Distance: 3 miles, fastest time should be around 40 minutes. Longest times will be close to 2 hours. This is a chip-timed event.
Start Times: Starting at 7am on Saturday waves of 250 athletes will be released every 15 minutes across 6 groups (Elite, Confirmed, Morning, Late Morning, Afternoon, Late Afternoon). YOUR exact start time in the group you registered for will be posted here a few days prior to event date.
Elite Heat Awards: The Elite heat athletes will be competing for $1,600 in cash prizes and two Panasonic A-500 4K Wearable POV Cameras.
Spectators: Spectators will be FREE for this event, but you MUST RSVP in order to reserve your seats. Click on the Register button above to reserve your seats now.
Kids Race: Available. Heats starting at 10am. $25 online. $30 onsite (CASH ONLY).
Special Needs Spartan Race: The Special Needs Spartan Race course is designed for participants with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities (IDD). More details here.
Fenway Park 4 Yawkey Way Boston, MA 02215
Fenway Park is easy to reach via mass transit systems such as the subway, bus, commuter rail, etc.
7:00am Elite Men
7:15am Elite Women
7:45am - 8:45am Confirmed Start Time Waves
9:00am Open Waves Begin
Last Heat Time: Check here 10 days prior to event day
Starting at 7am, waves of 200+ racers will be released every 15 minutes. You will receive an email approximately one week before the race with your race times. Make a note of this time as it tells you what heat you are running in on race day. 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.
Plan to arrive 1.5 hours BEFORE your designated start time to allow enough time to pick up your packet, drop your stuff at bag check, and get warmed up. If you are one of those chronically late people, tell yourself you need to be there 2 hours early. If you’re an early bird, registration opens at 6:30am on Saturday.
All racers, spectators, and volunteers MUST sign a waiver (above) and show a valid photo ID upon arrival. Be sure to bring a copy of your signed waiver and hand it to one of our awesome volunteers in the registration tent. We try to have copies of waivers available, but save yourself some time, print it here and bring it with you on race day. We cannot release bibs without a signed waiver for each participant.
Bib numbers are available the week of the race & will be posted under the Race Day tab a few days prior to the events date. On race day, make sure you know your bib number as this will be used to locate your bib packet - this will include your headband, bib, and timing chip.
Along with your ID, waiver, parking cash and knowing your bib #, bring your friends and family - or anyone else who needs proof of your badassness and obstacle course skills or someone who needs a demonstration of your mud flinging abilities. Don't forget your money for parking and fun! You should probably bring a towel and some extra clothes because your clothes will get muddy and wet, but you probably already guessed this.
NOTE: Outside food and drink WILL NOT be allowed into the venue, so make sure to leave it at home or in your car! Same with pets, no pets please.
Try and leave as much stuff as you can at home or in your car— but for the stuff you can't leave behind, or that you don't want covered in mud and water, we will have a secure place to check in your gear. Check in is $5/bag – you will get a wrist band to wear that matches the band we put on your bag so make sure you keep that safe.
For starters, yes, you will be getting your badge of honor, the one-of-a-kind, bragging rights of your badass finishers medal (if you want to really bling it out, have it personalized using our partner site, iTab – they can get this all set for you. You’ll also get a quality race t-shirt (yes, more bragging rights) and shortly after the event, you’ll get your own photos to prove your badassness (see Photos section for more on that)
Event day photos will be posted on the event page 5-7 days after the event, FREE OF CHARGE! You don’t have to stay up all night checking the site for this – we’ll email you when your photos are ready!
Depending on how many racers we have, we try to accommodate date and/or time transfers. If you have questions about a scenario unique to you, please visit our Contact Us page to touch base.
If you have additional questions, visit our FAQ page
KIDS SIZED OBSTACLE RACING – REAL OBSTACLES. REAL FUN!
Why obstacle racing for kids? Promote child-like adventure and instill a healthy lifestyle.
Spartan Race is not only limited to adult fun! Bring the kids (ages 4-13) who can participate in their very own Jr. Spartan race. Spartan Kids Race promotes health, physical activity and FUN! Spartan Kids Race is about a return to the childlike sense of adventure that we have lost while getting sucked up into “normal life” of over-scheduled and over-organized activities. Spartan Race wants to keep this sense of adventure alive in our kids BEFORE they lose it. Today, a typical child devotes an average 7.5 hours each day to entertainment media: TV, video games, cell phones, and movies. Get up, get out, and get gritty!
What you need to know – two age groups, Junior Varsity kids aged 4-8 and Varsity kids aged 8-13.
Varsity Spartan | 1 mile
Varsity Spartan Start Times: Saturday - 10am, 12pm, and 2pm
Jr Varsity Spartan | 0.5 miles
Junior Varsity Spartan Start Times: Saturday - 10:30am, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm
Pre-Register: $25 / Day of Registration: $30 Each child will receive a T-shirt and Finisher's Medal. Three start times for each distance for the Spartan Kids Race provide adequate flexibility for the entire family to now race!
Kids Registration and check-in day of the event closes at 2pm on Saturday, so please be early.
To register, click the REGISTER button on the top right of this page. Each family will receive two free spectator passes at registration.
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Strength comes in numbers! Create a team or join a team and run with your friends!
How many people are needed to make a team? Teams are unlimited with a minimum of four people! Team members are timed individually and are not required to cross the finish line together.
Want a front row seat to all the Spartan action? Spectators will be FREE for this event, but you MUST RSVP in order to reserve your seats. Click on the Register button above to reserve your seats now. Enjoy the music and watch your friends and loved ones race through the Spartan course.
All volunteers will get a free race, free lunch and drinks, free festival entry, and a volunteer T-shirt! You can choose to volunteer for a half day or even a full day. Without volunteers, Spartan Race cannot put on such spectacular events! We need you!