USAOCR announced today the dates for the 2018 U.S. National OCR Championship. The event is set to take place in San Diego, California December 1-2, 2018.  Held at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, an Official U.S. Olympic, and Paralympic Training Site.

The event is set to host an International/Sprint Distance (5K or 3-4 miles. 12+ obstacles) Race, Standard Distance (10K or 6-9 miles. 18+ obstacles) Race, OCR Track (1200m lapped race with 10+ obstacles) Event, and Para-OCR Championships –each Championship Event will include a Para-OCR division.

Schedule of Events:

Saturday, December 1st Morning Program

Standard Distance Championships (6-9 miles)

6:00AM – USAOCR Venue Opens
8:00AM – Men’s Age Group Championship Waves
9:00AM – Women’s Age Group Championship Waves
10:00AM – Para-OCR Men’s & Women’s Championships
11:00AM – Elite National Championship Men’s & Women’s
12:30PM – Open Division Race: waves based upon registration
2:00PM – Awards
3:00PM – Morning Program Concludes

Saturday, December 1st Evening Program
Track Distance (1200m) Championships

This is a spectator event.  Track Distance Championships to take place on the approximate 400m lap course. Track Distance Registration Details coming soon. 

5:00PM – USAOCR Venue Re-Opens – Spectator Event
5:30PM – Track Distance Elite Women’s Semifinals
6:00PM – Track Distance Elite Men’s Semifinals
8:00PM – Track Distance Finals Men’s & Women’s
8:30PM – Awards
9:00PM – Evening Program Concludes

Sunday, December 2nd
International Distance Championships (3-4 miles)

7:00AM – USAOCR Venue Opens
8:00AM – Men’s Age Group Championship Waves
9:00AM – Women’s Age Group Championship Waves
9:30AM – Para-OCR Men’s & Women’s Championships
11:00PM – Elite National Men’s & Women’s Championships
12:00PM – Open Division Race: waves based upon registration
2:00PM – Awards
3:00PM – Event Concludes

Awards

  • Athletes will be awarded for placing 1st, 2nd, 3rd in both the Elite and Age Group Divisions.
  • Awards Ceremonies will occur according to the following schedule:
    • Standard Distance Champions: Saturday, Dec. 1st: 2:00pm
    • Track Distance Champions: Saturday, Dec. 1st: 8:30pm
    • International Distance Champions: Sunday, Dec. 2nd: 2:00pm

Divisions

  • Elite Men’s & Women’s National Championship
    • Are you competing to qualify for Team USA? This is your opportunity to represent the United States in future international competitions. This is an Official Team USA OCR Qualifier. Qualifications apply. All elite entries subject to verification by USAOCR staff.
  • Age Group Championships
    • This competitive division invites athletes of all ages and experience to try your strength at dominating your age division. Split into 5-year increments (U20, 20-24, 25-29 to 60+). *Not a Team USA Qualifier.
  • Open
    • All athletes welcome, no restrictions on entry. Individual or team entries available. Corporate, family, club team entries encouraged.

USAOCR is a member of USA Pentathlon Multi-Sport and a founding member of World OCR. USAOCR is a member of World OCR, the Fédération Internationale de Sports d’Obstacles (FISO), the world governing body for obstacle course racing and related sports. Learn more about USAOCR here.