Obstacle races

Obstacle races

Including monkey bars, ice baths, army crawls, wall climbs, rope climbs, rope nets, inflatables and even fire!

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A genuine physical challenge with obstacles such as monkey bars, ice baths, army crawls, wall climbs, rope climbs, rope nets, inflatables and even fire! Obstacle course races (or OCRs) are all about enjoyment and sharing the experience. Select your location for OCRs in your area or scroll down to see events coming up.

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Obstacle races in 2024

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Mud-fuelled assault course designed by Royal Marine Commandos, featuring 18+ obstacles designed to inspire greatness. Have you got what it takes to survive?
  • Sat 27 Apr
  • £53.24
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Macclesfield, Cheshire, UK

Born Survivor | Cheshire | 6K

Mud-fuelled assault course designed by Royal Marine Commandos, featuring 18+ obstacles designed to inspire greatness. Have you got what it takes to survive?

  • 6 km multi terrain running
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Mud-fuelled assault course designed by Royal Marine Commandos, featuring 30+ obstacles designed to inspire greatness. Have you got what it takes to survive?
  • Sat 27 Apr
  • £63.85
  • Entries close today
Macclesfield, Cheshire, UK

Born Survivor | Cheshire | 10K

Mud-fuelled assault course designed by Royal Marine Commandos, featuring 30+ obstacles designed to inspire greatness. Have you got what it takes to survive?

  • 10 km multi terrain running
Mud-fuelled assault course designed by Royal Marine Commandos, featuring 18+ obstacles designed to inspire greatness. Have you got what it takes to survive?
  • Sat 14 Sep
  • £53.24
Clitheroe, Lancashire, UK

Born Survivor | Lancashire | 6K

Mud-fuelled assault course designed by Royal Marine Commandos, featuring 18+ obstacles designed to inspire greatness. Have you got what it takes to survive?

  • 6 km multi terrain running
Mud-fuelled assault course designed by Royal Marine Commandos, featuring 30+ obstacles designed to inspire greatness. Have you got what it takes to survive?
  • Sat 14 Sep
  • £63.24
Clitheroe, Lancashire, UK

Born Survivor | Lancashire | 10K

Mud-fuelled assault course designed by Royal Marine Commandos, featuring 30+ obstacles designed to inspire greatness. Have you got what it takes to survive?

  • 10 km multi terrain running
Epic mud runs, cargo climbs, tunnels, tubes, stretcher manoeuvres, river crosses, slippery slopes, dramatic drops, planks and pools over a course that recreates Royal Marines Commando training.
  • Sat 12 Oct
  • £26-£35
Edenbridge, Kent, UK

Hever Castle Commando Obstacle Festival | 3K - Saturday

Epic mud runs, cargo climbs, tunnels, tubes, stretcher manoeuvres, river crosses, slippery slopes, dramatic drops, planks and pools over a course that recreates Royal Marines Commando training.

  • 3 km multi terrain running
Epic mud runs, cargo climbs, tunnels, tubes, stretcher manoeuvres, river crosses, slippery slopes, dramatic drops, planks and pools over a course that recreates Royal Marines Commando training.
  • Sat 12 Oct
  • £36-£209.99
Edenbridge, Kent, UK

Hever Castle Commando Obstacle Festival | 6K - Saturday

Epic mud runs, cargo climbs, tunnels, tubes, stretcher manoeuvres, river crosses, slippery slopes, dramatic drops, planks and pools over a course that recreates Royal Marines Commando training.

  • 6 km multi terrain running
Epic mud runs, cargo climbs, tunnels, tubes, stretcher manoeuvres, river crosses, slippery slopes, dramatic drops, planks and pools over a course that recreates Royal Marines Commando training.
  • Sat 12 Oct
  • £76-£95
Edenbridge, Kent, UK

Hever Castle Commando Obstacle Festival | 12K - Saturday

Epic mud runs, cargo climbs, tunnels, tubes, stretcher manoeuvres, river crosses, slippery slopes, dramatic drops, planks and pools over a course that recreates Royal Marines Commando training.

