Spartan Live Archive


Emerald City Open

The 2017 U.S. Championship Series kicks off in the Pacific Northwest, situated just outside Seattle, with the Emerald City Open. 2016 Series Champions Ryan Atkins and Lindsay Webster look to kick off the season with wins as they defend their titles from last year.

Golden State Classic

Athletes battle across the sun drenched hills of Monterey at the second leg of the U.S. Championship Series, the Golden State Classic. Fresh off wins in Seattle, Ryan Atkins and Alyssa Hawley look to continue their winning ways

Blue Mountain Challenge

One of the most popular races on the Spartan circuit, the “Blue Mountain Challenge” marks the halfway point of the Series. Hobie Call is fresh off his first win in Monterey, while Nicole Mericle surprised everyone with her first place finish in California, and looks to carry that momentum into this race.

Southeast Showdown

The penultimate race of the U.S. Championship Series, Asheville has quickly garnered a reputation as a brutal Spartan course. The Southeast Showdown is one race with more on the line than just Series points.

The Ascent

“The Ascent” marks the sole beast and final race of the 2017 U.S. Championship Series. The countdown is Tahoe and the World Championship is winding down, who will make a statement in one of the final tests of the season?

2017 Spartan World Championship


Day One

Day Two

The Spartan World Championship, the premier event of the obstacle racing season. 10,000 athletes from all over the globe converge in the Sierra Nevada mountain range to test one of obstacle racing’s toughest courses. Hobie Call and Zuzana Kocumova look to defend their 2016 titles, while a pack of hungry Spartans are in the hunt for the podium.