WORLD'S HIGHEST OCR
THE ULTIMATE OCR CHALLENGE
The colossal elements of mountain & OCR come together to create the ultimate bucket list challenge on the ‘roof of Africa’ THE WORLD’S HIGHEST OCRConquer the world’s highest free-standing mountain to earn your World Record title with an extraordinary obstacle course race in the crater of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
With over 45 years of combined adventure event experience and uncompromised commitment to safety, we are taking obstacle racing to the next level.
BUCKET LIST TREK TO THE TOP OF KILIMANJARO
In September 2021 fitness enthusiasts from around the world will come together for 12 days on an adventure of a lifetime. It’s an endurance challenge, that’s never been done before. A world’s first!
We’ll set off through the Machame route as one big team. During the journey to the summit you’ll face the weather, terrain and the altitude through jaw-dropping scenery. Everyone works together against the elements to reach Africa’s highest peak and the world’s highest free standing mountain at 5896 metres, where we then descend into the crater for the unique challenge event.
THE WORLD RECORD BREAKING CHALLENGE
Test your mental & physical strength in the world’s highest obstacle course challenge at the summit of Kilimanjaro. Crawl, move and climb through 10 iconic obstacles spread over 100 meters in the crater between the clouds and your chance to earn a Guinness World Record.
It’s not a race against each other, it’s the team against the altitude & obstacles!
HELICOPTER PICKUP & VIP AFTER PARTY
After completion, take a helicopter ride straight to your hotel. Celebrate in style with friends and family at our VIP after party in the UK, where you’ll be rewarded with your well-earned World Record certificate, giving you a good few years of bragging rights
SUPPORT ALL THE WAY
It’s going to be tough, it will take serious determination, preparation and the right attitude to succeed. With over 45 years of combined adventure event experience and uncompromised commitment to safety, we’re here to support you all the way to the finishing line.
Participants will be invited to a unique UK-based simulation & preparation weekend taking place in July 2021, where you’ll get the chance to meet the team, experience the challenge and receive expert advice to help you prepare for what’s to come.
To ensure your success, we’re bringing together a 400-member local support crew for the Kilimanjaro event, including tour guides, medical staff and on-site high altitude filed hospital. You will be in safe and expert hands.
NOTE: The course route, event format, competition rules, start and finish times may be adjusted by the race organization to accommodate unforeseen or unanticipated circumstances, and ensure the health, safety and wellness of athletes and staff. Every effort will be made to validate the World Record, but this does not guarantee it will be accepted by Guinness.
DETAILS, DETAILS, ...
Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
- Mandatory multi-stage altitude acclimatisation to Uhuru Peak, elevation 5,895m (19,340ft.)
- Descent into the crater, elevation 5,750m (18,864ft.)
- 100m Obstacle Course within Crater
- Reset & Refuel at Barafu Camp elevation 4,600m (15,091ft.)
- 2-day, 2 stage speed descent from Barafu Camp to park gates.
- Registration is open for individuals that meet strict qualification criteria.
- Finishers must complete Stage 1 by Summitting the Mountain.
- Finishers must complete Stage 2: The Obstacle Course as follows;
- Each competitor travels individually and unassisted.
- Course is between a pre-determined start line and pre-determined finish line.
- Complete at least 50% of the obstacles.
- Mandatory obstacle first attempt on each obstacle.
- Maximum 3 attempts on each obstacle.
- 5 min penalty per obstacle for failing to complete the obstacle.
- 10 minute penalty per obstacle not attempted (physical / medical incapacity)
- Compulsory 3-minute medical check after each obstacle.
- If the medical director/staff confirm the participant is not medically fit to carry on, they will need to descend immediately due to safety event rules which are in the best interest of every participant.
- Finishers must complete Stage 3: The timed decent individually and unassisted traveling over the Start & Finish lines of each sub-stage.
- Results are “Furthest, Fastest”; ranking is by the number of obstacles completed and then by the fastest time.
- Provide a letter from a licensed physician stating they are fit and healthy for the event.
- Have a documented strong base line of health and fitness. Competitors may be required to provide a doctors certificate stating they are in good health and adequate condition to make the ascent.
- Documented record of completion of an organised competition that demonstrates the individual’s determination, strong mind-set, and adherence to competition rules.
- Confirm adequate preparation for the challenge and satisfying entry criteria.
- Minimum age 16 years old on the start day of competition.
- Have ascended
- a 3,000m+ within 12 months of the event date or;
- a 4,000m+ within 18 months of the event date or;
- a 5,000m+ within 24 months of the event date or;
- a 6,000m+ within 36 months of the event date or;
- other documented experience at altitude approved by the event medical director
- Registered with their National Federation member of World Obstacle, the Federation Internationale de Sport d ’Obstacles (FISO).
- Agree to the FISO Anti-doping rules. This may include random sampling, before, during or after the event.
- Agree to Altitude OCR World Championships competition rules and the FISO Competition Rules MSD (Master Source Document).
COMPETITION RULES AND REGULATIONS WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE ON THE RACE WEBSITE