The Isle of Skye is the largest of the Inner Hebrides located off the West Coast of Scotland. The islands extensive history dates back to the 7th millennium BC, with influence from the Pictish, Norse and Viking settlings. Its brutal and beautiful landscape is scattered with ruins, mountains, waterfalls and forest, which all add to the uniqueness of the island. It is highly advised that participants plan time to explore the many small towns, historical and geographical locations the make the Isle of Skye, either before, or after the event.
In the 7th century BC, the Spartans wanted to produce the strongest and most mentally tough citizens on earth. To do this, they created the Agoge, a system of training that became the envy of the known world.
To complete the Spartan Agoge, one overcomes mental and physical obstacles that aim to develop the body, mind and spirit. Most people will need to undertake months of training and self-discovery to earn this coveted achievement.
It is advised that entrants have completed various endurance events and intellectual challenges. For example: a participant may have developed perseverance, camaraderie, and leadership training through the military, or by completing various Spartan Races and Spartan Hurricane Heat distances.
Participants are advised to have completed the Spartan X course to assist in understanding the Agoge. Spartan X will help you identify your True North, finding your direction in life. You will be challenged to commit unwaveringly, and use your enthusiasm, not gratification. The relentless requirement for productivity and grit under adversity will aid you in attaining completion of the Spartan X course, maximizing your understanding of your personal being, and increasing your chance of finishing the relentless Spartan Agoge.
Undertaking the Spartan Agoge you will be offered an arena giving a culmination of your very physical and mental strength driven from your learnings through life. Finishers become innovative thinkers, prudent risk-takers, and expert decision-makers.
The Spartan Agoge is the culmination of every physical and mental strength as well as everything a person has learned in life. Finishers become innovative thinkers, prudent risk-takers, and expert decision-makers. They will embody the Spartan Code, a code of honor and respect that breeds trust and inspires action. Most importantly, they become masters of themselves.