Ryan Kent


DOB: 12/13/85
Residence: Charleston, SC



Ryan began running competitively at the age of 4 and always dreamed of becoming a professional athlete. He got that chance in 2014 when he quit his job and decided to pursue OCR full time. Since joining the Spartan Pro Team in 2015, Kent has won over 30 elite Spartan Races and has proven to be one of the most versatile athletes in the sport. Whether competing in a 13 mile Spartan Beast or a 3 mile Stadium Sprint, Ryan enjoys all of it and quite often finds himself on the podium.


Significant OCR Accomplishments

  • 2nd place: 2017 Spartan Race US Championships
  • 4th place: 2018 Spartan US National Series
  • 6th place: 2018 Spartan Race World Championships


Fun Facts

  • Fantasy Football extraordinaire (die-hard Washington Redskins fan)
  • Owns 2 dogs
  • Has journaled every day since 2007


Favorite Quote

“The only permission you need to pursue a dream is your own!” 

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