In 2018 the Age Group category replaced the Competitive wave, and from 2019 onwards there are ten Age Group categories, for both male and female competitors:
For details on what is expected for Age Group racers on race day, please see: What you need to know about running Elite/Age Group .
Age Groups will be determined by your age on December 31st, 2020.
However, please note that minimum age requirements (14+ for general race events, and 18+ for Spartan Endurance events including the Ultra) will still be enforced on race day, regardless of the participants age on December 31st.
Age Group Start Times:
Participants that register for the Age Group category will be assigned a start time based on their AGE GROUP and gender - regardless of whether that participant is part of a team. Team members are NOT placed together in the Age Group category, unless they are in the same age group range.
Please Note: Racers who do not begin the race with their assigned Age Group risk disqualification.
Spartan reserves the right to combine age groups and/or genders into one start time, depending on the number of registered participants.
Age Group Awards
Top 3 Male and Female Age Group winners at every event will win an award. Age Group winners of Races MUST be present at the time of the award ceremony to receive their trophy.