On Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 April 2020 the Strong Viking Obstacle Run is back in Belgium! Are you ready for the Mud Edition in Puyenbroeck, near Ghent?
After 1000 years the Vikings are back in Belgium! This edition takes place in the terrain of the Provinciaal Domein in Puyenbroeck, near the city of Ghent. At this very location, where the Vikings fought with King Boudewijn I of Flanders, you will have to conquer a track of 7, 13, 19 or 42km filled with mud & Viking-themed obstacles! Are you and your friends not afraid to get a little dirty?
What you get
- 7, 13, 19 or 42km original Strong Viking Obstacle Run track
- An original finisher T-shirt at the end of the run
- Refreshments on the track
- Personal photos/videos of you during the run
- A personal photo at the finish
- The choice of a free beer or water at the finish
- Storm the Castle
- Brother Hill
- Mud Trenches
- Mud Mile
- Mud Crawl
- Mud Hurdles
The minimum participation age varies according to the distances:
3km: min. age 5 years old (or becomes 5 in that calender year)
5km: min. age 10 years old (or becomes 10 in that calender year)
7 and 13 km: min. age 14 years old (or becomes 14 in that calender year)
19 km and OCR Series: min. age 16 years old (or becomes 16 in that calender year)
Iron Viking (42km): min. age 18 years old
Ultra Viking (60km): 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.
After the event it is possible to wash off/shower in separate shower areas for men and women (except Family Edition). However, there are no closed shower cabins.