$39 for One Race-Entry Pass and One Spectator Pass at Arizona Spartan Sprint on Sunday, February 9 (Up to $80 Value)

Salt River, Fort Mc Dowell

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Early humans developed the ability to sprint to chase down sprightly prey and invented long-distance running to escape from slowly approaching glaciers. Follow in their fossilized footsteps with this Groupon.

The Deal

  • $39 for one race entry and one spectator pass on Sunday, February 9 (up to an $80 value)

Participants gather at McDowell Mountain Regional Park starting at 9 a.m. before taking off on the approximately 5K Arizona Spartan Sprint. Waves of 200 racers depart every 15 minutes thereafter. Participants will be challenged with a number of obstacles, which might include climbing walls and ropes, barbed wire, or mud. All racers receive a finisher's medal and a T-shirt. Participants aged 21 or older also receive a free beer.

Spectators receive $5 in Spartan Bucks for merchandise, access to the festival, and the ability to test their mettle in a variety of fitness challengers.

Arizona Spartan Sprint

Seven extreme athletes and one Royal Marine banded together to design the Spartan Race's intense miles-long course strewn with obstacles to test resilience, stamina, and strength. Clad in event T-shirts, runners collect smudges and stains as they clamber across mud pits, slide unscathed under barbed wire, and juke feral linebackers. Upon crossing the finish line, victors are awarded a participation medal and of-age competitors sate thirsts with a cold beer. The top three male and female runners each qualify for free entry in the next highest race level. Combatants compare fresh battle wounds—or scars from filing folders—as a live band plays catchy tunes and the aromas of warm, savory food (available for purchase) tempt grumbling bellies.

Spartan Races

Extreme athletes banded together to design Spartan Races' intense courses orchestrated over standardized distances, each strewn with natural and man-made obstacles to test mind-body fitness, resilience, stamina, and strength, designed to leave participants exhausted and exhilarated. In waves of 200, runners collect smudges and stains as they perform box jumps, haul heavy sandbags, and juke feral linebackers. Depending on where in the world they're participating, the course may be as short as 3 miles or, for extremely practiced athletes, as long as a full marathon.

In a Nutshell

Strength, stamina, and resolve are tested by obstacles ranging from climbing walls to muddy landscapes

The Fine Print

Expires Feb 5th, 2014. Limit 6 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Online registration required by 2/5/14; no registration required for spectator pass. Must register within 1 month of purchase for t-shirt. Must be 14 or older; 21 or older to drink alcohol. Not valid for Elite or Confirmed Start Times waves. Extra $14 insurance fee and $1.14 processing fee due at registration. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Thrilling and heart-pounding experiences
For those who have team spirit and enjoy athletic competition
For those who take care of their overall well-being with exercise, yoga, and balanced nutrition

All Locations

  • Salt River (1118.5 miles)

    9500 S Rodeo Drive

    Fort Mc Dowell, Arizona 85264

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