Competitive Age Group Category

There are ten Age Group categories for both male and female competitors:

  1. 14-17
  2. 18-24
  3. 25-29
  4. 30-34
  5. 35-39
  6. 40-44
  7. 45-49
  8. 50-54
  9. 55-59
  10. 60+

For details on what is expected of Age Group racers on race day, please see: What you need to know about running Elite/Age Group.

Age Groups will be determined by your age on December 31st, 2023.

Minimum age requirements (14+ for general race events, and 18+ for Spartan Endurance events) will still be enforced on race day, regardless of the participant's age on December 31st. 

Age Group Start Times:

Participants that register for the Age Group category will be assigned a start time based on their AGE GROUP and gender only- regardless of whether that participant is part of a team. Team members are not placed together in the Age Group category unless they are in the same age group range. Racers who do not begin the race with their assigned Age Group risk disqualification

Spartan reserves the right to combine age groups and/or genders into one start time, depending on the number of registered participants. 

Age Group Awards

The top 3 Male and Female Age Group winners at every event will win an award. Age Group winners MUST be present at the time of the award ceremony to receive their award. No awards will be given or mailed out after race day. 

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