  • 12 km multi terrain running
Epic mud runs, cargo climbs, tunnels, tubes, stretcher manoeuvres, river crosses, slippery slopes, dramatic drops, planks and pools over a course that recreates Royal Marines Commando training.
  • Sun 13 Oct
  • £28-£35
Edenbridge, Kent, UK

Hever Castle Commando Obstacle Festival | 3K - Sunday

Epic mud runs, cargo climbs, tunnels, tubes, stretcher manoeuvres, river crosses, slippery slopes, dramatic drops, planks and pools over a course that recreates Royal Marines Commando training.

  • 3 km multi terrain running
Epic mud runs, cargo climbs, tunnels, tubes, stretcher manoeuvres, river crosses, slippery slopes, dramatic drops, planks and pools over a course adapted from Royal Marines Commando training.
  • Sun 13 Oct
  • £36-£210
Edenbridge, Kent, UK

Hever Castle Commando Obstacle Festival | 6K - Sunday

Epic mud runs, cargo climbs, tunnels, tubes, stretcher manoeuvres, river crosses, slippery slopes, dramatic drops, planks and pools over a course adapted from Royal Marines Commando training.

  • 6 km multi terrain running
Epic mud runs, cargo climbs, tunnels, tubes, stretcher manoeuvres, river crosses, slippery slopes, dramatic drops, planks and pools over a course adapted from Royal Marines Commando training.
  • Sun 13 Oct
  • £76-£95
Edenbridge, Kent, UK

Hever Castle Commando Obstacle Festival | 12K - Sunday

Epic mud runs, cargo climbs, tunnels, tubes, stretcher manoeuvres, river crosses, slippery slopes, dramatic drops, planks and pools over a course adapted from Royal Marines Commando training.

  • 12 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 20 Apr
  • £12.50-£22.50
St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK

Inflatable 5K - St Albans (Hertfordshire) | 2.5K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 2.5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 20 Apr
  • £27.50-£37.50
St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK

Inflatable 5K - St Albans (Hertfordshire) | 10K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 10 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 20 Apr
  • £32.50-£42.50
St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK

Inflatable 5K - St Albans (Hertfordshire) | 15K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 15 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 21 Apr
  • £55
Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, UK

Mud Master OCR | 10K Endurance

Exciting Mud & Obstacle Course Race

  • 10 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 21 Apr
  • £65
Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, UK

Mud Master OCR | 20K Ultimate

Exciting Mud & Obstacle Course Race

  • 20 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 27 Apr
  • £12.50-£22.50
Exeter, Devon, UK

Inflatable 5K - Exeter (Devon) | 2.5K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 2.5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 27 Apr
  • £17.50-£27.50
Exeter, Devon, UK

Inflatable 5K - Exeter (Devon) | 5K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 27 Apr
  • £27.50-£37.50
Exeter, Devon, UK

Inflatable 5K - Exeter (Devon) | 10K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 10 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 27 Apr
  • £32.50-£42.50
Exeter, Devon, UK

Inflatable 5K - Exeter (Devon) | 15K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 15 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 27 Apr
  • £64-£90
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, UK

Spring Wolf | 10K - Saturday

Kicking off the 2024 season with a bang in the Warwickshire territory is Spring Wolf.

  • 10 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 27 Apr
  • £25
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK

Shropshire Mud Run | 5K

Get ready – the Shropshire Mud Run, the ultimate mud run and obstacle challenge, is back and it’s bigger, better and muddier than ever!

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 27 Apr
  • £33
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK

Shropshire Mud Run | 10K

Get ready – the Shropshire Mud Run, the ultimate mud run and obstacle challenge, is back and it’s bigger, better and muddier than ever!

  • 10 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 28 Apr
  • £15-£20
Jersey, Jersey

True Grit Wetwheels Challenge | Youth Challenge - Short Course

The True Grit Wetwheels Challenge returns in 2024!

  • 2 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 28 Apr
  • £15-£20
Jersey, Jersey

True Grit Wetwheels Challenge | Youth Challenge - Long Course

The True Grit Wetwheels Challenge returns in 2024!

