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New Spartan Race format to make Australian debut at Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium
Having previously stated events at Sydney’ ANZ Stadium and Geelong’s GMHBA Stadium, the organisers of Spartan Race have announced that Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium will host one of its a themed obstacle course challenges in 2020.
Showcasing the new Spartan Stadion format for the first time in Australia, the ‘Marvel Spartan Stadion’ event will take place on 15th February next year and will feature races in the elite, age group, open and childrens’ categories.
The Marvel Stadium childrens’ race will run from 8am-4pm, with the course - of between 1.5 kilometres and 2 kilometres in length - having been specifically designed to be suitable for children of all ages and fitness levels.
It will be split into two categories: four to eight-year-olds and nine to 14-year-olds.
Spartan Race will host Stadion events in various stadia across the US next year, including Fenway Park, Citi Field, Citizens Bank Park and Nationals Park.
Main image shows Marvel Stadium.
25th November 2019 - Rugby Australia takes 2020 Bledisloe Cup Test to Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium
4th November 2019 - AFL announces new management arrangements for Marvel Stadium
21st August 2019 - Marvel Stadium partners with Ingles family to launch sensory room
13th August 2019 - Fun and creativity the focus of Marvel Stadium’s new kids zone
25th July 2019 - Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium to host UFC 243
9th February 2018 - Spartan Race announces first ever season of events in China
16th September 2017 - Tough Mudder Chief Executive releases account of building his obstacle race movement
17th May 2015 - Simonds Stadium to host Spartan Race in December
30th April 2015 - Mudderella obstacle event challenge for women launches in Australia
24th January 2015 - Spartan Race Australia uses Gumtree to find volunteers for ANZ Stadium race
14th November 2014 - Spartan Race Australia launches first ever stadium event
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