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Lake Tahoe Spartan Race World Championship Spartan Beast 2016

October 01, 2016

Squaw Valley

1960 Squaw Valley Rd, Olympic Valley, CA, United States

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Date:

October 01, 2016

Add to Calendar 10/01/2016 09:00 AM 10/01/2016 11:00 AM Lake Tahoe Spartan Race World Championship Spartan Beast 2016 Spartan Race
Squaw Valley
http://www.mudrunguide.com/event/lake-tahoe-spartan-race-world-championship-spartan-beast-2016/
Squaw Valley, 1960 Squaw Valley Rd, Olympic Valley, CA, United States Spartan Race [email protected] use-title true MM/DD/YYYY

Start Time:

7:30am Elite Men's Prize Money Heat (Must qualify)
7:45am Elite Women's Prize Money Heat (Must qualify)
7:55am Elite Start Time (no prize money)
8:00am - Elite Men & Women
8:00am - 9:30am - Competitive Start Times
9:45am - 11am Morning Start Times Begin
11:15am - 2pm Afternoon Start Times

Venue:

Squaw Valley
1960 Squaw Valley Rd
Olympic Valley, CA, United States - View Map

Distance:

12-14 miles

Organizer:

Spartan Race

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Average rating: 4 / 5 from 70 reviews.

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Discounts:

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Registration:

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Cost:

Individual CostUntil
$149Tier 1 (First 1,000 Spots)
$159Tier 2
$169September 30th, 2016 (registration closes)
$200Race Day Registration

ELITE WAVE: additional $30 - Our Elite wave will start at 8am, on both Saturday and Sunday. A portion of additional charge to enter the ELITE wave will be used to pay out our Cash Purse. Cash paid out to TOP 10 Finishers male and female, Saturday AND Sunday.
Confirmed start time heats are an additional $25
Military and First responders receive a $30 discount during registration. **participants will be required to pass a validation procedure via our partners at GovX. Students receive a $10 discount during registration **participants will be required to show valid student identification at check-in or must pay the full day of race registration fee
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
  • 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)

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Course Description:

Saturday's Beast is the World Championship Race!
The Spartan World Championship Weekend will take place at the legendary Squaw Valley. Located a short ride from Lake Tahoe, this epic venue was once host to the 1960 Olympic Winter Games. The world's top athletes will collide on the course with a shared goal: to be the Spartan Race World Champion.

The most anticipated obstacle racing weekend of the year will feature three Spartan Race distances to choose from over two days of racing: The Spartan Beast, the Spartan Ultra Beast and the Spartan Sprint. Which challenge are you ready to accept?

To do well, runners will need to prepare for the thin air as heights reach over 9,000 feet of elevation. Lake Tahoe is one of Northern California’s premier destinations and draws a healthy crowd year-round for its spectacular skiing, water sports, and outdoor activities. With 72 miles of shoreline straddling the California-Nevada stateline, there’s always somewhere new to explore and plenty of terrain for Spartans to roam. The most popular areas to visit include the more nature-oriented North Tahoe, or the party scene of South Tahoe. Or you can do it all -- visitors have the potential travel around the lake in under 90 minutes.
Being a World Championship caliber venue, Spartans are in for an adventure filled with traverses, climbs, crawls and perhaps even some swims. Come prepared.
Elevation is one of the most defining elements of the Tahoe venue, starting at a surface elevation of 6,224 feet and working upwards of 9,000 feet only means one thing: get those lungs and quads ready for the long haul.

Aid Stations:

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:

World Championships Prize Money
Men and Women’s Elite Beast Championship
1st place $15,000
2nd place $10,000
3rd place $5,000
4th place $4,000
5th place $3,000

World Champs Masters 40+
Men and Women’s Elite Beast Championship (must run in Elite Wave to be eligible)
1st place $500
2nd place $200
3rd place $100
The Top 3 Masters 40+ Finishers will receive a cash prize AND a 2016-2017 Spartan Annual Pass

Spectators:

Want a front row seat to all the Spartan action? Spectator tickets are available for $20 online or purchase them onsite for $25 (please bring cash). As a Spartan Race spectator, you'll receive $5 Spartan bucks redeemable at the merchandise tent, entry to the rocking festival area, a festival grounds map, access to some of the obstacles on course, not to mention the epic Gladiator pit and finish line. Enjoy the music and watch your friends and loved ones slip and slide through the Spartan course in the relative safety and comfort of the Spartan Race festival grounds! You can also test your fitness in our festival challenges including the Pull-Up Challenge, Slosh Pipe Challenge, Kaiser Challenge and Traverse Wall Challenge. Beware, the next ticket you'll want to buy might have you standing on the Spartan starting line!

Parking:

$10 per car. $20 per van. $50 per bus or RV. Cash only. Pay as you enter.

Post Party:

Post Race Party – music, food to purchase, and beer*!
*Beer where applicable and following all drinking age laws.

Other:

How to Qualify for the Spartan Race World Championship
To Qualify, you have to earn a Spartan Coin at any race from January 1st to September 27th. There are 4 ways to do so

  • The Top 5 racers in the Men's and the Top 5 in the Women's Elite Heat at any US event, who do not already have a coin, will earn a coin.
  • The Top 10 Male and Top 10 Females in the Elite Heat of ANY International event will earn a coin.
  • The Top 50 racers in US Elite Point Series standings (the main standings not the Stadium series) after the last event before Tahoe will earn a coin.
  • Top Athletes from across the world will be invited by Spartan. We are talking Olympic gold medalists...winning your local 5K will not count.
If anyone in the Top 5 finishers has already earned a coin, then the 6th place finisher will earn one. If the 6th place finisher already has earned a coin, it will pass to the 7th place finisher, and so on. This will continue until 5 new people have a coin at each event. (Note: In order to qualify for coins there needs to be at least 30 men or 10 women in the Elite heat.)
All coins will be distributed at the completion of each qualifying event, during the awards ceremony.

Team:

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!

Coupons / Discount Codes:

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