Spartan Race Announces 2013 Points Season Rewards to Honor Top Competitors

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Spartan Race highlights its 2013 Points Season, which rewards the year's best racers with cash prizes.

On April 16, Spartan Race released more information about its 2013 Points Season, which will honor its most successful racers with cash prizes at the end of the year.

According to the Spartan blog, the 2013 Points Season begins with the Carolinas Race on October 13th, 2012 and culminates with the 2013 World Championship being held in Vermont on September 21st, 2013. The top 5 best racers over the course of the 2013 Spartan Race season will be used to calculate the point rankings.

The top 20 male and female athletes will split a $40,000 prize purse. The first place man and woman will each receive a check for $4,250. The April 6th Las Vegas race hosted an awards ceremony for the top 20 men and women to recognize their performance in 2012.

“We are honored to reward our best obstacle course racers with cash prizes for their incredible performances,” comments Spartan Race founder Joe DeSena. “We ask all obstacle course racers and mud running competitors to join us as we honor the best of the best.”

Spartan Race invites everyone to see some of the top obstacle course racers in the world pick up their prize at 11:00am in the festival area of the Las Vegas Super Spartan.
Spartan Race, voted Outside Magazine’s Best Obstacle Race in 2012, is the world’s leading obstacle race series and the first of its kind to have global rankings. Spartan Race is a timed event series featuring races at three escalating distances in locations worldwide that culminate in a World Championship Finale with cash and prizes for the champions. While featuring competitive elite heats, Spartan Races are for athletes of all levels and abilities and are geared towards ripping people off their couches and into the outdoors. Go to for more information, a schedule of events or to register for a Spartan Race. For videos, please visit

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