Spartan World Championship 2023 Is Returning To Abu Dhabi This Dec With Obstacle Course Races & More

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by Anupriya Mishra

Are you someone who likes to participate in adventurous obstacle course races? If your answer is an enthusiastic nod of your head, then chances are that you will want to know about the upcoming Spartan World Championship 2023 in December. Filled with adrenaline-infused obstacle course races, this event in Abu Dhabi is definitely something that you should not miss. Here is all about this upcoming race.

Spartan World Championship Is Happening In Abu Dhabi


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Spartan World Championship 2023 is coming back to Abu Dhabi from December 8-10. This exciting event will be happening at Al Wathba Desert in the emirate, which includes a bunch of new additions. One such prime example is a 3 Km obstacle course, which is the first-of-its-kind night race. In case you’re curious, this 3 km action-filled obstacle course will feature a 1 km course loop and a fantastic selection of 10 obstacles that athletes will have to cross in order to win a spot for the next round. Finally, the grand finale of this heart-pumping 3 km course loop will comprise three rounds of a 1 km race and 30 obstacles! A true test of both the mental and physical fitness of athletes participating in the event, this is definitely not something for the fainthearted.

Finally, the top 15 male and female competitors will be cleared for the next level to win the title of the Spartan champion. For those who aren’t aware, the top three winners in both female and male categories will also receive a generous reward of $85,000. It will truly be an exciting racing event to watch!

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What Races Can You Sign Up For?


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There are several categories of races happening at the event in the midst of the desert. In case you’re wondering, here’s an overview of some exciting races in which you can participate!

  • Sprint 5 Km
    This is a 5 km obstacle course in which there will be 20 obstacles.
    When: December 8 & 10
  • Super 10 Km
    Featuring 25 thrilling obstacles, this race will be around 10 km long!
    When: December 10
  • BEAST 21 Km
    A true test of anybody’s endurance, this race will have 30 challenging obstacles.
    When: December 9

So, if you also wish to test your mental and physical capabilities, then don’t forget to sign up for the upcoming adrenaline-infused event

Where: Al Wathba Desert, Abu Dhabi
When: December 8 to 10
Fee starting at: AED183.65 (Approx)

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