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Spartan Race - Midlands

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Tickets £25–£75

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Tackle this difficult but fun obstacle course which is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Great for all levels, both the sprint and the super courses will test you with Spartan's signature muddy obstacles. Come for the challenge or for the comradeship.

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1 Review
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  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere


Joel A
"having completed my first spartan race at marston lodge this July I can only..."
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How to enter the Spartan Race - Midlands

  1. Sprint

    Run 5km
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  2. Super

    Run 13km
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  3. Kids Race - Saturday

    Run 1km
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  4. Kids Race - Sunday

    Run 1km
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Spartan Race - Midlands routes


The Sprint is a 5km course on uneven and rugged terrain. Although this is a short distance race, it is packed full of challenges. 20 obstacles will test you and drain you, but will ultimately leave you with a smile on your face.


The super is a tough mixture of distance and speed, designed to push you to your limits. It is 13km long and has 25 energy sapping obstacles in your way.


Time to put down the electronics and put yourself through a real test. Many of the signature obstacles will challenge you to complete things you thought far beyond you.

The kids course varies in distance depending on age

  • 4-6: 800-1000m
  • 7-9: 1600-2400m
  • 10-14: 3200-4500m

Event Details

What’s Included

Finisher's will receive:

  • Finisher's Medal
  • Finisher's T-Shirt
  • Drink at the Finish Line
  • Professional Photos
    Raceday Logistics


    • 0700: Registration opens (please ensure you arrive 1.5hrs before your start time)
    • 0800: Elite Male Start
    • 0815: Elite Female Start
    • 0830: Age Group Males
    • 0845: Age Group Female
    • 1000-1300: Morning Heats
    • 1315-1700: Afternoon Heats


    • Once you arrive please head to the registration tent near the entrance of the festival area.
    • If you have not done so already please sign your Spartan Participant Waiver.
      One of our volunteers they will check you in and then give you your race packet
    • At your start time, head over to the start area.
    • Get running!
    Kit List

    Remember to bring:

    • Your photo ID
    • Barcode (print or save your registration barcode to your phone)
    • Change of clean/dry clothes
    • Towel
    • Optional hydration packs
    • Bag for your muddy clothes/shoes
    • Cash

    What to wear:

    • Spartan has no dress code.
    • You will be running through the trees, crawling under barbed wire, running through mud and water.
    • Elite athletes recommend that you wear performance gear (not cotton), compression underwear, water packs and race food.
    • You can also visit the Spartan Shop to get yourself kitted out and branded up in all of the amazing Spartan merchandise for race day!

    Entrance for spectators is free so you will be able to get a front row seat for all the action. You will receive entry to the festival area, the festival obstacles and you will have a great view of the start & finish lines.


    Spartan are always looking for people to volunteer. You will get the chance to meet the great team and experience the mud, sweat and tears of those competing.

    For your help you will also receive a free race pass, a t shirt and food!

    Please visit to volunteer.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Will there be showers available?
    You will be able to wash off all that mud as cold showers are provided outdoors at the race.
    Are Dogs Allowed at the Race?
    Unfortunately pets are not allowed at the venue. However, if you have the proper documentation, Service Animals can be admitted.
    Can I skip an obstacle? Is there a penalty?
    NO! Spartans don't skip obstacles, they overcome them! It is highly discouraged to skip the obstacles without attempting them. It is not fair on others who do attempt them. Also, aren't the obstacles the point of doing an obstacle course race?
    Are there water stations on course?
    There are water and aid stations available
    Have a question? Get answers from our team.

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    Spartan Race - Midlands weather forecast

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

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    IconModerate breeze possible, up to 14mph

    Meet the organizer

    Spartan is a leader in the sport of obstacle racing, offering open heats for all fitness levels, as well as competitive and elite heats for those with something more to prove. The first of its kind to feature timing and global rankings, Spartan provides a proving ground for beginner and professional obstacle racers looking to test themselves in new ways across the world.

    Spartan Race - Midlands reviews

    4 out of 5 stars

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      Joel A

      Did the Super in 2019

      having completed my first spartan race at marston lodge this July I can only recommend taking part in future events. The overall experience was fantastic - well worth the 3 hour drive and dedicating the weekend to the event. The course was really challenging, fun and exciting but felt safe the whole way round. really good course design. the setting was picturesque and remote giving a good sense of adventure. The apparel handed out post event was good enough, and the stewards/ staff were great. There was also sufficient water refill stations meaning you didn't have a chance to get dehydrated.
      my recommendations for improvement would be:
      - handing out some form of energy snacks round the course such as sweets or gels
      - the atmosphere in the arena wasn't that fun. music was quiet and it was very tame. there wasn't much to do or going on.
      - there was no need to arrive at the recommended 1.5 hours early - this was no bad thing as this was down to good planning and event organisation, but wasted lots of time sitting around
      - the food and drink stalls in the arena weren't varied or interesting.
      - more free stuff should be given out e.g. at bristol 10km they gave kiwi fruits, special K bars and weetabix drinks - get more sponsors willing to give for free and not charge e.g. for electrolytes
      - it didn't feel like there was anything to do/ going on after the event. it'd be fun to have a finishers arena and a little party going on.

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