For the fifth year in a row, the Spartan Race World Championship will take place right here in Squaw Valley. The world's best athletes will congregate on the course with a shared goal: to be the Spartan Race World Champion. The most anticipated obstacle racing weekend of the year will feature three Spartan Race distances to choose from over two days of racing. 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, see details below.
Spartan Race World 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
- Spartan Tahoe Trail (Saturday): 10km
The Spartan Beast Race
If you’re looking to unleash your inner beast and go to places you never imaged, the Spartan Beast is perfect for you. With 13 mi / 21 km and 30 obstacles between you and the finish line, the Spartan Beast will test everything you’re made of: your strength, your endurance, your resolve. The unpredictable terrain and Spartan Obstacles are masterfully designed to push you deep into your discomfort zone, and well past those self-imposed obstacles you once considered your limits. Beast mode: on.
The Spartan Ultra Race
The Ultra is the first race of its kind to bring the best of OCR and ultra-endurance sports together. If you’re a traditional ultra-endurance sports fan, you will love the Ultra.
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.
Spartan Tahoe Trail 10k
Spartan Trail is a no-obstacles foot race through rugged wilderness, overseen by legendary race directors from the world of trail running. With a 10k (6.2 mile) race at all events and a Half Marathon (13.1 mile) at select locations, there’s a Spartan Trail for everyone. Learn More.
|6am||Elite Men & Women Ultra Start Time|
|6:15am||Ultra Age Group Start Time|
|6:30-6:45am||Ultra Open Start Times|
|6:45am||Last Ultra Heat|
|7am-12:45pm||Morning Beast Start Times|
|1pm||Afternoon Beast Start Times Begin|
|2:30pm||Spartan Trail 10k Elite & Age Group Start Time|
|8am||Beast World Championship Elite Male Qualifiers|
|8:30am||Beast World Championship Elite Female Qualifiers|
|9-10:15am||Beast World Championship Age Group Qualifier Heats|
|10:15am||Last Beast Heat|