Spartan Trail Regular Season Events

What is a Spartan Trail race?

Spartan Trail is your global introduction to running in the wild with no obstacles! There are 40+ races globally in 2023 with distances ranging from 10K to 50K, with events for all abilities and a chance to earn points for the Trail World Championships!

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Distances and Schedule

Each venue hosting a Trail race may offer different distances. 

Spartan Trail Races

Course Information & Cutoffs

On race day, there will be a start line specifically for the Trail race. Make your way to the start line at least 15 minutes before your designated start time. The course will NOT feature any of the Spartan obstacles, with the exception of the Fire Jump at the end of your course. Course maps are posted to our social media pages (Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter) the Thursday or Friday before the race.  

Trail Cutoff Times
Distance Cutoff Time
Spartan Trail 10K 3 Hours
Spartan Trail Half Marathon 6 Hours
Spartan Trail 50K 10 Hours

All Finishers Receive:

  • Spartan Trail Finisher shirt
  • Spartan Trail Finisher medal
  • Free Professional Photos
  • Free Beer (where available)
  • Finish line food & drink
  • National Rankings
  • Spartan Festival Experience
  • Infinite bragging rights

2023 Prize Money & Awards

The top 3 Male/Female overall finishers will be awarded for all distances. The top 3 overall finishers are not eligible for Age Group awards. 

50K Trail Prize Money

  • TBD

Half Marathon Prize Money

  • TBD

10K Prize Money

  • TBD

Age Group Winners

The top 3 finishers in each age group receive a unique top finishers medal. The age groups for the Trail Race are: 

  • 14-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60+

*Prize Notes:

  • The top 3 overall (male/female) are only eligible for the overall prizes, not the age group prizes. 
  • For any special awards, you MUST be present at the awards ceremony on race day to claim your prize. They cannot be mailed out after the fact. 

Season Passes and Volunteer Codes

Spartan OCR Passes do not apply to Trail races. 

Volunteer Codes: A full-day volunteer code (100% code) will apply to the Trail Race event entry fee. Racers are still responsible for the add-on fees and processing fees. The codes are valid for Elite or Age Group categories. 


A Trailfecta is completed by doing Trail 10K, Trail Half-Mile, and Trail 50K.

A wedge will be received at each distance run and the completion of the Trailfecta is formed by the wedges.

No additional item is received for the Trailfecta.

Does the Trail Race count for the OCR Trifecta?

No, a Spartan Trail race does NOT count for the Trifecta. More information on the Trifecta can be found here

Can I transfer the Trail Race registration? 

If you need to reschedule your Trail Race, you can obtain a credit valid for another US Spartan event. All standard deferral procedures apply. All details of the deferral process can be found here: Spartan Trail (non-OCR) Transfer Process


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