Injured participant sues Spartan Race

Spartan Race 4A man who broke his leg during a Spartan Sprint in Pennsylvania in 2013 is seeking more than $50,000 in damages in a lawsuit against Spartan and the ski area the event was held at.

According to an article on, both Spartan Race and the ski area – Blue Mountain Ski Area and Resort in Palmerton – are asking to have recklessness charges in the lawsuit dismissed.

The plaintiff, Raphael Duran, reportedly suffered a broken right leg on an inverted wall. He claims the obstacle was in dangerous condition and that the staff was poorly-trained to deal with injuries.

Read about a participant’s lawsuit against Spartan.


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