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What is the two mile competitive kids heat?

The Two Mile Competitive Heat is for racers seeking competition on our longest distance kids course.  The Two Mile Competitive Heat requires racers to attempt all obstacles and also includes a 15 burpee penalty for failed obstacles.  The top three male and female racers will be awarded and recognized with a podium ceremony, prior to the Elite Podium Ceremony.  Prizes include a trophy/plaque and merchandise voucher. ($30 voucher- 1st place, $20 voucher- 2nd place, $10 voucher- 3rd place)

Media Coverage

    • Documentation of top individuals names and contact information
    • Social media postings of placing individuals
    • Individuals will agree to coverage as part of registration

Start Times Saturday/Sunday

  • 9:00 am Males competitive
  • 9:15 am Females competitive

Rules Competitive division only

    • Order of starting position is determined by arrival time
    • Top 3 males to cross will podium
    • Top 3 females to cross will podium
    • Age Groups will be broken to 9-11 and 12-14.
    • All obstacles must be attempted
    • No helping from peers
    • No outside assistance
    • No circumventing obstacles
    • Failure to complete or unwillingness to complete results in a burpee penalty
      • Chest to ground feet in the air
      • Burpee penalties are enforced at 15 in the competitive division only
    • Mandatory completion obstacles
      • Mud and water obstacles
      • Sandbag carry
      • Farmers carry
      • Low crawls
      • A-frame cargo
    • Single attempt obstacles
      • Rope climb
      • Herc Hoist
      • Spear throw
      • Traverse walls
      • balance beams
    • Multiple attempt obstacles
      • All vertical walls
      • Inverted wall
    • Automatic disqualification
      • Physical or Verbal
      • Spartan Staff have the authority to pull racer immediately from the course at their discretion
      • Onsite guardians of individuals will be located and informed of the incident
      • Skipping obstacles
      • Non-completion of burpee penalty
      • Cutting course intentionally
      • Unsportsmanlike conduct
      • Cheating
      • Outside help or receiving help from peers

In the event of a tie

  • First place tie
    • 2 golds are awarded and podium is shared
    • 1 Bronze is awarded
    • Silver is eliminated
  • Second place tie
    • 1 gold is awarded
    • 2 silver are awarded and podium is shared
    • Bronze is eliminated
  • Third place tie
    • 1 gold is awarded
    • 1 silver is awarded
    • 2 bronze are awarded and podium is shared
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Dissemination of rules

    • Rules and regulations will be posted on SpartanKids.com under racing guidelines
    • Rules and regulations will be sent in competitive confirmation emails
    • Rules and regulations will be verbally reinforced prior to race

Disputes

    • Placing disputes can be brought to the Staff’s attention after the heat has ended
    • Spartan Staff will listen to all disputes, however, the outcome is at their discretion.
    • Discourteous or abusive disputes will not be tolerated and could result in automatic disqualification of racer and placement, and removal from the event.

  

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