15k Championships

Sep 25, 2021

15K Overview

This race is the original, crown-jewel of the OCR World Championships weekend.

Established in 2014 in the rolling hills of Ohio, the 15K Championships is THE independent Obstacle Course Racing World Championship. The best athletes from around the world come together to tackle 40+ of the sports toughest obstacles spread across rough, mountainous terrain.

Entry Fee
$200 for age group and journeyman athletes. $240 for the professional wave.
Great Swag
Athletes receive a personalized race bib and athlete credential, finisher t-shirt, finisher medal, exclusive OCRWC 2021 Hoo-rag, finish-line food, free race photos, and a commemorative band if they achieve 100% completion of all obstacles.
Challenging Obstacles
40+ obstacles across the 15 kilometer course with aid stations throughout.
Podium Prizes
Top finishers are eligible for specialty podium medals, cash prizes, great giveaways, and free race entries.

Qualification Information

Age Group and Journeyman qualification requirements are waived for 2021 due to the limited number of qualifying races as a result of cancellations from COVID-19.

Journeyman divisions will be transferred into Age Group divisions.

Athletes racing in the pro division must still qualify, but they can use race results from 2019 or 2020.

view qualifying events

15K Championship Race Divisions

Men & Women

Age Groups

Men & Women: 13-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+

Journeyman & Journeywoman

*Due to the lifting of qualification requirements for 2021 due to COVID-19, Journeyman and Journeywoman division athletes will instead race as Age Group racers. There will be no dedicated Journeyman and Journeywoman division.

Podium Awards

All 15K athletes receive 15K participant medals. Athletes who complete all obstacles on the course will also receive a 100% completion commemorative wristband. Podium athletes will receive:

Podium Medals
  • Top 3 men and women in the Pro division
  • Top 3 men and women in the Age Group divisions
  • Top 3 men and women in the Pro division will receive cash prizes
  • Top 3 men and women in the Age Group division will receive free entry to the 2022 OCRWC 15K to defend their titles

Athlete Swag

All race registrants receive great benefits.
15K Finisher Medals
Finisher Tee
Athlete Credentials
OCRWC Custom Hoorag

15K Schedule


September 23
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Athlete Check-In & Registration
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Red Bull Athlete Lounge
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Official Apparel & Merchandise Shop


September 24
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Athlete Check-In & Registration
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Red Bull Athlete Lounge
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Official Apparel & Merchandise Shop


September 25
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Athlete Check-In & Registration
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Red Bull Athlete Lounge
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Official Apparel & Merchandise Shop
8:00 am
Pro Men
8:15 am
Pro Women
8:45 am
Men 30-34
9:15 am
Women 30-34
10:00 am
Men 35-39
10:30 am
Women 35-39
11:00 am
Men 40-44
11:30 am
Women 13-17, 18-24, 25-29
12:15 pm
Men 25-29
12:45 pm
Men 13-17, 18-24
1:15 pm
Men 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+
1:30 pm
Women 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+
5:00 pm
15K Awards Ceremony

Race Day Info

15K Course Map
Our race courses take full advantage of the Stratton Mountain trails, the Stratton Village, and a variety of 40+ unique obstacles.
The OCRWC courses will contain 40+ unique obstacles to test athletes' skills, strength, and endurance.
Volunteer at the OCRWC
Whether it's the free future race entry or the free lunch, there's always a reward (above the personal satisfaction!) to volunteering.

Race FAQs

View All
How far back can I use a qualifying result as my qualification for the OCRWC?
For the 2020 OCRWC, events on or after August 10th, 2019 will be qualifiers. You can find the details for qualification here: How To Qualify
Can I update divisions after I have already registered?
We allow changes in divisions (Pro, Age Group, or Journeyman), however, there is a $25 per distance administration fee in order to do so, plus any incremental costs associated with your new division. Contact us with your request to initiate this process.
I’ve qualified and registered. When will I receive my confirmation email?
Confirmation emails are sent out on the 5th of each month for all registrations from the preceding month.
10 Tips to Prep for the OCRWC
10 Tips to Prep for the OCRWC
Get ready for OCR's biggest event with tips from our athletes!

2021 Results

Check back here after the race for the official race results

OCRWC Awards