Become a
pro athlete

Want to be a member of the Elite, compete in the Tour or qualify for the OCR World Championships?

The first step is to compete as a Qualifier. In this class, you will run with the same rules and conditions as our pro athletes.

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Elite Tour Qualification

If you finish among the top 20 in a race or among the top 40 in the tour finale, you will be invited to join the Toughest Elite Tour the following season.

How it works

OCR WC Qualification

All Qualifier heats are qualifying for OCR WC (Pro & Age Group). Learn more about the OCR WC terms via the button below.

About OCR WC

Pro Rules

Qualifiers compete with the same rules and terms as the Elite. All obstacles must be completed and no penalty rounds are available.

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Male & Female class

Each main race will have dedicated starting groups for Qualifiers (male & female class). Note that spots are limited. First come, first served.

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How it works

Qualify for the Elite Tour & OCR WC, step by step

Sign up

Step 1

Registration
Sign up for one of our main races. You will need a valid registration ID for the next step.

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The first step in your journey towards Toughest Elite Tour or OCR World championships is to actually run a race.

Sign up for one of our main races and use the registration ID in the next step.

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Step 2

Application
Only participants in our competitive Elite & Qualifier heats may receive qualifying results for the Elite Tour & OCR WC.

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Great! You have now signed up for one of our main races. Locate the registration ID, specified in your confirmation E-mail. Then head over to our application form and submit your application.

Make sure that you meet the necessary criteria before you apply. Read more via the link below.

Qualifier Criteria Application form

Race

Step 3

Run the race
Qualifiers run in our dedicated starting groups where our competition rules must be followed. Do your best.

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Congrats! Your application has been approved and you will be assigned a starting time in one of our Qualifier Heats, which start directly after the Elite.

The outcome is now entirely in your hands. Eat, sleep, train, repeat. Run the race and get the best results possible.

Do not forget to read our competition rules.

Competition rules

Results

Step 4

Qualifying results
Depending on your results in the qualifier heat, you may be eligible for the Elite Tour and OCR WC (Pro/Age Group).

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Great job! The race is now over and we hope that your performance has given you a qualifying result.

Follow the link below to see if you result is eligible for the Elite Tour or OCR WC. If not, you are welcome to try your luck in one of our other races. There is no limit to how many races you can run during a season.

Qualifying results

Criteria

To compete in our Qualifier class, you must meet the following criteria.

AgeMaleFemale
18-29Run 10 km in less than 39 min. or finish top 40 in one of our races the past two seasons.Run 10 km in less than 42 min. or finish top 40 in one of our races the past two seasons.
30-39Run 10 km in less than 41 min. or finish top 60 in one of our races the past two seasons.Run 10 km in less than 45 min. or finish top 60 in one of our races the past two seasons.
40-49Run 10 km in less than 43 min. or finish top 100 in one of our races the past two seasons.Run 10 km in less than 50 min. or finish top 100 in one of our races the past two seasons.
50+Run 10 km in less than 46 min. or finish top 120 in one of our races the past two seasons.Run 10 km in less than 53 min. or finish top 120 in one of our races the past two seasons.
60+Run 10 km in less than 50 min. or finish top 150 in one of our races the past two seasons.Run 10 km in less than 57 min. or finish top 150 in one of our races the past two seasons.

Qualifying Results

Results are applied to male & female class respectively.

Result
(Male/Female)
Toughest
Elite Tour
OCR WC
Pro Division
OCR WC
Age Group
Top 10
(overall)
Top 20
(overall)
Top 20
(in age group)

Application

To apply for our Qualifier class, you must first sign up for one of our main races. When you have your ticket, you are able to apply for that specific race. Note that you must apply for each race you wish to qualify in.

Before you apply, it is important that you have read and understood our competition rules and meet the necessary criteria.

Application form

Qualifying races

Event Location Date Price
Stockholm (Cancelled)
Jun 13, 2020
Lida FriluftsgårdJun 13, 20200 SEK
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Copenhagen (Cancelled)
Aug 1, 2020
Amager StrandparkAug 1, 20200 DKK
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Malmö (Cancelled)
Aug 15, 2020
RibersborgAug 15, 20200 SEK
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Oslo (Cancelled)
Aug 29, 2020
HolmenkollenAug 29, 20200 NOK
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Älmhult (Cancelled)
Sep 12, 2020
Älmhults HandelsplatsSep 12, 20200 SEK
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Gothenburg (Cancelled)
Sep 26, 2020
KvibergSep 26, 20200 SEK
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Umeå
Jun 5, 2021
i-20Jun 5, 2021599 SEK
Next price increase:
Feb 1, 2021.
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