OCR SA CHAMPIONSHIPS

The South African Obstacle Course Racing community has grown at an intense rate over the last couple of years, not only in numbers, but also in competitiveness.

DATE

20 – 21 July 2019

LOCATION

Blythedale Coastal Estate, KZN

TOTAL IN PRIZE MONEY

R70K +

Saturday is the SA OCR Championships. We invite everyone to be part of the day and support the local talent. Sunday is the fun day and will not have a Black- Ops race. The Elite Sprint Race will also take place on Sunday.

EVENT OVERVIEW

The South African Obstacle Course Racing community has grown at an intense rate over the last couple of years, not only in numbers, but also in competitiveness. The timing is right to host a South African OCR Championship. There will be two divisions, Pro and Age Group

The Pro Division championship will utilise the 15km Black-Ops Elite competition, with the top three male and female athletes being awarded cash prizes as well as free entry into the Pro division of the 15km World Championships in London, England, made possible by The Warrior Race and SAOCR.

The Age Group championships will utilise the 10km Commando Elite division, with top male and female athletes from each age group being awarded cash prizes, as well as a 50% discount into the Age Group division of the 15km World Championships in London, made possible by The Warrior Race and SAOCR.

ELIGABLE DIVISIONS

15km Black-Ops Elite

Male & Female: Open, any athlete over 18 can compete in this age category

10km Commando Elite:

Male & Female: u/19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+

QUALIFYING CRITERIA

15km Black-Ops Elite

Athletes must be over 18 years old and must have completed at least one Warrior Black-Ops Elite race with his/her DQ Band.

10km (Commando Elite)

Athletes must have completed at least one Warrior Black-Ops Elite, Commando Elite or Rookie Elite race with his/her DQ Band.

RACE INFO

The Obstacle Course Racing South African Championships is brought to you by The Warrior Race and SA OCR and endorsed by Obstacle Course Racing World Championships (OCRWC).

NEW ELITE TIMING CHIPS

We’ve introduced three new timing chips for Elite participants. This timing chip will double-up as your DQ band on race day. The timing chip will come at no cost, and will be collected at the finish by race officials. All Elite participants should go through registration or tap&go, and collect the new chip next to the gear stand. 

THE COURSE

Athletes are allowed to scout the course, but this is strictly limited to the spectator route and no practise on obstacle are allowed except on the Sprint Course. A dedicated Race Referee will be appointed specifically for the OCR SA Champs

THE OBSTACLES

Obstacle difficulty won’t increase significantly, it will be similar to every year’s series final i.e. Warrior #8. There will be 4 unique, never seen before in South Africa obstacles inspired by Obstacle Course Racing World Championships (OCRWC). 

SPRINT RACE

Athletes are only allowed to practice on the Sprint course on Friday. Sprint Race Rules will be published shortly after the race ended. The Reebok Sprint Race is loaded onto Jumpertrax entry system. If you already registered, please login to your account and add the Sprint Race to your basket. Sprint SA Champs trials will be on the Saturday and the finals on Sunday, 21 July 2019. The race will be covered live on our Facebook and YouTube page. 

RESULTS & PRIZES

Official results will be published 45min before prize giving and any timing/result queries must be submitted before this time frame. The Race Referee’s decision is final. There will be OCR SA Champs specific medals, trophies, and merchandise available on the day.

Black-Ops Elite:
The top three Black-Ops Elite male and female athletes will receive cash prizes and free entry into the Pro Division of the 15km World Championships in London, England.

Commando Elite:
The top male and female athletes from each age group will receive cash prizes, and 50% discount to their entry into the Age Group Division of the 15km World Championships in London, England.

MEDIA

Any photographers, media or journalists must please register before the event in order to get media accreditation, please register here

RACE GUIDE

Download the race guide for Toyota Warrior #4 Blythedale and SA OCR Championships here. Everything you need to know about race day can be found in this guide. 

CONTACT US

Advendurance CC
116B Glen Avenue, Pretoria
info@warrior.co.za
+27 (012) 012 5213