Circuit Paul Ricard Trifecta Weekend

Bienvenue en terre d’origine Spartan. En 2013, c’est sur le circuit Paul Ricard que la première Spartan Race a été organisée en France. Très attendue, cette première course à obstacles a rassemblé plus de 8.000 participants et autant de spectateurs curieux de découvrir cette nouvelle discipline sportive. Un événement mémorable… des souvenirs et la fierté de dire « j’y étais » ! Depuis, chaque année, le premier week-end d’octobre la communauté Spartan se retrouve dans le sud de la France, sur ce lieu mythique, chargé d’histoire et de records sportifs .. Une sorte de pèlerinage des Spartans. Chaque édition est unique. Le niveau du format BEAST +20km +30 obstacles augmente chaque saison - les tracés Super et Sprint entre piste automobile et garrigue offrent une vue imprenable sur la mer. Les vrombissements des moteurs des bolides engagé sur les pistes du circuit ajoutent un caractère extrême à l’événement. Comme toi, les organisateurs de Spartan Race se surpassent pour proposer sur chaque édition des nouveautés et te surprendre encore plus. Cette saison, on te propose de t’engager sur la première Spartan Sprint by Night – une première en Europe ! Seul ou en équipe viens te frotter à ce nouveau défi, prendre la ligne de départ à la nuit tombée, et découvrir un nouveau parcours à la lueur des frontales, dans le silence de la nuit !   5 BONNES DES RAISONS DE T’INSCRIRE Vivre une expérience inédite sur la première Spartan Sprint by Night Participer au plus important rassemblement Spartan de la saison Terre d’origine des Spartan en France – Destination pélerinage Jouer la TRIFECTA en 12h00 Après une bonne journée de course, tu profiteras de l’été indien : détendre tes muscles avec un petit bain frais dans la méditerranée  
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Circuit Paul Ricard Trifecta Weekend
Circuit Paul Ricard2760 Route des Hauts du Camp Le CastelletLe Castellet83330
Circuit Paul Ricard Beast

Circuit Paul Ricard Beast

If you’re looking to unleash your inner beast and go to places you never imaged, the Spartan Beast is perfect for you. With 12-14 miles and 30-35 obstacles between you and the finish line, the Spartan Beast will test everything you’re made of: your strength, your endurance, your resolve. The unpredictable terrain and Spartan Obstacles are masterfully designed to push you deep into your discomfort zone, and well past those self-imposed obstacles you once considered your limits. Beast mode: on.
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Circuit Paul Ricard2760 Route des Hauts du Camp Le CastelletLe Castellet83330
Circuit Paul Ricard Junior

Circuit Paul Ricard Junior

Spartan Race isn't just for adults. Our Spartan Junior Race offers two distances for the little Spartans in your life. Based on age, our Junior 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.
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Circuit Paul Ricard2760 Route des Hauts du Camp Le CastelletLe Castellet83330
Circuit Paul Ricard Sprint

Circuit Paul Ricard 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.
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Circuit Paul Ricard2760 Route des Hauts du Camp Le CastelletLe Castellet83330
Circuit Paul Ricard Super

Circuit Paul Ricard 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.
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Circuit Paul Ricard2760 Route des Hauts du Camp Le CastelletLe Castellet83330

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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. Time is taking on the 4th participants of the team.

All categories may select teams (Elite/Competitive/Open), however only the first Open team in the ranking can claim the 50% reduction by person available for a next race.


Bring your friends and family to the race to watch you conquering obstacles, dominating the finish line and receiving your medal! Come and enjoy an extraordinary experience through a day coupled with different activities in the Festival area, with our obstacles that you can test, the Spartan Race Junior or the opportunity to enjoy watching your family moving through the course. Depending on the location of the race, an entry price may be requested.


Throughout the day, come and enjoy our festival area. Cattering, animations, demo structure, DJ and many other animations await you !


The parking lots available are those of the leisure bases, they are at the entrance of the bases. Parking will be charge 5€ per car, there is no shuttle for the race.

Please, respect the parking area provided by the venue.

For more informations, here are some indications concerning the parking.


