or natural disaster.