Want to Race? Here's How to Earn Your Coin

Qualify for the World Championship Elite Heat

Earn a coin to qualify for the World Championship Elite Heat.

There are 4 ways earn a Spartan Coin in 2016:

  1. The Top 5 racers in the Men’s and the Top 5 in the Women’s Elite Heat at any US event, who do not already have a coin, will earn a coin.
  2. The Top 5 Male and Top 5 Females in the Elite Heat of ANY International event will earn a coin.
  3. The Top 50 racers in US Elite Point Series standings (the main standings not the Stadium series) after the last event before Tahoe will earn a coin.
  4. Top Athletes from across the world will be invited by Spartan. We are talking Olympic gold medalists, winning your local 5K will not count.

More Qualifying Details

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Earned Your Coin?

If you’ve earned your coin, congrats! Be sure to secure your position at the starting line. Once you’ve earned your coin, be sure to register early as there are only 300 men’s and 300 women’s spots available for the championship heat. Once registered, racers with coins will automatically be moved to the championship heat. Please contact US@Spartan.com with additional questions.

The Rules

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