There are many people around the world who like to stay fit and test their fitness levels by participating in endurance sports like the Spartan Races. The Spartan races are held around the world but are extremely popular in the United States. Continue to read this article to learn more.
The Spartan races are held in many cities in the US, and they are held to enable people from many parts of the
country participate and test their fitness levels.
The Spartan race is an obstacle race that combines many different obstacles and difficulty levels. It can be anything from 3 Km’s to marathon distances. They are held in many US cities including New Jersey, Vermont, Philadelphia and also many other countries including Europe, Asia and Australia. There are many different types of races in this program as given below.
- The Spartan Sprint, which is a 3-mile race
- The Super Spartan that is an 8-mile race
- The Spartan Beast which is a 12-mile race
- The Ultra Beast that is a 26-mile race
The Spartan race also includes a military series that is specially designed for the United States Military. Earlier this year the first Spartan Winter Race was held in Europe and was a raging success. The program has races where people who are complete strangers have to work together to complete a task. It is very good for team building and working together.
The First Spartan race was held in the US city of Vermont in 2010, and there were approximately 500 competitors who took part. The race included running, jumping, climbing and swimming to overcome many different obstacles in order to reach the finish line.
If you are travelling in the US and Europe and want also to test your fitness levels, you may want to consider joining the next Spartan race. Below is a list of the upcoming races and the locations where they will be held.
- Vermont – Killington Resort
- Edinburgh – Winton House
- British Columbia – Sun Peaks Resort
- Marseilles – Cliffs Insane Terrain Park
- Yorkshire – Ripon
- East Sussex – Pippingford Park
The Spartan race will give you the experience of feeling like a real Spartan and pushing y our will power to the limits. It is not for the faint-hearted, and you must have a certain degree of fitness if you want to participate in these obstacle races.
If you check online, you will find more information about how to enter the race and some places where you can obtain a discount on the entrance fee. This will be a great chance for you to do something totally memorable on your journey.