Spartan Race World Championship



    Starts in 9 Days, 9 Hours

    September 27, 2019

    • Address

      Squaw Valley USA

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Saturday Schedule
    Time Event
    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
    Sunday Schedule
    Time Event
    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


    Spartan Spectator Tickets
    Adult (18+) $35
    Youth (5-17) $24

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