Saturday 13 April
NEW: the Iron Viking in April! The toughest marathon in the World comes to the Mud Edition in Belgium: the Iron Viking Gent with 42km and 100+ obstacles. Do you dare?
BACK in Belgium: now you can also run the Iron Viking during the Mud Edition in Gent! Due to popular demand it is now possible to participate in the ultimate obstacle run challenge during the Mud Edition. Get ready for 42km and 100+ obstacles and kilometers of mud. If you finish within the 7.5 hrs time limit you will earn the most-wanted medal/beer opener in Belgium, the Iron Viking medal! Do you and your friends dare to take on this legendary challenge? Then sign up for the Iron Viking on April 12th 2019! Be advised, only 400 spots available.
The maximum running time for the Iron Viking Gent is 7.5hrs!
What you get
- 42km obstacle run track
- Original Iron Viking finisher shirt
- Refreshments during the Iron Viking
- Free photos and videos after the Strong Viking Obstacle Run
- Free finish photo
- Beer or water at the finish
- Iron Viking medal*
*Medals are only awarded if you finish within the 7.5hrs time limit. Results will be published online afterwards.
- Fastlane at all obstacles
- Time registration per round and certain obstacle points
- Finish time registration
The minimum participation age varies according to the distances:
4km - Family Run: min. age 5 years old (or becomes 5 in that calender year)
4km - Beginning: min. 14 years old (or becomes 14 in that calender year)
7km: min. age 14 years old (or becomes 14 in that calender year)
13km: min. age 14 years old (or becomes 14 in that calender year)
19km and OCR Series: min. age 16 years old (or becomes 16 in that calender year)
42km Iron Viking: min. age 18 years old
60km Ultra Viking: min. age 18 years old
Of course, you are very welcome to come and encourage the participants! Entrance to the area is free and open from 8:30am.
No, every obstacle has a ‘walk by’. You define your own limits/capabilities. “Strong Viking is not a Race, it’s a challenge!”
Yes! During the run there are a number of refreshments posts with water and Herbalife Nutrition drinks and power bars. Click here to see the products/ingredients. In addition, there is also a Red Bull Energypoint where you can enjoy Red Bull mixed with water to provide you with extra energy to complete the course.
For Iron Vikings there is the possibility to leave your own extra nutrition at a designated spot on the track.