  • 4 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 28 Apr
  • £45-£50
Jersey, Jersey

True Grit Wetwheels Challenge | Adult Challenge

The True Grit Wetwheels Challenge returns in 2024!

  • 4.7 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 28 Apr
  • £21-£23
Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, UK

The 'Samaritans' Normanby Hall Adventure Race | 10K

We're back!!!! and can't wait to welcome you back to the fantastic Normanby Hall Adventure Race :)

  • 10 km xc running
  • Sun 28 Apr
  • £27-£45
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, UK

Spring Wolf | Junior 3K - Sunday

Kicking off the 2024 season with a bang in the Warwickshire territory is Spring Wolf.

  • 3 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 28 Apr
  • £27-£45
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, UK

Spring Wolf | Junior 6K - Sunday

Kicking off the 2024 season with a bang in the Warwickshire territory is Spring Wolf.

  • 6 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 28 Apr
  • £64-£90
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, UK

Spring Wolf | 10K - Sunday

Kicking off the 2024 season with a bang in the Warwickshire territory is Spring Wolf.

  • 10 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 11 May
  • £55
Buxton, Staffordshire, UK

Bog Commander

Mud galore, a ton of obstacles and epic terrain. Bog Commander has got it all.

  • 6 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 11 May
  • £39.90-£49.90
Brighton, East Sussex, UK

Color Obstacle Rush - Brighton

Color Obstacle Rush is the biggest run in the world that combines the fun of colour and obstacles.

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 11 May
  • £12.50-£22.50
Guildford, Surrey, UK

Inflatable 5K - Guildford (Surrey) | 2.5K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 2.5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 11 May
  • £27.50-£37.50
Guildford, Surrey, UK

Inflatable 5K - Guildford (Surrey) | 10K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 10 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 11 May
  • £32.50-£42.50
Guildford, Surrey, UK

Inflatable 5K - Guildford (Surrey) | 15K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 15 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 11 May
  • £69
Brentwood, Essex, UK

Nuclear Races Rush Weekend | Saturday

Nuclear Races challenge all levels of fitness ability and ages - testing courage, determination, teamwork and physical strength.

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 11 May
  • £29.50
Brentwood, Essex, UK

Nuclear Races Rush Weekend | Rookies Saturday

Nuclear Races challenge all levels of fitness ability and ages - testing courage, determination, teamwork and physical strength.

  • 1.5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 11 May
  • £32
Brentwood, Essex, UK

Nuclear Races Rush Weekend | Rookies Kids Saturday

Nuclear Races challenge all levels of fitness ability and ages - testing courage, determination, teamwork and physical strength.

  • 3 m road running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £130
Brentwood, Essex, UK

Nuclear Races Rush Weekend | Oblivion MaXX

Nuclear Races challenge all levels of fitness ability and ages - testing courage, determination, teamwork and physical strength.

  • 60 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £95
Brentwood, Essex, UK

Nuclear Races Rush Weekend | Challenge Cup

Nuclear Races challenge all levels of fitness ability and ages - testing courage, determination, teamwork and physical strength.

  • 14 km road running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £155
Brentwood, Essex, UK

Oblivion Extreme

Oblivion Extreme 2024, has potential for 60k with 350+ obstacles, minimum 3 laps to complete the classic Nuclear Extreme event.

  • 60 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £69
Brentwood, Essex, UK

Nuclear Races Rush Weekend | Sunday

Nuclear Races challenge all levels of fitness ability and ages - testing courage, determination, teamwork and physical strength.

  • 7 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £32
Brentwood, Essex, UK

Nuclear Races Rush Weekend | Rookies Sunday

Nuclear Races challenge all levels of fitness ability and ages - testing courage, determination, teamwork and physical strength.

  • 3 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £29.50
Brentwood, Essex, UK

Nuclear Races Rush Weekend | Rookies Kids Sunday

Nuclear Races challenge all levels of fitness ability and ages - testing courage, determination, teamwork and physical strength.

  • 1 km trail running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £19.50-£23.50
Fife, UK

MacTuff Kids FIFE

Unwrap the family from the cotton wool and develop the potential through obstacle course running together.

