Spartan Race World Championships, Cruise Giveaway, Races and more

Spartan Race World Championships, Cruise Giveaway, Races and more

Content Within: Spartan Race Ohio Sprint, Spartan Race World Championships, Cruise Giveaway, and Race Discount.

Here recently, I have published many articles on the Spartan Race. I love the idea of the race and I love what the race stands for. Joe De Sena, the founder of the Spartan Race, published a book called, SPARTAN UP! (If you haven’t read this or heard about it, I suggest you pick up a copy!). The book is truly motivational and from the book you can see that the intent of the races are to not only provide another option for individuals to get healthy while having fun, but so that they can walk away as a new person! A new person in the sense of the rigorous challenges one must push through to reach the finish line and find out what he or she can really do.


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So, while I have spent many hours reading the book, writing Spartan Race articles, reading other Spartan Race articles, and viewing the Spartan Race website, I have yet to take part in such an event. Really? Yeah, true story. Why? Well, there was word that a Spartan Race would be coming to Kentucky, but now I can’t wait any longer! With that being said, my wife and I will be partaking in the Ohio Sprint in Cumberland, Ohio on October 4th and we are truly excited. AROO! If you will also be partaking in the event, let us know! We have 73 acres of land and will be training wisely. I guess since I am personal trainer, I have a few workouts planned for us as we trek the land. AROO! And don’t worry….I’ll be tracking the Cumberland course with use of my GoPro.

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Spartan Race World Championships:

The 2014 Spartan Race World Championship Race will be taking place in Killington, Vermont on September 20th. Won’t be in Vermont? No worries, you can watch it on NBC! Heck yeah, I am watching it! So, even if you have never participated in a Spartan Race or been to one, you can watch the season and Championships on NBC. Here’s the rest of the schedule:

Reebok Spartan Race Television Schedule: (All times ET)

Sat., September 13 Washougal, Wash. NBCSN 2 p.m.
Tues., September 23 Amesbury, Mass. NBCSN 10 p.m.
Sat., October 25 Wintergreen, Va. NBCSN 12:30 p.m.
Sun., November 16 Killington, Vt. NBC 3 p.m.

Who will you be rooting for? Check out the athletes in the magazine below on page 44-53.

Spartan Race E-Magazine:

Check out the 2014 World Championship Edition online magazine here.

Spartan Race Cruise Giveaway:

The reason most of you probably came to visit my blog after seeing the word “Cruise Giveaway” in the title. Don’t worry, I do the same. I’ve won a TRX Suspension Setup (which my clients and I love) and a Spartan Race Entry. I LOVE GIVEAWAYS!

Announcing the Reebok Spartan Race Spartan Cruise Sweepstakes! No purchase necessary. Open to US residents only. Winner will receive a trip for two including airfare, a 3 day Spartan Cruise, and an entry into the ultimate tropical island Spartan Race! Click here to enter

What? Airfare, March 6-9th at Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas, a PRIVATE Tropical Island Spartan Race Sprint? Did I mention you get to hang out with Joe too? Sign me up! A boat full of exercise enthusiasts and probably free food considering most cruises have buffets. Sounds like a fantastic trip—as long as no one goes Gerard Butler crazy and starts kicking people off the boat while screaming, “This is Sparta!” 

Okay, I hope you have clicked the link already for your chance to win!

Don’t worry, if you don’t win you can still go on the cruise and attend the Private Island Spartan Race. Visit the following link if you want more information about the cruise and race, head here.

Spartan Race Discount:

Last, but not least! Our friends at Spartan Race has provided me with a 10% discount off any race to share with you: SPARTANBLOGGER


Joshua Reed
Joshua Reed is an Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and is the owner of Reed’s Wellness and Fitness Training. He currently operates a small space in Ludlow, Kentucky and travels to see clients in the Northern Kentucky/Cincinnati area. He offers both personal, online, and small group coaching from his location, the client’s home, and/or outdoors. He is a 2012 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Adult Fitness and Wellness Management. Joshua currently attends the University of Kentucky’s, where he is earning a Master’s degree in Biomechanics with a concentration in running mechanics and injury prevention.