Spartan Race is a risky event. You must be insured in the best way.

As Spartan Race does not belong to any sport federation, sport licences are not valid for individual insurance purpose during our events.

We are proposing you an individual accident insurance and medical transfer insurance in order for you to be sure to be insured for any accident that will not fall into the organizer responsibility. This is not mandatory but it is on your personal responsibility to check that you have all requested insurances in place with your personal private insurances regarding individual accident purpose or medical transfer purpose for this kind of events. The organizer could not be asked for any financial fee link to those issues.

This insurance is accessible during the registration process and it is non-transferable and non-refundable.

This insurance include the following coverage:

Individual accident insurance – terms and conditions

Medical transfer insurance – terms and conditions

Insurance T&C


More questions? Visit our FAQ page.



It's a 13+km and a 21+ obstacles course. That's all you need to know...expect the unexpected. But please consider the following: the course is a cross country course which will lead you through woods and bushes, moats, and climbing obstacles as well as uneven ground with potential hidden roots or wires and water and/or slippery surfaces. We therefore point out that injuries may occur through falls, stumble, twists, slips etc. when overcoming the obstacles or on the course. Additional risks may be caused by falls of other participants thus jeopardizing their co-runners. Therefore, we ask you to adjust your running speed and behavior based on what you see around you, the respective obstacle and to the rush on the course.




08h00-17h00: Spartan Festival & Animations

07h30-15h00: Race Pack pick up (for Sprint racers after 11h30)

08h00-18h00: Bag Drop

09h00: Spartan Beast Elite heat

09h15: Spartan Beast Competitive Heat

09h45: Spartan Beast Open Heats, heats every 15 minutes

11h00/13h00: Spartan Juniors

13:00: Spartan Sprint Elite Heat

13:15: Spartan Sprint Competitive Heat

13:45: Sprint Open Heats, every 15 minutes

Podium: will be announced shortly


08h00-17h00: Spartan Festival & Animations

07h30-15h00: Race Pack pick up (for Sprint racers after 11h30)

08h00-18h00: Bag Drop

09h00: Spartan Super Elite heat

09h15: Spartan Super Competitive Heat

09h45: Spartan Super Open Heats, heats every 15 minutes

11h00/13h00: Spartan Juniors

Podium: will be announced shortly



Once your registration completed, you must print your EVENT PASS mandatory to get your bib number on race day. You can do it directly connecting yourself to your account at
Please follow the steps:

  • Enter your account ID (email) and your PassWord.
  • Click on "My Events" in the main menu.
  • Click on "Check-in now".
  • Be sure that your category and heat time information are correct then click on "Issu my EVENT PASS".
  • Fill in your digital signature with your complete name and accept the terms and conditions.

You will receive your EVENT PASS to be printed directly by email. You can access to your account directly HERE.

You want to change your information participant? You want to change your heat? You want to transfer a registration to another person or another event?
You can do that on your own when connecting yourself to your account.
Go in "My Events" menu, click on "NO" in the participation column and you will see then the link to transfers appearing. You will then be able to transfer your slot to another person or another event open for registration.
Go to your account when connecting to your account HERE.



This is a french law, you have to present a medical note with the mention "alow to practice running sports in competition" this is like a test from a doctor.
That show us that are in good health to participate to such a race with no medical problems.
There is no specific template but a sport license from running or any "non static" sport can be recevable.
If you have no sport license you have to go to a doctor to get this certificate or if you have one already it has to be from less than 1 year existence and with the mention "pratique de la course à pied" or even better "pratique de la course à obstacles".
Any doctor can do that.

A template is disponible HERE.

Without this certificate it will not be possible for you to participate to any race.



