Born in 1993 in Costa Rica, La Ruta was the first mountain bike stage race in the world created by Mountain Bike Hall of Fame Inductee Roman Urbina. La Ruta is considered by many to be the world’s toughest cycling event that pushes participants to conquer their limits. In addition, participants experience the most beautiful terrain that includes the original path of the famous Spanish Conquistadores; Juan de Cavallón, Perafán de Rivera and Juan Vásquez de Coronado.In 2020, endurance leader Spartan invested in the world renown event. Spartan is a global fitness brand with a 10 million + strong community. We create transformational experiences, products, and content to help people, companies and teams tear down boundaries and expand what they believe to be possible.