February 6, 2017

First Winter Race in the United State Integrated with Ski Operation, Being Debuted as a 4-Season Sport

(1 FEB 16) Cortland NY – Greek Peak Mountain Resort is pleased to partner with Spartan Race, the world's leading obstacle race company, to host the first winter race held in the United States, that is also fully integrated with an operating ski resort, adding snow and icy terrain to Spartan's challenging obstacles.

The Reebok 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 4th and heats will start every 15 minutes throughout the day, with the last heat starting at roughly 2pm. The last racer is expected to finish around 6:30pm. On race day, Spartan will utilize Greek Peak Mountain Resort's black diamond trail, Odyssey, and double black diamond trail, Olympian. Olympian trail was recently rated as The Toughest 10: Most Challenging Ski Runs in Upstate NY, by Spartan will also be utilizing Greek Peak Mountain Resort's Adventure and Tubing Center. The race course includes 20-23 well-known Spartan obstacles such as the Sandbag Carry, Snow Tunnels, Rope Climb, Bucket Brigade and Inverted Wall.

Registration starts at $109 and can be found at Spectator's fee is $20 online and $25 onsite race day. For Spartan Media Credentials and Interview Requests contact:

For more information on race plans, please contact Jessica Sloma, VP of Sales & Marketing at Greek Peak Mountain Resort at 844.852.9312 or

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 42 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