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Less than five weeks until the first-ever Spartan Race at Citizens Bank Park

Phillies fans are invited to take on the ultimate challenge during the first ever Spartan Race at Citizens Bank Park on Saturday, September 28, 2013.

"This unique obstacle course will demand every ounce of strength, ingenuity and animal instinct you thought you lost three generations ago," said the Spartan Race founder and CEO Joe De Sena. "But racers won't know the details of the course until they experience them firsthand on race day. You may not think you have it in you. But you do. And you'll see what you're capable of on September 28th!"

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Spartan Race, the world's leading obstacle racing series, was voted Outside Magazine's "Best Obstacle Race" in 2012. With more than 500,000 participants and 60+ events planned around the globe in 2013, Spartan Race is trailblazing the creation of one of the fastest growing sports in the world.

Highlights at the Spartan Race at Citizens Bank Park include the unique chance for fans to run a time trial throughout one of the best ballparks in major league baseball. The one-day event will feature a course around the interior of Citizens Bank Park, using existing structures and contours along with specially-designed obstacles.

Individuals and teams can register for the race at www.SpartanRace.com/CitizensBankPark.

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