PALMERTON SUPER AND SPRINT WEEKEND
Are you up for a course designed to challenge our elite Spartans? At the Pennsylvania Super and Sprint Weekend, you’ll come face-to-face with Pennsylvania’s BLUE MOUNTAIN, taking on steep slopes that intimidate you… long climbs that challenge you… and obstacles that threaten you.
On Blue Mountain, you’ll run in and out of dense forest as you climb the mountain, facing obstacles designed to test the elites. If you’re strong and determined enough, you’ll be rewarded with amazing views from the top – and then your challenging descent begins.
Don’t race alone. Invite your friends and family to cheer you on. This is an amazing course for spectators. They can take the chair lift ride to the top for jaw-dropping views of the course and surrounding area.
Put yourself to the test at this “MUST RACE” event.
RACE DAY INFO
Blue Mountain Ski Area | 1660 Blue Mountain DR Palmerton, PA 18071
All parking is on site or at very nearby satellite lots; you will be directed by mountain staff as you arrive. There will be a $10 per car, $20 per van, $50 per bus or RV parking fee collected by the venue when you park. Please don’t park on the roads or you will be ticketed. This applies to anyone (spectators, racers, King Leonidas, etc). Be prepared to have to park in one of the satellite lots and take one of the many busses we will have running throughout the day to and from the main event area.
7:30am Elite Men
7:45am Elite Women
8:00am - 8:30am Age Group Start Times
8:45am - 12:00pm Morning Start Times
12:15pm Afternoon Start Times Begin
Last Heat: TBD (will be posted here 10 days prior to event day)
Waves of 250+ racers will be released every 15 minutes.
YOUR exact start time in the group you registered for will be posted under the Race Day tab a few days prior to the events date.
Badass Super Finishers Medal (personalize it with our partner site, iTab)
A trifecta medal wedge piece (run a Sprint and Beast to collect your remaining two pieces!)
Super Finisher t-shirt (your other one should be pretty dirty)
Free Professional Photos (to frame and flaunt)
Bananas at the finish line
ARRIVAL: BE EARLY.
Arrive an hour and a half before your start time. This gives you plenty of time to park, pick up your packet, drop your stuff at bag check, and get warmed up.
Registration opens at 6:00am.
WHAT TO BRING
Barcode (print or save your registration barcode to your phone.)
Towel & extra (dry) clothes
Recommended: Headlamp and Camelback
Head on over to the Mobile Locker Truck for secure storage for your valuables
What not to bring:
Outside food and drink (racers, fuel for the race is OK)
WHAT TO WEAR
There’s no dress code, but you’ll be running in mud and water, climbing hills and mountains, under barbed wire and jumping fire. Our elites recommend: performance gear (NOT COTTON), water packs, compression underwear, Clif bars and energy gel. Visit shop.spartan.com to gear up for your race. Advice from experience: is to race in what you train in - new shoes on race day are NOT recommended.
Professional event day photos will be posted on the event page 5-7 days after the event, FREE OF CHARGE! We’ll email you when your photos are ready!