2681 US-6
Marseilles, IL 61341

Running > 5k, Obstacle Race

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Event Description

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!
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 Finisher's Medal and a Midwest OCR Finisher's Shirt.

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

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.
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 join in and help their kiddos along the course.


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 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 shift on race day and then afterwards have fun taking on the course with other volunteers. Volunteers are also needed during race week to help with set 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.

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