Spartan Challenge

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Spartans were one of the most feared military forces in the Greek world.  At the height of Sparta’s power – between the 6th & 4th Centuries (BC), it was commonly accepted that, “one Spartan was worth several men of any other state.

The Spartan Challenge was adopted by the Cardinia Climbers late in 2014.  The challenge thrown down was that you would do things in three, and do them tough.  To complete the challenge you needed:
⇒  To become a member of the Cardinia Climbers club:
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https://www.strava.com/clubs/cardinia-climbers

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⇒  Complete a minimumof 300km in one continuous ride

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⇒  A Spartan must be a good climber, and on this ride must climb a minimum of 3,000 vertical

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⇒  Most importantly a Spartan must be willing to get their hands dirty, and must travel a minimum
     of 3 km over gravel roads on their Spartan Adventure
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Spartans are Warriors!  You won’t be awarded a trophy.  You won’t get a finishers badge.  You won’t get a ticket parade. 

What you do get is recognition of being one big Bad Ass rider!

   



Spartan Hall of Fame

Date:
Name:
Distance:
Vertical:
Strava link:
30/08/2014
Brendan Edwards
322
3,095vm
05/09/2014
John Beech
302
3,234vm
14/03/2015
Christian Purnomo
303
3,339vm
14/03/2015
Brendan Edwards
303
3,339vm
22/03/2015
Richard Moody
314
3,023vm
 11/04/2015
 Clint Woodward
433 
6,351vm 
 11/04/2015
Steve Gardner 
 433
6,351vm 

https://www.strava.com/activities/283292951

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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If you have completed a Spartan Challenge.  Forward the link of your ride to either the Cardinia Climbers Club, or to their Facebook Page:

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Here are links to my write-ups for my Spartan Adventures:

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http://dandenongrangesadventures.blogspot.com.au/2015/03/a-spartan-300.html

 
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0 thoughts on “Spartan Challenge

    Sherpa for a team of Spartan’s « The Dandenong Ranges said:
    December 12, 2015 at 11:54 am

    […] what is the Spartan challenge?  It challenged you to do things in three, and do them tough.  To complete the challenge you […]

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