DEKA Affiliate Program (DAP) FAQ


What is DEKA?        

DEKA: from the creators of Spartan™ is the decathlon of functional fitness, featuring training and inspiring competitions designed for ALL fitness levels. The term ‘’deka’’ is derived from the Greek term meaning ‘’ten’’.


DEKA includes 10 Functional Zones (DEKA Zones) creating diverse fitness testing that provides fitness professionals and enthusiasts an objective measurement of fitness performance, which we call the “DEKA Mark.” Ultimately, this benchmark will motivate you to continue to train, test, compete, gamify and celebrate your fitness!


DEKA Fitness Tests, Challenges and Events


Our testing, assessment and event platform designed for our affiliate gyms and studios. Features the same 10 DEKA zones with zero running (and minor modifications). DEKA STRONG promotes training with a purpose, motivation, and exercise adherence.



Our hybrid fitness test designed for fitness facilities. Features the same 10 DEKA Zones with a 160 meter run before each zone.. An excellent option for fitness challenges and events.



The Super Bowl of Fitness. Features the 10 DEKA zones with a 500m run before each zone.


Who benefits from DEKA Affiliate Program?       

Club, Gym, Studio Owners, Fitness Professionals

What is the DEKA Affiliate Program?

The DEKA Affiliate Program was created to authentically support fitness operators and coaches and their businesses by providing benefits such as:


  • Fitness Testing & Gamification
  • Spartan DEKA Event Hosting Opportunities (DEKA STRONG and DEKA MILE)
  • Revenue Sharing & Additional Rev Streams
  • Unique Fitness Programming & Training
  • Lead Generation
  • Member Retention
  • Business Support and Networking

DEKA Affiliate Benefits Chart



Affiliate Benefits


Additional Revenue Streams (Hosted Events, Training Programs)

Marketing Support

Improved Member Retention

Membership Lead Generation

Complimentary DEKA FIT Event Entries


Complimentary Spartan Race Entries


Complimentary Gym Hosted Event Entries


6-Week DEKA FIT Training Program

Weekly DEKA Workouts (WOW’s)

Private Facebook Page Access & Networking

Monthly Networking and Business Support Calls

DEKA STRONG/MILE Testing, Event Calendar Listing, Leaderboard

FREE SGX Certification ($595 value)


Website Link to Gym Finder Page

Quarterly Affiliate Fitness Challenges



Example of DEKA Affiliate benefits in action:

Gym hosted DEKA STRONG events feature our testing, assessment and event platform and involve zero running. Overall scores are also submitted on our global leaderboard at DEKA.FIT

The team at Spartan is on a mission to assist gym operators and fitness professionals during these challenging times and we handle all of the administration for your event including:

  • Registration
  • Creative Marketing Asset
  • Event Calendar located on DEKA.FIT
  • Event listing on @dekafitx Facebook page
  • T-shirts and Medals

Spartan DEKA hosted events increase revenue (rev share program), provide lead generation opportunities, improve member retention, as well as enhance your gym or studio’s sense of community.



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