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Benson Vermont Shale HELL Northeast Regional OCR Festival 2018

August 05, 2018

Shale Hill Adventure

517 Lake Rd, Benson, VT, United States

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August 05, 2018

Add to Calendar 08/05/2018 09:00 AM 08/05/2018 11:00 AM Benson Vermont Shale HELL Northeast Regional OCR Festival 2018 Shale Hill Adventure
Shale Hill Adventure
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Race Start Time:

9AM - 48 Hour Ultra Run ends
10AM - 24 Hour Ultra OCR ends
10AM - 12PM - 1 Mile Sprint Course Open*
11AM - 72 Hour Ultra OCR ends
12 noon - 10K CHARITY RELAY


Shale Hill Adventure
517 Lake Rd
Benson, VT, United States - View Map

Distance & Course Length:

1 mile, 5K, 10K. 1 Mile & 10K Relays, Kids OCR Races. 8 Hr. OCR, 24 Hr. OCR, 48 Hr. Ultra & 72 Hr. OCR Ultra


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Cost & Pricing:

10K/1Mile Relays Cost10K Day & Night Cost5K Day Cost1 Mile Sprint CostUntil
$35$95$75$100Registration Closes
Endurance races available too: 72 HR OCR - $290 / Pro - $310. 48 HR ULTRA - $200 / Pro - $210. 24 HR OCR - $250 / Pro $270. 8HR OCR - $115 / Pro MOC - $135. Kids OCR races (ages 4-12) available for $35.

What You Get / What's Included:

  • T-Shirt
  • Finishers medal
  • Chip/manual timing

Course Description:

4 Days of OCR and Adventure Racing at Shale Hill in Benson, Vermont. 13 total races with 9 opportunities to qualify for OCRWC and US OCR Championships in 2018! Camping included in overnight races, Cash Payouts offered in PRO divisions. Kids races offered from ages 4-12. Food vendors, camping and retailers on-site! You don't want to miss this one... sign up early for the best discounting options!

Shale Hill Adventure will have the following at this event:
Kids OCR Course with approx. 10 - 20 obstacles
1 Mile OCR Sprint course with 26 low/fast obstacles
5K OCR course with 35 obstacles & challenges
10K OCR course with 70+ obstacles & challenges
Shale Hill is situated on 140 rolling countryside with short steep hills, rocky descents, open fields and wooded trails. Obstacles are abundant and vary greatly with rope climbs, ramps, walls, tire drags, crawls, log carries, monkey bars, balance challenges, tarzan swings and a warped wall.

Aid Stations:

4 water stations on course and medic available through duration of the event. Fruit and water at the finish line.


Awards presented at the conclusion of each race. Closing ceremonies at 3pm on Sunday, August 5th, 2018.


Gold, Silver & Bronze medals for top 3 in all divisions. Cash payouts 1, 2, 3 in PRO divisions only.


$35 per day - Spectators (all ages). Limited to festival, Kids Races and camping areas only.


Carpooling is required, please limit individual cars attending event. Parking is a short walk to venue in an open field. No shuttles.


We also have showers to rinse of the mud and changing tents to get out of the wet clothes and into some dry ones. We recommend bringing a change of clothes, shoes, towel and a plastic bag for your wet clothes.We also have a shoe donation for a good cause.
The best part of this fun event is a portion of the proceeds benefit OPERATION HOMEFRONT our charity partner!


Teams/clubs are encouraged to attend as a group. Special designated areas for your team tent/set up will be available in the festival circle.

Coupons / Discount Codes:

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