We had some exciting news get announced last week! Spartan Race will be crowning the 2017 Spartan U.S. Championship Series winners AND first-ever age group champions here at the Summit Bechtel Reserve on August 26 and 27, 2017. NBC Sports will be on hand to film all the action as part of comprehensive, season-long coverage of the 2017 Spartan U.S. Championship Series.
The Spartan U.S. Championship Series will crown both individual race winners and an overall series champion based on cumulative points earned across the five race series and award more than $100,000 in cash and prizes. The Emmy-nominated series will once again be televised on NBCSN. As the final race in the Spartan U.S. Championship Series, The Ascent presented by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia will bring the most competitive field of athletes to test themselves on the most challenging course of the series.
“We are thrilled to partner with Wild, Wonderful West Virginia and the Summit Bechtel Reserve to bring the final race of the Spartan U.S. Championship Series to the great state of West Virginia. This world-class venue with its impressive terrain and amenities makes it the ultimate destination for Spartan Racers and adventurers, and is the perfect stage for the world’s best athletes to test themselves one last time before the Reebok Spartan Race World Championship in Lake Tahoe,” said Spartan Race Founder and CEO Joe De Sena.
The full press release can be found here.
We could not be more pleased to be hosting such a prestigious event here at our little outdoor haven and are excited to see all the racers come game day!
For more information on the event and how to sign-up check out the link below.
“The Ascent” – presented by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia