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Spartan Race Comes to Kalispell

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KALISPELL - The Kalispell Conventions Bureau is prepping for its first Spartan Race set to take place this weekend.

All morning production teams set up obstacle courses for the race. More than 3,000 people registered with 64 percent of participants being out-of-towners. The 20 obstacle-course race is designed to test strength, stamina and quick decision-making skills.

Visitor Bureau Sales Manager Rob Brisendine, said the event is expected to give Kalispell an economic turn around for area businesses.

"In may our hotel occupancy is less than 50 percent so this is really going to give an added boost to our hotels and community just bringing in significant amount of people to our valley,"  Brisendine said.

The Spartan Race begin Saturday at the Quarter Circle Ranch in Bigfork at 8 a.m.
it will wrap up Sunday. A cash prize of 300 dollars will go to the first place winner.

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