Nestled just outside of downtown Colorado Springs and Cheyenne Mountain State Park, the Spartan Fort Carson race weekend brought nearly 7,000 OCR enthusiasts to town.
The Spartan Race Honor Series presented by USAA made its most recent stop at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs Colorado. The base was abuzz all week in preparation for the estimated 10,000 Spartans set to hit the course over the weekend.
The most recent stop in the Spartan Honor Series presented by USAA was at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, Colorado. While most Spartans were watching Robert Killian and Samantha Wood crush the course and take the Elite podiums, Operation Enduring Warrior and Team OscarMike were preparing for the culmination of their weekend.
Following an epic race weekend in 2017, modern Spartan athletes will journey back to the ancient ruins, rivers and mountains of the legendary city of Sparta when the world’s largest obstacle race and endurance brand hosts the inaugural invite-only Trifecta World Championship, November 2-4, 2018. Offering a $20,000 prize purse, the weekend’s series of events will test the strength and endurance of athletes from around the globe with the three signature races of Spartan’s coveted Trifecta.
Spartan Race recently headed to Fort Cambell in Nashville. Arnel Banawa of OCRTUBE was there to capture all the action putting together one of his best videos yet! This Spartan Race Sprint offered a unique twist of running through buildings, carrying guns, and a muddy muddy course for participants. Check out the latest video recap from Banawa.
After years of running around Haspin Acres in Laurel, IN for the Indianapolis Sprint, Spartan pulled a fast one on us all and changed the venue to Perfect North Slopes in Lawrenceburg, IN. The initial reactions were negative, there was no way they found a venue that would be more challenging than Haspin which was often regarded as one of the toughest sprints and also, what was the deal with moving the event to a site that is actually far closer to Cincinnati, OH than it is to Indianapolis as the name implies?
These thoughts and many more rattled through my mind as I stand in a crowd of hyped-up mud-run athletes, their rapt attention on the zealous stump-mounted race host/hype man hybrid who’s every prompting brings a raucous roar of “I AM A SPARTAN!” I’m Alex Huth, I’m not a finely-tuned athlete, and I’m standing next to my buddy Will at the beginning of our very first obstacle course run, the Austin Spartan Race Sprint in Burnet, Texas, and we have no idea what we’re doing.
Arnel Banawa continues to capture all the action this season on OCRTUBE.com. His most recent video captures all the action of the Spartan Race Sprint in Charlotte, North Carolina. This OCRTUBE.com video captures all the chilly action from the most recent stop on the 2016 Spartan Race Season.
Spartan Race brought a new obstacle to South Carolina this year – the freezing cold! As I approached Carolina Adventure World where this race is held every year, my dashboard thermometer read 31 degrees. Seriously. 31 degrees. In South Carolina in November.