At the 2016 Spartan Race World Championship on Oct. 1 in North Lake Tahoe, Calif., 2013 world champion Hobie Call of Utah and 2015 world champion Zuzana Kocumova of the Czech Republic reclaimed their titles. Set on the same hallowed ground as the 1960 Winter Olympics at Squaw Valley ski resort, the Reebok Spartan Race World Championship brought together 10,000 athletes from across the globe to scale some of the most challenging mountain terrain while competing for more than $100,000 in cash and prizes.
Call, 39, covered the 12-mile, 30-obstacle Spartan Beast championship course in 2:25:32, just ahead of 2016 Spartan U.S. Championship Series winner Ryan Atkins of Canada (2:25:59). Kocumova, 37, won the women’s race in 2:46:55, while 2016 Spartan U.S. Championship Series winner Lindsay Webster of Canada took second (2:58:24) by narrowly edging out fellow Canadian Faye Stenning. The weekend also included a Spartan Sprint (3+ miles/ 20+ obstacles) and a Spartan Ultra Beast (26+ miles/ 60+ obstacles) as well as Spartan Kids races too. NBC will televise the Reebok Spartan Race World Championship on Dec 25 at 5p.m. ET. Check out the scenes from the championship weekend below.
Photos: Courtesy of Spartan Race