Kalispell Montana community gets together to bring the Spartan Race Sprint to 4,000 participants set in an incredible terrain. Cody Moat holds of hard charging Chad Trammell for the win and triathlete Beverly Watson shows us at 60 years old hold to take top step for the women. Inspiring!
The Fort Carson Reebok Spartan Sprint returns for its second year to meet thousands of new participants with new surprises. We highlight April Luu with another big win and expanding lead in the point series. Leslie St Louis battles back from a foot injury and a military family shows us how their family stays together.
Indiana Spartan Race 2nd year goes even bigger. Jonathan Nolan and his Cornfed Spartans show us its possible to have a Spartan Race anywhere. Thank you Matthias for being such an inspiration, watch as this inspirational boy completes his race without sight.
12,000 Spartans take on an intense 3 mile course through every corner of Citi Field. Fenway champion Alexander Nicholas goes head to head with Hunter McIntyre for Citi Field crown.
Las Vegas Reebok Spartan Sprint runs to a sold out crowd of obstacle racers. Jamie Varner brings his UFC training to the course and gains new fans and respect for obstacle racing athletes. Julie Johnston and 1,000+ Rhino Crossfit members test their obstacle skills against the elite field. Lea Stretch tells us how she was a Spartan Race convert. And our toughest elite field of women ever with the top six finish within 2 minutes of each other.
Charlotte Reebok Spartan Sprint sends off 200+ Biggest Loser Run Walk contestants into a cold and wet course. Spartan 300 racer's frozen hands set record number of burpees. We meet up with 40+ bracket Yoga fanatic Jeff Bent and Ultra runner David Chandler to find out why they are so addicted to Spartan racing.
Michael Mills 150 time endurance finisher completes first wheelchair Spartan Race. Also hometown Spartan 300's Andi Hardi and youngest podium finisher Alec Blenis.
Mexico City host Spartan Race venue 8,500 feet high with fire, water, canyons and surprises for the international field.
Spartans descend on a new course in the McDowell Mountains with a chilly Elite Heat packed with talent. Watch the Arizona Reebok Spartan Sprint winners share in the $7,500 Navy Federal Credit purse.
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Reebok Spartan Race starts off the 2013 season at Vail Lake resort in Temecula CA. Podium winners see old and new faces as 6,000+ racers push through a cold, wet and hilly course.
Glen Rose Spartan Beast. Old and new faces take the podium and complete one brutal course.
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Water and mud mixed with 10,000 Spartans makes for a great weekend. Hobie and Irene Call get to race with their Son on his first Spartan Race after their podium finishes. We learn why Actors can't act when it comes to Spartan Racing. Thanks Tony Besson for keeping it real.
And watch the fire jump finish as one of the muddiest Gladiator challenges of 2012 tests the Spartans. Watch next Monday as the 2012 season finishes with the Glen Rose Texas Beast.
Baseball's Cathedral hosts Spartan Race!
The Spartan movement continues to grow. Obstacles racings first stadium event on the 100 aniversary year of Fenway Park!
Watch us track three time Superbowl Champ Kevin Faulk and 1,000's of other Spartans as they make their way through a 3 mile stadium course.
Cold, wet and hand-made for a Spartan!
Hobie and Rose Marie take top step once again. The women's race for the point series is down to the wire. New faces, new Spartan Elites on their heels? The Hobie/Moat Beast box score? Hobie 2W 1L Moat 2W 1L
It all comes down to Texas. With Chris Rutz hitting every race he can, will he outpoint the two Beast Masters? Watch how Sacramento all went down.
Water water everywhere!
Fire water and mud was the theme for Spartan Race's first trip to the Gulf Coast. With the size of the crowds it won't be the last. Kudos to Albert Hart and Nina Kimball our top male female winners.
Watch how it all went down starting with wildest starting obstacles yet and founder Joe Desena puts a Spartan's knee back where it belongs.
This was tougher than the Killington Beast!
We heard that more than once. The course designer's frequency and obstacle placement made the course one finishers would never soon forget.
Watch how it all went down women some new faces on the podium and Team E.X.T.R.E.A.M.E and Wounded Wear showing us you can always reach down for a little more.
The largest obstacle-racing purse ever, was awarded to the top 6 finishers of the first marathon length obstacle race, the Ultra Beast. Combined with six more podium spots for the Spartan Beast and fastest Ultra Beast team made this the highest cash purse in obstacle racing history.
Watch as we hear from the top 12 finishers relive their battle with the beast.
Who is the World's Fittest CEO?
CEO Challenges, a designer of CEO sports challenges recently called on the Spartan Race team to design a team obstacle challenge to test 17 of the fittest CEO's in America over a 4 day event series at the CEO Endurance World Championships in the Smokey Mountains of Tennessee.
Check out the result. Over $30,000 dollars was raised for the participant's charities and the market for endurance obstacle challenges continues to expand.
Vernon NJ Super Spartan tests MMA fighter Jim Miller and 10,000+ Spartan racers over a hilly 11 mile course with a 3,000 foot elevation gain.
Experience ruled the podium with Canadians Sebastian Monette and Rose-marie Jarry taking top honors.
The $5,000 Navy Federal Credit Leesburg Virginia Spartan gets a surprise hero heat. Sargent Noah Galloway a extreme athlete and double amputee skydives into the Super Spartan event and meets up with Corporal Todd Love a triple amputee adventure racer and the rest of Team X-T.R.E.M.E. lead by Jeremy Soles.
Watch as the raise the bar on what it takes to be Spartan tough. Stay tuned for our Vernon NJ episode as we take MMA fighter Jim Miller through a Vernon NJ Super course.
