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Colorado Spartan Military Sprint Race

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Adventure / Obstacle
Fort Carson US Army Base
Fort Carson, Colorado
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When: May 4th and 5th 2013

Distance: Military Sprint distance will be approximately 4 miles give or take a few extra special forces surprises!

Obstacles:This Military Sprint will be similar to the Spartan Sprint with additional obstacles designed by the 4th Infantry and Specials Forces units. A big difference is this race has its own rules and rankings which is why it will also have VERY unique Military medals and a different T-shirt. Spartan Season Pass holders are not eligible for the Military Series events.

Start Times: Heats start at 8am with up to 250 racers per heat and continuing every 30 minutes throughout the day. Enter the 8am “Elite” heat if you want to be as competitive as possible and race against the best.

Aid Stations: None… hydrate before and/or carry your own water on the course. Or plan on drinking nasty retention pond water while you are sloshing through it (not recommended).

Festival Area: Cinco De Mayo themed Festival Party.

All Racers Receive:
- Finishers Medal
- T-Shirt
- Free Beer ticket for anyone 21 and over
- Bragging Rights
- Free race photos
- Free Mud
- High Pressure Water to the Gut
- Roasted Shoelaces
- Scrapes and Bruises
- Awesome Stories to Tell
Please note that pets, coolers, or grills are not allowed within the main event area. Spectators are welcome (subject to same parking fee).

Spectators: Spectator tickets are $25 onsite (please bring cash, limited Credit Card services are available) OR you can register online for only $20. As a Spartan Race spectator, you get $5 Spartan bucks redeemable at the merchandise tent, a festival map, and rad access to some obstacles on the course, the epic Gladiator pit and finish line, and the vendor tents! So enjoy the live music and watching your friends and loved ones slip and slide through the Spartan course in the safety and comfort (and relative mudlessness) of the Spartan Race festival ground areas! Raffles, entertainment, free muddy hugs from Spartan athletes, and all the other festival perks make this the best money you'll ever spend and we promise the next ticket you will want to buy will be a race entry!

Kids Race

Jr. Spartan | 0.5 miles
Varsity Spartan | 1 mile

Spartan Race is not only limited to adult fun! Bring the kids ages 4-13 who can participate in their very own Jr. Spartan race. They will enjoy the thrill of the run, a variety of scaled down obstacles and their own mini festival area filled with games and children's challenges! Our mission is to inspire children to develop a love for fitness at an early age.

The course is about a 1⁄2 mile filled with junior obstacles for Jr. Spartans and 1 mile for Varsity Spartans. Each child will receive a T-shirt and Finisher's Medal with 100% of the Jr. Spartan Adventure proceeds benefiting the Kids Fit Foundation.

As a leader in the movement to help children learn life-long health and fitness habits, the Kids Fit Foundation strives to raise awareness and develop programs that educate, empower and inspire kids to become and stay fit.

Spartan Kids’ heats go off between 12pm and 1pm.

Pre-Register: $25 / Day of Registration: $30

Event Start Location
Fort Carson, Colorado

Course Description
This Military Sprint will be similar to the Spartan Sprint with additional obstacles designed by the 4th Infantry and Specials Forces units. A big difference is this race has its own rules and rankings which is why it will also have VERY unique Military medals and a different T-shirt. Spartan Season Pass holders are not eligible for the Military Series events.

Awards
Medals for all finishers. Top three male/female win prizes.

Timing / Results
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