  • 3 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £37.50
Brentwood, Essex, UK

Nuclear Races Rush Weekend | Family Wave

Nuclear Races challenge all levels of fitness ability and ages - testing courage, determination, teamwork and physical strength.

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £20
Henley-on-Thames, Buckinghamshire, UK

Tough Mudder London West | Lidl Mudder 1 Mile - Saturday

Test your legs on the hilliest Tough Mudder course of them all! Not for the faint-hearted, the demanding terrain and world-class obstacles will work every inch of you from top to toe.

  • 1 mile multi terrain running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £105
  • 2 charities
Henley-on-Thames, Buckinghamshire, UK

Tough Mudder London West | 3-5 Mile - Saturday

Test your legs on the hilliest Tough Mudder course of them all! Not for the faint-hearted, the demanding terrain and world-class obstacles will work every inch of you from top to toe.

  • 3 miles multi terrain running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £135-£140
  • 1 charity
Henley-on-Thames, Buckinghamshire, UK

Tough Mudder London West | 10+ Mile - Saturday

Test your legs on the hilliest Tough Mudder course of them all! Not for the faint-hearted, the demanding terrain and world-class obstacles will work every inch of you from top to toe.

  • 10 miles multi terrain running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £44.90-£54.90
Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, UK

Color Obstacle Rush - London

Color Obstacle Rush is the biggest run in the world that combines the fun of colour and obstacles.

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £20
Henley-on-Thames, Buckinghamshire, UK

Tough Mudder London West | Lidl Mudder

If you're looking to prove you're tough, then this is the one to do it at.

  • 1 mile multi terrain running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £105
Henley-on-Thames, Buckinghamshire, UK

Tough Mudder London West | Tough Mudder 3-5 Mile

If you're looking to prove you're tough, then this is the one to do it at.

  • 3 miles multi terrain running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £135-£140
Henley-on-Thames, Buckinghamshire, UK

Tough Mudder London West | Tough Mudder 10+ Mile

If you're looking to prove you're tough, then this is the one to do it at.

  • 10 miles multi terrain running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £160
Henley-on-Thames, Buckinghamshire, UK

Tough Mudder London West | Infinity - Saturday

Test your legs on the hilliest Tough Mudder course of them all! Not for the faint-hearted, the demanding terrain and world-class obstacles will work every inch of you from top to toe.

  • 15 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £160
Henley-on-Thames, Buckinghamshire, UK

Tough Mudder London West | Tough Mudder Infinity

If you're looking to prove you're tough, then this is the one to do it at.

  • 15 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £12.50-£22.50
Longfield, Kent, UK

Inflatable 5K - Brands Hatch (Kent) | 2.5K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 2.5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £27.50-£37.50
Longfield, Kent, UK

Inflatable 5K - Brands Hatch (Kent) | 10K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 10 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £32.50-£42.50
Longfield, Kent, UK

Inflatable 5K - Brands Hatch (Kent) | 15K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 15 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 19 May
  • £20
Henley-on-Thames, Buckinghamshire, UK

Tough Mudder London West | Lidl Mudder 1 Mile - Sunday

Test your legs on the hilliest Tough Mudder course of them all! Not for the faint-hearted, the demanding terrain and world-class obstacles will work every inch of you from top to toe.

  • 1 mile multi terrain running
  • Sun 19 May
  • £105
  • 1 charity
Henley-on-Thames, Buckinghamshire, UK

Tough Mudder London West | 3-5 Mile - Sunday

Test your legs on the hilliest Tough Mudder course of them all! Not for the faint-hearted, the demanding terrain and world-class obstacles will work every inch of you from top to toe.

  • 3 miles multi terrain running
  • Sun 19 May
  • £130-£135
  • 1 charity
Henley-on-Thames, Buckinghamshire, UK

Tough Mudder London West | 10+ Mile - Sunday

Test your legs on the hilliest Tough Mudder course of them all! Not for the faint-hearted, the demanding terrain and world-class obstacles will work every inch of you from top to toe.

  • 10 miles multi terrain running

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