February 16, 2014
http://www.mudrunguide.com/event/tampa-florida-spartan-race-special-ops-spartan-sprint-2014/ TBA Tampa, Tampa, FL, United States Spartan Race [email protected] use-title true MM/DD/YYYY
Heats start at 8am with up to 200 racers and continue every 15 minutes throughout the day. Enter the 8am “Elite” heat if you want to be as competitive as possible and race against the best.
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Special Ops Spartan Sprint distance will be approximately 4 miles give or take a few extra special forces surprises!
|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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Use discount code MUDRUNGUIDE15 for 15% off your registration
Registration:Visit Event Website
This race has been cancelled
|$100||$100||August 17th, 2013|
|$110||$100||September 17th, 2013|
|$115||$105||October 17th, 2013|
|$120||$110||November 17th, 2013|
|$125||$115||December 17th, 2013|
|$130||$120||January 17th, 2014|
|$140||$130||January 31st, 2014|
|$150||$140||January 12th, 2014 (Online registration closes)|
ELITE WAVE: additional $30 - Our Elite wave will start at 7am, 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.
|Armed forces and students receive a $10 discount during registration|
|Registrations are final. No refunds. No changing start waves.|
|Team Discounts Available - See the Team section below|
What You Get:
- Unique Special Ops Spartan Sprint Medal
- Free Beer ticket for anyone 21 and over
- Bragging Rights
- Free Mud
- High Pressure Water to the Gut
- Roasted Shoelaces
- Scrapes and bruises
- Awesome stories to tell
This Special Ops Spartan Sprint will be a mix of mud and gnarly outdoor obstacles combined with the challenge of the signature Spartan stadium obstacles all with maneuvers and strategy created by Special Ops Forces. Each finisher will receive a unique Special Ops Spartan Sprint Medal with bragging rights of accomplishing the most unique Spartan event.
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. As well, you will get no course map to inspect.
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
None… hydrate before and/or carry your own water on the course. Or plan on drinking nasty retention pond water while you are sloshing through it (not recommended).
Awards ceremony for the top finishers of the Spartan Race (varies by location, not always applicable)
Spartan Race prizes awarded to teams
Spectators are welcome (subject to same parking fee).
$10 per car
Post Race Party – music, food to purchase, and beer*!
*Beer where applicable and following all drinking age laws.
Spartan Kids Race
Jr. Spartan , 0.5 miles
Varsity Spartan , 1 mile
Spartan Race is not only limited to adult fun! Bring the kids ages 4-13 who can participate in their very own Jr. Spartan race. They will enjoy the thrill of the run, a variety of scaled down obstacles and their own mini festival area filled with games and children's challenges! Our mission is to inspire children to develop a love for fitness at an early age.
The course is about a 1⁄2 mile filled with junior obstacles for Jr. Spartans and 1 mile for Varsity Spartans. Each child will receive a T-shirt and Finisher's Medal with 100% of the Jr. Spartan Adventure proceeds benefiting the Kids Fit Foundation.
As a leader in the movement to help children learn life-long health and fitness habits, the Kids Fit Foundation strives to raise awareness and develop programs that educate, empower and inspire kids to become and stay fit.
Spartan Kids’ heats go off between 12pm and 1pm.
Pre-Register: $25 / Day of Registration: $30
Please note that pets, coolers, or grills are not allowed within the main event area.
Challenge Your Friends
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!
The more people you can get to join your team, the more money you will get in your pocket! Team rebates are as follows
- Teams of 4-15 members each receive a $5 rebate.
- Teams of 16-29 members each receive a $10 rebate.
- Teams of 30+ members each receive a $15 rebate
Coupons / Discount Codes:
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