Kids Race FAQ

How do I register my child for the kids race?

 Just follow this Kids Registration FAQ to get your child registered.

 

Which event should I sign my child up for?

 

1/2 Mile Kids Race:

- About .5 mile long

- Designed for ages 4-8

- Parents are allowed to run with their children

- Most of the course will be visible from the Start/Finish area (due to venue limitations some will have more visibility than others)

- Average finish time is 15 to 25 minutes however this will vary depending on the venue/course and the athletes ability 

1 Mile Kids Race:

- About 1 mile long

- Designed for ages 9-13

- Parents are not allowed to run with their children

- Most of the course will not be visible from the Start/Finish area (due to venue limitations some will have more visibility than others)

- Average finish time is 20 to 35 minutes however this will vary depending on the venue/course and the athletes ability  

2 Mile Kids Race:

- 2+ miles (typically between 2.25 - 2.5)

- Designed for ages 11-14

- Parents are not allowed to run with their children

- This event is only offered at select venues

- Participants are given special 2 mile finisher medal 

- Most of the course will not be visible from the Start/Finish area (due to venue limitations, some will have more visibility than others)

- Average finish time is 45-55 minutes however this will vary depending on the venue/course and the athletes ability

- This distance consists of two laps on the 1 mile course in addition to an extended course section with more difficult age specific obstacles

 

What else do we need to know?

  • All kids and parents must have a signed waiver to enter the venue.
  • We suggest planning to arrive 90 minutes prior to your child's start time. 
  • No discount codes can be used for a kids race registration unless otherwise specified by a promotion.
  • Each FAMILY receives 2 free spectator passes when they pick up their kids bib on race day. Spectators must be physically present and turn in a completed waiver to receive their free pass.
  • The spectator pass will cover entry into the entire spartan event including the adult race, festival area, and kids race. 
  • Each registration is valid for 1 race. If your child would like to run a 2nd race, you will need to pay two full registration fees. (Second race includes t-shirt & medal)
  • Bibs and start times are not posted online prior to race day for safety reasons.
  • Please remember that children under 14 are not to be left alone in the festival area while you are racing or for any reason.
  • If you forget which distance or starting time you signed up for please email US@spartan.com. (Please include the child's full name)
  • For more information please visit http://www.spartankids.com
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