First World’s Highest Obstacle Race (OCR)

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Pilipino Obstacle Sports Foundation members dominated the First World’s Highest Obstacle Race (OCR) held last 12-21 September 2021 on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, East Africa.

Female Gold Medalist was Sandi Abahan (Baguio) followed by the Female Silver Medalist, Seannah Gutang (Baguio).

The Male Gold Medalist was Elias Tabac (Davao del Norte), followed by Silver Medalist Tolitz Divina, then Fourth Placer was Thumbie Remigio.

The course description as specified by the event organizer is as follows:

  • Mandatory multi-stage altitude acclimation to Uhuru Peak, elevation 19,340 feet
  • Descent into the Mt. Kilamanjaro caldera, elevation 18,864 feet
  • 100m obstacle course inside the crater
  • Refuel at Barafu Camp, elevation 15,091 feet
  • 2-day, 2-stage speed descent from Barafu camp to Mweka gate (estimated to be 8 miles, 9,950 feet of elevation loss)

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