May 07, 2016
Circuit du Puy de Poursay
http://www.mudrunguide.com/event/atlantique-france-spartan-race-spartan-sprint-2016/ Circuit du Puy de Poursay, Saint-Jean-d'Angély, France Spartan Race firstname.lastname@example.org use-title true MM/DD/YYYY
Waves of up to 200 people will leave every 15 minutes walking from 13:00. Join the wave ""Elite"" 13:00 if you want to be as competitive as possible and run against the best.
8:00 to 5:00 p.m.: Spartan Festival & Animations
From 11:30 am: Retrieving bibs for Spartan Sprint
From 12:00: Spartan Juniors
13:00: Wave Spartan Sprint Elite
13:15 to 16:30: Waves Spartan Sprint
14:30 Spartan Sprint Awards ceremony
Venue:Circuit du Puy de Poursay
Saint-Jean-d'Angély, France - View Map
3-5 miles, 20-23 obstacles, 40 minutes fastest time, 80 minutes average finish time
|Overview||Multi-distance Obstacle Race, Worldwide locations|
|Events||(29) 2012, (36+) 2013, (65) 2014, (85+ Worldwide) 2015|
|Upcoming||See all upcoming events at the bottom of the page.|
|Kids||Yes. Jr. Spartan: ages 4-9, Varsity Spartan: ages 10-13|
Become a member of the Spartan TRIFECTA Tribe by finishing one of each Spartan distance: Sprint, Super and Beast, in a calendar year (January 1 – December 31st), anywhere in the world.
|Obstacles||More than a dozen. Course layout not revealed before race."It's like life, you don't know what's coming next"|
|Terrain||Varies by location depending on topography; course will use any and all natural obstacles and elements to make a demanding and interesting course.|
|Hardest Obstacle||Spear Throw; If (or when) you miss the target, 30 burpees are waiting for you. There are many more physically demanding obstacles on the course, but the failure rate at the spear throw is extremely high.|
|Penalties||Failing or skipping any obstacle results in a penalty of 30 burpees.|
|Gear||Wear athletic gear that will allow movement in any direction as you will be climbing over and scurrying under obstacles, lifting and pulling heavy objects and running trails, through water, mud, and jumping over fire. Gloves may help with some rope-based obstacles, well-fitting athletic shoes should help minimize blisters.|
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Registration:Visit Event Website
This event has passed, registration is closed.
|€49||First 300 people|
|€59||January 31st, 2016|
|€69||April 7th, 2016|
|€79||May 5th, 2016 (Online Registration Closes)|
Registrations are final. No changing start waves. We do not issue refunds, regardless of circumstance, nor do we issue partial refunds. We also do not allow registrations to transfer from person to person. If you are injured and cannot race, you can volunteer at the race for a future race credit.
|Team Discounts are available|
|NOTE: Discount Codes will not apply during Pre-Registration period.|
What You Get:
- Spartan Race Finishers medal
- Trifecta Medal Piece
- Free race photos
- Spartan Race T-Shirt
- Free beer ticket
- A chance to play on some really unique terrain
- Bragging rights
- A scrape (or two)
This is a race of about 6 km and 15 obstacles, this is the only thing you need to know ... you expect the unexpected. But here are still some things to consider: the course is a course that Trail you bring them to pass through woods and undergrowth, ditches and obstacles to climb and also uneven terrain with potentially hidden natural obstacles of water and slippery surfaces. We would also prevent injuries that are possible as a result of falls, jumps, slides etc. when you franchiras obstacles during the race. In addition, some hazards may also occur as a result of falls from other competitors. We also ask you to adjust your speed and your behavior to the visibility conditions, difficulties and obstacles to the flow of the other competitors.
The Reebok Spartan Sprint: This is our shortest course. It is perfect for athletes of all levels; from Spartan first timers to seasoned racers. The 3+ Mile Sprint may be our shortest distance but it packs more than 20 Signature Spartan Obstacles including mud, fire, walls and barbed wire. If you think you can’t do it, you’re wrong. Get to the starting line and show yourself what you are capable of.
