OBSTACLES

KILLER HILLS & OBSTACLES

The Grit OCR race features a challenging 10K course with over 25 obstacles, including both physical obstacle structures and environmental obstacles, each is designed to test the strength and endurance of your whole body, pushing you to the next level of fitness for a better YOU! We believe that anyone can do this, but it won't be easy, you will scream, you will hate it, you will love it, and you will have an awesome time!

Note: 2019 will bring new obstacles and challenges to improve the experience. This page will be updated as we get closer to the 2019 race date of February 16th.

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CHALLENGING OBSTACLES

Running the trail course is difficult on its own, now add in a variety of challenging obstacles that will physically push you, testing your strength and endurance. This isn't a gimmicky mud run, these obstacles are designed to make you stronger, make you better. You will feel the burn. You will want to give up. You will suffer through it together. You will overcome it and be stronger at the finish.

YOLK'D

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MEN: 90-POUNDS   WOMEN: 70-POUNDS

Train like a strong man by carrying a pole weighted with cinder blocks on both ends. Carry these for 200 meters, testing your strength and agility.

TRUMP TOWERS

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HEIGHT: 8-FOOT, 6-FOOT, 5-FOOT

A series of challenging wall climbs, straight up 6 and 8-foot walls. Jump up, grab the top, and pull yourself up. Get your team mates to help you get through it.

FLIP THIS HOUSE

Flip This House

FLIPS: MEN: 12-FLIPS, WOMEN: 6-FLIPS

Take a giant wooden cargo box, taller than you and heavy, now flip it forward three times and back three times. Pushing all your muscles to get this done your legs, core, and upper body.

SLIP WALL

Slip Wall

HEIGHT: 8-FEET

A steep slope wall giving you a different challenge. Jump up, grab the top, and pull yourself up. Get your team mates to help you get through it.

OUT OF GAS

Out of Gas

MEN: 25-LITER WOMEN: 10-LITER KIDS: 5-LITER

Carry two military jerry cans full through 200 meters of tough trail terrain. At first, it feels easy, but the longer you go the heavier it gets until it feels like your arms are ready to fall off!

GRIP SQUARED

Grip Squared

DISTANCE: 25-FEET

Test your grip strength and agility on this cubed rig using only your hand and arm strength to get across. Tap the critter at the end to get off.

BOO'S CLOSET

Boo's Closet

FLOATING DOORS: 6 PER ROW

Test your grip and core strength while traversing your way across a series of floating doors. You will need all the strength, wits and grit to pull through this one so you are not left hanging.

CARGO CREEP

Cargo Creep

DISTANCE: 50-100-FEET

Crawling on the ground sounds easy, right? Not here. Get ready to have your elbows and knees scraped and bleeding as you come out from one of the longest crawls in OCR through rough trail terrain.

HAUNTED HOLLOW

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LAPS: 1

Be fast and nimble as you zig zag through and around the haunted hollow in a grove of burned trees, testing your agility and speed, with a leap of faith at the end.

BARBED CRAWL

Barbed Wire Crawl

DISTANCE: 50-100-FEET

Thought that Cargo Creep was easy with the nice cargo net? Now you gotta stay extra low to avoid getting caught by the barbed wire as you crawl through to the other side.

TIMBER TANTRUM

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DISTANCE: 1600-FEET   MEN: BIGGER   WOMEN: SMALLER

Pick up one of Rick's logs and carry out for approximately 800-feet and back for a total of 1600-feet. Awkward and challenging to grip and carry, each step gets harder and harder.

RISE

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HEIGHT: 15-FEET

A 15-foot rope climb using nothing but your wits, sweat, and upper body strength to get yourself up to the top to tap the stuffed critter and bell. Your arms will feel it and you will feel amazing!

HARDKOUR CARRY

Hardkour Carry

DISTANCE: 1600-FT   MEN: 60 LB   WOMEN: 30 LB

Pick up and carry the Hardkour sandbags out for approximately 800-feet and back for 1600-feet total. A grueling challenge of your stamina, endurance, and strength that gets harder with each step.

FLAMING LEGS

Flaming Legs

CLIMBS: 8 REPS

Making use of the beautiful natural environment, run up and down a series of steep hill inclines that will build your strength and agility, oh and your legs will feel like they are on fire!

JAYDEN'S LADDER

Cargo Creep

HEIGHT: 8-FEET

The final wall challenge, making it a little easier for you after you are weak and exhausted, an 8-foot slat wall to climb up, over, and down. You got this!

Disclaimer: Please note that race information here represents what is planned for the Grit OCR event. Locations, course variations, and changes may apply depending on conditions, availability, and improvements. We strive to make the best race experience for participants. Thank you for understanding.

OBSTACLE SEQUENCE

There are a total of 26 obstacles planned on the 10K course. The following is the sequence of obstacles when going through the race. 

  1. Start
  2. Trump Tower
  3. Cargo Creep
  4. Barbed Crawl
  5. Timber Tantrum
  6. Slip Wall
  7. Haunted Hallow
  8. Boo's Closet
  9. Trump Tower
  10. Cargo Creep
  11. Flaming Legs
  12. Flip This House
  13. Forest Hill
  14. Out of Gas
  1. Slip Wall
  2. Dragon's Spine
  3. Slip Wall
  4. Rise
  5. Trump Tower
  6. Cargo Creep
  7. Yolked
  8. Hardkour Carry
  9. Cargo Creep
  10. Trump Tower
  11. Jayden's Ladder
  12. Devil's Hill
  13. Grip Squared
  14. Finish

SAFETY VIDEOS

Obstacles can provide many challenges, both physical and mental, however, it is important to ALWAYS be safe and follow best practice with good form when entering into, doing, and exiting an obstacle. Below are a few instructional videos help guide you through some of the carry obstacles you will face on race day. Don't rush, take your time and set up right so you can get the best experience possible.

Bend at hips and knees, back straight, core tight, head neutral, stay in control, slow and steady pace, and remember to breathe!

PENALTY: 20 x LOG SQUATS

For specific obstacles that you are not able to complete such as Boo's Closet, Grip Squared, Rise, Flip This House, there will be a penalty challenge to do 20-log squats.  Pick up a log, hug to chest, and do 20 squats. Keep back straight, core tight, head neutral, then bend at hips and knees for 20 times. 

VIDEO PREVIEWS

COURSE MAP

We have a challenging 10K course that is mostly trails with plenty of hills giving you over 1600 feet of elevation gain and descent. View the course page for a full map, elevation profile, fly-through video, and details. 

YOUR GRIT OCR RACE DATE: 02.16.2019

You will push yourself, it will be hard, and you will love it!

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SPONSORS

Grit OCR would like to thank our 2018 sponsors, partners, and vendors for their support to create an amazing race experience for you!
Please take a moment to visit and support each one.

We are currently accepting applications for 2019 sponsors, grow your business as an official race sponsor.

It's the preparation leading up to the race that counts. If you put in the work, the race takes care of itself, no matter how tough the race.

James Mariscal