Tag Archives: Spartan Race

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…

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…

Local Spartans race for charity
Sports
September 25, 2014

Local Spartans race for charity

Ottauquechee Community Partnership board members and friends competed in the Spartan Charity Race to raise $5,000 for OCP on Sunday, Sept 21, in Killington.

OCP team gathered for a photo before their workout on Thursday. Pictured (l-r) Crys Szeleky, banquet manager at the Woodstock Inn; Paul…

  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
Featured
September 25, 2014

Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain

It was a brutal course by all estimations. Those who finished the fastest ran up some of Killington Resort’s steepest peaks and didn’t stop until they got to the finish line.

A helicopter and drones scanned across more than 16 miles of rugged trails cut…

The mythos of Sparta
Sports
September 18, 2014

The mythos of Sparta

By Maxx Steinmetz

Throughout the ages, there have been civilizations that now stand as the paragons of military might in the annals of history. Legends such as Alexander the Great, The Roman Empire, the Golden Horde of the Mongols, or even the Vikings…

Sports
September 18, 2014

18-year-old hangs with the best

By Cristina Kumka

BENSON — Kaleb LaRock doesn’t look any different than anyone else on the obstacle course — he wears the same clothes, does the same stunts and keeps up with the rest of the pack.

He’s just half everyone’s age (or…

Trainer uses the Spartan experience to shape up clients
Sports
September 18, 2014

Trainer uses the Spartan experience to shape up clients

By Cristina Kumka

KILLINGTON — Beth knows best.

For many in training this summer for this weekend’s 15-plus mile Spartan Beast obstacle race, Killington trainer Beth Roberts replaced mom in the old adage.

How does she know how to train women and men from…

Sports
September 18, 2014

Fueling for endurance, performance and (relative) comfort

The importance of carbohydrates before a race is not a myth, says William Kelly, owner of Pyramid Wellness in Rutland, but ideal nutritional practices are much more complex than simply “carb-loading.” Kelly recommends complete proteins from diverse sources including beans, nuts and meats, leading up…