Tampa Special Ops Spartan Sprint
Special Ops Spartan Sprint: Where you will know at the start line!
Registration FeesSpecial Ops Spartan Sprint Fee Schedule & Details
|Price Valid Through||Saturday Individual|
|February 12th (Registration Closes)||
- Elite heats will be an additional $30
- Team Discounts (see below)
Registrations are final. No refunds. No changing start waves.
Important Race DocumentsDownloadable PDF's **Check Back Often, We Do Update These**
Location InformationRaymond James Stadium - TampaRaymond James Stadium
4201 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL
Race Day InformationWhat You Need To Know
When: February 15, 2014
Distance: Special Ops Spartan Sprint distance will be approximately 4 miles give or take a few extra special forces surprises!
Obstacles: This Special Ops Spartan Sprint will be a mix of mud and gnarly outdoor obstacles combined with the challenge of the signature Spartan stadium obstacles all with maneuvers and strategy created by Special Ops Forces. Each finisher will receive a unique Special Ops Spartan Sprint Medal with bragging rights of accomplishing the most unique Spartan event.
Start Times: Starting at 8am, waves of 200 athletes will be released every 15 minutes across 5 groups (Elite, Confirmed, Morning, Afternoon, Late Afternoon). YOUR exact start time in the group you registered for will be posted here a few days prior to event date. Want to know more details? Read our FAQ.
Aid Stations: None… hydrate before and/or carry your own water on the course. Or plan on drinking nasty retention pond water while you are sloshing through it (not recommended).
All Racers Receive:
- - Finishers Medal
- Free Beer ticket for anyone 21 and over
- Bragging Rights
- Free Mud
- High Pressure Water to the Gut
- Roasted Shoelaces
- Scrapes and Bruises
- Awesome Stories to Tell
Please note that pets, coolers, or grills are not allowed within
the main event area. Spectators are welcome (subject to same parking
Parking: $10 per car. Please feel free to use our Facebook wall to set up carpooling!
Spectators: This event is free to spectators!
See our FAQ section
for more information.
Official Cash Prize SponsorNavy Federal Credit Union
1st Place - $2,000
2nd Place - $1,000
3rd Place - $750
If you are a current or retired military member, or a family member of a retired or current military member (including grandparents, spouses, siblings, grandchildren, children, and household members), you are eligible to become a member of the Navy Federal Credit Union. Click here for more details on membership.
Challenge Your FriendsBuild a Team!
Strength comes in numbers! Become
part of a team to help yourself and others get through the event,
save money, and support our troops.
How does it work?Create a team or join a team! The more people on a team, the more money everyone will get back in their pocket! Each team member will receive a discount, refunded to the method of payment used, a few days prior to race day. The discount escalates as the team size increases, so get more friends to join your team and everyone saves more money!
How many people are needed to make a team?Teams are unlimited with a minimum of four people! Team members are timed individually and are not required to cross the finish line together.
Which team takes home the prizes?The fastest 4 times of the team will be used to calculate the team's finishing time. Prizes will be awarded to the team who finishes on top! Interested? Learn more here...
Race Packet Pick-Up Race Day
You will pick your packet up on race day morning, so arrive early!
Spartan Kids RaceSpartan Racing For Kids
Jr Varsity Spartan | 0.5 miles
Junior Varsity Spartan Start Times:
Saturday - 10:30am, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm
Sunday - 10:30am and 12:30pm
Spartan Race is not only limited to adult fun! Bring the kids ages 4-13 who can participate in their very own Jr. Spartan race. They will enjoy the thrill of the run, a variety of scaled down obstacles and their own mini festival area filled with games and children's challenges! Our mission is to inspire children to develop a love for fitness at an early age.
The course is about a 1⁄2 mile filled with junior obstacles for Jr. Varsity Spartans and 1 mile for Varsity Spartans. Each child will receive a T-shirt and Finisher's Medal with 100% of the Jr. Spartan Adventure proceeds benefiting the Kids Fit Foundation.
We now have 3 start times for each distance for the Spartan Kids Race! No excuses parents, now the entire family can race!
Pre-Register: $25 / Day of Registration: $30
*Kids Registration and check-in closes at 2pm on Saturday and 12pm on Sunday so please be early. To register, click the REGISTER button on the top right of this page.
**Each family will receive two free spectator passes at registration.
Race Results & PhotosWhere Do I Get Them?
You can go right here for
results and photos. To see photos, search for your name or bib #, click on your name and you will see a "Race Photos" tab.