Our Story

Our Story

The World’s Best Obstacle Race. Period.

Spartan Race was born in the green mountains of Vermont by Joe De Sena, world-class adventure racer.

Gritty. Resilient. Passionate. Spartans aren’t soft. They overcome obstacles. And yes, Spartans burpee.

Spartan Race is a sport, community, a philosophy, a training and nutrition program – with daily advice, a podcast, a series of books, an activity for kids, workout gear, a media channel, an NBC Sports series, a digital magazine, and a timed obstacle race.

Download the Spartan A Way of Life eBook to learn more.

WE ARE SPARTANS

ON AND OFF THE COURSE.

We believe in changing your frame of reference and transforming your life.

Spartans laugh in the face of failure and continue forward.

We welcome challenges and embrace discomfort.

Be active. Be curious. Be human.

We are unbreakable.

We are strong.

We are Spartan.

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