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Spartan Race hosts European Championships in Scotland

Image from Youtube video
Image from Youtube video

Over £12,000 in cash and prizes await international Elite athletes in Spartan Race’s European Championships in Scotland. The 3rd Annual Reebok Spartan Race European Championship will be held on 24 July, 2016 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

In order to qualify for Sunday’s European Championship heat, elites must have finished in top ten in European Reebok Spartan Races since the last European Championship, i.e. between 7 September, 2015 and 23 July, 2016.

“The European Championships are Spartan Race’s first regional series and a testament to the growth of Spartan and obstacle racing in Europe. With over 50 races in 10 European countries, we are introducing qualifications for the first time and are looking forward to increased competiveness and sportsmanship.” comments Carolin Greiner, Spartan Race EMEA, Managing Director.

“It’s been incredible to see people all over Europe and the world embrace Spartan Race and see it evolve into what is now a global movement. Racers from all continents attend our World Championship, with European athletes continuously ranking in the top three,” said Joe De Sena, Spartan Race Founder and CEO.

Races for Spartan Sprint and Spartan Junior races for children will also be held.

Read more on Spartan Race UK.