1. Purpose and objectives;
2. OCR;
3. Organizer;
4. General rules;
5. Distance;
6. Participants;
7. Clothing, equipment;
8. Penalties;
9. Awarding.

1. Purpose and objectives

1.1. Promoting the National Armed Forces and the profession of a soldier;

1.2. To promote obstacle race (hereinafter referred to as OCR (obstacle course race)) for Latvian army, soldiers of NATO partner countries, employees of Ministry of Defense and Interior, inhabitants of Latvia;

1.3. Promote the patriotism of the population and create a sense of unity with soldiers in the race;

1.4. Increase the number of active athletes by involving citizens in sporting leisure activities;

1.5. Identify the strongest members of women, men, youth, as well as teams at different distances and age groups.

2. OCR

Trail running where natural, artificial and mental obstacles of various difficulty levels must be overcome during running. The obstacle race provides strength, strength, agility, speed training and testing.

3. Organizer

The competition is organized by the Special Operations Command of the National Armed Forces, the Ministry of Defense and Sigulda County Council. Contact e-mail

4. General rules

4.1. Participants must be at least 14 years of age at the event;

4.2. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible person who signs the application form or has a parental or guardian's signed permission to participate in the competition;

4.3. The participant can apply only for one distance;

4.4. By signing up for the competition, participants confirm that they do not oppose the use of photos and video material taken by ARMY TOUGH RUN for any ARMY TOUGH RUN marketing and advertising activities;

4.5. It is forbidden to violate the instructions of the competition judges and organizers during the competition;

4.6. Organizers reserve the right to change and amend these Terms, Procedures and Requirements at any time before and during the Event by announcing it on;

4.7. Organizers are not responsible for possible injuries of participants during the competition;

4.8. At registration, each participant will get an envelope with a number. The number must be placed in front before the start so that it is visible during the whole race;

4.9. The time spent in the distance is recorded with a chip placed on ta number. The participant is responsible for the correct placing of the number;

4.10. Before the start, each participant in the competition confirms with his / her signature that he/she has read the competition regulations and takes full responsibility for the suitability of his / her health for the distance;

4.11. All participants must follow the principles of fair play (FAIR PLAY); this includes:

4.11.1. Always behave the way you want others to treat you - in relation to other participants, competition organizers, staff, volunteers;

4.11.2. Each participant is a witness to a new growing sport in Latvia, so we will create an event so that next time it would be interesting for athletes to go to this competition;

4.11.3. Each participant makes sure that he/she is always on the track, which is marked with a delimiting tape and camouflaged direction arrows on white background. When leaving the track, the athlete must return to the track where he left the track;

4.11.4. Competitors may not arbitrarily change the track markings.


5.1. The track is built in an area of ​​natural and artificial obstacles(hills, sand, water).






12.7mm ELITE

~10 km


Born in 2006 and older

From the age of 18



5.56mm TAUTA


~5 km

TV1 / TS1

Born in 1989 and younger

From the age of 18

TV2 / TS2

Born from 1980 to 1988

From the age of 18

TV3 / TS3

Born in 1979 and older


From the age of 18


~5 km


Born from 2006 to 2010

From14 to18 years


(team makes the distance together )


~5 km


Born in 2006 and older

A group of 3 people from the age of 18


5.2. Competitors have the right to get acquainted with the obstacles on the track, as well as to try them until the first start signal without disturbing other competitors;

5.3. Participants who permanently block the progress of other participants in the obstacle and do not respond to the instructions of the judges, as well as violate the other instructions of judges, may be DISQUALIFIED;

5.4. Competitors on the track and on obstacles that are slower than others must immediately miss the athlete approaching from behind. An approaching athlete does this by shouting in Latvian "Garām!" or in English “Passing!”;

5.5. During the race, the participant, without taking an obstacle, will be able to make repeated approaches to perform the obstacles along a separately marked lane “RETRY”. If a participant is unable to complete an obstacle, he goes to the judge, who removes the participant's bracelet. The participant continues the distance without the participant's bracelet;

5.6. During the competition, assistance from spectators, other than medical assistance, to the competitor will be treated as DISQUALIFICATION;

5.7. Control time on the track for all distances - 2h.

6. Participants

6.1. Soldiers of the National armed forces, national guard, youth guards, civilian employees, employees of the MoD and MoI institutions, soldiers of NATO countries, and residents of Latvia.

7. Clothing, equipment

7.1. You can use your own water tanks - bottles, drinking bags/systems, etc.;

7.2. Elbow pads, knee pads may be used;

7.3. Clothing according to the weather conditions, according to the participant's experience;

7.4. Studded shoes of any kind or football boots are PROHIBITED.

8. Penalties

8.1. In case of non-performance of an obstacle (disqualification - hereinafter DSQ). It is allowed to continue the track;
8.2. Penalty for not starting in your group (DSQ);

8.3. Penalty for intentional crossing of the competition track boundaries (DSQ);

8.4. Claims for results, penalties are accepted no later than one hour after the finish of the competition.

9. Awarding

9.1. Each participant who completes the track receives a commemorative medal;

9.2. The winners of the 1st-3rd place, who have finished, will receive the MEDALS separately for the won prizes.