What is a Spartan Trail race?
Spartan Trail is your global introduction to running in the wild with no obstacles! There are 40+ races globally in 2021 with distances ranging from 10K to 50K, with events for all abilities and a chance to earn points for the Trail World Championships!
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Distances and Schedule
Each venue hosting a Trail race may offer different distances.
Find a Race HERE: Spartan Trail Races
Course Information & Cutoffs
On race day, there will be a start line specifically for the Trail race. Make your way to the start line at least 15 minutes before your designated start time. The course will NOT feature any of the Spartan obstacles, with the exception of the Fire Jump at the end of your course.
Cut-off time is calculated depending on the event's positive altitude; More information will be provided before the race.
All Finishers Receive:
- Spartan Trail Finisher shirt
- Spartan Trail Finisher medal
- Finish line food & drink
- National Rankings
- Spartan Festival Experience
- Infinite bragging rights
The top 3 Male/Female overall finishers will be awarded for all distances. The top 3 overall finishers are not eligible for Age Group awards.
Age Group Winners
The top 3 finishers in each age group receive a unique top finishers medal. The age groups for the Trail Race are:
- Top 3 overall (male/female) are only eligible for the overall awards, not the age group awards.
- For any special awards, you MUST be present at the awards ceremony on race day to claim your award. They cannot be mailed out after the fact.
New for 2021 there is a Trailfecta which is completed by doing Trail 10k, Trail Half-Mile, and Trail 50K. A wedge will be received at the completion of each distance and the official Trailfecta is formed by the wedges. No additional item is received for the Trailfecta.
Does the Trail Race count for the Trifecta?
No, a Spartan Trail race does NOT count for the Spartan Trifecta. More information on the Trifecta can be found here.