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Toronto Spartan Race Spartan Beast 2013
July 14, 2013



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Event:
Toronto Spartan Race Spartan Beast 2013
Date:
July 14, 2013

 

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Venue:
TBA Toronto
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Toronto, Ontario, M4C 1B5, Canada
Founded by an Englishman, a Canadian and some of the most prolifically demanding race directors America has ever seen, Spartan Race is at once a brutally demanding challenge as well as a fun, exciting event with finishers of all ages and fitness levels.

OverviewMulti-distance Obstacle Race, Worldwide locations
Launched2010
Events(29) 2012, (36+) 2013
KidsYes. Jr. Spartan: ages 4-9, Varsity Spartan: ages 10-13
DistancesSprint 5k, Super 10k, Beast 20k
ObstaclesMore than a dozen. Course layout not revealed before race."It's like life, you don't know what's coming next"
TerrainVaries by location depending on topography; course will use any and all natural obstacles and elements to make a demanding and interesting course.
Signature ObstacleGladiator Arena: before the finish line, athletes must pass through the "gladiators" who try to knock down runners using their pugil sticks.
Hardest ObstacleSpear 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.
PenaltiesFailing or skipping any obstacle results in a penalty of 30 burpees.
GearWear 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.

Race distances
Spartan Sprint - 3+ MILES / 15+ OBSTACLES. The challenging sprint obstacle trail races are a great way to get off your couch and start living. From beginner trail racers and mud run participants to hardcore warriors, tough guys and marathon runners, they all come out to test themselves on the insane obstacle races! 99.9% of all people who try this event will finish, and 100% will have their thirst for mud & trail racing fully satisfied!
Super Spartan - 8+ MILES / 20+ OBSTACLES. The Super Spartan obstacle course race provides an 8+ mile battlefield of insane mud running with 20+ obstacles to test your physical strength and mental resolve. This mud run of an endurance race will have many trials to push you to your full potential! The good news is that after you complete your painful journey, there will be live music and a catered meal to soothe your aching joints.
Spartan Beast - 12+ MILES / 25+ OBSTACLES. An obstacle course race from hell. If you have done any race anywhere in the world: whether a mud run, fun run, olympic run, bike race, death march or any kind of event claiming to be the "toughest race on the planet" you will be happy to know that this is where it ends..THIS IS THE SPARTAN BEAST...Step up and get out of your comfort zone on our +16k beast of an obstacle course race; many will arrive, but few will leave!
Spartan Ultra Beast - The first of its kind, the Ultra Beast will be the world's first marathon distance Obstacle Race. It will be ONE heat that will feature two loops of the main Beast course. Racers will face the toughest course Spartan Race can bring, TWICE, before finding the finish line. It's not for the faint of heart! For your own safety and for the competitive nature of the event, you will have to apply for acceptance in the Ultra Beast Marathon.
Spartan Death Race - This is highest level of Spartan Challenge endurance events. The Spartan Death Race is designed to present you with the totally unexpected, and the totally insane! Our physical challenges will make giving birth look like a walk in the park. This endurance race is comprised of mud runs, obstacle racing, trail racing, physical challenges and mental challenges all in a +-48 hour adventure race that has no real known mileage. 90% of you will not complete this endurance event. Please only consider this adventure style race if you have lived a full life to date.

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Series History:
231 events in the past, and 74 scheduled for the future
Reviews:
Average rating: 4.12 / 5 from 52 reviews.

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Registration:
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Cost:
IndividualTeams of 4+Teams of 10+Until
$75$72$70.00July 31st, 2012
$80$75$72.50September 1st, 2012
$85$80$75.00January 1st, 2013
$90$85$80.00March 1st, 2013
$95$90$85.00July 10th, 2013 (registration closes)

Competitive heats will be an additional $10
Armed forces and students receive a $10 discount during registration
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
Distance:
It's a 20km race, fastest time should be around 120 minutes. Longest times will be over 4 hours. We use Timing Chips for accuracy.
Course Description:
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.
Start Time:
Heats of up to 250 people will leave at the following times 10AM, 10.30AM, 11AM 11.30AM, 12PM, 12.30PM and 1PM.

Enter the 10am “Elite” heat if you want to be as competitive as possible and race against the best.
Aid Stations:
One First Aid stations at the end of the race with water, bandages and the Ambulance service on speed dial if needs be! Carry extra hydration and fuel if you think you might bonk or pass out from dehydration.
Schwag:
  • Spartan Race Finishers medal
  • Spartan Race T-Shirt
  • Free Beer ticket for anyone 21 and over
  • Free Mud
  • A chance to do things you would never choose to do on your own
  • Scrapes and Bruises
  • Stories, stories, and more stories
Awards:
Awards ceremony for the top finishers of the Spartan Race (varies by location, not always applicable)
Prizes:
Spartan Race prizes awarded to teams
Post Party:
Post Race Party – music, food to purchase, and beer*!
*Beer where applicable and following all drinking age laws.
Other:
PLEASE NOTE that coolers or barbeques are not allowed within the main event area. Spectators are welcome (subject to same parking fee)
Team:
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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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