Citi Field Sprint (STADIUM)

Welcome to Citi Field. Home to the New York Mets, this venue is a 40,000+ capacity ball park. It will play host to thousands of Spartans for a premier addition to the Stadium Series Spartan Sprint. It’s an easy place to get to via public transit, so you’ll be able to ditch the car. Prepare for 3+ miles and over 15 obstacles located all throughout the open-air park. Die-hard baseball fans will have trouble not stopping to stare as they run through the bleachers and outfield, traversing walls, and experiencing the ballpark like never before. The sound system will be pumping while the big video boards show live shots from the event so wear your Spartan swag and prepare to break some personal records. TOP REASONS TO TAKE ON THIS COURSE: 1. Stadium races are a unique breed. This is your chance to experience an MLB stadium like never before. Get exclusive access to sections of the park that are typically closed off to the public. 2. The surrounding neighborhoods of Flushing Meadows - Carona Park offer diverse eateries. Before Citi Field opened in 2009, the team promised to turn their stadium into a culinary mecca, and they certainly delivered. We hope you’re hungry (although we sure you will be after your race!) 3. Planning to race with a big crew? Head to Roosevelt Sports Bar afterwards. This crowd-friendly establishment has a nice sports bar ambiance and nine television screens -- perfect for any sports fanatic. 4. More fun kid-friendly options nearby include the New York Hall of Science, or the 11-acre Queens Zoo. 5. If you’re looking for some late night grub, head to Kanes Diner. This 24-hour eatery is just a quick walk from the stadium, making for a perfect spot to refuel after your race and rest your legs.
Spartan Race Inc.
Citi Field Sprint (STADIUM)
Citi Field123-01 Roosevelt Avenue New YorkNY11368
Citi Field Kids Race

Citi Field 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.
Citi Field123-01 Roosevelt Avenue New YorkNY11368
Citi Field Sprint (STADIUM)

Citi Field Sprint (STADIUM)

The Sprint may be our shortest distance race, but it’s still a favorite amongst 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.
Citi Field123-01 Roosevelt Avenue New YorkNY11368

BUILD A TEAM: STRENGTH COMES IN NUMBERS.


Callout 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 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: 2017: 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 and comfortable Spartan Race festival ground area! And, when it’s over, they receive hugs from thrilled Spartan athletes. After all, what’s a sport without fans?

Cost: $10 Online until Friday prior to the Event. $15 onsite (Cash Only).

As a Spartan Race spectator, you’ll get: Access to 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


Citi Field, New York NY | 123-01 Roosevelt Avenue New York, NY 11368

Get Directions Get Directions | Citi Field

PARKING


$12 per car. Cash only.  Pay as you enter.

Citi Field is easy to reach via mass transit systems such as the New York City Subway.

IMPORTANT RACE DOCUMENTS


Participant, Spectator, Volunteer, and Kids Waiver

RACE SCHEDULE


7:00am Elite Men
7:15am Elite Women
7:30am - 7:45am Competitive Start Times
8:00am - 12:00pm Morning Start Times
12:15pm Afternoon Start Times Begin
Last Heat: TBD (will be posted here 10 days prior to event day)

Starting at 7am, waves of 15 racers will be released every minute. You will receive an email approximately one week before the race with your race times. YOUR exact start time in the group you registered for will be posted under the Race Day tab approximately 10 days prior to the event date.

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 Unique Stadium Finishers Medal (personalize it with our partner site, iTab)
A trifecta medal wedge piece (run a Super and Beast to collect your remaining two pieces!)
Sprint Finisher t-shirt (your other one should be pretty dirty)
Free Professional Photos (to frame and flaunt)
Bananas at the finish line
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