The 3rd Annual OCR World Championships 15K Classic Course took place today at Blue Mountain outside of Collingwood, Ontario in Canada. Athletes from forty-three countries converged on the 15-kilometer course to tackle over forty obstacles. In the Pro Division, it was Jon Albon with a three-peat win in the event, and Lindsay Webster won her second OCR World Championships. Both dominated the competition taking the lead early and never looking back.

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Sunrise on Saturday morning at OCR World Championships. As the sun rises, the finish banner is lifted at Blue Mountain.

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Coach Pain warms up the athletes on the start line with his motivating words of encouragement before they head off onto the course.

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Athletes were hopping over the first obstacles, the hurdles.

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Tackling the inverted wall with ease while a spectator watches on the side of the trail.

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Savage Race’s Pipe Dreams makes an appearance again this year at OCR World Championships.

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Jon Albon takes on Toughest’s Dragon’s Back taking an early lead in the Pro Division.

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Top of the Wreck Bag Carry. This Canadian athlete pushes her way through the carry competing as an age group athlete.

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This age group athlete is all smiles as she goes through the tube crossing racing in her age group.

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All concentration from the athletes at Skull Valley designed by Brett Stewart from Mud Run Guide.

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A new dwarf version of Platinum Rig was unveiled today during the 15K course. It took grip and core strength to tackle this obstacle.

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The Weaver 2.0 made it’s way to Canada this year for a whole new group of athletes to leave how to duck and weave their way through the obstacle.

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Dead End Race Warped Wall had athletes reaching for new heights as they got up and over this challenging obstacle.

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Conquer the Gauntlet’s Stairway to Heaven made its debut at the OCR World Championships this year.

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This French athlete stretches out and surveys the rope climb as other age group athletes climb with the lake in the distance.

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Second place finisher in the Pro Division, Ryan Atkins flies through Skyline on his way to a second-place finish for the third year in a row at the OCR World Championships Classic Distance.

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Jon Albon heads over the finish ramp wall as he heads towards the finish line for his third men’s OCR World Championship Title.

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Third Place Pro Woman Karin Karlsson from Sweden eyes the finish line as she makes her run down the shoot.

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Conor Hancock nearly collapses at the finish line after finishing third in the Men’s Pro Division. He is embraced by emcee Mark Leinster.

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This athlete takes a moment after finishing the OCR World Championships 15K Classic Course away from the crowd to soak in the moment and event.

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Family members take a moment to check the results and see how their love ones are doing on the course. Results scrolled all day for athletes and their families to watch their loved one’s results.

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Athletes gather around the festival area before awards to cheer on the podium finishers and to get a chance at one of the sponsor giveaways.

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Journeymen from the New England Spahtens runs down the last shoot after dark just making the time cutoff.


Age Group and Pro Division Podiums

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Men’s Pro Division

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Age Group Champions – Age 13 – 17 Women

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Age Group Champions – Age 13 – 17 Men

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Age Group Champions – Age 18 – 24 Women

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Age Group Champions – Age 18-24 Men

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Age Group Champions – Age 25 – 29 Women

 

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Age Group Champions – Age 25 – 29 Men

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Age Group Champions – Age 30 – 34 Women

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Age Group Champions – Age 30 – 34 Men

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Age Group Champions – Age 35 – 39 Women

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Age Group Champions – Age 35 – 39 Men

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Age Group Champions – Age 40-44 Women

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Age Group Champions – Age 40 – 44 Men

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Age Group Champions – Age 45 – 49 Women

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Age Group Champions – Age 45 – 49 Men

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Age Group Champions – Age 50+ Women

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Age Group Champions – Age 50+ Men

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Full Results will be available soon from J-Chip USA.