There are some staples in our repertoire. There are also some venue specific and terrain inspired obstacles. We will not, however, spell it out for you. We do not have course maps. Each Spartan Race strives to surprise the athlete. Preperation for the unknown is a must.
There is fire, mud, water, barbed wire, and occasionally Hell on Earth. There WILL be obstacles to catch you off guard. Curve balls, so to speak. Get over it.
We’re here to rip you from your comfort zone. If you need a road map for each step of the way, then maybe this race isn’t for you.
3-4 aid stations on course with water, maybe some other goodies. We’ll finalize this as we get closer to race day. All racers should carry extra water and energy sources as this course will be very challenging.
Awards ceremony for the top finishers of the Spartan Race
All racers are chip timed for race results
Free - Spectators are welcome (subject to the same parking fees). No liquor, bottles of glass or camping on site.
There will be € 5.00 per car parking fee for the day, you will receive more information later. Please, do not park on the road. This applies to everyone (spectators, runners, King Leonidas, etc).
Post Race Party – music, food to purchase, and beer*!
*Beer where applicable and following all drinking age laws.
Spartan Race challenges us to be fearless, confident and committed. These are qualities we want our kids to have, and there is no better way for them to have a go, trust their abilities and have fun than by taking on the Spartan Kids course. The Spartan Junior Race was created to help children and young adults make their life-long commitment to fitness and health.
These events provide an opportunity for young athletes to develop and test their fitness in a safe, exciting, outdoor environment.
Racers of all athletic abilities are encouraged to connect with their inner warrior as they run, walk, crawl and climb their way through a fun-filled obstacle course so they can experience just how Spartan strong they really are.
There’s no dress code, but you’ll be running in mud and water, climbing hills and mountains, under barbed wire and jumping fire.
Our elites recommend: performance gear (NOT COTTON), water packs, compression underwear, Clif bars and energy gel.
Our advice is to race in what you train in - new shoes on race day are NOT recommended.
Professional event day photos will be posted on the event page 5-7 days after the event. We’ll email you when your photos are ready!
This is a french law, you have to present a medical note with the mention ""alow to practice running sports in competition"" this is like a test from a doctor.
That show us that are in good health to participate to such a race with no medical problems. There is no specific template but a sport license from running or any ""non static"" sport can be recevable.
If you have no sport license you have to go to a doctor to get this certificate or if you have one already it has to be from less than 1 year existence and with the mention ""pratique de la course à pied"" or even better ""pratique de la course à obstacles"". Any doctor can do that.
Without this certificate it will not be possible for you to participate to any race.
You must be 16 years old on race day to be able to participate in the Spartan Sprint and 18 to participate to a Super or a Beast.
There is no official cut off time nevertheless the organization may apply a race cut off depending on different parameters.
If you think you are not able to comply the race in a normal time period please register yourself as early as possible to give you the chance to terminate the race..
A first aid post will be placed at the end of the race with water, bandages and a loan ambulance service to respond quickly to any part of the course. In the case of an accident, it will prevent as soon as possible a race officials posted every obstacle so that it prevents the emergency radio for surgery. You are allowed to take with you the supply of water and food if you estimate you need it. The organization will set up a supply of water on the course if conditions demand it, but you should not rely on it to hydrate you.
You could drop your stuff to our attempts to ""instructions"" and recover after the race. This service is included in the registration price.
After the race you will have access to a water jet system in order to remove dirt, mud and blood of your body. Before and after the race a space to change you is provided by the organization.
Challenge Your Friends for a Spartan Race
Build a Team!
Strength comes in numbers! Become part of a team to help yourself and others get through the event, save money, and support our troops.
How does it work? Create a team or join a team! The more people on a team, the more money everyone will get back in their pocket! Each team member will receive a discount, refunded to the method of payment used, a few days prior to race day. The discount escalates as the team size increases, so get more friends to join your team and everyone saves more money!
How many people are needed to make a team?
Teams are unlimited with a minimum of four people! Team members are timed individually and are not required to cross the finish line together.
Which team takes home the prizes?
The fastest 4 times of the team will be used to calculate the team's finishing time. Prizes will be awarded to the team who finishes on top!
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