In what seems to be a perfect fit as far as brand alignments go. Spartan Race has announced a new official partnership with the US Marine Corps. Allowing racers to compete head to head against marines as multiple races through the year. And introducing the new USMC “Afterburn Challenge”. Where Spartan racers can complete a specific workout to receive discounts on upcoming races. Keep reading below for complete details.
Spartan Race Partners With US Marine Corps
In a partnership that both brands look to capitalize on. Spartan Race has officially partnered with the USMC. The two will be integrating their media assets to help bring more live action from 8 events through the end of 2022. At which the Marine Corps will have a big presence and allow racers to compete against Marines in Spartan X Marine Heats (race dates below). Allowing them to find out if they have what it takes to go up against some of America’s finest.
Beyond that the two are introducing a Challenge where racers can compete for a discount on their next event. But what is the challenge? Let’s take a look.
The USMC AfterburnChallenge?
Below is the “Afterburn Challenge”. Where racers can complete the workout for time, and then submit their results online. Completing the challenge will unlock $79 Sprint race entries. With the hope that many will show up to the Spartan Race x Marine heats being held across the county. Race locations below.
- 1 MIle Run
- 30 Burpees
- 30 Air Squats
- 30 Push Ups
- 30 Sit Ups
- 1 Mile Run
For full details you can check out the official Spartan x Marine webpage here.
SPARTAN X MARINES HEATS
Below are the dates for the Spartan X Marine heats.
- Notre Dame, ID – 7/9/2022
- Huntsville, UT – 7/9-10/2022
- Newberry, SC – 7/30-31/2022
- Seattle, WA – 8/13-14/2022
- Oahu, HI – 8/13-14/2022
- Washougal, WA – 9/17/2022
- Avondale, AZ – 11/19-20/2022
- San Francisco, CA – 12/3/2022
And before your next race, make sure you check out the official Spartan Race Rules you need to know before you race.