Top racers will gather at the start line in the picturesque Alps on September 12, 2020, when Oberndorf/Tyrol/Austria will host the Spartan European Championship. Oberndorf is renown as one of the hardest Spartan Races in Europe. And it proudly bring on its name. Beating the Beast in Oberndorf is like falling in love with mountains, forests, rivers, lakes and cows. Oberndorf/Tyrol will be a true test for Spartan elite and age group racers who have their eye on the 2020 European Champion title.

Whoever will finish the Oberndorf beast will be a hero for lifetime!

The authentic mountain village is a perfect canvas for developing a rugged and signature course. Be prepared for Oberndorf vertical slopes, the cold waters of its rivers, and high altitude trails.

Whether you’re an elite or first-time racer, this is an event you shouldn’t miss. Anyone can register for the open heats of Beast and Super, and for the elite/age group/open Sprint you can compete for the title of European Champion and access the Elite and Age Group Championship Beast heats.


Top Elite and Age Group racers from all European Spartan events will qualify for the 2020 Spartan European Championship.

Due to the situation around Covid-19 many qualifier races had to be cancelled or postponed to dates after the European Championship Event 2020. Therefore the qualification rules are updated so all Elite and AG racers that had qualified for the 2019 European Championship will automatically be qualified for the European Championship 2020. All 2020 races happening before the European Championship event in Oberndorf (September 12) will still qualify with the same rules for the 2020 Championship event.

All races taking place after the European Championship event in Oberndorf (September 12, 2020) are qualifier races for the 2021 European Championship

ELITE QUALIFIERS: Top 10 male and top 10 female finishers from all Elite race heats will receive an invitation email with a code and instructions on how to register for the gated championship heat.

AGE GROUP QUALIFIERS: Top 20 male and top 20 female finishers from each age bracket of all Age Group race heats will receive an invitation email with a code and instructions on how to register for the gated championship heat.


There’s more than just the championship title on the line. Elite and Age Group racers will be competing for awards and more prize money than ever before.

More details on how to qualify for the World Championship at the European Championship races can be found HERE.

For more information check out our European Championship FAQs