The 2020 Riyadh Spartan race expects more than 3,000 participants
- Four different races will take place for all fitness levels: women’s, men’s, girls, boys
- Spartan is the world’s leader in obstacle course racing with a loyal following in Saudi Arabia and in the wider GCC
The Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA) is proud to welcome participants from all age groups to take part in the world’s leading obstacle course, the 2020 Riyadh Spartan race. Scheduled to take place March 13-14, 2020, the Riyadh Spartan race will be staged at Dirab Motor Park from 7:00am – 4:00pm. Four separate races are planned – women’s, men’s, girls and boys – with a variety of levels meant to cater to all fitness levels including first-time racers.
The leader in the sport of obstacle racing, Spartan race offers Open heats for all fitness levels, as well as competitive athletes. The first of its kind to feature timing and global rankings, Spartan race provides a proving ground for beginner and professional obstacle racers looking to test themselves in new ways across the world.
The Riyadh leg of the globally-recognized event will include the following Spartan race categories:
Women’s Race Day | Friday, March 13, 2020
Spartan race women participants will run on Friday alongside a girls-only (4-14 years) race.
It is a Spartan Sprint, the shortest course, packed with more than 20 obstacles over a 5 km distance. It is perfect for athletes of all levels, from Spartan first-timers to seasoned racers. The signature Spartan obstacles include mud, water, fire, and barbed wire.
Men’s Race Day | Saturday, March 14, 2020
Spartan Race men participants will run on Saturday alongside a boys-only (4-14 years) race. The Men’s Race day includes both the Spartan Super and the Spartan Sprint. The Super is Spartan’s middle-distance course with more than 25 obstacles over 10 Km. The Super will test your endurance, perseverance and grit en route to your Spartan Trifecta journey. The Sprint is Spartan’s shortest course with more than 20 obstacles over a 5km distance. It is perfect for athletes of all levels; from Spartan first-timers to seasoned racers. The signature Spartan Obstacles include mud, fire, walls and barbed wire.
Young Spartan Race Days
Girls on Friday, March 13, 2020 | Boys on Saturday, March 14, 2020
Dedicated to building a healthier future for the next generation, the Spartan Kids Race will take place mirroring the adult dates. March 13th will be an all-girls day and March 14th will be an all-boys day. Young racers earn their medals at one of three race distances. The best part? Spartan Kids can also earn a Kids Trifecta medal by completing three races within the same calendar year. The race is divided into three age categories:
- 4-6 years old with a distance of 800+ meters
- 7-9 years old with a distance of 1,600+ meters
- 10-14 years old with a distance of 3,200+ meters
Each Spartan race participant will receive an official Finisher’s Medal, a Spartan Official Finisher’s t-shirt, and two complimentary spectator passes to invite guests.
Tickets and registration for the 2020 Riyadh Spartan Men’s and boys’ race can be found here: bit.ly/RMR2020
Tickets and registration for the 2020 Riyadh Spartan Women’s and girls’ race can be found here bit.ly/RWR2020