Search

Spartan Race: Top tips on the day for Olympic park obstacle sprint

PUBLISHED: 11:46 06 April 2016 | UPDATED: 11:46 06 April 2016

Spartan Race UK will be coming to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Saturday, April 9

Spartan Race UK will be coming to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Saturday, April 9

Spartan Race UK

The first event of the Reebok Spartan Race season is just days away so to help your obstacle-ridden run go smoothly we’ve got some top race tips direct from the Spartan Race UK team.

1. Get there early

The registration process could take a while, so it’s recommended that you get to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park at least one-and-a-half hours before your race slot

2. Plan your parking

There are no parking facilities on-site. Racers can park in the Westfield Shopping Centre car park just a short walk away. Alternatively, use public transport – the nearest Tube and railway station is Stratford.

3. Stay energised and hydrated

There will be aid stations at regular intervals along the course, where you can rest and rehydrate. Spartan Race’s official nutrition partner, Science in Sport, will also be on-hand to give out energy gels to keep you fuelled

4. Don’t worry about your warm-up

A Spartan activator will be on-site when you arrive to help you warm up properly

5. Reward yourself

At the end of the race, you’ll be able to enjoy a beer on us. You’ve earned it!

If you haven’t got a ticket there is still time. Click here to buy a race slot, prices vary, or for more information.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Newham Recorder. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Newham Recorder