BEFORE Bright has even hosted its first event, Spartan Race Australia CEO Max DeLacy says the town has the potential to host the Spartan Race World Championships in two years time.
Ahead of the November 26-27 extreme obstacle race, which is expected to attract upwards of 3500 competitors, Mr DeLacy said his plan from the start was to make a play for Spartan’s biggest race in 2018.
Currently held at Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe in California the Spartan World Championships draw 10,000 racers from 40 countries.
“Bright is amazing, if you saw where the original Spartan World Championships were held in Vermont with its combination of beauty but very testing hills Bright is very similar,” Mr DeLacy said.
“I could not imagine having it anywhere else in Australia other than Bright and that’s my dream to make it happen.
“I have spoken to the American guys who will be coming to Bright so the first event is going to be so important