Scheduled for May 20-21, 2023

Every Spartan races for a different reason. For some it means competing with other racers, for others it’s to achieve a personal goal, and for some it's a way to enjoy time with friends. Regardless of your motivation, there's a race for you. This event is a Trifecta Weekend, a chance to complete the Sprint, Super & Beast in one weekend. Plus you'll qualify for the 2023 Trifecta World Championship in Sparta, Greece!

Sprint Race

The Spartan Sprint is the shortest course at a 5K distance with 20 obstacles. But, don't be fooled, this event is designed to max out Spartans with a 1732 foot elevation gain at and above 7000 feet in altitude. Steep, technical climbs will push you to see what you're made of. The Sprint is the perfect gateway into the world of Spartan and is a Spartan Trifecta eligible event. See you at the starting line!

A view from below a rope climbing rig as Spartan races climb and descend during the Spartan Trifecta Weekend in Big Bear Lake

Kids Race

Where are our Spartan Kids at? Kids ages 4-13 years are invited to experience the thrill of the race with their own version of Spartan. Age depending, kids can take on a 1/2 mile, 1 mile, or 2 mile obstacle course. Spartan Kids is about feeling accomplished and having fun. Your athlete run, jump, and crush their way through obstacles to victory at the finish line. Each Kids Race registration includes two complimentary Spectator passes per family.

Special Spartans

This Inclusive Heat takes place on our ½ Mile Kids Course and is designed for Spartans who may have an intellectual and/or physical impairment. Spartan ensures a fun, safe and engaging experience while accommodating any sensory impairments.

Two Spartan racers emerge from a watery obstacle during the Spartan Trifecta Weekend in Big Bear Lake, CA.

Beast Race

The Spartan Beast calls on you to unleash your inner beast to tackle this 21K course sitting at roughly 7000 feet with 30 high intensity obstacles between you and the finish line. You'll put not only your physical strength and endurance to the test, but your mental game as well. The Spartan Beast will test everything you’re made of so show the world what you got Spartan! A Roo!

Super Race

The Spartan Super offers the ideal blend of endurance and strength. Challenging you with 25 obstacles along a 10K route, the Super event spares no one. Rugged terrain paired with a high-altitude setting will force you to prove to yourself that you've got what it takes to conquer this trek. The Super Race is developed as the second race in the Spartan Trifecta.

A crowd of young kids wearing Spartan Race shirts cheer on competitors at the Spartan Trifecta Weekend in Big Bear Lake, CA.

Spartan 10K Trail Race

Not an obstacle climber? Join the Spartan 10K Trail Race on May 21, 2023. Big Bear is a legendary mountain resort in Southern California, and has long been a favorite training ground for some of the country’s top runners. You’ll be following in their footsteps as you explore the picturesque trails winding through a high-altitude pine forest with technical climbs and descents.

Spartan trial run

Spartan Lodging Specials

Save like a Spartan when you take advantage of lodging prices during the 2023 Spartan Race in Big Bear Lake!

  • Midnight Moon Cabins - Midnight Moon Cabins is offering all participants a great lodging Deal! 25% off when you book 2 or more nights. Use coupon code- RACEDAY at checkout. Cannot be applied to previously made reservations or combined with other offers. Book soon as these cabins fill up fast. Check the website for availability. (323) 273-7272
  • The Yeti Den - Come re-coup from your event at The Yeti Den, you can warm up in the hot tub and then relax next to the fire. Message me with the event you're attending and I'll offer 10% off the listed price. (858) 382-5583
  • Big Bear Vacations - Athletes! It's time to participate in a race that pushes and exceeds all expectations. Stay Two Nights and Save 15%* Subject to availability, not valid with any other offer or discount. Valid: May 17 - 23, 2023. Visit or call (909) 866-8200 for info.
  • Vintage Lakeside Inn - Receive 10% OFF March 13-May 25, 2023 when you use the promo code Spring23 to stay at the Vintage Lakeside Inn. Email or call (909) 866-4978 for more info.
  • Big Bear Cool Cabins - Receive a Free Welcome Basket with a booking during our Spring Events! Visit or call (909) 866-7374 for more info.
  • Robinhood Resort - Get 15% OFF when you use promo code ST23. Valid for stays May ​18-22, 2023. Cannot be combined with other discounts. Email or call (909) 866-4643 for additional info.
  • Beary Good Time - Hello Spartans! Soothe your muscles in the hot tub and enjoy the warm fireplace and/ or outdoor firepit and 15% off your stay. Book through Airbnb - dates included May 18-23rd. Not valid with any other offers! Call (661) 316-9113 or email for additional info.