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Spartan Race: Monterey Trail

  • Toro Park 501 Monterey Salinas Highway Salinas, CA, 93908 United States (map)

Spartan Race is a series of obstacle races of varying distance and difficulty ranging from 3 miles to marathon distances.


Ready for an off-road challenge? Welcome to Spartan Trail. No man-made obstacles here. Just you, the great outdoors and the open trail. Compete, have fun, meet new friends and explore America’s wilderness over a 10k distance.

Located only six miles from downtown Salinas near the town of Monterey, this trail race takes place in Toro Park - a vast, sprawling venue covering almost 5,000 acres. With punishing hills, fields and prairies as well as many picturesque wooded areas, it’s easy to understand why this venue is a favorite amongst Spartans.

With miles of different trail routes, the race directors will be sure to take full advantage of variety and unleash a hailstorm of twists and turns.

The magnificent views from on top of the many peaks are (almost) worthy of a quick rest to appreciate the stunning sight of the outlying Northern California mountains. The weather can be deceptively warm without humidity, so remember to hydrate well for the dry and dusty peaks. Be sure to look out for the local wildlife as Toro Park is teeming with critters watching you sprint to the next hill.

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