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Design your Obstacle Course with OnePlan's free event planning tools

Obstacle planning tools in OnePlan developed in partnership with World Obstacle

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Map and Plan your Obstacle Course accurately in OnePlan! Collaborate with your team to create a successful race day for everyone.


Plan a safe and successful Obstacle Course for your attendees!

OnePlan is a free, easy-to-use platform to plan an Obstacle Course. It combines the best characteristics of CAD with up-to-date mapping technology. Choose from high definition satellite and aerial maps, and select from hundreds of event objects.

Share your plan with anyone including colleagues, partners, security services and suppliers. Take the stress out of planning and design a fun and successful Obstacle Course!


How to design an Obstacle Course


Add event details

Open OnePlan, and add the name and location of your Obstacle Course.


Draw out your areas

In the Areas & Routes menu, select any route type and draw it out on the map. You’ll instantly see the distance in meters, or feet, as you draw.


Add objects

OnePlan’s ‘drag and drop’ tool lets you place items on your map easily. Select from hundreds of items for your Obstacle Course, including catering stalls, crowd management, route measuring tools and more. 


Share your plan

Simply click ‘Share’ to provide view-only or edit access to anyone you want. Your colleagues, partners, suppliers and any stakeholder you invite will receive an email to access your Obstacle Course plan in OnePlan.


Real-time event reports

As you plan your Obstacle Course, go to your dashboard reports in OnePlan to view your inventory and send a Bill of Quantities to your suppliers.

Created by event professionals

Our team of experienced event organisers have thought of everything your Obstacle Course needs to be a success. Easily position any item on your event plan with pinpoint accuracy and move it as you wish.

Free access to a professional solution

In OnePlan it’s totally free to plan your Obstacle Course and you have access to professional quality tools covering everything you need. This includes the latest maps, hundreds of items to choose from, arrival and exit calculators, traffic management tools, placing workforce and so much more.

Powerful event intelligence

Access your Obstacle Course’s dashboard in OnePlan and view real-time information of everything to do with your event plan. In one click download a Bill of Quantities about your Fun Run that you can send to suppliers.

💡 Get the answers you need

Frequently Asked Questions

Obstacle Course plans include:

  • A detailed route map of the obstacles
  • A theme or dress code
  • Crowd management, barriers, and fencing
  • Volunteers – lots of them!
  • Food and drink stalls 
These are the 6 most common obstacles you’ll find:
  • Monkey bars
  • Ice bath
  • Army crawl
  • Inverted walls
  • Ropes
  • Mud

Don’t forget about the spectators! Whilst the event is for participants, there will be far more people cheering on their friends and family! Set up catering vans and concessions along the course, and ensure a clear entrance and exit flow calculation at any given point of the race. Track volunteers and marshall’s live location and report live incidents using OnePlan’s dot planning tools.

“Our partnership with OnePlan can create a standard that unifies obstacle events, bringing professionalism and high performance to our administration and our stakeholders."

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Michel Cutait

Deputy Secretary General, World Obstacle

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