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The NorAm OCR Championships will be held August 9-11, 2019 at Stratton Mountain Resort.

The 3k Short Course event will be held on Friday, August 9.
The 15k Standard Course event will be held on Saturday, August 10.
The Team Relay & Stratton Foundation Charity Open will be held on Sunday, August 11.

The full address of the resort is:

Stratton Mountain
5 Village Lodge Rd.
Stratton Mountain, Vermont 05155

Athletes are required to qualify to compete based on his/her performance at specific Qualifying Races. Participants are required to provide proof of results at the time of registration. Please review our Qualifying Races & Criteria for further info.

Athletes must also be citizens or legal residents of a nation in North or Central America.

INDIVIDUAL PRO & AGE GROUP, August 9 & 10 – Qualification Required

The following Divisions are available for the individual 3K (August 9) & 15K (August 10) events:

  • Men & Women Pro
  • Men & Women Age Group
  • Men & Women Journeyman (complete ANY two obstacle races between August 13, 2018 and August 5, 2019 to compete)

15k age groups are as follows: 13-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+

3k age groups are as follows: 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+

Age Group athletes compete in their Age Group division based on their age on race day. Additionally, athletes must compete in the same divisions across different events (e.g. if an athlete races Pro in the 3K, they must also race Pro in the 15K).

TEAM RELAY, August 11 – No Qualification Required

Teams consist of three athletes racing in relay format on a course specially designed course in four separate legs – each one targeting a key discipline of OCR: speed, strength, technique, and teamwork. Athletes are encouraged to strategically devise teams based on these key disciplines.

The following divisions are available:

  • Pro Men, Women & Co-ed (one female minimum)
  • Open Men, Women & Co-ed (one female minimum)

STRATTON FOUNDATION CHARITY OPEN, August 11 – No Qualification Required

Curious how you can stack up on a course created for the best in North and Central America? Run a special 7-kilometer course to test your skills and raise funds for The Stratton Foundation! No qualification is required for this special event. Held on Sunday, August 11, starting at 1pm, with same-day packet pickup available.

Every participant receives:

  • Entry into The Stratton Foundation Open
  • An exclusive Stratton Foundation medal
  • An exclusive Stratton Foundation t-shirt

The Stratton Foundation is a community-based nonprofit that cares about southern Vermont, by providing financial support to programs that address the challenges of poverty, and directly to families that experience an incidence of emergency or natural disaster.

Additional Information:

Athletes must be citizens or legal residents of North America or Central America to be eligible to compete.

The NorAm OCR Championship is a premier athletic competitions. As such, entry fees are non-refundable, non-transferrable, and may not be deferred to another year.

Refunds, transfers, or deferments of entries are not granted for any reason, including injury, pregnancy, military exercise or deployment, and family emergencies. We regret that we cannot make exceptions. Athletes unable to compete due to the above reasons or other personal circumstances may defer their qualification status to the following year. The following year’s registration fee is not waived in these instances.

Note: Athletes may have the option to purchase optional registration refund insurance through a third party provider during the time of registration. Refunds through this program are only available from this provider and are subject to their policies, terms, and conditions.

The NorAm OCR Championships are intended to be a competition between the best obstacle course racers in their respective divisions. As such, transfers of race entries are strictly prohibited.

The best way to experience the North American OCR Championships is by staying in the heart of it, right at Stratton. Featuring an amazing offering of family-friendly events and activities, accommodations, lodges and a unique slope-side Village, staying onsite will ensure you and your supporters have the experience of a lifetime. Book your stay here.

Confirmation emails for divisions which require qualification are sent out on the 5th of each month for all registrations from the preceding month.