Boot Camp Challenge – Obstacle Course


Wake up to the Challenge!

On Octorber, 1st 2016 the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego will host the 15th BootCamp Challenge, a 3-mile obstacle run. This unique race features obstacles used only by Marine Recruits, plus over 60 USMC Drill Instructors “staff” the course providing direction and encouragement for participants.
The race will begin at 0900 in 5-minute waves, starting with the elite division, then individual men, individual women, 3-person teams, then 5-person teams. Day of race registration and t-shirt pick-up opens at 0630. Great post-race party with plenty of music, food, fun and beer! Official race t-shirts to all entrants.
A very memorable day!

Award Categories:
-Top three finishers in Elite division
-Top three finishers in each of the 15 age group categories
-Top three finishers in each of the 7 three-person team categories
-Top three finishers in each of the 7 five-person team categories


The Course:

3-mile obstacle course on paved roads and hard-packed dirt – flat and fast. Over 50 obstacles to complete, including tunnel crawls, trenches, cargo netting and push-up stations. Drill Instructors at each station to make sure you complete your obstacles! View course map.



Online Registration closes at 11:55 PM PST on Wednesday, 28 September 2016. Day-of Registration will be available starting at 0630 at race venue. Prices will increase to $45/Individual; $135/3-person team; $225/5-person team.

In order to receive your packets in the mail, you or your team must register by Monday, 5 September 2016. The packet includes your race numbers and course information. Note: Team captains will be mailed all bibs and information for the entire team if all members sign the waivers by 5 September. Otherwise, a waiver will be sent to the captain for all members to sign.

Team captains are responsible for: making sure all team members sign a waiver, handing out the race numbers for your team, finding your team members on race morning and making any substitutions necessary for the team. Please make sure you want to be a team captain before you register!

For corporate team pricing, please contact (858) 577-4125 or email

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Please note: Although we love them, pets will not be allowed at the race venue on this military installation. We appreciate your support!


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