Spartan

Apple, ginger and pumpkin soup
Spartan
September 21, 2015

Apple, ginger and pumpkin soup

25 minutes, 8 servings, 98 calories per serving, gluten free, vegan

Ingredients

2 cups organic cooked pumpkin 2 cups organic potatoes 5 cups organic vegetable broth 1 organic onion 1 organic apple 1 tbs organic fresh grated ginger roots 1 tbs organic coconut oil

Directions

Spartan Race: The Obstacles
Spartan
September 21, 2015

Spartan Race: The Obstacles

If a racer fails to overcome an obstacle, they are required pay a penalty of 30 burpees — a combination exercise consisting of a squat thrust, pushup, ending in a standing position. While each Spartan Race is unique, many of the same obstacles appear at each…

Train like a Spartan
Spartan
September 21, 2015

Train like a Spartan

A few basic movements can elevate your fitness tremendously. With these you can build a solid foundation with which to finish a Spartan Race. Jeff Godin, Ph.D., CSCS, SGX, and a Spartan group training and certified coach designed workouts like this so you can assemble…

Spectator Information
Spartan
September 21, 2015

Spectator Information

Killington Resort welcomes back Spartans — and those cheerleading from the sidelines — for the Spartan races being held resort-wide during the weekend of Sept. 19 and 20.

Home of the 2014 Spartan World Championship, this course is brutal. Located in what is known as “Joe’s backyard,”…

Schedule of Events
Spartan
September 21, 2015

Schedule of Events

Saturday, Sept. 19

6 a.m. Festival/ Registration/ Bag Check Opens — Festival Area 7 a.m. SGX Warm Up Area Opens — Festival Area 7 a.m. Spartan 12 Hour Hurricane Heat Begins 7:30 a.m. Men’s Beast Elite Start — Start Area 7:45 a.m. Women’s Beast Elite Start — Start Area…

By the numbers
Spartan
September 21, 2015

By the numbers

The first Spartan Race event was held in 2010 at the Catamount Outdoor Center in Williston, Vt. Roughly 500 competitors were asked to “run, crawl, jump and swim” over obstacles to successfully complete the race. Since then the race has grown to 250,000 to 350,000…

What are the Spartan Races?
Spartan
September 21, 2015

What are the Spartan Races?

Spartan Race is a series of obstacle races of varying distance and difficulty ranging from 3 miles to marathon distances. The series include the Spartan Sprint (3+ miles of obstacle racing), the Super Spartan (8+ miles), the Spartan Beast (12+ miles), and the Ultra Beast…