Adventure seekers around the region gathered for the annual Spartan race in Bahrain with this year’s edition taking place in the primely located Al Areen Development Project, a growing destination for sports, leisure and tourism.
Under the Patronage of His Highness Shaikh Nasser Bin Hamad Foundation, GFH Financial Group (GFH) and Al Areen Investment Company brought to the Kingdom not only the first-ever Trifecta Weekend to be hosted in Bahrain, but the first 2020 Spartan Trifecta event in the world.
A race that has grown in popularity amongst Bahrainis, more than 3,250 participants, both new and seasoned, and over 6,000 attendees enjoyed the scenes across the 2,000,000 sq/m desert oasis.
The race is designed for individuals of all ages and abilities with multiple distances held that allowed participants at every level to begin their journey to becoming a Spartan. This included a 5K Spartan Sprint, a 10K Spartan Super and a 21K Spartan Beast on offer for the adults and Spartan Kids races ranging from 800m-3200m for young athletes between the ages 4-14 years.