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Spartan Trail Fort Carson - Colorado Springs

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Distances in this event

  1. 21K

    Run 21km
    $95
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  2. 10K

    Run 10km
    $65
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Event details

  • Hilly
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Trails

From the organizer

Organizer's website

Spartan Trail is a no-obstacles foot race through rugged wilderness, overseen by legendary race directors from the world of trail running. With a 10k (6.2 mile) race at all events and a Half Marathon (13.1 mile) at select locations, theres a Spartan Trail for everyone.

What’s Included
  • Finisher medal
  • Finisher t-shirt
  • Free professional photos
  • Bananas at the finish line
  • Cold can of FitAID
  • BODYARMOR sports drink or hydration water
Course Details

Ready for an off-road challenge? Welcome to Spartan Trail. No man-made obstacles here. Just you, the great outdoors and the open trail. Compete, have fun, meet new friends and explore America’s wilderness over a 10k and 21k distance.


This trail race takes place at the Fort Carson Army Base. This course is as challenging and inspiring as it gets -- you’re at high-elevation and you’re surrounded by Spartans on a military base. This is an experience you’ll be sure to appreciate long after you conquer the course.


TOP REASONS TO TAKE ON THIS COURSE

1. Spartan Race with a military twist; you’ll have the chance to visit a military base, see heavy artillery, interact with some American heroes who fight for our freedom every day.

2. You’re surrounded by the Rocky Mountains; you’re gonna look and feel like a complete badass.

3. You’re in Colorado, every which way you look there are bountiful trails, mountains, and all types of outdoor activities. Take your pick, explore, and make it an adventure.

4. Red Rocks Amphitheater is a must visit. The way the Red Rock Formations jut out of the earth; it’s all very primal and what can be described as “jurassic.”

Raceday Logistics

6:30 - Registration/Check-in Opens

7:30 am - Elite OCR Heat

10:00 am - 21K START

10:15 am - 10K START

Kit List

DO Bring:

  • ID
  • Barcode

DO NOT Bring:

  • Outside food and drink (fuel for the race is OK)
  • Pets
  • Negative attitude

What to wear:

We recommend dressing in performance gear (NOT COTTON). Think compression tights or shorts and breathable tops made from water wicking material. Wear shoes with good traction that you’ve trained in. We have some great trail shoes in our Shop. In addition to your clothes, consider fuel when planning for race day. We strongly suggest wearing a hydration pack and carrying energy gels or Clif bars. Again, train with the same fuel you plan on using during the race. We have all you need to gear up for race day at the Spartan Shop.

Spectators

SPECTATORS: BRING YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY (YOUR BIGGEST FANS)
Bring your friends and family to watch you dominate the finish line and receive your medal! Your fans will enjoy music, raffles, entertainment, and festival challenges. Most importantly, fans will receive a front row seat to watch racers from a safe and comfortable Spartan Race festival ground area!

Cost: $20 Online until Friday prior to the Event. $25 on site (Cash Only).

Spectators receive:

  • A merchandise discount card redeemable at the merchandise tent
  • Finish line viewing
  • Proximity to vendor tents
  • Hot food for sale on the grounds!

For detailed spectator information, please see: The Spartan Race Spectator Guide.

Volunteers

To sign up to volunteer, visit the event page for the race you are interested in. Click on the "Volunteer" section on the right hand side.

If the event is less than a month away, you will see various volunteer shifts and times posted. Choose your preferred shift (you must be able to stay the duration of the shift as listed). You will receive final details regarding the shift that you choose the week of the event.

If the event is more than a month away, you will see a general interest sign up link. When you sign up under this link, you are pre-registering to volunteer and will receive a communication from the Volunteer Coordinator about 4-6 weeks before the event with instructions on how to choose your specific volunteer shift day and time.

We know many of you volunteer to race at the event. Please note that for most events you can expect the follow race options: Build Shift- race either morning or afternoon for either day of the event. Sprint- Race same day you volunteer before or after your volunteer shift or volunteer any day before or following your volunteer shift. Super and Beast- Same day racing is only an option when you volunteer before you race; you may also volunteer the day before or after you race. During registration you will find the race options within the title of the shift and your exact race options will be noted in your Final Confirmation E-mail, sent to you a few days prior to race weekend.

FAQs

LDT PASS

By buying this ticket, you are purchasing an official Lets Do This pass to use with Spartan. You will receive final instructions on how to register for your chosen event in your confirmation.

Please note – there will be a $20 additional charge for insurance, as well as a processing fee (10.5% of registration) once you have applied your code at the Spartan Checkout.

Are there awards for winners?
Yes, Elite winners will receive:

1st Place: $250 + 1 free Sprint or Stadion race entry
2nd Place: $100 + 1 free Sprint or Stadion race entry
3rd Place: $50 + 1 free Sprint or Stadion race entry

Does the Spartan Trail count towards a Trifecta?
No, the Spartan Trail does not count towards a Trifecta.

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