LOS ANGELES SPRINT WEEKEND
About 40 miles northwest of Los Angeles, and just a little ways from Santa Clarita, sits Castaic Lake State Recreation Area. A hidden jewel of the Southern California crown, it is home to beloved trails for hikers and mountain bikers.
The numerous miles of trails will certainly test the Spartan community. There’s also a good chance that this course could venture close (or even into) the lake. Given the views from the camping areas, spectators and well-wishers can expect to be treated to some stunning scenery, and witness their loved ones grappling with the many obstacles.
The steep trails will offer a true test. Should it happen to rain, this will quickly become one of the muddiest races on the Spartan Race calendar.
RACE DAY INFO
Castaic Lake State Recreation Area
$10 Per Car, $20 per van, $50 per bus. Cash only. Pay as you enter.
Badass Sprint Finishers Medal (personalize it with our partner site, iTab)
A trifecta medal wedge piece (run a Super and Beast to collect your remaining two pieces!)
Sprint 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. Click here for instructions on how to find it.)
Towel & extra (dry) clothes
Recommended: Headlamp and Camelback
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!