The 2023 Spartan Race Schedule: Dates, Details, Venues, and More

The 2023 Spartan Race Schedule: Dates, Details, Venues, and More

It's never too early to pick your date to commit to something. And though we've got a long way to go before the calendar flips to 2023 — and hundreds of epic races remaining in 2022 — we're beginning to build out our Spartan calendar for next season so you have ample time to find your race, start your training, and plan your Trifecta journey.

Below, we've got the dates of every race, the locations and venues, the race types offered, and a brief description of the courses and the surrounding areas.

Make sure to bookmark this page, because we'll be adding new races and new information to it every week as we continue to build out and finalize the schedule.

The Spartan Race 2023 Schedule

January 28-29

SoCal Spartan Event Weekend - Sprint, Super, Kids

The Spartan race season opener kicks off with scenic mountain views in the warm Southern California sun. Escape the everyday hustle and bustle of modern Los Angeles city life with the ultimate obstacle course challenge, featuring more than 1,200 acres of rugged wilderness.

February 25-26

Jacksonville Spartan Event Weekend (Jacksonville, FL) - Sprint, Super, Kids, 4-Hour Hurricane Heat

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Welcome to WW Ranch Motocross Park, located 20 minutes from downtown Jacksonville. This race is the perfect quick winter getaway. The course will be fast and flat, hopping from soft, sandy track sections to open pastures. You'll be racing along the motocross trails, in and around the beautiful lake and right through a legendary clay pigeon graveyard on the property. This is a perfect race for first-timers with its low elevation gain, and a great speed test for more seasoned racers.

Arizona Spartan Event Weekend - Sprint, Super, Kids, 4-Hour Hurricane Heat

Towering cactus plants, unassuming twists and turns, dusty trails, and dry heat will test your resolve as you take on one of the more convoluted courses on the 2023 calendar. This early-season desert challenge is waiting. Are you tough enough?

March 11-12

Houston Spartan Event Weekend (Cat Spring, TX) - Sprint, Super, Kids

It's time to saddle up at 7IL Ranch, which has no shortage of open pastures and densely-wooded areas to challenge your every step. Just an hour west of downtown Houston, 7IL Ranch offers over 40 miles of rolling, sandy hill trails, along with a few shallow creek crossings. Keep your head on a swivel and beware of crossing cattle and running horses.

March 18-19

Atlanta Spartan Trifecta Weekend (Conyers, GA) - Sprint, Super, Beast, Kids, 12-Hour Hurricane Heat, 4-Hour Hurricane Heat

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The Georgia International Horse Park was the home to the 1996 Olympic equestrian events. Rolling hills and deep southern woods keep Spartans guessing as they race through Georgia red clay, slippery mud pits, water crossings, and other technical terrain. The longer distances will run through the Olympic rings that were built on location.

Las Vegas Spartan Event Weekend - Sprint, Super, Kids

Nestled in the foothills of Henderson, Nevada, only 15 miles from the iconic Las Vegas Strip, join thousands of fellow Spartans for an epic Super and Sprint weekend at this brand new Vegas location. We are convinced you will form a love/hate relationship with this venue, featuring a mix of technical trails, the Nevada desert weather, and a few surprise uphill sections.

March 25-26

NorCal Spartan Event Weekend - Sprint, Super, Kids

The prairies that are normally home to cattle may seem timid at first glance, but this course lulls you into a false sense of security. The beautiful creeks wind through the oak woodlands mile after mile. Add in the wind and you have the ultimate weekend challenge.

April 1

Baylor Spartan Stadion Weekend (Waco, TX) - Stadion, Kids

This year, for the first time ever, we're bringing our 5K Stadion race to Baylor University's football field. McLane Stadium, Central Texas’ multi-functional sports and entertainment venue, hosts world-class music and sporting events throughout the year. Not it's adding Spartan to that list!

April 15-16

Charlotte Spartan Sprint Weekend (Concord, NC) - Sprint, Kids, 4-Hour Hurricane Heat

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Just outside of Charlotte, Porter Farms is the perfect obstacle race venue for athletes seeking terrain that keeps them guessing without the relentless climbing of a mountain course. Take on mud, multiple creeks, and a few surprises along the way with Spartan's classic obstacle lineup.

San Diego Spartan Sprint Weekend (Pala, CA) - Sprint, Kids

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Get ready for a Spartan Sprint 5K obstacle race that will change your life. This is our signature race distance. A fast-paced adventure through rugged terrain and 20 obstacles, it's built for race rookies and pros alike. It’s the perfect gateway into the world of Spartan and the ultimate SoCal weekend challenge.

