Johannesburg Super & Sprint

On the outskirts of Johannesburg, the amazing Kings Kloof offers rugged trails, tough terrain, scenic views, and the perfect place to launch the world’s largest obstacle course race, in Africa. The first ever Spartan event in South Africa will feature a fast and furious 5km+ Sprint course as well as the challenging 13km+ Super featuring many of the iconic Spartan obstacles. Be there to make Spartan history. TOP REASONS TO TAKE ON THIS COURSE: 1. The wait is over! The first ever Spartan event in South Africa. Be among the first to take on a Spartan course on the continent of Africa. 2. Taste a real Spartan experience on the tough mountain biking trails of Kings Kloof. Get out of the city and into nature within easy reach of Jo’burg and Pretoria. 3. The Sprint is the shortest distance at 5km+ is achievable for everyone! Make a team with friends to work together, show your Spartan grit, and reach the finish line. Meanwhile the Super will provide a tough challenge for the Elites and Age Groupers as well as a great introduction to the sport for first timers.
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Johannesburg Kids

Johannesburg Kids

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.
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Johannesburg Sprint

Johannesburg 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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Johannesburg Super

Johannesburg 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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WHICH CATEGORY IS RIGHT FOR ME?

THE ELITE CATEGORY

These athletes are competing to win prize money, test themselves against the best of the best, attract potential sponsors, and rise to the top of the Spartan Race Point Series.
Elite Racers, like all Spartan athletes, commit to flawless sportsmanship and adhere strictly to the race rules and guidelines. Racers who fail to follow these guidelines risk disqualification.
If you have to ask yourself if you are elite, you probably aren’t.

NEW FOR 2018: THE AGE GROUP CATEGORY (FORMERLY COMPETITIVE CATEGORY)

The Age Group Category, formerly known as “Competitive” is a series of heats placed immediately after the Elite category. Age Group racers will follow the same rules and standards as the Elite racers.
Age Group heats will be officiated by on-course referees, video review, and feature an Age Group points series with exciting prizes, podium awards, and athlete rankings. Age Group Racers believe they could win or place in a given race when stacked against only the best of the best within their designated age group.

OPEN CATEGORY

The Open category is for everyone, period. Weekend warriors, novice athletes, first-time racers, and teams are all welcome here. The Open category offers the same opportunity as the Competitive and Elite categories to get far outside your comfort zone, test your body’s limits, and experience the awesome rush of the finish line. However, there’s no pressure to push your pace.
Regardless of which category you race in, all finishes will count toward the completion of a TRIFECTA or Spartan DELTA.

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.

Sign up multiple team members at once to receive a discount. The more Spartans you sign up, the bigger the discount! More Info: Team Discounting

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

As a Spartan Race spectator, you’ll get: 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.