A record number of Spartans descend on a muddy Amesbury course. Familiar Elite faces on the podium and our first anniversary of the Hurricane Heat, plus Aimee Mullins, record-breaking paralympian shows what Spartan Tough really means.
In this episode, the top female obstacle racers in the world take on the Blue Mountain Ski Resort in the heart of the Poconos. We had a neck and neck battle all the way to the log hop when Claude Godbout passed Xterra champion Jenny Tobin to take the top prize.
"As we looked across the line of the women's elite heat, it was the top women of the entire last year in one heat. I counted no less than 10 that had a legitimate shot at the top step. This was a fantastic race to shoot, very exciting. To have a Canadian Olympic Biathlete that had to battle to win was a complement to the entire field." -Chad Harris SpartanRace.tv
Kudos to the course designers, this was a fantastic event!
The Spartan world is still buzzing about last week's race in Conyers, Georgia. The consensus seems to be that the race was particularly brutal, and Hobie Call even went so far as to call it one of the best obstacle races he's ever competed in.
What does it take to compete among the Spartan Elite? Learn more about the process from our top three male and female finishers in the Miami race.
In addition to featuring one of the craziest Super Spartans in recent memories, we're bringing you the touching story of Trent Penrod, a skilled chainsaw carver, Spartan Race enthusiast, and true inspiration.
Take a look at one of the roughest courses ever, an eight mile Super Spartan with some of the toughest hill running in recent memory.
The Spartan Race World Championships were held last week in Glen Rose, Texas, and $10,000 was on the line for the first place male and female finishers. With such a prestigious title on the line, the championship heat saw an international crowd of elite athletes compete for the money.
Including an epic mud crawl, a swamp, and some of the most difficult hills to date with racers navigating the course via glow sticks and headlights.
Back in August, the second day of racing in Boston was cancelled due to Hurricane Irene so a special race for the most dedicated racers was created.
Nobody is stronger than a breast cancer survivor. That's why Spartan teamed up with the Susan G. Komen Foundation in Chicago to sponsor a special breast cancer awareness heat.
Spartan Race for the Cure
An epic Spartan Sprint takes the Midwest by storm featuring more mud than ever and the most treacherous slippery wall to date.
Check out the latest Spartan Race directly from New York City, as Hobie Call, Junyong Pak, and thousands of New Yorkers take on the most treacherous Super Spartan course to date.
Chicked is a term that means "getting passed in a race by a woman," and there's no shame in getting passed by these girls. In an effort to connect some of the amazing female athletes that run Spartan Races and inspire other strong women to join in, Spartan Chicked was formed. Now it's live, this week on SpartanRace.tv!
Before they were done, this Spartan Sprint turned into over four miles of uniquely challenging, obstacle-covered Spartan goodness.
Internet fitness phenomenon Hannibal is one of the strongest, fittest men in the world, despite having never lifted weights in his life. Watch as he takes on Hobie Call.
Hannibal 4 King of Sparta
Find out if Hobie Call was able to return to his winning ways, or if accomplished runner and Beast runner-up Junyong Pak was able to carry his momentum over from Vermont.
Meet Russell Cohen. He works hard to make you sweat, and his mind is constantly churning to bring you the next great Spartan obstacle. Check out this exclusive look at one of the toughest tests of The Beast.
Behind the Obstacles
Do you know who Joe Decker is? The owner of Gutcheck Fitness and Guinness Record Holder for the title of World's Fittest Man not only finished the Death Race two years in a row, he finished first each time.
The World's Fittest Man
In Killington, Vermont Spartans endure the sickest, most grueling twelve mile race imaginable: The Beast.
The program is designed to take veterans injured in war and get them back on track physically and mentally by challenging them with rigorous physical activity. Of course, it was a perfect fit with Spartan Race as well, so Spartan Course Director Russell Cohen worked with the troops to build a Spartan Race course in Newport Beach where the soldiers trained with Tito.
Rehabbing with the Troops
Over 150 of the world's most skilled and determined endurance athletes gather for an event that would test their hearts, minds, and souls.
Hobie Call is back from the Death Race, and he's not alone. Watch Hobie, his brother, and his wife take part in a challenging eight mile course set up only miles from the Call household in Daybreak, Utah.
Record holding distance runners Michael Carmody and Lindsey Scherf offer Hobie Call his toughest challenge to date.
Hobie Call, 3-time Spartan Race winner, is at it again, and this time it is in Miami, Florida. SpartanRace.tv follows Hobie from pre-race prep, through miles of road and obstacles, and all the way to the finish line...
Take a ride following the leading elite Spartans, obstacle for obstacle, all the way to the finish line. Was Hobie Call successful in getting his 6th straight win? Or was the competition just too tough in The Big Apple?
Examine the challenges the Spartan competitors face in Montreal Canada, learn how it feels to be a part of a Spartan family, and see if the winner of the Montreal race can beat Hobie Call in this episode of Spartan Race.
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The journey continues as we head to Canada's inaugural Spartan Race in Vancouver
Episode 1 covers the unique challenges facing our Austin competitors and chronicles Hobie Call's quest for $100,000 and Spartan glory!
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree. Watch as Hawk Call, Hobbie's son, looks to follow in his Dad's footsteps.
Next Hobie Call
Check out Spartan Race South Carolina, as we follow Spartan Virginia's first place finisher Quentin Leadbeter and others.
Spartan participants use teamwork and fellowship to push through the race for the finish. One specific spartan struggles to the finish after a serious injury.