“This is SPARTA!”

Spartan Race 2011!!


The Spartan Race is coming to NY at the Tuxedo Ridge Ski Center!!!

What is the Spartan Race you ask?? Well it is a CrossFitters paradise loaded with a super fun, super muddy, and super tough course which includes some really cool natural features like an entire section of boulders (aka ankle eaters) that you will be traversing off-camber and along the contour line. It also has fire, water, gladiators, tire carries, barbed wire, mud, free beer and you name it!!! Oh yeah did you get that part about the free beer…sounds like a party!!!

Here are the details…

When: June 4th, 2011

All parking will be at:
460 Route 17A West, Tuxedo NY 10987
$5.00 per car parking fee

Distance: Right around 3 miles, fastest time should be around 30 minutes.

Start Times: Heats start at 9am with up to 250 racers and continue every 30 minutes throughout the day. There is a 9am “Elite” heat if you want to be as competitive as possible and race against the best.

Aid Stations: None… hydrate before or carry your own water on the course.

All Racers Receive:
– Finishers Medal
– T-Shirt
– Free Beer
– Free Mud
– Tired legs from climbing up and down the mountain- Bragging Rights

If you are SERIOUSLY interested in participating in this event with us, post your attendance to comments. This will allow us to get an accurate head count and see what kind of group rate we are looking at.


WOD – 2/21/11

“The Horrible Hundred”

Complete the following for time:
25 Deadlifts (215#/173#)
25 Clean and jerks (125#/83#)
25 Thrusters (75#/53#)
25 Overhead squats (45#/33#)

Men will load the 45# bar in the following order: 15# then 25# then 45#. Women will load the 33# bar in the following order: 10# then 15# then 45#. Strip a set of plates off after each movement is completed.

Post time to comments.

10 Replies to ““This is SPARTA!””

  1. I was planning on doing this anyways, but doing it with a whole bunch of people from crossfit rockland sound AWSOME! SIGN ME UP nothing like crawling through mud and barbed wire 🙂

  2. I'm in too!!! Represent, woot woot!!! I hope to look as muddy as they do =)

    Today's WOD had my name all over it! DEFINITELY A NEW FAV!!! Thanks Drew, "D", and Rob for rooting Mr. Pink and I on all the way… Oh, and, thanks Mr. Pink for rockin today's WOD with me!!!

    "Above RX" (Deadlifts-185#/C&J-95#/Thrusters-65#/OHS-45#)

  3. I'm in for the Spartan Race. Chris and I talked about doing this a while ago and it'd be way more fun with the crew from cfr!!

  4. Yep, gotta love the "Brick" wall, eh Jacob?? LOL. I'm in for Spartan race… mud, running, yep sounds like lots of dirty fun 😉

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