Races to be held 4-6 October 2019 in Queensland, Australia
(Lausanne, Switzerland) —World OCR, the Fédération Internationale de Sports d’Obstacles (FISO), announced today the Taurus 200 as the officially sanctioned OCR World Championships for 50 km, 100 k and 200 km obstacle course races in Kurwongbah, QLD, Australia.
Taurus 200 President Ms. Ilca Andrikis, announced, “Taurus 200 will provide international athletes the chance to compete as individuals or teams over a 10 km multi-lap course with 20 obstacles per lap. The 200 km OCR World Championships includes a mixed team relay with divisions for all women, all men and mixed (one woman and one man). The 50 km OCR World Championships and 100 km OCR World Championships are for individual athletes in 5-year age groups from U20 to 50+.”
“Taurus 200 provides Ultra-distance OCR World Championship races fulfilling a demand from athletes to go further than the typical 15 km and 20 km distance in one event weekend,” said World OCR President, Mr. Ian Adamson. “This event has a proven record with excellent reviews from participating athletes.”
About Taurus 200
Tausrus 200 owners Dan and Ilca Andrikis have been involved in Obstacle Course Racing (OCR)
since 2013, and their passion for OCR is demonstrated with the creation of the ultra-distance OCR World Championships. The inspiration to create this type of race came from the need and desire within the sport to have longer form obstacle racing events.
About World OCR
World OCR, the Fédération Internationale de Sports d’Obstacles (FISO) is the sole competent authority for obstacle sports and related disciplines worldwide. It is an independent association composed of national member federations worldwide.