Asheville Super

DON’T MISS THIS “MUST RACE” EVENT. This U.S. Championship Series Race is one of our premier race events of the entire year. It’s time to truly put yourself and your training to the ultimate test. The U.S. Championship Series is here. There are two HUGE reasons to race Asheville: First, it’s an awesome challenge. As part of the U.S. Championship Series, the Asheville course has been designed to test our elite Spartans. Over the past two years, the course has earned its place alongside Killington and Wintergreen as Spartan’s most brutal courses. Trust us… Asheville will test your physical and mental limits. Second, it’s a stunningly beautiful course. You’ll chase glory in the shadow of a massive quarry, and earn your rewards of beautiful vistas overlooking stunning spruce-fir forests. You’ll enjoy soft grass and cool forest, but you’ll also face lots of granite, grit, dirt and mud. At Asheville, you will EARN your finisher’s medal. You’ll face rocky, steep slopes and obstacles designed to test the elites. This event was designed to challenge the elites for the U.S. Championship Series and will be televised on NBC Sports. The series leads to our ultimate obstacle race of the entire year – the World Championship at Lake Tahoe. Don’t race alone. Invite your friends and family to cheer you on – and enjoy the area together. This is a fun area for spectators and racers alike. You can visit the famous Blue Ridge Mountains (home of amazing sunsets), go zip-lining, take a balloon ride, explore caves, check out the outstanding local dining, or grab a beer at one of Asheville’s many microbreweries. Can you conquer this challenging course? Sign up now for this “MUST RACE” event. Race Asheville – and race the same U.S. Championship Series courses as the elites.
Spartan Race Inc.
Asheville Super
Grove Stone & Sand Company842 Old US Hwy 70 Black MountainNC28711
Asheville Kids Race

Asheville 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 Race Inc.
Grove Stone & Sand Company842 Old US Hwy 70 Black MountainNC28711
ASHEVILLE SUPER

ASHEVILLE SUPER

The Reebok Spartan Super: This is our middle distance course. With a longer distance than the Sprint and more obstacles, the Super will test your endurance, perseverance and grit. The 8-10 Mile Super packs more than 25 Signature Spartan Obstacles through tougher and more rugged terrain. The Super is the test en route to your Spartan TRIFECTA.
Spartan Race Inc.
Grove Stone & Sand Company842 Old US Hwy 70 Black MountainNC28711

The Asheville Super is Race #4 of the Spartan NBC US Championship Series.
http://www.spartan.com/en/race/championship-series/championship-series-overview

BUILD A TEAM: Strength comes in numbers.


Call out your friends, co-workers and loved ones to get off the couch and into the mud.

Whether they’re helping you over the wall or chasing you up the mountain, make sure they’re with you at the starting line.

Teams can be any size but must have at least 4 members to be included in the team rankings. 

TEAM REGISTRATION


Getting all your friends registered and lined up together on race day can be tricky. Avoid any confusion by checking out: 2016: Team Registration and Start Times.

FINISHERS RECEIVE


Badass Super Finishers Medal (personalize it with our partner site, iTab)
A trifecta medal wedge piece (run a Sprint and Beast to collect your remaining two pieces!)
Free Coors Light beer
Super Finisher t-shirt (your other one should be pretty dirty)
Free Professional Photos (to frame and flaunt)
Bananas at the finish line
CLIF Builder's protein bar
Cold can of FitAID
Bragging rights

SPECTATORS: Bring your friends and family. (Your biggest fans)


Bring your friends and family to the race to watch you conquer obstacles, dominate the finish line and receive your medal!

Racers, your fans will motivate you over the wall and past the finish line. You wouldn’t believe how far a cheering section will go when you’re exhausted. Your fans will also enjoy music, raffles, entertainment, and festival challenges. 

Most importantly, fans will receive a front row seat to watch racers from a safe, comfortable, and relatively mud-less (no promises) Spartan Race festival ground area! And, when it’s over, they receive muddy hugs from thrilled Spartan athletes. After all, what’s a sport without fans?

Cost: $20 Online until Friday prior to the Event. $25 on site (Cash Only).

As a Spartan Race spectator, you’ll get: $5 Spartan bucks redeemable at the merchandise tent, access to view multiple key obstacles on the course, finish line viewing, the vendor tents, and hot food for sale on the grounds!

For detailed spectator information, please see: The Spartan Race Spectator Guide.

LOCATION


Grove Stone & Sand Company

Get Directions Get Parking Directions | Grove Stone & Sand Company

PARKING


Located at: 740 North Fork Road, Black Mountain NC 28711

$10 per car. $20 per van. $50 per bus or RV. Cash only. Pay as you enter.

IMPORTANT RACE DOCUMENTS


Participant, Spectator, Volunteer, and Kids Waiver

RACE SCHEDULE


7:30am Elite Men
7:45am Elite Women
8:00am - 8:45am Competitive Start Times
9:00am - 11:00am Morning Start Times
11:15am Afternoon Start Times Begin
Last Heat: TBD (will be posted here 10 days prior to event day)

Waves of 250+ racers will be released every 15 minutes.

YOUR exact start time in the group you registered for will be posted under the Race Day tab approximately 10 days prior to the events date.

ARRIVAL: Be Early.


Arrive an hour and a half before your start time. This gives you plenty of time to park, pick up your packet, drop your stuff at bag check, and get warmed up.
Registration opens at 6:00am.

WHAT TO BRING


Your ID
Waiver
Your bib #
Towel & extra (dry) clothes
Recommended: Headlamp and Camelback

What not to bring:
Outside food and drink (racers, fuel for the race is OK)
Your pets
Negative Attitude

WHAT TO WEAR


There’s no dress code, but you’ll be running in mud and water, climbing hills and mountains, under barbed wire and jumping fire.

Our elites recommend: performance gear (NOT COTTON), water packs, compression underwear, Clif bars and energy gel. Visit shop.spartan.com to gear up for your race. 

Advice from experience: is to race in what you train in - new shoes on race day are NOT recommended. 

PHOTOS


Professional event day photos will be posted on the event page 5-7 days after the event, FREE OF CHARGE! We’ll email you when photos are ready!

EDIT/ TRANSFER REGISTRATION


Unexpected things come up in life. We understand that so we try our best to accommodate date and/or time transfers, whenever possible. For more information on how to change your:
Start Time: How do I change my Start Time?
Race Date: Can I transfer to another Spartan Race?

FAQS


More questions? Visit our FAQ page


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