Guide to the 2015 Reebok Spartan Race
2015 REEBOK SPARTAN RACE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SET FOR LAKE TAHOE OCTOBER 3RD-4TH!
World’s Leading Obstacle Race Series To Host International Field of Elite Athletes Competing For $100,000 in Cash and Prizes
Spartan Race, the world’s leading obstacle race company, will host the 2015 Reebok Spartan Race World Championship October 3-4, 2015 at the internationally renowned mountain destination Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe.
Set on the same hallowed ground as the 1960 Winter Olympics, 10,000 athletes from across the globe will scale some of the most challenging mountain terrain to compete for over $100,000 in cash and prizes. This comes as part of the $500,000 in cash and prizes Spartan Race will award during the 2015 race season — the largest amount in race history. The World Championship Elite Men and Women first place finishers will also receive a custom designed Spartan RIG valued at $12,000. Additionally, NBC will televise the Reebok Spartan Race World Championship on December 20, 2015 at 3p.m. ET– a culmination of the network’s comprehensive season-long coverage of Reebok Spartan Race, which began in early July.
Obstacle racing’s ultimate test of endurance and strength, the two-day World Championship weekend is situated at the crest of the striking Sierra Nevada mountain range in North Lake Tahoe, California and will include the following competitions: Reebok Spartan Race World Championship Beast (13+ miles/ 30+ obstacles) on Saturday, in addition to a Spartan Sprint (3+ miles/ 20+ obstacles), a Spartan Beast, Ultra Beast (26+ miles/ 60+ obstacles), and Charity Challenge (3+ miles/ 20+ obstacles) on Sunday. Spartan Kids races will also take place on both Saturday and Sunday.
In addition to the numerous outdoor sports and activities available for athletes, their families, and media, the Championship weekend will also feature brand presentations by Reebok, interactive experiences for fans and media, and the opportunity for those both familiar with and new to Spartan Race to become fully immersed in the movement currently sweeping the globe. Spartan Race, with over one million racers in more than 20 countries, has made obstacle racing one of the world’s fastest growing participatory sports.
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After participating or watching the 2015 Reebok Spartan Race, there are many other adventurous activities to participate in around the Reno Tahoe area.
1. Beast out on a Mountain Bike!
Climb on a bike in Tahoe and enjoy trekking through the wilderness on one of the many Lake Tahoe trails near Squaw Valley.
2. Take a Dip in Lake Tahoe
With the weather cooling down this may be one of the last weekends to enjoy the crystal clear waters in Lake Tahoe. If you’re feeling adventurous take a plunge into the water and see if it’s still warm.
3. Climb the Tahoe Trees
Lake Tahoe is surrounded by ginormous pine trees. Soak in all of their beauty by participating in a tree-top adventure! All around the lake there are zip lines, tree-top adventure parks, and ropes courses to climb around in.
4. Head out for a Hike
The Reno Tahoe area is home to so many hikes, it is easy to find one to fit with any level. From a leisurely wildflower meadow, to rock climbing up a cliff, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
5. Kayak around the Lake
Kayaking can be relaxing or strenuous depending on the wind and the water. Hit the lake and see how far you can get, just remember you have to paddle back.
Source: VisitRenoTahoe.com Blog – https://www.visitrenotahoe.com/blog/