Second Winter Race Integrated with Ski Operation at Greek Peak
Cortland NY – Greek Peak Mountain Resort is pleased to partner with Spartan for a second year in a row. Spartan is the world’s largest obstacle race and endurance brand that is also fully integrated with an operating ski resort, adding snow and icy terrain to Spartan’s challenging obstacles.
The Spartan Sprint is perfect for athletes of all levels; from Spartan first timers to seasoned racers for both adults and kids. The 3-5-mile Sprint begins at 9am on Saturday, March 10th and heats will start every 15 minutes throughout the day, with the last heat starting at roughly 1:30pm. The last racer is expected to finish around 5:00pm.
On race day, Spartan will utilize Greek Peak Mountain Resort’s black diamond trail, Odyssey, and double black diamond trail, Olympian. The race course includes 20-23 well-known Spartan obstacles such as the Sandbag Carry, Spear Throw, Rope Climb, Bucket Brigade and Inverted Wall. In addition to utilizing the mountain trails, the Spartan course will also wind through The Adventure Center and Tubing Center. Spartan anticipates over 4,400 racers on March 10th at Greek Peak Mountain Resort.
Registration starts at $119 and can be found at https://www.spartan.com/en. Spectator’s fee is $20 online and $25 onsite race day. For Spartan Media Credentials and Interview Requests contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Jonathan Fine at 781.248.3963.
For more information on race plans, please contact Jessica Sloma, VP of Sales & Marketing at Greek Peak Mountain Resort at 844.852.9312 or JSloma@GreekPeakMTNResort.com.
Greek Peak Mountain Resort and Hope Lake Lodge & Conference Center is Central New York’s largest four season, family-centric resort. Located in New York’s scenic Finger Lakes region, conveniently just minutes from I-81, the resort truly has something for everyone. Greek Peak Mountain Resort is the largest ski resort in Central New York with 55 trails, six aerial lifts, two surface lifts, beginners’ slope, four Terrain Parks, including a Progression Park. Additionally, Greek Peak Mountain Resort operates a full service Nordic Center with groomed Cross Country and Snowshoe Trails with an average annual snowfall of 122 plus inches. Resort services include multiple dining options, conference and event facilities, Waterfalls Spa, Cascades Indoor Waterpark and The Adventure Center with mountain coaster, zip lines, aerial ropes course, and team building. The Resort is positioned adjacent to 7,000 acres of State protected land that is accessible by all residents and guests for cross country skiing, hiking, and snowshoeing. For more information visit www.GreekPeakMtnResort.com.
ABOUT SPARTAN RACE, INC.
Spartan Race is the world’s largest obstacle race and endurance brand, and the first in-sport to feature timing and global rankings. With more than 200 events across more than 30 countries in 2018, Spartan will attract more than one million global participants offering open heats for all fitness levels, along with competitive and elite heats. The Spartan Race lifestyle boasts a community of more than five million passionate social media followers, health and wellness products, training and nutrition programs, and a popular NBC television series, which has made obstacle racing one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Spartan Race events feature races at three distances, 3+Mile/20+ Obstacle “Sprint,” 8+ Mile/25+ Obstacle “Super” and 12+ Mile/30+ Obstacle “Beast,” culminating in the Reebok Spartan Race World Championship in North Lake Tahoe, Calif. Visit http://www.spartan.com for more information and registration.
Jessica Sloma, VP of Sales & Marketing
Greek Peak Mountain Resort
2000 NYS Route 392, Cortland, NY 13045
844.852.9312 / cell 315.720.6915
Jonathan Fine, Head of Global Brand Communication Spartan Race