Spartan Race – Miami preview

Posted on April 10, 2014 - by:


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By Brakken Kraker Spartan Race returns to Miami this weekend, ready to break in a new and exciting venue. Oleta River State Park will host it’s first iteration of the Super Spartan, featuring 8+ miles of hot, humid racing. For the first time, Miami Spartans will be able to enjoy Spartan Race staples such as [...]

Spartans Are Respectful…Don’t Litter

Posted on April 10, 2014 - by:


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Littering and….littering and…littering…and stop littering the Spartan Festival Area! Every Spartan Race is a big event, with nearly 10,000 people showing up throughout the weekend we understand that a lot of trash is going to accumulate. We as Spartans do our best to make sure the course, the festival and everything in between creates a [...]

Spartan Race preview – Citi Field

Posted on April 10, 2014 - by:


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By Miguel Medina Reebok Spartan Race Preview:  Citi Field the modern day Coliseum The time has come Spartans! On April 12th and 13thSpartan Race is stepping off the trails and storming the gates at Citi Field, home of the Mets in beautiful New York City, not to mention that the weather for the weekend is [...]

Honorary Spartans – Gabriela “Gabi” Andersen-Schiess

Posted on April 09, 2014 - by:


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In 1984, the Olympic games were held in the glorious summer heat of Los Angeles. Records were being broken, Carl Lewis was grabbing four gold medals on his path to becoming arguably, the greatest ever Track and Field athlete and British athlete, Daley Thompson, would go on to set a new Decathlon record. Away from [...]

New Pro Team member – Glenn Racz

Posted on April 08, 2014 - by:


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And just like that, another powerhouse bursts onto the scene leaving a trail of destruction behind him. Spartan Race is proud to announce the newest addition to the Pro Team – Glenn Racz. Perhaps more recognizable as the man from American Ninja Warrior and the man that can run a 4:12 mile and a 5K [...]

Las Vegas Super Spartan Race Report – When weather and terrain conspire together.

Posted on April 08, 2014 - by:


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Spartan Race’s second visit to the glitzy atmosphere of Las Vegas delivered more surprises that you could shake a roulette wheel at. Under the relentless Nevada sun that was as unforgiving as the rocky terrain, over 8000 Spartans – veterans and newbies alike – earned their medals and the right to call themselves Spartans. Heat, [...]

Spartan Race – “How To” chapter 5: Inverted walls

Posted on April 07, 2014 - by:


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Spartan Pro Teamer Isiah Vidal takes us through how to complete the inverted walls and gives tips and coaching advice for how to prepare for them. Beat the obstacle and avoid the burpees!!

Dear Joe – Bruno Grimaldi

Posted on April 05, 2014 - by:


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Dear Joe, John Bruno Grimaldi’s Story: a true Spartan in my eyes! Bruno is a loving husband to my oldest sister Kelly, and father to 2 year old Dean. He works as a Diesel Mechanic at Yard Trucks in Bensalem, Pennsylvania. Not long after Dean was born, on October 30, 2011, Bruno was initially diagnosed with [...]

Fitness through compassion – how going Vegan saved Michael’s life.

Posted on April 04, 2014 - by:


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Michael Mendoza wasn’t always the rippling torso of sinew and muscles that he is now. One fateful day, only 30 yards into a 10k that he’d signed up for and not trained for at all – despite his lethargic attitude to life – he realized that taking his body for granted was a dangerous thing [...]

Spartan Race preview – Las Vegas 2014

Posted on April 03, 2014 - by:


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On the Las Vegas Strip, opulent waterfalls, sky scraping hotels and lush retreats abound.  On The Strip, you could almost forget that this bustling city began simply as a dream in a desert. Yes, a desert. This Saturday, thousands of Spartans will invade the infamous Sin City for the second-ever Las Vegas Super, which make [...]