Spartan Bringing 2022 Kids World Championship to Central Florida
Globe’s toughest junior Spartans to be crowned in December at family-friendly Spartan Trifecta Weekend
SEBRING, Fla. (April 4, 2022) — Spartan, the world’s leading endurance sports and extreme wellness brand, announced today that it will hold its Kids World Championship in the greater Sebring/Lake Placid, Florida area on December 10-11, 2022.
Along with the Kids World Championship, hosted by Visit Sebring, will be the Central Florida Trifecta Weekend featuring the Sprint, Super, and Beast events along with an Open Kids Division for all youngsters ages 4-14.
At the championship race — scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 10 — the globe’s toughest junior Spartans will encounter approximately 26 obstacles along a 2.99-mile course of dirt, mud, grass and natural streams. The race will feature qualified athletes in two age groups (9–11 and 12–14) competing in boys’ and girls’ heats for a share of $20,000 in prizes and the title of Spartan Kids World Champion.
“These kids have proven themselves to be the best of the best in our sport,” said Spartan founder and CEO Joe De Sena. “They’re fast. They’re tough. They’re unbreakable. They’re all in for an adventure, testing their limits. And they get to share the adventure with their parents in an atmosphere that brings out the best in everyone.”
“As Florida’s premier endurance racing destination and home of the legendary Sebring International Raceway, hosting this championship event is a natural fit and we are thrilled to be bringing the world’s best junior Spartan athletes to Central Florida,” said Visit Sebring representative Casey Hartt.
Saturday and Sunday also feature Open Kids Divisions ranging in distance from half a mile to two miles with a Family 2-mile Heat as well.
Adults can race in the Beast (21K, 30 0bstacles) on Saturday, and the Super (10K, 25 obstacles) and Sprint (5K, 20 obstacles) on Sunday, making it an action-packed family weekend.
For more information on the Spartan 2022 Kids World Championship, visit https://race.spartan.com/en/race/championships/kids.
Spartan is a global experiential sport and wellness brand with a 10 million+ strong community. We create transformational experiences, products, and content to help people, companies and teams tear down boundaries and expand what they believe to be possible. Spartan combines large scale global events with a vibrant digital content and community platform. With 250 events across more than 40 countries on six continents, Spartan is the world’s leading extreme wellness and endurance brand. Visit spartan.com for more information and registration.
Amy Moritz, 716-863-2357, firstname.lastname@example.org
Photos courtesy of Spartan Races.