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Citi Field to Host 2015 Reebok Spartan Race for Third Time

8 May, 2015


World’s Leading Obstacle Racing Company Announces Reebok Spartan Sprint at Citi Field on Saturday, May 9th

Reebok Spartan Race, the world’s premier obstacle race company, announced that they will host a Reebok Spartan Sprint at Citi Field in Queens, NY on Saturday, May 9th, the third annual competition at this world class stadium.  One of Spartan’s most popular stadium races, others include Fenway Park, Citizen's Bank Park, AT&T Park, and Miller Park. 

Obstacle racing’s ultimate test of endurance and strength, this Spartan Sprint will feature 3+ miles and over 20 obstacles located all throughout the open-air park. Die-hard baseball fans will have trouble not stopping to stare as they run through the bleachers and outfield, traversing walls, and experiencing the ballpark like never before!  With five races across NY/NJ this year, Citi Field is the only stadium race in one of Spartan Races best markets.

"Citi Field is a world-class venue for a number of reasons, and we have once again transformed it into a challenging terrain that will offer our athletes an exciting course against which to test themselves,” says Joe De Sena, Reebok Spartan Race CEO and Co-Founder. "We are excited that Citi Field is supporting our race series and the sport of Obstacle Racing as we rip our fans from the greater New York and New Jersey area off their couches to see what they’re capable of achieving.”

Adult heats will begin between 7:30 and 8:00am on Saturday May 9th with final heats beginning between 5:15 and 6:30pm that evening. Registration for the Citi Field race in Queens, NYC is still open at Spartan.com. Racers can pre-register now for race information and special offers. For more information about the Reebok Spartan Race, please visit http://info.spartan.com/wc-tahoe/

About Reebok Spartan Race, Inc.: Founded in 2010, Spartan Race is the global leader in the sport of obstacle racing. Spartan races cater to individuals looking to test their physical limits and change their frame of reference for what they can accomplish, from everyday people looking to get off the couch and lead a fitter lifestyle, to elite endurance athletes who seek the ultimate physical test. Currently, Spartan Race offers three primary race formats, “Sprint” (3+ miles; 20+ obstacles), “Super” (8+ miles; 24+ obstacles) and “Beast” (13+ miles; 30+ obstacles), along with a shorter format race for children. Unlike other obstacle-focused events, Spartan Races are always timed, and competitors are encouraged to complete each of the primary race distances to achieve “Trifecta” status, earning medals for each finish. With over 50 races slated for the United States in 2015 and an additional 83 races scheduled across 20 countries internationally, Spartan Race urges you to change your life today by signing up to race at www.spartan.com.

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