Warwickshire, 5 April 2020
New for 2020! Due to a rise in demand - Spring Wolf now offers the chance for the more competitive runners out there to enter an Elite wave. This is a limited wave size that will be timed, giving you the opportunity to test yourself against the best. The first 50 places qualifying for the 2020 OCR World & European Championships!!
The Elite wave will take place at 9.50am on Sunday 5th April 2020.
With heavy hearts we have had to postpone this event.
Due to Covid-19 (Coronavirus) we are having to postpone this event to April 2021. To defer to another event in 2020 please apply for a refund and enter the new event in the normal way. For information on refunds please go to our cancellations page.
Elite entries are an additional £10 (£15 skin-of-teeth)
For a taste of the Elite action - select images below to enlarge.
Some of your questions answered... get in touch for any other questions!
When and where is the Elite event?
On Sunday 5th April at the Spring Wolf at The Offchurch Bury, Warwickshire. The Elite wave will take place at 9.50am. You will need to arrive an hour before your start time and report to the registration tent. It is essential that all consent/waiver forms are brought to registration, failure to do so will result in elimination without refund or deferment.
Do I need to qualify?
No qualification is required but we recommend only experienced OCR runners enter this wave.
Do I need to complete every obstacle?
All obstacles including swim sections must be completed to win. Any obstacles not completed will result in a penalty - 10 burpees.
What if I've already entered the event?
For those who have already entered the Spring Wolf on Sunday and wish to upgrade their entry to Elite they can do through the shop - Click here.
Are there any prizes?
There will be Wolf medals for the first 3 male and first 3 female runners. More will qualify for the OCR World Championships - See below.
OCR World & European Championships
Yes! A total of 50 runners will gain qualification to BOTH the World and European 2020 OCR Championships. The first 5 men and first 5 women qualify for PRO. The next 20 men and 20 women qualify for their appropriate age categories.
Will the other events have an Elite wave?
At the moment no, but this will be reviewed after the Spring event.
How do I collect my timing chip?
There will be a separate table for all Elite runners in the registration tent; where you will collect your timing chip and race pack.