SPARTAN TRAIL

Spartan Trail isn’t an obstacle course race. This no-obstacle event features epic runs along the world’s most rugged trails. And this year, we’re hosting the all-new Trail World Championship.

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WHAT IS SPARTAN TRAIL?

Spartan Trail isn’t a traditional Spartan race. There are no obstacles at these events. Instead, Trail events consist of all-natural trail runs in the world’s most incredible locations.

Regular season Trail races range from 10K to 50K, with 40+ races across the globe.

TRAIL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

The Spartan Trail World Championship is an all-new series of Trail events across the globe. Each Championship will host Trail events (< 49K) and Trail Ultra Championship (50K+) events.

Epic Championship stop locations. $270,000 on the line. Are you ready for it?

2020 TRAIL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS

PATAGONIA RUN

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: SOUTH AMERICA

Six epic distances through the rugged Argentinian landscape. Experience the region on a 100 mile, 110K, 70K, 42K, 21K or 10K course from April 3-4, 2020.

LAVAREDO ULTRA TRAIL

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: SOUTHERN EUROPE

Experience the Italian Dolomites with vertical gains of 5800 meters. Explore these peaks from June 25-27, 2020 on a 120K, 80k, 48K or 20K trail.

Fjällmaraton

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: NORTHERN EUROPE

Take on trails through the soaring peaks of Sweden. Race the 110K Tour, 100K, 43K, 27K, 14K, 13K, or Vertical 1K from July 25 - August 1.

KODIAK BIG BEAR

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: NORTH AMERICA

Vertical gains. Lakeside views. What more could you ask for? Join us on a 100-mile, 50K, 50-mile, Half Marathon or 10K trail from August 14-15, 2020.

LA RUTA TRAIL

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: CENTRAL AMERICA

The La Ruta Trail brings you through the coastal Costa Rican jungles. Commit to a 100K 50K, Half Marathon or 10K race on November 14, 2020.

TRANS
GRANCANARIA

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: CANARY ISLANDS

The last stop in our worldwide tour. Dash through the Canary Islands with us from March 4-8, 2021 on a 128K, 65K, 42K or 30K trail.

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WHAT’S NEW IN 2020

This year, we’re taking Trail to a whole new level. The schedule is bigger than ever. 50K trails have been added to regular season events. The Spartan Trail Pass gives you unlimited races. And, to top it all off, the Spartan Trail World Championship is here.

Additionally, all Trail racers have a chance claim the title of World Champion. Trail rankings will be determined by a points system. The top finishers at every race — at both regular season and World Championship events — will earn points. The racer with the most points at the end of the season takes the crown.

What hasn’t changed is the core spirit of Spartan Trail: Pure, uninterrupted trail running. No obstacles. No equipment. Just you and the great outdoors.

RUNNERS FOR PUBLIC LANDS

As runners, explorers and global citizens, it’s our job to preserve the environment. So, Spartan has teamed up with Runners for Public Lands (RPL) to support runner advocacy around public lands, climate change, equitable access and sustainability.

RPL collaborates with environmentally-conscious runners across the planet to protect and restore the environment through trail racing and educational events.

Click below to join RPL’s mission. Commit to a fundraising goal when you take on a Spartan Trail event, or donate to the foundation directly.

2020 TRAIL SEASON PASSES

TRAIL SEASON PASS – $299


As a 2020 Trail Season Pass holder, you’ll have access to every 10K, 21K and 50K Spartan Trail event in the U.S. and Canada, along with special perks.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP PASS – $1,199


World Championship Pass holders can access all Spartan Trail World Championship events under 49K, along with all U.S. and Canada regular season events.

TRAIL ULTRA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP PASS – $1,499

This limited Ultra World Series Pass includes all distance World Championship Trail and Ultra Trail events, and all U.S. and Canada Trail events.

PRIZES AND FINISHER’S SWAG

Once you finish a Spartan Trail, you won’t leave empty handed. All finishers will receive an exclusive medal, t-shirt, a race weekend at the Spartan festival and the feeling of achievement at the finish line. The top 3 male and female Age Group finishers in every heat will be eligible for plaques and awards.

Think you have what it takes to stand with the top finishers? The top 3 overall male and female finishers at regular season events will be eligible for cash prizes. Trail World Championship events also offer purse prizes for top Ultra Trail (50K+) finishers, and for Trail (>49K) finishers.

VOLUNTEER FOR A RACE

You’ve high fived them on the course and felt their encouragement on race day. Now, you can join them and become a bigger part of the Spartan experience. As a Spartan Race Volunteer, you help ensure that every racer and spectator has an unforgettable day at the course. Plus, all volunteers earn a free race upon completing a shift.

Click below to learn more about becoming a volunteer. Note that right now, volunteer spots are only open for 2020 Trail events in the U.S. However, we will be announcing some exciting international volunteer opportunities soon.