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Sat September 28, 2024 Marseilles, IL 61341 US Directions


10K - Competitive Elite / Age Group

$189 $149 8:30AM CDT - 3:00PM CDT Price increases after July 5, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT
Open to ages 14+.

The Bearded Challenge | Multi-Lap

$189 $149 9:00AM CDT - 3:00PM CDT Price increases after July 5, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT
Open to ages 14+.

Kid's Course

$25 10:10AM CDT - 3:00PM CDT Registration ends September 28, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT
Open to ages 4 - 11.

5K - Just for Fun / Non-Competitive

$109 9:45AM - 10:45AM CDT
Events: 9:45am - 5K 10:45am - 5K

10K - Just for Fun / Non-Competitive

$119 9:15AM - 10:30AM CDT
Events: 10:00am - 10K 9:15am - 10K 9:30am - 10K 10:15am - 10K 10:30am - 10K


$250 - $2,500 7:00AM CDT


2681 US-6
The Cliffs Insane Terrain Off-Road Park
Marseilles, IL US 61341


Midwest OCR, is brought to you by Race Ready Obstacles, the makers and designers of obstacles, who are known for building quality obstacle courses around the country and have built for events such as OCRWC, Abominable Snow Race, Frontline OCR, Bonefrog and many more! Midwest OCR is also veteran-owned and operated.
Whether this will be your first obstacle course race and you're racing just for fun, or a seasoned OCR veteran wanting to push your limits, this course will feature obstacles that you're going to love with a good mix of difficulties ranging from super easy to extremely difficult. This venue features a variety of terrain ranging from hills, cliffs, ravines, creeks and beautiful wooded trails.
All racers will receive a Midwest OCR finisher's shirt, an epic medal, action shot photos, and bragging rights, of course.

We do NOT add additional fees, such as processing and insurance fees, at checkout.

The earlier you sign up, the more money you save.


Race Categories:

Elite / Competitive Age Group - 10K (6.2 Miles) 30+ Obstacles - Overall Top 3 M/F receive podium awards and a cash prize. Top 3 M/F in respective Age Groups receive podium awards.
The Bearded Challenge - (Multi-Lap of 10K loop) - Top 3 M/F to complete 3 laps with 100% obstacle completion will receive podium awards and the 1st place Male and Female will earn a cash prize. Everyone will receive an additional medal piece, that will attach to your finisher's medal, for each extra lap completed. There will be a 6 hour limit: 9am - 3pm. Racers MUST start their last lap by 1:00pm and back in the festival area by 3:00pm.
Just For Fun - 5K (3.1 Miles) 20+ Obstacles or 10K (6.2 Miles) 30+ Obstacles - Grab your friends and family and go out there and have some fun. You can run, walk or crawl, just get to the finish line! All obstacles are OPTIONAL. We just want you to do your best and most importantly, HAVE FUN!!! TEAMWORK is highly encouraged! If you're racing alone, don't worry, you'll make friends along the way. Children ages 12-13 may run/walk alongside a parent, and kids 14 and up may run the course on their own.
Kid's CourseThe kid's course will feature 10+ obstacles around a 1/4 - 1/2 mile loop. This is perfect for those younger kiddos, ages 11 and under, to join in on the fun! Parents may help their kiddos along the course. The kid's course is not timed, and children may run the course multiple times if they would like. Kid's receive a sweet finisher's medal and shirt.


ELITE: OVERALL TOP 3 M/F win CASH + additional podium awards.
COMPETITIVE AGE GROUP: TOP 3 M/F in each Age Group receive additional podium awards.
Age Groups : Under 20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
THE BEARDED CHALLENGE: TOP 3 M/F finishers to complete 3 laps with 100% obstacle completion will receive podium awards and the 1st place Male and Female will earn a cash prize.


Volunteers receive awesome perks, including ways to earn a free race entry! Volunteers play a vital role in ensuring a great racer experience by helping manage obstacle stations, the finish line and other areas to assist participants. Complete a full shift on RACE DAY and then afterwards have fun running the course with other volunteers. Volunteers are also needed during race week and after the race to help with set up and/or clean up. Completing ONE 5-HR shift on RACE DAY will earn you a FREE race entry or by completing TWO 5-HR shifts during build week or post-race during tear down. Shifts can be split up between two days or completed all in one day. Click the volunteer tab for more info and if you have questions, please reach out to us.

OCR Training Bootcamps

We will have THREE OCR training bootcamps, hosted by HartFitness, our official training gym, in Plainfield, Illinois to help you prepare for our event. You'll have access to many of the grip elements and other obstacles that you will come across on our course, as well as, access to some of the best OCR coaches and athletes. Each bootcamp is $25, or $60 when you sign up for all three. Click the photo to lock in your spot for the bootcamps.




Incliment Weather Protocols

This is a RAIN OR SHINE event. In the event of extreme weather (lightning, hail, tornado, or another act of God) we will delay the event until the weather clears. Our team will do everything possible to keep it on schedule, and we thank you for your understanding and patience, should there be delays. Your safety is top priority.

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