Reality Star Maura Higgins Tackles the Spartan Course in Reality Show on ITV2

Maura Higgins’ documentary, You’re Joking Me!, follows the daring 29-year-old as she prepares to compete in a 5km Spartan Race. It aired on ITV2, Wednesday 15th July at 10.05pm. Watch it on catch up now.

She comments, “One minute I’m living my Love Island dream, the next I’m face to face with my worst nightmare.” 

So is it a nightmare — or is it a dream come true?

Spartan is a community that inspires you to seek your best self. We conquer life’s obstacles, push past our comfort zone, and support each other doing it.

WHAT IS A SPARTAN RACE? 

Whether you’re ready to tackle your first Spartan 5K Sprint, or you’re an elite athlete seeking to crush a 50K Ultra and a podium spot, we’ve got a race for you…

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THE STADION

5K, 20 Obstacles

The action-packed 5K course of the Spartan Stadion makes it the perfect event for those looking to begin their Spartan journey, just like Maura! It has everything from low crawls to rope climbs, box jumps to sandbag carries. You’ll make memories that last a lifetime.

THE SPRINT

5K, 20 Obstacles

There will be smiles and struggles along the way as you earn something to be proud of. The Sprint is a short-distance race, but it’s full of challenges on rugged terrain. Every time you run a Sprint you’ll push yourself a little harder — so it never gets easier, you just get stronger.

THE SUPER

10K, 25 Obstacles

This true athletic test offers the ideal blend of distance and speed. Are you determined to push beyond excuses? You just might have the guts for a Spartan Super.

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TRAIL

10K OR HALF MARATHON

Trail is running the way it’s meant to be. Ditch the treadmill, it’s time to explore some of the UK’s wildest trails and epic scenery.

THE BEAST

Half Marathon, 30 Obstacles

If you’re looking to unleash your inner beast and go to places you never imagined, the Spartan Beast is perfect for you. It will test your strength, your endurance, your resolve. Beast mode: ON.

THE ULTRA

50K, 60 Obstacles

The Spartan Ultra delivers unique course elements and obstacles, in some of the world’s most challenging locations. It is the ultimate test of strength and perseverance. If you can complete this, you can do anything.

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN US?

Inside each of us is a Spartan. In moments of adversity, it kicks into action and gives us strength. No matter who you are, where you come from, or what you do for a living, there’s a Spartan inside of you.

Ready to connect with that resilient warrior within? Commit now.

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