April 22

Palm Beaches Spartan Sprint 5K Weekend (Boca Raton, FL) - Sprint, Kids, 4-Hour Hurricane Heat

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The S. County Regional Park is located just minutes from the beach. Situated 40 minutes south of West Palm Beach and an hour north of Miami, this is the perfect spot for an active and relaxing vacation ... as long as you've earned it on race day. This course is a runner's paradise, one of the flattest and fastest on the schedule. Be on the lookout for back-to-back obstacle gauntlets and heavy carries.

April 29-30

Tri-State New Jersey Spartan Super 10K and Sprint 5K Weekend (Vernon, NJ) - Sprint, Super, Kids 

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Meet Vernon Peak, New Jersey's largest ski mountain. With 1,040 feet of vertical and a summit of 1,480 feet, this course will shoot you up and down at will. It's one of Spartan's toughest mountain courses. Get ready for dizzying climbs, rocky descents, and stunning views from the peak.

May 6-7

Montana Spartan Trifecta Weekend (Bigfork, MT) - Sprint, Super, Beast, Ultra, Kids

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On this sprawling 2,000-acre elk preserve, we're hosting every race distance available, making this an ideal race for racers of all fitness levels. Prepare for sweeping landscapes and rewarding climbs on every course. This venue is located directly on the shores of Flathead Lake, the largest naturally occurring freshwater lake west of the Mississippi. The terrain, obstacles, and the stunning views of Glacier National Park will leave you breathless.

May 13-14

Raymond James Spartan Stadion Weekend (Tampa, FL) - Stadion, Kids

Raymond James Stadium, home of the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is Spartan's newest addition to the 2023 Stadion 5K schedule. Raymond James Stadium is no stranger to large sporting events, music festivals, and superstar concerts, and this 5K is like no other. Run through the bleachers, run past the iconic pirate ship, and listen to the famous animatronic parrot. Make sure your quads and calves are in tip-top shape, because these stairs are no joke.

Fayetteville Spartan Trifecta Weekend (Spring Lake, NC) - Sprint, Super, Beast, Ultra, Kids

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A family-owned farm might not sound like an intimidating place, but don't let that fool you. McCormick Farms is made up of more than 1,000 acres, complete with rich, dense forest, a 200-foot deep quarry, rolling hills, and steep riverbanks that will test your technical ability. Voted a favorite venue by Spartan staff, it features an amazing festival area and is located near Fort Bragg, and local skeet shooting, to keep the action going when you're not on the race course.

May 20-21

Austin Spartan Event Weekend (Burnet, TX) - Sprint, Super, Kids

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Welcome to Reveille Peak Ranch. Located in Burnet, Texas, this ranch offers over 62 miles that wind and weave through fields of wildflowers and cacti, dry creek beds, and exposed granite outcroppings — all the makings of an authentic Texan Spartan obstacle course race. Even with the hilly Texas terrain, prepare for a race that moves at a highly competitive clip.

Big Bear Spartan Event Weekend (Big Bear Lake, CA) - Super, Beast, Kids

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What makes Big Bear Mountain Resort one of the most rewarding race venues in the world? Climbs, climbs, and more climbs taking you as high as 8,200 feet above sea level. What goes up must come down, so get ready to bomb over 1,200 feet of descent. Be warned: This is a race your calves will never forget. Off the course, enjoy some of Southern California's premier entertainment, local culture, food, and lodging.

June 3-4

Monterey Spartan Event Weekend (Monterey, CA) - Sprint, Super, Kids, 4-Hour Hurricane Heat

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Welcome to beautiful Toro Park. Located just 6 miles from downtown Salinas, this park is teeming with picturesque woods and rolling golden hills, and it features ideal coastal California weather. A true fan favorite, this course boasts all of the demanding features that you've come to know from Spartan: brutal climbs, open-field sprints, and our famous punishing obstacles, all ready to set your muscles ablaze. 

Come pound your way through these rugged trails while enjoying some of the most beautiful views that the Golden State has to offer. While your muscles will be on fire and begging for mercy, the awe-inspiring scenery makes everything worth it. It's an amazing place to truly become unbreakable. 

June 10-11

Cincinnati Spartan Trifecta Weekend (Lawrenceburg, IN) - Sprint, Super, Beast, Kids

After a short time apart, Spartan is excited to be back at Perfect North Slopes for a fourth time. Just 30 minutes outside of Cincinnati, this ski resort will challenge racers with a nice mixture of hills, flat-field running, and some water and mud to add that extra layer of difficulty. Expect this to be a fast, yet challenging, Trifecta weekend. Plus, don't forget to bring the kids! There is more than enough mud for the entire family.

