QUALIFY FOR OCR EC 2017
Divisions OCR EC 2017
You can qualify for OCR EC 2017 in 2 divisions: ELITE & AGE GROUPS. Depending on your results you can qualify for Elite, Age group or both. At OCR EC 2017 there are 8 age groups: 13-17 | 18-24 | 25-29 | 30-34 | 35-39 | 40-44 | 45-49 | 50+
Open heat: Journeyman & Journeywoman
Journeyman & Journeywoman is our open heat, you don’t need to qualify for this. Everyone is free to register for the journeyman/journeywoman wave. Are you an OCR athlete outside Europe? You can join us too! For this group there are no qualification requirements. Journeyman/journeywoman will have the same course and obstacles as the elite group and age groups. However, in this division there will not be a money prize for the winners.
In general you qualify for OCR EC 2017 Elite when you rank in the top 10 overall at a qualifying run.
If you belong to the top 10 of your age group you are qualified to compete in the age group division of OCR EC 2017. You cannot participate in the elite group.
Additional qualification requirements
Please note, that only 50% of the athletes in a gender division or age group are able to qualify themselves. This means that you have to finish in the top 50% of all participants in your age or gender group. This standard also applies to the elite groups. In addition when a specific qualification race does not show the results per age or gender group, you have to be among the top 10 overall.
A qualifying OCR event can set their own or extra requirements.
if applicable, this is stated in the table with qualifying runs.
Confirming qualification OCR EC 2017
Did you already qualify for OCR EC 2017? When you’ve been qualified you can e-mail the proof of qualification to email@example.com so we confirm and verify. If you’re a qualifier you can get a free OCR EC 2017 competitor badge here.
Qualifying events held between June 12, 2016 & May 30, 2017 are valid for qualification.
You can qualify for the OCR EC 2017 at a large number of OCR events in Europe. Some qualifying races are similar to the ones from the previous European Championship of 2016. We keep working on expanding the list of qualifying events. We accept results achieved by athletes at one or more of the OCR events on the list below. If you have suggestions for qualifying events, feel free to contact us.
Important note: We want athletes to have sufficient and equal opportunities to qualify for the OCR European Championship. This list might have some similarities with lists provided by other parties.
|Event||Country||Distance or group|
|Strong Viking||All European editions||OCR competition wave|
|Celtic Warrior||Austria||Top 5 Ultra distance (50km) qualify for elite
Top 10 Celtic Warrior Sprint
|Gladiator Run||Belgium||Competition wave|
|Titan Run||Belgium||Zeus competition wave|
|Medieval Run||Belgium||Wave 1|
|Predator Race||Czech Republic||All groups/distances|
|Seiklushunt, heroes obstacle race||Estonia||Competition wave|
|Suzuki Lake Run||Germany||All distances|
|Getting Tough The Race||Germany||GTTR Original & GTTR Sprint|
|XLETIX Challenge||Germany||All Elite participants & top 10 race heat|
|Dragonheartbattle||Germany||Only top 10 overall|
|No Guts No Glory||Germany||10 km & 16 km|
|Hell & Back||Ireland||Elite wave #1|
|Muck It||Ireland||10 km track|
|The Banna Beast Challenge||Ireland||All groups/distances|
|Inferno Run||Italy||All groups/distances|
|Italian Mudrun Experience||Italy||All groups/distances|
|Parmigiano Reggiano Hard Run||Italy||All groups/distances|
|Farm Run||Italy||All groups/distances|
|Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun||The Netherlands||12 & 21 km, competitor wave|
|Breakout Run||The Netherlands||Competition wave|
|Battle of Maestricht||The Netherlands||Competition wave|
|Muscle Run||The Netherlands||Competition wave|
|Runmageddon (All editions)||Poland||All groups/distances|
|OCR League Poland (OCRA Poland)||Poland||Top 10 overall & top 10 age groups|
|Survivors Run||Portugal||All groups/distances|
|Wild Challenge||Portugal||All groups/distances|
|Iron Brain Race||Portugal||All groups/distances|
|Gladiator Race||Russia||All groups/distances|
|MacTuff||Schotland||Top 10 overall (male & female) qualify for elite|
|Tvrd’ák Race||Slovakia||All groups/distances|
|Survivor Race||Spain||All groups/distances|
|Gladiator Race||Spain||All groups/distances|
|Eagle Race||Spain||All groups/distances|
|Mercenani Iber||Spain||All groups/distances|
|Farinato Race||Spain||Competition wave|
|Iberian Race||Spain||Competition wave|
|Unbroken Race||Spain||Competition wave|
|Hard Running||Spain||Competition wave|
|Dragon Battle Race||Spain||Competition wave|
|Desafío Boot Camp Race||Spain||Competition wave|
|Nalon Beasts||Spain||Competition wave|
|Forest Challenge||Spain||Competition wave|
|Extreme Titan Race||Spain||Competition wave|
|Teodosio Xtreme||Spain||Competition wave|
|Hispano Xtreme||Spain||Competition wave|
|Bestial Race||Spain||Competition wave|
|Mastadont Race||Spain||Competition wave|
|Belik Race||Spain||Competition wave|
|Ultimate OCR||Sweden||All groups/distances|
|Survival Run Thun||Switzerland||18 km|
|Race Nation||Ukraine||All groups/distances|
|Pukka Races||United Kingdom||10 miler|
|Nuclear Races||United Kingdom||12 km & Oblivion|
|Nuts Challenge||United Kingdom||2,3 and 4 laps is qualified for age groups.
Athletes that completed 4 laps that rank in top 15 overall are qualified for elite.
|Warrior Run||United Kingdom||14 km|
|Ram Run||United Kingdom||12 & 24 km|
|The Suffering Race||United Kingdom||– Pain & Suffering 10 mile: Top 20 by gender qualify, top 5 qualify for elite.
– Relentless Suffering: Auto qualify if completed within 8 hours for age groups. Auto qualify for elite if completed within 6 hours.
|Bing Blazer||United Kingdom||10 & 20 km|
|Mud Monsters Run||United Kingdom||10 & 20 km|