15k Championships

Sep 24, 2022

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.

  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 24th starting at 8AM
  • Location: Stratton Mountain Resort, VT, USA
  • Entry Fee: $200

Athlete Swag

All race registrants receive great benefits.
2022 15K Finisher Medals
2022 Finisher Tee
2022 Athlete Credentials
2022 OCRWC Custom Hoo-rag

Divisions & Qualification

Only athletes racing in the Pro division must qualify to compete.

Race results from September 1, 2021 to September 1, 2022 can be used for qualification.


15K Championship Race Divisions

Men & Women

Competitive Age Groups

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

Journeymen & Journeywomen

All abilities and age groups – no prizes or podiums

Podium Awards

All 15K athletes receive participant medals. Athletes who complete all obstacles on the course will also receive a commemorative 100% Completion 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
  • The winner of each Age Group division will receive free entry to next year’s 15K to defend their title

Race Day Schedule


September 24
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Athlete Check-In & Registration @ Main Base Lodge (Upper Level)
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Official Apparel & Merchandise Shop @ Main Base Lodge (Lower Level)
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Red Bull Festival @ Main Base Area
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+
1:45 pm
Journeymen & Journeywomen
6:00 pm
15K Awards Ceremony

Race Day Info

Check out the OCRWC athlete guide for everything you need to know about checking-in, our code of conduct, course rules, mandatory obstacle completion and more!
Spectators are always free, and at the OCRWC, they are guaranteed a show. Bring your whole family or your number one fan and spend the weekend 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

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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.
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2021 Results

Check out the winners from our 2021 race.

OCRWC Awards