This is the Spartan World Championship race, and more specifically, the World Championship heat, where a couple hundred of the best athletes in our sport are waiting to race for the big money and TV glory. Everyone here has had to earn a spot by obtaining a Spartan coin, given out to the top 5 male and female finishers at the other races throughout the year. All of the other athletes in the corral have stood on a podium or been close enough to taste it.
It's Spartan Race World Championship week at Mud Run Guide. All week long we will be building up to the Spartan Race World Championship in Lake Tahoe, California. Spartan Race's World Championship returns to Lake Tahoe for the second year in a row with athletes from around the world converging on Squaw Valley this weekend. Get your first preview of the week in this teaser video from Spartan Race.
Reebok Spartan Race World Championships are headed back to Lake Tahoe, California for a second year. On October 1-2, 2016 the Spartan Race world will converge on the former Olympic skiing venue. This year an international field of racers will be competing for $100,000 in cash and prizes. This year the event will also include Future NFL Hall of Famer Randy Moss who will be looking to complete the Spartan Trifecta by crossing the finish line of the weekend’s Beast competition.
On the heels of yesterday's announcement of a new competitive wave by Spartan Race. Today, the company announced Squaw Valley in Lake Tahoe is set to host the Reebok Spartan Race World Championship presented by North Lake Tahoe, on October 1, 2016. The 2016 Spartan Race World Championship is one of the many races taking place over the weekend. Athletes of all abilities, from elites to weekend warriors will spend the extended weekend racing and celebrating another successful Spartan Race season.
The words that could best sum up the 2015 Spartan World Championship Beast held the weekend of Oct 3-4th are "spectacularly brutal". Spartan Race moved the venue for its World Championship race from Killington, Vermont to Squaw Valley near Lake Tahoe in California, the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics.
Check out our full coverage of the 2015 Spartan Race World Championship here. 2015 Spartan Race Men’s World Championship 1st place: Robert Killian 2:25:56 – $15,000 + Custom-made Spartan Rig, $12,000 value Who Is This Guy? Many folks around the world of OCR found Saturday's results at Spartan Race World Championship 2015 in Lake Tahoe a little [...]
Spartan Race World Championships took place yesterday at the iconic Squaw Valley in Lake Tahoe, California. The race brought athletes in from all over the world, in total about 20 countries where in attendance. The first seven miles of the course were a climb up to the peak of Squaw Valley, and it was immediately clear that experienced mountain runners would have an advantage. Robert Killian quickly surged into the lead on the men's side, a position he would not relinquish for the remainder of the day.
Much speculation has been placed on the new home of the Spartan Race World Championships in 2015 after Spartan Race announced it would be moving and now we have another piece of the puzzle.