2015 Northern Alberta Spartan Sprint

2015 Northern Alberta Spartan Sprint

The two day Sprint distance race got underway at the Tawatinaw Valley Alpine and Nordic Centre in Westlock county Alberta at 8:00am with the elite starting heat and followed with open heats departing at half hour intervals.

Obstacles at the Northern Alberta Spartan Sprint included:

  1. MoatsNorthern Alberta Spartan Sprint Barbed wire crawl
  2. O-U-T
  3. 8 food wall
  4. Inverse wall
  5. Traktor Pull
  6. Bucket Brigade
  7. Hurdles
  8. Monkey bars
  9. Parallel bars
  10. Zig-Zag balance beam
  11. 7 foot wallNorthern Alberta Spartan Sprint Barbed wire crawl
  12. 5 food wall
  13. Tire flip
  14. Sandbag carry
  15. Z-wall traverse wall
  16. Spear throw
  17. Vertical cargo net
  18. Slip ramp
  19. Mud pit / barbed wire crawl
  20. Rope climb
  21. Fire Jump

The course measured 6.84 KM according to my Suunto Ambit 3 Peak Edition GPS watch with barometric altimeter that Northern Alberta Spartan Sprint Mapmeasured 339 meters of elevation gain.

The Northern Alberta Spartan Sprint was a late addition to the Western Canada Spartan Race season calendar with registration opening 2 and a half months before the event. This made for rather favourable conditions on the course as the 45% registration sell-out on Saturday and 35% on Sunday made for reduced lineups at obstacles.

Race Swag:

  • Finisher’s MedalNorthern Alberta Spartan Sprint Elevation Chart
  • Spartan Sprint T-Shirt

GPS Data

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