Parking for the event will be located onsite. The festival will be integrated with the Base Lodge, including a nice obstacle viewing area. When you're off the course, enjoy all that Cincinnati has to offer: gardens, mountains, and museums. No matter what you’re into, you’ll find it exploring the Buckeye State.

Colorado Springs Spartan Event Weekend - Sprint, Super, Kids

Come race up steep climbs and rugged trails, and experience our patented muscle-burning obstacles, which are guaranteed to give your body and mind a rigorous test. This is where citizens become soldiers, where the brutal terrain and elevation zaps lungs, and where you can take on the challenge of conquering this gritty, relentless course.

June 17-18

Tri-State New York Spartan Event Weekend (Bethel, NY) - Sprint, Kids

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Under the glow of the New York sun, Spartans will come together to brave this course's sloping hills and rolling terrain. Earn your finisher medal where 500,000 people shared three days of peace and music. Escape from the madness of modern life and challenge yourself with this groovy obstacle course race retreat.

July 8-9

Utah Spartan Trifecta Weekend (Huntsville, UT) - Sprint, Super, Beast, Kids

This venue is no stranger to elite athletes. With a 3,000-foot vertical climb to its peak, this course is one of our toughest yet. The trek to the summit will be challenging, but that just makes the breathtaking views from the top so much more worth it. Whether it's your first time or your fifth year, this venue never disappoints.

July 15-16

Poconos Spartan Event Weekend (Palmerton, PA) - Sprint, Super, Kids

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In Palmerton, you’ll scale Pennsylvania’s Blue Mountain, which has tested Spartans year after year and is one of our longest-standing venues for a reason. Run in and out of dense forests as you scale the rugged hill designed to test even the most elite. If you’re strong and determined enough, you’ll be rewarded with amazing views of the Poconos from the top — and then your challenging descent begins. Don’t race alone. Invite your friends and family to cheer you on. This is an amazing course for spectators. They can take the chair lift ride to the top for jaw-dropping views of the course and surrounding area. Put yourself to the test at this must-race event.

August 5-6

Asheville Spartan Event Weekend (Mill Spring, NC) - Sprint, Super, Kids

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We’re off to the races at the Tryon International Equestrian Center. This course's well-trodden trails make for solid terrain, but you'll still have to climb through red clay and traverse rushing creeks if you want to reach the finish line.

August 19-20

Hawaii Spartan Trifecta Event Weekend (Oahu, HI) - Sprint, Super, Beast, Ultra, Kids

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Your challenge awaits on Kualoa Ranch, on the island of Oahu. Nestled in the Hawaiian jungle, this course is home to the craziest ascents and descents of any Spartan race. Plus, this lush ranch was the filming location for dozens of movies, including Jurassic Park and Jumanji. With a host of distances, including a Kids race, this is the perfect vacation for families looking for action and fun.

August 26-27

West Virginia Spartan Trifecta Event Weekend - Sprint, Super, Beast, Kids

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West Virginia is widely known for its natural beauty and unbeatable white-water rafting. This course's vast array of hills, steep inclines, water features, and technical terrain will test your grit and keep you guessing. You'll run across a huge suspension bridge and take in spectacular views of the valley at this unforgettable venue.

September 3

Orange County Spartan Stadion Weekend - Stadion, Kids

September 16-17

Vermont Spartan Event Weekend (Killington, VT) - Sprint, Beast, Ultra, Kids

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If you think you’re among the baddest of the East, we welcome you to come play in what is known as “Joe’s backyard.” This is where Spartan Race was born — and that means anything goes. Expect steep slopes, off-trail descents, and massive climbs at this legendary venue. If you want to experience one of the most rewarding and challenging courses in the world, come out to the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont. While the climbs will have your calves and quads begging for a massage, the cascading silhouettes of mountains and the unpredictable weather will have you shouting AROO! as you battle for glory from the mountaintops.

Seattle Spartan Trifecta Event Weekend (Snohomish, WA) - Sprint, Super, Beast, Kids

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Settled between the sparkling blue waters of Puget Sound and the rugged, snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Mountains, Seattle is a gorgeous destination for this Spartan race weekend. This event brings the best of the Pacific Northwest across rugged, stunning terrain. Pair that with Spartan's legendary obstacles, and you've got an epic course.

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