Stairway to Sparta

Stairway to Sparta

The stairway to sparta is an "A" shaped obstacle that can either include a rope or three foot wall followed by a stairway down the other side.

Multiple Attempt Obstacle
  • Skills
    Upper Body / Core
  • Race Types
    Sprint / Super / Beast

Grip and Upper Body Strength Training Equipment

Key Exercises

    Tips for the obstacle

    • use the slats or rope to help get up the wall

    Ways to Train

      Official Rulebook Details

      • Climb up and over the wall without touching the support structure or straps.
      • Only women can use the “kickers” where available.
      • Inability to climb over the wall
      • Anyone using the support structure or straps.
      • Men using the “kickers”.
      • Competitors may re-try this obstacle until they complete it properly, or complete the penalty.


      Videos and documents for reference