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Apple, ginger and pumpkin soup

25 minutes, 8 servings, 98 calories per serving, gluten free, vegan Ingredients 2 cups organic cooked pumpkin 2 cups organic potatoes 5 cups organic vegetable broth 1 organic onion 1 organic apple 1 tbs organic fresh grated ginger roots 1 […]

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Spartan Race: The Obstacles

If a racer fails to overcome an obstacle, they are required pay a penalty of 30 burpees — a combination exercise consisting of a squat thrust, pushup, ending in a standing position. While each Spartan Race is unique, many of the […]

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Train like a Spartan

A few basic movements can elevate your fitness tremendously. With these you can build a solid foundation with which to finish a Spartan Race. Jeff Godin, Ph.D., CSCS, SGX, and a Spartan group training and certified coach designed workouts like […]

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Spectator Information

Killington Resort welcomes back Spartans — and those cheerleading from the sidelines — for the Spartan races being held resort-wide during the weekend of Sept. 19 and 20. Home of the 2014 Spartan World Championship, this course is brutal. Located in what […]

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Schedule of Events

Saturday, Sept. 19 6 a.m. Festival/ Registration/ Bag Check Opens — Festival Area 7 a.m. SGX Warm Up Area Opens — Festival Area 7 a.m. Spartan 12 Hour Hurricane Heat Begins 7:30 a.m. Men’s Beast Elite Start — Start Area 7:45 a.m. Women’s […]

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By the numbers

The first Spartan Race event was held in 2010 at the Catamount Outdoor Center in Williston, Vt. Roughly 500 competitors were asked to “run, crawl, jump and swim” over obstacles to successfully complete the race. Since then the race has […]

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What are the Spartan Races?

Spartan Race is a series of obstacle races of varying distance and difficulty ranging from 3 miles to marathon distances. The series include the Spartan Sprint (3+ miles of obstacle racing), the Super Spartan (8+ miles), the Spartan Beast (12+ […]

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