The Spartan Race -- What you need to know

The Spartan Race -- What you need to know
July 15, 2014, 8:15 am
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The Spartan Race is coming to AT&T Park!

When: Saturday, August 9th

Distance: 3 miles

The fastest times should be around 40 minutes; the longest times will be close to 2 hours. This is a chip-timed event.

[READ MORE: AT&T Park Spartan Sprint]

Start Times: Starting at 8 a.m., waves of 200 athletes will be released every 15 minutes across 5 groups (Elite, Confirmed, 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.

Want to know more details? Read our FAQ.

Aid Stations: 1-2, located on the course

All Racers Receive:
- Finishers Medal
- T-Shirt
- Free Beer ticket for anyone 21 and over
- High pressure water to the gut
- Bragging Rights
- Maybe a bee sting
- More stories to tell

Parking: $10 per car

[BLOG: Spartan Race training: 10 days left]

Spectators: Spectators will be FREE for this event, but you MUST RSVP in order to reserve your seats: click here to RSVP. A limited number of luxury suites will be on sale for group purchase during the Spartan Race.

See our FAQ section for more information. 

Watch the Spartan Race on NBCSN: Follow the journey of top athletes as they tackle the grueling challenges of Reebok Spartan Race, the global leader in obstacle racing. Don’t miss your front row seat to watch these fearless athletes showcase their abilities as they jump over fire, crawl under wires, and throw spears. Tune in beginning July 22nd at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN to watch five races all leading up to the Spartan Race World Championship when the best and bravest compete for the title on November 16th at 3 p.m. ET on NBC. Follow @SpartanRace to learn more today.