Thousands of Racers Descend on Laughlin, NV for Spartan’s Laughlin Weekend Presented by Laughlin Tourism Commission

November 16, 2018

Weekend’s Events to Include First-Ever Spartan Kids World Championship and First-Ever Para Spartan Race Heat

 

 

WHO:

Competitors of all ages and skill levels including Spartan Kids racers from all over the globe and adaptive athletes

 

WHAT:

Grit and endurance collide at Spartan’s Laughlin Weekend, presented by Laughlin Tourism Commission, which will bring thousands of athletes to Laughlin Events Park to compete in the brand’s three to five mile “Sprint” and eight to ten mile “Super” races where they will conquer obstacles including the Spear Throw, Barbed Wire Crawl, Monkey Bars and Fire Jump.


The weekend also features the first-ever Spartan Kids World Championship which will bring kids from more than a dozen countries all over the globe to Laughlin to compete. With prizes up to $10,000 in price, the kids ages 10-13 will put their physical and mental grit to the test.

 

On Saturday, November 17th, adaptive athletes will take on the first-ever Para Spartan race heat, which is designed to minimize the impact of impairments on sport performance and to ensure the success of an athlete is determined by skill, fitness, power, endurance, tactical ability and mental focus. The para athletes will compete individually in an open heat or with a team as an elite in hopes of winning a cash prize.

 

Spartan events focus on sport and athleticism, pushing the bodies and minds of competitors to the limit across miles of unforgiving terrain while they conquer signature obstacles. With more than one million annual participants and more than 200 events across more than 30 countries, Spartan is the world’s largest obstacle race and endurance brand.

 

WHEN:

 

 

WHERE:

Laughlin Events Park | 2121 S Casino Drive Laughlin, NV 89029

 

HOW:

For media access, please contact Shannon Flynn at 857.274.5467 or shannonf@spartan.com

*Media credential pickup is located at spectator check-in
 

ABOUT SPARTAN
Spartan is the world’s largest obstacle race and endurance brand, and the first in-sport to feature timing and global rankings. With more than 200 events across more than 30 countries in 2018, Spartan Race will attract more than one million global participants offering open heats for all fitness levels, along with competitive and elite heats. The Spartan lifestyle boasts a community of more than five million passionate social media followers, health and wellness products, training and nutrition programs, and a popular NBC television series, which has made obstacle racing one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Spartan Race events feature races at three distances, 3+Mile/20+ Obstacle “Sprint,” 8+ Mile/25+ Obstacle “Super” and 12+
Mile/30+ Obstacle “Beast,” culminating in the Spartan Race World Championship. Visit http://www.spartan.com for more information and registration.

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