2017 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP
This year’s European Championship will take place on September 16, in Andorra, which is located in the eastern Pyrenees Mountains and bordered by Spain and France. Don’t miss the chance to watch Europe’s best athletes compete for the coveted European Championship title.
This event will also be the host of the first ever Spartan Age Group Championship, designed to give competitive racers the opportunity to compete against their peers in specified heats for awards and distinction.
Whether you’re an elite, competitive, or first time racer, all Spartans are welcome! While the Championship heats are only open to qualified racers, anyone can register for the competitive and open heats in the races offered throughout the weekend.
Elite Championship: The top 10 male and top 10 female Elite finishers racers from all Elite heats (with no roll down) in European Spartan Races will receive an invitation email with instructions on how to register for the European Beast Championship.
Qualifying Races: All Spartan Races in Europe since the 2016 European Championship (25. July 2016 to 9. September 2017).
Competitive Age Group Championship: Top 5 male and top 5 female Competitive finishers in the following age categories (18, 19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, and 50+ years) will receive an email invitation to compete in the Age Group European Beast Championship (with no roll down).
Qualifying Races: All 2017 Spartan Races in Europe prior to championship weekend (1. January – 9. September 2017).
Spartan Elites will be competing for over €20,000 in cash and prizes:
- First Place: €4,000
- Second Place: €3,000
- Third Place: €2,000
Spartan Age Group Competitors will also be recognized during the award ceremony. The top 3 male and female finishers from the following Competitive Age Group European Championship brackets will be presented with awards and non-monetary prizes: 18-24, 25-32, 33-39, 40-49, 50+.
The 2017 European Championship Weekend schedule will be announced 4 weeks prior to the race.