Free training sessions in preparation for the Spartan World Championship in Abu Dhabi


Abu Dhabi Sports Council and Spartan ready to roll out free-to-attend nine-day interactive roadshow and free-to-attend training sessions across various locations ahead of the showpiece event at Al Wathba on UAE National Day weekend.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

Abu Dhabi Sports Council and Spartan, the world’s leading endurance sports and extreme wellness brand, announced the launch of free training sessions, to give participants a glimpse of the competitions in the Spartan World Championship, which will be held in Abu Dhabi in the Al Wathba Desert, from December 2-4.

With the world’s best OCR athletes battling it out for more than $125,000 in prize money.

The unique environment of the 2nd edition, the Spartan World Championship in Abu Dhabi means fitness enthusiasts and amateur athletes can test themselves on the same circuit as the world’s best in the Open Heats. Accessible to all ages and skill levels, these races have no qualification requirements and all interested parties are welcome to sign up.

Ahead of the exciting weekend, organisers are rolling out nine-day training sessions in various locations. Starting on Friday at 321 Sports, Al Hudayriyat Island in Abu Dhabi, wannabe Spartans and curious fitness fans can tackle an eclectic mix of Spartan’s famous obstacles and challenges, including tire flip, tire pull, box jump, traverse wall and more.

Following the three-day event, the training sessions moves on to other locations over the weekends from November 18-20 and November 25-27.

 “The Spartan World Championships in Abu Dhabi really is an occasion for everybody. It’s an opportunity to not only see the world’s best OCR athletes and action, but to challenge oneself on the same course, support friends and family and become part of the Spartan community.

The roadshow and training sessions are geared to engage, give people a taste of what to expect and continue growing the Spartan family, while promoting the benefits of an active healthy lifestyle,” said Joe De Sena, CEO and Founder of Spartan.


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