Spartan is the global leader in obstacle course racing for a reason - we will challenge you to push beyond your limits. This isn’t a casual 5K or fun run. We want you to achieve more. Don’t worry though - there’s no Spartan left behind. Whether you’re ready to tackle your first Spartan Sprint, or you’re an elite athlete seeking to crush a 50K Ultra and a podium spot, we’re all in this together.
THE STADION 5K, 20 Obstacles
Run in signature Spartan style, in some of the most iconic sports stadions in the world. You’ll challenge yourself in multiple ways with equal parts endurance workout, stair climbing session, and indoor track race.
THE SPRINT 5K, 20 Obstacles
5K that will change your life. The Sprint is the perfect distance, whether you're starting your Spartan journey, or you're returning to crush your last time. The Spartan Sprint is the starting line of champions.
THE SUPER 10K, 25 Obstacles
This true athletic test offers the ideal blend between distance and speed. Are you determined to push beyond excuses? You just might have the guts for a Spartan Super.
THE BEAST Half Marathon, 30 Obstacles
Think you have the strength, endurance and resolve to conquer the Spartan Beast? Take on rugged terrain and signature Spartan Obstacles that will shatter your comfort zone.
THE ULTRA 50K, 60 Obstacles
The Spartan Ultra delivers unique course elements and obstacles, in some of the world’s most challenging locations. It is the ultimate test of strength and perseverance. If you can complete this, you can do anything.
What is Spartan Race? There are three main types of Spartan Races, suitable to all fitness levels. For beginners we recommend the Sprint. Spartan's shortest courses are 5km and 20 obstacles. Complete the race at your own pace. If you fail an obstacle along the way, you owe us 30 burpees before continuing on. Ready for more? The Super is 13km, 25 obstacles, and often hosted on a tougher terrain. The hardest of the three races is the Beast: 20km and 30 obstacles. We’ll leave the challenges of the course to your imagination. For kids under 14, we offer kids races. These races are broken down according to age categories. For the 4-6 years old, 800m; 7-9 years old, 1.6 km and 10-13 years old, 3.2 km in distance. The kids race emphasis on teamwork, fun and getting muddy.
Spartan Race is the global leader in obstacle course races, with the right challenge for anyone - from first-time racers to elite athletes.
How do I train for a Spartan Race?
Start with five rounds of at least two of the exercises below, three times a week, for at least a month leading up to the race (two months is even better). Rest one minute between each exercise. You can do this as a complete workout, part of a bigger strength training program, or as a finisher after a run.
How long is a Spartan race?
Spartan Sprint (3+ miles of obstacle racing, 20+ obstacles), the Spartan Super (8+ miles, 25+ obstacles), the Spartan Beast (13+ miles, 30+ obstacles), and the Spartan Ultra (30+ miles, 60+ obstacles). The obstacles themselves also vary from race to race.
How much is a Spartan race?
If a typical race entry ranges in price from $60 to $200, team registrations might receive a 5% to 10% discount for each person registering as part of the team. There tend to be two types of OCR races: those focused on competition, and those focused on fun.
What obstacles are in a Spartan Race?
How Many Burpees Do You Have To Do In A Spartan Race
What makes Spartan Race stand out from the other two is that they are a chip timed event where winning matters and burpees are king.
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Spear Throw. Horizontal Wall Traverse. Barbed Wire Crawl. Wall Jumps. Slippery Wall.
Fire Jump. Rolling Mud. Over Under Through. Rope Climb.