You must be 16 years old on race day to be able to participate in the Spartan Sprint and 18 to participate to a Super or a Beast. You receive a headband with your bib number, bring increase your chances of being recognized on the photos to have a memory ... You're not allowed to give your bib to another competitor. You are allowed to participate in the race only if you signed the waiver when retrieving your pack participant, you must sign the waiver electronically at registration and you will receive it a few days before loan racing á be printed to identify you quickly when you remove your race. You also receive a timing chip. It is compulsory to wear the timing chip during the duration of the race, otherwise you will not be able to be timed. you're not allowed to give your timing chip to another competitor because the latter is connected with the bib number. If you can not make an obstacle you'll have to suffer by running 30 BURPEES. Anyway obstacles are "forbidden to miss", you are obliged to pass the obstacles or you will be disqualified. Place an obstacle without having passed or have run many BURPEES asked, result in disqualification. Each obstacle along the way, we have referees who check each athlete follows the lives and well pass obstacles. You're not allowed to cut the course. You can pass other competitors anywhere, except if a particular measure is officially announced in some places of the race or during certain obstacles. In all cases, we expect you to respect other competitors and the above regulations, this also depends on you, the Spartans do not cheat!

Click HERE to read the rules & regulations for Spartan Race.



Only the first 3 men and women from the Elite Heat will be ranked for the official podium.
Provisory timing will be available on race day. Official timing and ranking will be available 3 to 4 days after the race. For any request on timing please contact our official partner Trumin at



There is no official cut off time nevertheless the organization may apply a race cut off depending on different parameters.
If you think you are not able to comply the race in a normal time period please register yourself as early as possible to give you the chance to terminate the race..



A first aid post will be placed at the end of the race with water, bandages and a loan ambulance service to respond quickly to any part of the course. In the case of an accident, it will prevent as soon as possible a race officials posted every obstacle so that it prevents the emergency radio for surgery. You are allowed to take with you the supply of water and food if you estimate you need it. The organization will set up a supply of water on the course if conditions demand it, but you should not rely on it to hydrate you.



You could drop your stuff to our attempts to "instructions" and recover after the race. This service is included in the registration price.



After the race you will have access to a water jet system in order to remove dirt, mud and blood of your body. Before and after the race a space to change you is provided by the organization.



After the race you'll be able to access photos of the race and you on our website. You will receive more information by email at the appropriate time.



After the race you'll be able to access videos of the race and you on our website. You will receive more information by email at the appropriate time.


Circuit Paul Ricard will have some accomodation availbale for the participants, please send us a mail for more informations : Here 



There will be € 5.00 per car parking fee for the day, you will receive more information later. Please, do not park on the road. This applies to everyone (spectators, runners, King Leonidas, etc).



If you are enrolled in a team you can participate in the team standings. To be part of this ranking you must have a minimum of 5 members, but you can have more. The team ranking is based on the final days of the fifth member of the team, so you should make the most team to bring the fifth member as soon as possible to the finish line. This is the best team, not the best group of individuals ... If you are more than 5 in your team will increase your chances, but the number of members who are or who end up in the end has no effect on the ranking.



We are open to welcome spectators! Some places charge access to viewers, it is necessary to obtain information on the website of each race.



For more information, visit our FAQs section.

Presentation of the venue : Circuit Paul Ricard


CIRCUIT & Le Castellet Circuit Paul Ricard

Major theater of motorsport in the south of France, the Paul Ricard circuit offers in a green, multiple products for car-bike manufacturers, equipment manufacturers, professional teams, the competition organizers, clubs but also to businesses and individuals.

It is also an exceptional place to organize car and motorcycle competitions, with 21,000 m2 of paddocks (with water and power supply terminals), 17 double boxes with space telemetry and houses VIP floor with a technical Pit F1 weighing and a gas station.

The Paul Ricard Circuit is a privileged space for organizing events or receptions with multiple meeting rooms, panoramic restaurants, exhibition halls, dressing rooms with terraces, and many secure parking. Services available: technical equipment and sound and video projection, signage and decoration to put the circuit in your colors, reception staff, catering, security, control room ...

The circuit also has a sliding track, a changing room for quads and 4x4 and a complex "karting» leisure competition approved FFSA.

Through the open 24/24 airport the two hotels and five restaurants located on site, the Circuit is an exceptional destination for business tourism (incentives, reward trips) and communication operations.

For more information on the Circuit Paul Ricard, you can download the press release by clicking here.

Location Information

Ville Le Castellet

Destination Le Castellet

Département du Var