GREEK PEAK MOUNTAIN RESORT TO HOST SPARTAN EVENT SATURDAY 3.9.19

March 6, 2019

GREEK PEAK MOUNTAIN RESORT TO HOST SPARTAN EVENT SATURDAY 3.9.19
3rd Winter Race Integrated with Ski Operation at Greek Peak

(6 MAR 19) Cortland NY – Greek Peak Mountain Resort is pleased to partner with Spartan for a third 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-mile Sprint begins at 9am on Saturday, March 9th 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 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 4,000 racers on March 9th at Greek Peak Mountain Resort.


Registration starts at $119 and can be found at https://www.spartan.com/en/race/detail/4210/overview. Spectator's fee is $20 online and $25 onsite race day. For Spartan Media Credentials and Interview Requests contact: media@spartan.com or call Shannon Flynn at 857-274-5467.


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
With more than 200 events across more than 40 countries on six continents, Spartan is the world's largest obstacle race (OCR) and endurance brand. Providing transformation through sport, Spartan attracts more than one million annual participants across all fitness levels, from beginners to elite. More than five million participants have finished Spartan events, creating a lifestyle that extends beyond races including health and wellness products, training and nutrition programs, and popular media content, which has made OCR one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Spartan events feature races at various distances, Stadion and Sprint: 3 mi / 5 km, 20 Obstacles, Super: 8 mi / 13 km, 25 Obstacles; Beast: 13 mi / 21 km, 30 Obstacles and Ultra: 30 mi / 50 km, 60 obstacles. Visit http://www.spartan.com for more information and registration.