Spartan race obstacles are designed to test every aspect of your physical and mental strength. Getting to know them well is the key to conquering them on race day. Find out everything you need to know below.
Spartan race is an obstacle course race similar to Savage Race and was founded by Joe De Sena. There are 5 types of Spartan races (Sprint, Super, Beast, Ultra, Stadion) plus a kids races option. The types are defined based on difficulty, running distance, and environment.
What obstacles are in the Spartan Race? There are many, in fact, 50+, of different classifications, depending on what quality Spartan athletes need to utilize – the power of hands and grip, balance skill, endurance, or mental skill, and so on. The obstacles in the races are divided into the 13 following obstacle groups:
1. Spartan Race Climbing Obstacles
2. Spartan Race Carry Obstacles
3. Spartan Race Crossing Obstacles
4. Spartan Leap Obstacles
5. Spartan Strength Obstacles
6. Spartan Swing Obstacles
7. Spartan Traverse Obstacles
8. Spartan Balance Obstacles
9. Spartan Endurance Obstacles
10. Spartan Crawl Obstacles
11. Throw Obstacles
12. Agility Obstacles
13. Mental Obstacles
Want to learn more about obstacle races? Explore more in the category Obstacle Course Races.
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