Spartan Race kicks off new year with Times Square Challenge

Posted at 11:32 AM, Jan 17, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-17 11:32:51-05

Spartan Race kicks off the New Year celebrating the true warrior spirit of East Coast residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy – and their ‘down-but-not-out’ determination to rebuild.

Its New York City Times Square Challenge, postponed due to the devastating super storm, has been rescheduled with a new volunteer component, in conjunction with New York Cares (, to help those still recovering from the devastation.

Lisa Mateo was live in Times Square Thursday for the official launch of the Spartan Race 2013 season.

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