Spartan Race North American Championships - CANCELED

September 26, 2020 - September 27, 2020
06:30 AM - 09:00 PM
This event has been canceled.

The Spartan Race North American Championships will take place right here in Squaw Valley. Some of the world's best athletes will congregate on the course with a shared goal: to be the Spartan Race North American Champions. The most anticipated obstacle racing weekend of the year will feature three Spartan Race distances to choose from over two days of racing.

Spartan Race North American Championship Distances

  • Spartan Ultra Race (Saturday): 30mi/50km - 60 obstacles - 7 hours fastest time
  • Spartan Beast (Saturday & Sunday): 13 miles/21km - 30 obstacles - 3 hours fastest time
  • Spartan Kids (Saturday & Sunday): 2mi, 1mi, and .5mi races available

Registration Details

The Spartan Beast Race - 21K // 30 Obstacles

Spartan Beast is a half marathon, 30 obstacle race engineered to push you out of your comfort zone and right up to your limits. Competitors race through rugged, unpredictable terrain around the world as they tackle each of our signature obstacles. The Beast is a Spartan Trifecta eligible event.

Saturday Schedule
TimeEvent
7:30amElite Men 
7:45amElite Women
8-8:45amAge Group Start Times 
9am-12:45pmMorning Start Times
1pmAfternoon Start Times Begin
TBDLast Saturday Beast Heat
Sunday Schedule
TimeEvent
8:30amElite Men North American Championship Qualifiers
9amElite Women North American Championship Qualifiers
9:15amTrail 10k Start Time
9:30-10:30amAge Group North American Championship Qualifiers
10:45am-12:45pmMorning Start Times
1pmAfternoon Start Times Begin
TBDLast Saturday Beast Heat
Beast Finishers Receive
  • Badass Beast Finisher Medal (personalize it with a SpartanTab)
  • A trifecta medal wedge piece (run a Stadion, Sprint or Super to collect your remaining two pieces!)
  • Craft Beast Finisher T-shirt (your other one should be pretty dirty)
  • Free beer
  • Free Professional Photos (to frame and flaunt)
  • Bananas at the finish line
  • Cold can of FitAID
  • Bragging rights
North American Championship Elite Prize Money 
  • 1st Male/Female: $12,000
  • 2nd Male/Female: $8,000
  • 3rd Male/Female: $5,000
  • 4th Male/Female: $2,000
  • 5th Male/Female: $1,000
  • 6th Male/Female: $900
  • 7th Male/Female: $800
  • 8th Male/Female: $600
  • 9th Male/Female: $400
  • 10th Male/Female: $300
What to Bring
  • Your ID
  • Barcode (print or save your registration barcode to your phone. Click here for instructions on how to find it.)
  • Towel & extra (dry) clothes
  • Recommended: Headlamp and hydration pack
What Not to Bring 
  • Outside food and drink (racers, fuel for the race is OK)
  • Your pets
  • Negative Attitude

The Spartan Ultra Race - 50K // 60 Obstacles

Spartan Ultra is a 50 km, 60 obstacle race built to break your limits over the world’s most difficult terrain. It’s our most intense obstacle course race, but reaching the finish line will leave you with a euphoria that will transform your life. The Ultra is a Spartan Trifecta eligible event.

There will be a MANDATORY pre-race packet pickup on Friday, September 25 from 2-6pm at the venue.

Ultra Race Saturday Schedule
TimeEvent
6amElite
6:15amAge Group
6:30-7amOpen Start Times
TBDLast Saturday Ultra Heat
Ultra Finishers Receive
  • Badass Ultra Finisher Medal Belt Buckle (personalize it with a SpartanTab)
  • A trifecta medal wedge piece (run a Stadion, Sprint or Super to collect your remaining two pieces!)
  • Free beer
  • Craft Ultra Finisher T-shirt (your other one should be pretty dirty)
  • Free Professional Photos (to frame and flaunt)
  • Bananas at the finish line
  • Cold can of FitAID
  • Bragging rights
North American Championship Elite Prize Money 
  • 1st Male/Female: $12,000
  • 2nd Male/Female: $8,000
  • 3rd Male/Female: $5,000
  • 4th Male/Female: $2,000
  • 5th Male/Female: $1,000
  • 6th Male/Female: $900
  • 7th Male/Female: $800
  • 8th Male/Female: $600
  • 9th Male/Female: $400
  • 10th Male/Female: $300
What to Bring
  • Your ID
  • Barcode (print or save your registration barcode to your phone. Click here for instructions on how to find it.)
  • Towel & extra (dry) clothes
  • Recommended: Headlamp and hydration pack
What Not to Bring 
  • Outside food and drink (racers, fuel for the race is OK)
  • Your pets
  • Negative Attitude

Spartan Kids Race 

Spartan Race isn't just for adults. Our Spartan Kids Race offers two distances for the little Spartans in your life. Based on age, our Kids races have obstacles in them just like the grown-up versions. Come watch your future Spartans run, jump, and play just like they're supposed to.

Kids Trifecta Pass

1 pass = 3 unique race codes to use on all 2020 events.  It’s easy! Purchase the pass, then use the code inside to register for your events.

*The Trifecta Pass does not have to be purchased to earn your trifecta.

Kids Race Schedule
RaceAge GroupsSaturdaySunday
Competitive 2 Mile Race10-11 & 12-149am Males // 9:15 Females9am Males // 9:15 Females
2 Mile Race10-1412pm12pm
1 Mile Race7-910am, 11am, 1pm & 2pm10am, 11am & 1pm
1/2 Mile Race4-610:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm & 2:30pm10:30am, 11:30am and 1:30pm
Finishers Receive: 
  • Kids Finisher Medal
  • Craft Kids Finisher T-shirt (your other one should be pretty dirty)
  • Bananas at the finish line
  • Bragging rights
What to Bring
  • Your ID
  • Barcode (print or save your registration barcode to your phone. Click here for instructions on how to find it.)
  • Towel & extra (dry) clothes
  • Recommended: Headlamp and hydration pack
What Not to Bring 
  • Outside food and drink (racers, fuel for the race is OK)
  • Your pets
  • Negative Attitude

Come cheer on your friends and family or just watch as these incredible athletes compete for the title of "Spartan Race World Champion". A special Tram Access Ticket will be available Friday thru Sunday for access to the upper mountain course.

Spartan Spectator Tickets
 Rate*
Adult (18+)$39
Youth (5-17)$29

*Spectator tickets include unlimited rides on the Tram on selected dates of the event.

Important Hours of Operation Information: 

The Tram Ticket Office will be open at the following times: 

  • Friday from 9am-5pm
  • Saturday from 7am-8pm
  • Sunday from 8am-6pm 

The Aerial Tram will be open at the following times:

  • Saturday: 7am-8pm – last download is 8:30pm
  • Sunday: 8am-6pm – last download is 6:30p