About us


The OCR European Championships

is the independent Obstacle Course Racing Championships for Europe.

The European obstacle sports Federation (EOSF) is the umbrella organization for European obstacle sport. EOSF was founded on April 8th 2017 in Olbia, Sardegna, Italy. The European obstacle sports Federation has the national obstacle sports governing bodies as its members. The European obstacle sports Federation is aimed at the promotion and development of OCR as a sport on European level. Each year, the European obstacle sports Federation, or one of its members, organizes the OCR European Championships.

Alliance of European OCR associations

Third edition

The third edition will be held June 29th - July 1st 2018.

The first edition of the OCR European Championships was held in June 2016 and was hosted by OCRA BeNeLux. The second edition of the OCR European Championships was held in Biddinghuizen, The Netherlands

Development and promotion

These championships are setup for the development and promotion of our sport but also to support the European elite OCR racing talent whilst making the best use of and promoting top European race events.

The OCR European Championships will consist of several qualifying events around Europe culminating in one final event in June, in subsequent years we will rotate where the finals are held based on applications and eligibility..

Obstacle Course Racing is a running event where the participants encounter various obstacles along the way. Examples of obstacles are wooden walls, crawling under barbed wire, swim through ditches, jumping over fire and climbing on rope nets.

There will be cash prize money for the top 3 finishers in the elite wave. The exact prize pot is to be confirmed. Male and female athletes will receive the same prize money. We will announce the full amount and confirmed prize structure nearer the time.