This starting group is for those who wants to commit to the sport OCR and have the ambition to compete the Elite but not yet managed to qualified. You will run with other like-minded athletes and start after the Elite with the same rules i.e mandatory obstacle completion. All qualifiers wear green armbands that is collected in the registration tent. You also have to attend the Elite briefing the morning of the race
You are liable to be aware of the Elite/Qualifier rules before starting
The purpose is to give you the best conditions to take ranking points and thereby qualify for the Elite next season and also to qualify for OCRWC
Each standard Toughest race has room for 80 men and 80 women qualifiers.
You must meet one of the following criteria to be able to compete as Elite Qualifier. Application is made in connection with signing up for a race.
- Top 50 position in a Toughest race
- 10K men: sub 39min / 10K women: sub 45min
Men & Women-class
Elite Qualifier is divided into a men & women class where each has its own starting group.
Qualifier placed top 20 against both the Elite and the Qualifiers will receive ranking points. At the end of the season, if you have collect ranking point and is ranked among the 40 best in your gener, you get the chance to run elite next year.