Virginia Super and Sprint Weekend

Welcome to Wintergreen. The infamous Virginia Spartan Race is one of legend, taking place at the twice named “Best Ski Resort” by the readers of Washington Post.com, offers one of the most challenging mountain courses in the Spartan Race series. Whether you’re driving or flying into Charlottesville, this Mid-Atlantic race is one you won’t want to miss! Using the ancient Blue Ridge Mountains as our turf, you’ll be in for a test of grit, mental focus, and some aching quads. Come out and test your mettle against 8+ miles on Saturday and 3+ miles on Sunday of obstacles, ski slopes, hills and barbed wire. As is the case with most mountains, the weather can throw you for a loop. Most years have been exceptionally warm. And then there was 2014: “The Year of The Fog.” NBC Sports Network covered that race and the images resembled something reminiscent of a war scene -- perhaps you recall the dramatic scenes that made the rounds on social media. Whether you’re a newcomer, a weekend warrior, or a Spartan aficionado, the Virginia Spartan Race delivers. So make a goal, train for it, and we’ll see you on the course and at the finish. TOP REASONS TO TAKE ON THIS COURSE: 1. There are mountains, ski slopes, and a forest that will connect you with mother nature on a whole new level. 2. It’s one of the three mountain courses on the East Coast that make up what Spartans have come to call the “Devil’s Trifecta,” these courses take you through hell and back. 3. This venue has hosted two grueling Hurricane Heat 12 Hour events, both of which forged a Spartan bond for those who faced the Cadre and the mountain. 4. Spartan Pro Amelia Boone has referred to this as a “power-hike,” and while there are plenty of spots to run, you better get your climbing legs ready for a hike in the woods. 5. You’ll be among like-minded individuals who you want to push through the course, conquer the obstacles, and smash the burpees.
Spartan Race Inc.
Virginia Super and Sprint Weekend
Wintergreen Resort, Skyline Pavilion11 Grassy Ridge Drive WintergreenVA22958
VIRGINIA KIDS RACE

VIRGINIA 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.
Wintergreen Resort, Skyline Pavilion11 Grassy Ridge Drive WintergreenVA22958
VIRGINIA SPRINT

VIRGINIA SPRINT

The Sprint may be our shortest distance race, but it’s still a favorite among both new and returning racers. It’s the perfect distance for those looking to start their Spartan journey. The Sprint also allows returning racers a manageable distance to see how far they can push themselves. Delivering 20-23 obstacles over 3-5 miles, you'll never run the same race twice. Once you complete the sprint you are 1/3 on your Spartan TRIFECTA: The ultimate Spartan achievement.
Spartan Race Inc.
Wintergreen Resort, Skyline Pavilion11 Grassy Ridge Drive WintergreenVA22958
VIRGINIA SUPER

VIRGINIA SUPER

There’s nothing mediocre about this middle distance race. The Spartan Super offers the ideal blend between distance and speed. Offering racers a true athletic test. If you consider yourself a more seasoned athlete determined to push beyond excuses, you just might have the mettle for a Spartan Super. Serving up 24-29 Spartan Obstacles and 8-10 miles of rugged terrain, the Spartan Super spares no one. Developed as the second race in the Spartan Trifecta, the Super is where you prove to yourself you’ve got everything it takes to face the Beast.
Spartan Race Inc.
Wintergreen Resort, Skyline Pavilion11 Grassy Ridge Drive WintergreenVA22958

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


The best way to ensure that you are starting at the exact same start time as your friends is to create a Team during registration (or have your friends Join your team!). 

Any racers that are registered as part of a team, on the SAME DAY in the SAME TIME BLOCK (Elite vs. Competitive vs. Morning vs. Afternoon), will be moved to the common team start time in each block when start times and bib numbers are assigned (about 10 days prior to the event). Racers that are registered for Sunday will not be moved to Saturday with a team, or vice versa. 

Team times are NOT determined by the captains start time. Team members will be grouped together within each block (Elite, Competitive, Morning OR Afternoon), based on the preferred time that the majority of team members in that block choose. 

Racers that are registered for Elite or Morning start times will NOT be grouped with racers in the Afternoon start times or vice versa.

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. 

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, a festival map, 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

HURRICANE HEAT 12 HOUR


HH12HR is a unique individual and team-building experience designed to test each athlete's physical and mental toughness. HH12HR will take place on Saturday, September 24th from 7am to 7pm.

The HH12HR finds a balance between team building and individualism. By utilizing tactics similar to those of the Special Operations groups of various Military Branches the most qualified Spartans will be selected. Those who are selected and are capable of getting their squadron across the elusive finish will have earned their place among the few. Only 40% of those who sign up for an HH12HR finish, will you be one of them?

Click on the REGISTER button above to register.

*Limited to 100 competitors.

LOCATION


Wintergreen Resort | 11 Grassy Ridge Drive, Wintergreen, VA 22958

PARKING


A Limited number of VIP Parking Spots at Wintergreen Resort are available for only $40. Park directly at the race site and walk to the starting line.

VIP Parking is located: 39 Mountain Inn Loop, Roseland, VA

Get VIP Parking Directions | 39 Mountain Inn Loop, Roseland, VA

Click a REGISTER NOW button above to purchase your VIP Parking spot for Saturday.

All other racer and spectator parking is located off site at the base of the mountain. The parking lot is a 10-15 minute free shuttle ride to the race venue. Space is limited, so please carpool.

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

General Parking is located: 821 Beech Grove Road, Roseland VA

Get Parking Directions | 821 Beech Grove Road, Roseland, VA 22967

 

IMPORTANT RACE DOCUMENTS


Participant, Spectator, Volunteer, and Kids Waiver

RACE SCHEDULE


7:30am Elite Men
7:45am Elite Women
8:00am - 9:00am Competitive Start Times
9:15am - 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 a few days prior to the events date.

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!)
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
A cold can of FitAID
Bragging rights

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 your 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