Qatar Olympic Committee to organize inaugural Spartan Race in Qatar

DOHA- The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) announced on Monday that it will organize the first ever Spartan Race in Qatar on the 25th and 26th of March hosted by Al-Shaqab.

The spartan race is a series of obstacle races of varying distance and difficulty inspired by the warrior culture of ancient Sparta. This race will enhance participants physical fitness and testing their body abilities, focus and endurance.

The main mixed event will be held on the second day with a special event for kids and an event for ladies only on the first day.

The women’s first day event includes Spartan Sprint 5+ km, which consists of 20 obstacles, while the second day’s mixed event will see Spartan Sprint 5+, consists of 20 obstacles, in addition to Spartan Super race 10+ km of 25 obstacles.

Moreover, the second day event will also feature kids race for three categories: 800m race for ( 4-6 years), 1600m race for (7-9 years) and 3200m race for (10-13 years).

Spartan Race has become increasingly popular as one of the toughest obstacle races internationally organized across 42 countries with more than 2500 annual events. The spartan race includes a number of obstacles such as climbing under barbed wire, fire jump, Herculean Hoist, rope climb, spear throw, tire flips and wall climbing.

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee